February 25, 2016

“There’s two kinds of people in this world when you boil it all down. You got your talkers and you got your doers. Most people are just talkers, all they do is talk. But when it is all said and done, it’s the doers that change this world. And when they do that, they change us, and that’s why we never forget them.“ This quote from the movie, “The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day” describes Susan Lakeman perfectly. Susan is a doer.

Since the Community Lunch Box program’s inception, Susan has been there, working diligently. She now sits on the board of directors. “It’s amazing what the CLB has a...

February 11, 2016

In the words of Sam Walton- Founder of Walmart, “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Servus Credit Union  Branch Manager  Dave Arcand personifies this in every way in his and his employees  involvement in the Community Lunch Box Program’s  St Joseph Breakfast Initiative. 

Dave  moved from the Edmonton/ Fort Mcmurray area two years ago with his wife and two children. He got involved with the Lunch Box Program after meeting Tara Baker through her husband, D...

February 4, 2016

Kindness is one of the greatest gifts you can bestow upon another. If someone is in need, lend them a helping hand. Do not wait for a thank you. True kindness lies within the act of giving without the expectation of something in return. These words ring true in describing  the Community Lunch Box Program and all that it offers our thriving community.  Allie Leonard exemplifies this adage in so many ways.

She started working for the CLB two years ago after asking if there were any opportunities  to be involved with the program. Her mom, Shannon Leonard, and the staff from E.C.H.O (Empowerin...

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