Author Archives: Margs L.

Happy Birthday Jenna!

Today would have been Jenna’s Birthday. I always use this day to reflect and think about how knowing Jenna, even for a brief time, made my life so much better. I remember her pretty face and the light she brought … Continue reading

Posted in event, love, memories, Video | Leave a comment

Waiting for Spring :)

I recently posted some photos from the Memorial and Opening of Jenna’s little spot at the Markham Museum. You can check them out on the Facebook Page. If anyone else has some photos from the day, please upload them to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tomorrow – July 7th @ 1:00 PM – Jenna’s Garden Memorial

Just a reminder that the garden memorial will have it’s official opening tomorrow at the Markham Museum. Markham Museum is located at: 9350 Hwy. 48 (Markham Rd.) Markham, ON L3P 3J3 (905) 294-4576 North of 16th Avenue on the West … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

June 15th – 10:30 AM – Planting Volunteers Welcome

Hello Dancers with Jenna! Our day has finally arrived. Soon we will have a nice little space to visit and remember our dear friend Jenna! The official opening will occur on July 7th, 2013 @ 1:30. FACEBOOK INVITE There will … Continue reading

Posted in event, Gardening | Leave a comment

Update to T-Shirt Store

Thanks to all the wonderful people that have purchased T-Shirts and auction items in the past as well as all the generous donations. I have updated the T-Shirt Store here with some new items and new colours that the T-Shirt … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Aug 26th Event Cancelled – postponed until June 2013

Most of you have probably already heard that the August 26th event is being postponed until next year. We look forward to making this the even better garden with the help of the City of Markham. Below is a full … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Plans Coming True – Save the Date – Aug 26th, 2012

Thanks to all your help and well wishes Jenna’s Garden is finally on it’s way. On Sunday August 26th we will be able to visit the garden in Jenna’s memory. This Children’s Garden will be located at the Markham Museum. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Updates and Kiva.org

Firstly, I would like to apologize for the lack of updates regarding the garden. I am not sure what exactly is happening with that. But I hope that one day we will be able to make this dream come true. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Save the Date – October 3rd. 2012 – Light Up The Night

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada has set the date for this years Light Up The Night Walk. We put together a great team in 2011 and this year we want to make it even better and bigger. You … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A year away…

Exactly a year ago today we lost our Jenna-star so she could join the sky above. Everyday we miss her, every day we love her, everyday we think of her. A New Path by Nick Alcantara All I wanted Was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Walk With Jenna – October 5th, 2011 – Metro Hall (55 John Street) @ 5:30 PM

We are organizing a Walk With Jenna. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s (LLSC) Light The Night Walk is the nation’s night to pay tribute and bring hope to all those affected by blood cancer. This fall, I will … Continue reading

Posted in event | Leave a comment

Garden Update

Hello all, We are sorry for the long wait between updates regarding the garden. You can read all about the progress HERE. I hope everyone is enjoying their summer and that you are seeing Jenna’s golden hair and smiling face … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

April is Daffodil Month

Every year the Canadian Cancer Society designates April as Daffodil Month. I am sure that many of you have or will see in the near future volunteers selling daffodils to raise money for cancer research. Next time you run into … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fundraising totals and cute video :)

We just wanted to let you all know that our fundraising efforts have been going quite well. From the event, donations and auctions we have raised a little over 3,500.00 dollars. We cannot wait to plant this wonderful garden in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Don’t forget to bid

Yes, the auctions are still going on. We have extended the times for some auctions and we have added a few more. Two that may interest you are TFC games. One vs. Houston: LINK Another vs. Philadelphia: LINK

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Cute Night Garden Animation Video

Check out this cute animation.

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Do you have items for auctions?

Do you have items that you received as gifts and will not be using? Do you have doubles of something that you don’t know what to do with? You can donate them to us and maybe someone will bid and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

3 wonderful Auctions end this weekend!!

2 Maple Leafs tickets (ends tomorrow at 12:49 p.m.) XBox Game Package (ends Sunday at 9:00 a.m.) Samsung Digital Photo Frame (ends Sunday at 12:47 p.m.) Happy Bidding everyone!!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Jenna Goes to The Grammys

So this past weekend I had a great opportunity to attend The Grammys. I was able to see all of the great acts and dance to some great music. I brought Jenna with with me and she lit up my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Auctions finishing this weekend

Microsoft Software package (ending Feb. 12 at 9:00 p.m.) Thousand dollars worth of software! Personalized Photography Session (ending Feb. 13 at 2:14 p.m.) 500 dollar value! Enjoy bidding 🙂 Thanks for all the interest already. 🙂

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Garden site recommendation

I have recently found an amazing website about the wonderful gardens found all over the world. Gardens to Visit from the Telegraph They have a series of great articles about various things regarding gardens in the world. For example: Tips … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I can garden, you can garden, we can garden!

Online resources for gardeners are vast. I would like to share one of these with you all. Since we want to make this memorial garden thrive and be as beautiful and awesome as Jenna was, we need to do some … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, outside references | Leave a comment

First Auction ends today

The auction for a VIP package at Footwork ends tonight at 9:00 p.m. Very exciting. VIP Footwork Auction If you have trouble registering, please send us an email to contact@dancewithjenna.com and we will set up an account for you ASAP.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Annual Valentine’s Orchid Show

Just wanted to inform anyone that loves plants and particularily orchids should make a point to check out the Annual Valentine’s Day Orchid show put on by the Southern Ontario Orchid Society. You will see some of the most beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in event, Gardening | Leave a comment

Canadian Cancer Society Virtual Garden

Here is a link to a nice site that the Canadian Cancer Society has set up. You can plant a virtual flower where you live in support or memory of someone that has dealt with cancer. CCS Daffodil Garden

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

To our wonderful donors

This site and the event this past Saturday couldn’t have happened without a huge team of people offering us donations and items for the auction and raffle. Here is the long list of our donors of items and time. Our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thank you…

Thanks to all the wonderful people that showed up on Saturday night at Duggan’s Brewery for our Dance With Jenna. We raised a lot of money, we had fun with so many wonderful friends and we danced our butts off … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

You should be dancing…

…yeah!! Tonight is the night for our Dance With Jenna!! Hope everyone that cam make it comes and we will have a boogie dance off!! You Should Be Dancing What a Feeling it Will Be Kick off Your Sunday Shoes … Continue reading

Posted in event, Uncategorized, Video | Leave a comment

One Match

One Match Stem Cell and Marrow Network, is a Canadian database you can enter to possibly be a match to save someone’s life with stem cells and marrow transplants. If you have been thinking about how to register but haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Two more sleeps…

…until we Dance With Jenna. We just wanted to explain that we wanted to call this website and this event Dance WITH Jenna because we all feel that Jenna will forever dance with us in our minds and hearts. We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lymphoma Foundation of Canada

If you are thinking of what else we can do for others who suffer or will suffer from lymphoma, you can become a member of the Lymphoma Foundation of Canada. They are always looking for volunteers and they send out … Continue reading

Posted in outside references | Tagged | Leave a comment

Grand Prize at the Dance With Jenna Event Raffle

I know some of you may still be hesitate to coming to the event at Duggan’s this coming Saturday but I wanted to notify all of you of the grand prize for the raffle we will be holding at the … Continue reading

Posted in event | Leave a comment

Auctions, auctions, auctions!!!

We are overwhelmed with gratitude for all the wonderful donations for our raffle prizes and for all the auctions. Please check out the daily updated list of available items. For example, today we have added a large selection of handmade … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Venue for “Dance With Jenna” Event

It has been a pretty stressful week for us since we found out that on very short notice we didn’t have a venue for the January 22 event. But after a lot of phone calls and brain storming sessions, we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Facebook Event Invite

We have created a Facebook invite for the event. Feel free to invite yourself if you didn’t get the invite through your own Facebook account. We welcome all! Unfortunately, we are still waiting to confirm a new venue for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

T-Shirt and Merchandise Profits

We just wanted to add that any merchandise and T-shirts purchased means more funds for the garden. All of the over cost profits go to the garden funds. 10 dollars from each T-shirt sale go towards the garden fund. Thanks … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

T-shirt Shop

We have opened a T-Shirt shop. Check it out under the T-Shirts and Merchandise section. Let us know if you have ideas for items too. The T-Shirt shop is done by Wordans which is a Canadian company from Montreal. check … Continue reading

Posted in Art, sitenews | Leave a comment

We have started with the auctions

You can now check out the Auctions section on this website and bid on items you may like. We will be adding more items as we figure out the details. Thanks for checking out the site. Remember, you will need … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Markham Museum

This is the website for the Markham Museum where Jenna worked. This facility is a 25-acre Open-Air Museum representing life from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Historic Homes and Businesses; a Land Transportation Exhibit; Historic Gardens; and an Apple … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Event Flyer

Check out the Events section so you can see the flyer for the Fundraiser event we are holding on January 22nd.

Posted in sitenews | Leave a comment

Jenna Star

Many of you have already seen this but here is a video and original song written for Jenna. Music and Lyrics – performed and written by: Keith Klassen Artwork and Design by: Yaz Wallace and Heidijane Wallace Video produced by: … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Media, Video | Leave a comment

Pictures of many memories

Here is a short video of photos a friend of our made. Thanks to John Tang.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bare with us!

Since we are very new to running a website/blog! We may be slow on some of the updates. We will be slowly updating some of the basic information. For now, when you dance, close your eyes and Dance With Jenna.

Posted in sitenews | Leave a comment