Live Laugh Learn Banner image

Algonquin By the People For the People Thursday, April 24, 2014
RSS Feed

Community Heros: Joyce Nolan

Joyce Nolan, a part-time Developmental Services Worker professor.  Joyce is also a graduate of the program.  Joyce is a self-proclaimed Super Hero by morning and professor by afternoon.  Joyce recently raised $1800 by herself for an  Easter Seals fundraiser to help children with physical disabilities.  For her contributors, she had to scale down the Delta Hotel downtown in a pink tutu.  We just happen to have the pictures as proof!  Unfazed, she commented with: “…any reason for a girl to wear a pink tutu!”

Read more…

posted by Beth Cameron in Live and have No Comments

icon for post Community Heroes

Healthy Communities

There is a community wellness movement that is gaining momentum. It focuses on the premise that communities that look after each other will prosper.  Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers, has figured this out and Kim Tysick, the Dean of Health, Public Safety and Community Studies is onto it as well. She  is spearheading a healthy communities initiative called Health and Wellness.  You will be hearing more about this I am sure.

Read more…

posted by Beth Cameron in Live and have No Comments