Author: Hayley Muir

Lisa Stebbins Appointed Chief Program Officer

carya is pleased to announce Lisa Stebbins has been appointed as Chief Program Officer.  Lisa has been an important part of the carya team since 2000 and has successfully grown the organization’s work in supporting older adults and developing community initiatives, as well as provided expertise in human resources, policy development, and organizational effectiveness.  This new role will work closely with the CEO to articulate and… Read more »

Love The Outdoors Challenge

Join carya‘s Bowmont Families Together and Prime Time teams from February 1st to March 1st for a fun, family-friendly outdoor Bingo challenge. Complete outdoor activities in the Bowness and East Village areas throughout the month, and send a picture of your completed card for a chance to win a prize! Print Your Bingo Cards! Bowness Area East Village Area Print the Winter Scavenger Hunt here.  … Read more »

4 Tips for Creating Back To School Routines With Your Kids

School is back, and so is the challenge of helping kids get back into their routine. With students heading into their third schoolyear marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, healthy routines are more important than ever. Whether your mornings or bedtimes get a little hectic, most families benefit from a little extra structure in their day.  Routines at home help kids feel safe and secure, and are… Read more »

New Groups, Workshops, and Series at carya this Fall

With the Fall season soon upon us, carya is switching back into high gear with a slate of new and returning groups, workshops and series. Keep an eye on this space, and our events calendar, for updates. Registration information is included at each link.   for families Time to Grow: Shift Happens! This 7-week free workshops series will connect adults in and around the East Village… Read more »

Non-Profit Business Continuity Management Program Toolkit

Following the 2016 Wood Buffalo Wildfire response, using funds allocated by The Canadian Red Cross Society, The United Way of Calgary & Area released a call for proposal to identify organizations to provide emergency preparedness and business continuity support to Calgary non-profit organizations individually and as part of a network to respond to an emergency. carya was selected to act as lead organization and was awarded funding… Read more »