Archive by category A Day in the Life

Exclusive to Connect Weekly, Theresa Wells interviews the community’s social profit organizations and shares her personal experiences volunteering within them. If you’d like to request an interview, send an invitation; and/or have your organization profiled for the “A Day in the Life” column, contact Wells at mcmurraymusings@shaw.ca

Society brings services and support

A Day in the Life – Multiple Sclerosis Society Fort McMurray Chapter By THERESA WELLS, Connect Contributor After several years of running support …

Social profit strives for safety

Social profit strives for safety

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Contributor A key component in delivering quality of life in a community is ensuring it is as safe as it can possibly be. Every …

Turning tragedy into a legacy foundation

Turning tragedy into a legacy foundation

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Contributor On occasion, terrible tragedies act as a catalyst for the birth of amazing things. It is difficult to take a tremendous …

Sending out an SOS

By THERESA WELLS, Connect Contributor In maritime terms, the acronym “SOS” stands for Save Our Souls, and was meant as the last desperate plea from sailors …

Social profit inspires young women

Social profit inspires young women

A DAY IN THE LIFE – Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta By THERESA WELLS, Connect Contributor What does it mean to be a girl in the modern era? During a time …

Economics with local food bank

Economics with local food bank

A DAY IN THE LIFE – The Wood Buffalo Food Bank By THERESA WELLS, Connect Weekly Sixty-eight hampers per week, packed and ready to serve approximately …