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Tim Hortons Volunteers of the Week

Volunteers of the Week - Andre ElzingaMay 15, 2019

Andre Elzinga: HIV North

HIV North is proud to nominate Andre Elzinga for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Andre has shown an intense commitment to HIV North volunteering almost 20 hours in one week!  Andre, who is the first to complete our Harm Reduction Specialist training program, works with eagerness and enthusiasm and is always willing to lend a hand with whatever we have needed.  From building desks and shelves to handing out harm reduction supplies, Andre’s help is an asset to our organization and for the people that we care about!  Thank you, Andre, from all the staff of HIV North!’      

Volunteers of the Week - Deziree L'HeureuxMay 14, 2019

Deziree L'Heureux: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters nominates Deziree L'Heureux for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Deziree has been matched with her Little Sister since March 2018!! Deziree and her little see each other weekly and do fun activities like swimming, going to paint of interest, Cards and baking together!  They are getting to know each other more each time they hang out and both feel like they are connecting!!  Her little sister constantly mentions that she feels like Deziree "gets her!"

Volunteers of the Week - Chris L.May 13, 2019

Chris L.: St. John Ambulance

St. John Ambulance nominates Chris L. for Volunteers of the Week.  They wrote ‘St. John Ambulance recently held an adult Therapy Dog Evaluation.  Chris was kind enough to give us a few hours of his time.  Chris was able to assist with the Evaluation as we set up mock scenarios for the handlers and dogs to.  We require 4 -5 volunteers to aid in the success of the evaluation! Thanks again Chris SJA appreciate you!’

Volunteers of the Week - Shannon WMay 10, 2019

Shannon W.: St. John Ambulance

St. John Ambulance nominates Shannon W. for Volunteers of the Week.  They wrote ‘Shannon originally joined St. John Ambulance in 2013 as a Therapy Dog Volunteer.  Shannon and her beautiful Newfoundlander "Abby" made a lot of people happy out visiting.  Unfortunately in 2016 Shannon had to retire Abby as she was getting older and the visits were getting harder on her.  In 2013 Shannon moved into our Therapy Dog Evaluator position here in Grande Prairie.  She has volunteered numerous hours assisting in many of our Therapy Dog Evaluations in Grande Prairie.  Shannon is currently taking the time to assist another evaluator for our area. Shannon is passionate with everything that she does; we cannot thank her enough for the time she gives to our organization!’

Volunteers of the Week - Cindy TrudelMay 9, 2019

Cindy Trudel: Clairmont and District Agricultural Society

Clairmont and District Agricultural Society nominates Cindy Trudel for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Cindy has been a huge influence on our newly started board. Not only has she taken on the role of President and spends majority of her days helping organize a new beginning for our Society, but she is also a very busy, full-time Real Estate Agent. Her support and determination to help make Clairmont a better community is appreciated beyond words!’


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