What:                A family-friendly celebration at our upgraded, outdoor playground in Acadia – featuring a short program to recognize everyone involved, food and refreshments, and children’s activities.


When:                Friday, August 31, 2018 from noon – 3 p.m.


Where:               Acadia Place Playground, 331 Heritage Drive SE


Who:                 Volunteers and staff from HomeSpace, which is the owner and property manager for Acadia Place, including Bernadette Majdell, CEO; and volunteers and staff from CUPS, which is the social serving agency that operates the programs in the building


Representatives from each of the playground upgrade donors:

  • The City of Calgary Affordable Housing Community Grant Project
  • The Christ Moravian Community Church
  • Calgary South Rotary Partners


Why:                 Playgrounds play an essential role in early childhood development and provide a great platform to build healthy parent-child relationships. This playground recently underwent significant upgrades and we are celebrating all those who helped make this dream a reality. The children at Acadia Place can now enjoy the outdoors in their fun and improved play area.


Photo Ops:         The donors, volunteers and contractors may be photographed with the upgraded playground equipment and special “thank you” gifts made by the children.



About HomeSpace Society

HomeSpace is a charitable real estate developer, rental housing owner and property manager. We provide access to safe, appropriate and affordable housing for the most vulnerable Calgarians, and own a portfolio of nearly 500 units of housing throughout Calgary. We partner with 16 social serving community agencies to provide supports to the nearly 700 residents in our buildings. We have completed construction on five buildings in the last two years and currently have five more buildings in various stages of construction to add to the affordable housing stock in our city. For more information, visit HomeSpace.org



Hayley Gislason
Communications Advisor, HomeSpace Society
D: 587.320.1545 C: 403 991 5852