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    • 08 Jun 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • cSpace, Room 310, 1721 – 29 Ave. SW

    What To Do After You Think You've Done It All

    From childhood to career, retirement and post-retirement, the arts have played a major role in the life of Jacqueline Dunckel Donoghue.  In this, our last session for the season, Jacqueline will share with you a part of her journey as she takes a light look at her life in the arts from making sure Tyrone Power is wearing pants he can sit down in, to how she got the job as the storyteller for Sunny Boy Cereal, to local productions for CBC Radio Wednesday Night, to acting in the first professional Theatre Calgary production before it was Theatre Calgary, on to playing a role in Calgary’s first dinner theatre and finally what she did after that and what she is doing now.  It promises to be a relaxed, laugh-filled time together.

    Biography

    Jacqueline Dunckel Donoghue

    Jacqueline is a native Albertan, born in Claresholm.  She grew up in Camrose and finished high school at Crescent Heights in Calgary.  As unlikely as it seems now, she took her first year of university at Mount Royal College, majoring in petroleum engineering, but wisely shifted gears and graduated in Communications:  Journalism, Broadcasting and T.V. from Brigham Young University with a graduation practicum at Twentieth Century Fox in Hollywood.  She has diplomas in Speech Arts from the Toronto Conservatory and completed her education in Performance Speech through Trinity College, London, England.  Her career experience includes radio writing, announcing and acting, magazine editing, founding chair of the Dept. of Communicating and Performing Arts at Mount Royal College, as well as forming her own company coaching executives and political figures to make presentations and meet the media. 

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    cSpace, Room 310, 1721 - 29 Ave. SW

    • 20 Jun 2018
    • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church 4612 Varsity Dr NW

    Brazil

    CDP-20180423Brazil04.jpgIn December 2017, I was scheduled on a commercial Antarctic cruise. On to this I dovetailed a 5 week solo adventure by bus, car and train beginning and ending In Buenos Aeries, Argentina. A circle route took me along the Brazil border to Iguazu Falls, a tour of the southern states of Brazil, and finally a short visit to Montevideo and Colonia in Uruguay. My travels were mostly in small towns and countryside and included several significant birding experiences. I deliberately avoided large centres like Rio and Sao Paulo. My pictures will be a bit "birdy" but I promise not to overdo it. Brazil and Uruguay were new countries for me and I was not disappointed. The Antarctic component I will save for another time.

    Presenter: Richard King

    Free for members, $5 charge at the door for non-members. Guests are welcome. No registration required.

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    • 26 Jun 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church 4612 Varsity Dr NW

    UNDERSTANDING OSTEO ARTHRITIS

    This presentation will help you to learn more about Osteo Arthritis and how it differs from Rheumatoid Arthritis. The signs and symptoms will be reviewed among with the differing ways to decrease the pain of the disease. Functional abilities and mobility issues will be addressed followed by information on the type of equipment that will assist one to maintain their usual activities of daily living.

    You will be given an opportunity to ask questions to further your understanding of the disease.

    Presenters:

    Cori Bryant and Lynn Harvey are from the Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network Extended Health Team. Cori is an Occupational Therapist and Lynn is a Registered Nurse who have extensive experience working with clients who have Osteo Arthritis.


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