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Archives for: June 2017 (5 posts)
Community Leaders
June 30, 2017 @ 10:35 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Not being one myself, I have gained a new respect for Executive Directors. At a community meeting on affordable housing hosted by our local MP Julie Dzerowicz about a dozen Executive Directors attended. They each told heart-rending stories about t ... [read full post]

You Don't Know Me but I am Praying for You
June 24, 2017 @ 8:24 AM by: Richard Steinecke

It is lonely, sometimes, staffing a display table like I did recently at the CBOQ Assembly. People sometimes avoid you for fear that you are going to ask them for a donation. However, I had some great conversations with a number of people about th ... [read full post]

Hidden Talents
June 16, 2017 @ 5:49 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Most of our community members have hidden talents. For example, many of them are quite handy and are eager to help with necessary repairs. Never having been handy myself, I genuinely appreciate these skills. But occasionally a hidden talent jumps ... [read full post]

Tucked Away
June 10, 2017 @ 8:52 AM by: Richard Steinecke

“I never knew that was here.” That was the universal reaction by everyone who saw it. At our spring event last week (and thank you everyone who came) we learned a lot about our neighbourhood. During our walking tour we came across a sm ... [read full post]

Why the Oasis Spring Event Means So Much to Me
June 1, 2017 @ 4:35 PM by: Richard Steinecke

Most charity fund raising events are about entertainment and money. Don’t get me wrong, those are important to Oasis too. But to me the most important part of our events, especially our spring event this coming Saturday, is the interaction a ... [read full post]

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