OMA Stories

“Students Work with Dementia Patients to Chall...

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Teens from Calgary’s Jack James High School have spent the year volunteering time to work with residents of Clifton Manor to create projects through the Opening Minds through Art program. And...
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Meet Myrna Strohmier

| OMA Stories

By Sydney Skibinksi Meet Myrna Ann Strohmier from Brookville, Indiana. Meeting Myrna for the first time comes with warm and positive greetings. She is...
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Meet Olga Krause

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By Sydney Skibinksi Meet Olga Krause, born in Munich, Germany and raised with strong values and traditions. The first time I met Olga, I was welcomed...
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Meet Judie Woolum

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By Sydney Skibinksi   Meet Judie Lyn Woolum: After meeting Judie, I immediately had the impression of someone who is genuine, confident, and...
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To Me, OMA Means Family

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By Brianne Safer, OMA Student Leader There is so much live, light, hope, joy and sparkle that surrounds OMA. Ten years ago this month, a program was founded by Dr. Elizabeth “Like” Lokon...
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In Memory of Shulie: Our Friend at Our Side

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All of our OMA artists bring their unique personalities and ways of making art to each session. Shulamite, or Shulie as she likes to be called, is one. “Every time Shulie comes to OMA, she arrives...
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