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H’art and Fairmount Home Go Wireless

On December 13, representatives from H’art Centre, Rotary Club of Kingston and Empire Life gathered at Fairmount Home to celebrate the “Go Wireless” pilot project with Fairmount Home’s leaders, recreation staff and residents. Five Smart TV monitors, multiple headsets and a creative resource guide were made availableto Fairmount Home’s recreation staff and are now a…

St. Lawrence student receives 2018 Brook Catherine Doseger Award

  On Sunday December 9th, at the finale performance of “The Wishing Tree”, H’art Centre announced Olivia Breton, a third-year Child and Youth Care student from St. Lawrence College, is the 2018 recipient of the Brook Catherine Doseger Endowment Fund Award. The Brook Catherine Doseger Endowment Fund is a permanent fund initiated by Catherine and Greg Bell, and supported by several donors,…

OTF Funds Intergenerational Arts Mixer

OTF Grant to Help H’art Pilot a New Intergenerational Arts Mixer On Sunday, the Ontario Trillium Foundation gave audience members at the finale performance of H’art Centre’s The Wishing Tree something to sing about when it was announced a weekend intergenerational arts mixer would be added to the Centre’s efforts to engage seniors who live in long-term care homes in the arts.…

H’art Receives 2018 Celebrating Accessibility Award

H’art Centre is pleased to announce it a recipient of the City of Kingston 2018 Celebrating Accessibility Award in the category of Education for our MixAbilities Artist/Educator Training program. H’art was awarded this honour yesterday at a ceremony held in Memorial Hall at City Hall. MixAbilities is a six-module training program designed to enhance access to the arts by ensuring artists and educators…

Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston supports seating improvements

At an event held on Tuesday, November 28th at Renaissance Hall in downtown Kingston, H’art Centre was honoured to be one of the recipients of a community grant from the Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston. With this grant, H’art Centre will upgrade the seating capability of THE BOX to create an even more inclusive space for our community. H’art will purchase, assemble and install portable,…

What matters is connection

On October 14, 2018, Able Artists hosted a very successful celebration of the work and life of Zena Bernstein, a local artist and renowned illustrator of the Newberry Medal award-winning children’s classic, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh. We invited our signature sponsors to share their experience.  By Bill & Nancy Gray We met…

Brook Catherine Doseger Endowment Fund Award

The Brook Catherine Doseger Endowment Fund is a permanent fund initiated by Catherine and Greg Bell, and supported by several donors, in memory of Brook Catherine Doseger (1992 – 2016) Brook Doseger’s passion for life and adventure knew no bounds and this spirit overflowed into everything that she did. The endowment fund will honour Brook…