May 11, 2017

There is nothing glamorous about sorting through thousands of bottles year-round.  It isn’t a pretty sight.  However, that is exactly what one CLB volunteer does every week.

For the past two years, Norm Spooner has been diligently picking up bottles from around Whitecourt from various businesses on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  To get a better understanding of the grueling work that he does, I went for a ride along with him in the Community Lunch Box bottle pick up truck.   

“It’s not as bad as it used to be,” Spooner shared with me, “It’s made a world of difference, ever since the c...

May 4, 2017

Let me begin by asking you, the reader, why volunteer? What is it about volunteering that is so important in today’s world?  It’s my belief that by volunteering, one person can make a great difference. Be the change that you want to see in your community.  For one Community Lunch Box parent volunteer, it’s about being a positive role model for her children

Kelly Romanchuk has been making a difference by being involved with this inclusive community program for five years now by volunteering every Wednesday making lunches at Central School as part of the Program’s lunch initiative.  “I get t...

May 4, 2017

I have always had a vivid imagination, I can still remember as a child reading exciting, vast, sweeping tales of adventure that captured my young mind and made me wonder what stories myself could tell. 

This affinity never went away growing up, after graduating from high school I took a young children's literacy course aimed at getting written pieces published.   The first newspaper article I wrote locally was in 2013, it was an advertorial promoting my piano teaching and general awareness on Asperger’s Syndrome.  

Throughout this time I was actively volunteering in our community, bein...

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive
Please reload