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Eun Kyeong (Olivia) Do and Won Jae Song, publishers of The Korea Times and Diversity Times, officially launched Sharing Seniors: Authentic homemade food and community history, on Feb. 9 at the Pembina Trail Library in Fort Richmond.
In March 2018, Diversity Times began a project to encourage seniors to voluntarily participate in community events to help them stay active in their respective communities.
Their first task was to cook, using their own recipes, and the second task was to share their community history and experiences.
Diversity Times has been running many community activities since 2012, promoting healthy lifestyles and working to reduce the social gap between generations, which is consistent with the organization’s mandate.
This project helped seniors stay involved while putting their gifts and experiences to proper use as leaders, in addition to facilitating memorable and meaningful relationships with others through the different healthy activities. They ultimately shared their profound memories related to food from their cultures, backgrounds and childhoods, since food is a shared experience for all.
Fort Richmond MLA Sarah Guillemard and Winnipeg South MP Terry Duguid both attended the launch (at which I played a role).
Sunday Olukoju is a community correspondent for Fort Richmond. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Richmond community correspondent
Sunday Olukoju is a community correspondent for Fort Richmond.
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