I was worried about the weather, it was rainy and cold in the morning. Would it clear up for the afternoon release of butterflies? I earnestly hoped the sun would come through so that letting the butterflies free to fly could take place.
I used to be a framer, but I quit a long time ago to go out on my own and do all sorts of odd jobs. Now I do things like plumbing, electrical, framing, and designing things like this. I’ve never been short on work! I’ve built a lot of things on this campus…My brother in law does all the landscaping at Menno Place, so he got me this connection. It’s a bit of a family affair getting all these new projects finished around here. I built the gazebo in the Living Waters Garden, and I’ve built a bunch of little gazebos in the courtyard. Now I’m putting together these trellises around the new putting green. I think they’re going to plant creepers all the way around here so there will be some shade. This is going to be a really nice spot, it’s going to be beautiful and relaxing, and that’s such a great atmosphere to create in a place like this. ... See MoreSee Less
Menno Place Campus is one of the largest senior's care campuses in British Columbia. There are 700 seniors living on 11 acres across from the Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Menno Place is governed by the Mennonite Benevolent Society which founded faith-based seniors care on this location in 1953.