Monthly Archives: May 2015

2015 Journeys of Inspiration Trip to Kenya with Warren Schnoor Package 1

Journeys of Inspiration Trip Package 1 – Schnoor Trip

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2015 EDGE Trip to Kenya Package #1

04.15.15 – Journeys of Inspiration Trip – Kenya EDGE Trip – Package 1

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Lacombe Upper Elementary makes A Better World

For the past six years the students  have contributed to the educational projects in Kenya. This year their funds will purchase school desks for Imara Nursery School in Kenya.

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2015 Paraguay Firefighter Training Trip Packet #1

LFD Paraguay – Information Packet

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MP Blaine Calkins rises in the House of Commons to recognize A Better World Canada

Today Mr. Blaine Calkins, MP for Wetaskiwin rose in the House of Commons during the Member’s Statements portion of Question Period. This is the news release that Mr. Calkins sent out and it includes a link to the video below

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ABW partners with Saskatchewan Abilities Council to help Juan Carlos

Juan Carlos is a 28 year old who attained a civil engineering degree three years ago. After working for about a year as an engineer, he had an accident where he received high voltage electric discharge causing burns and infections on his body, which later resulted in the loss of all four limbs. Juan Carlos

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Friday, May 8, 2015 – On our way to Alberta – 3 “Canadian Thing to do”

We left Abbotsford at 8 AM BC time and spent most of the day on the road Three Canadian thins we did + 1 3 cups of Tim Horton Picnic at Sicamous with ice cream from the Dutchmen Dairy Falling in the snow. Lawrence thought it was hard snow.. he went right through Lake Louise 

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Thursday, May 7, 2015. Our day in Vancouver

We started a little later in the day.  Our first visit was to get a view of Pacific Ocean waters at the Jericho beach.   Visited Lloyd Steinke who helped drill a well in Charle’s home to be used by the community. Lloyd’s dad August also went to Kenya to help. He was 93 years

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Leaving Victoria.

Our day started with a speaking engagement in Victoria at the Lakeview Christian School. More shopping in Victoria and then we boarded the ferry to Vancouver.  Dinner at an Indian place on arrival in Vancouver Stopped at Queen Elizabeth park to see city lights and fountain. That was about it.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – Sightseeing in Victoria day 2

Our day started at the legislature building. It was in session and we were able to go in and listen to the question period. It was in education and homelessness. The Kenyan group enjoyed listening to the debate, heckling and clapping.   Then we spent the afternoon at the Butchart Gardens

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Monday, May 4, 2015 to Victoria

Our day started with Janet speaking at the Sunshine Hills School. The Leadership team at Sunshine and guests Lawrence met up with his cousin after 25 years in White Rock After a great lunch at Jennifer and Grahams  we boarded the ferry after a  two hour wait. Janet with Eric’s mom on the ferry

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We Are the Body by Andrew Kooman

Andrew Kooman, who wrote the critically acclaimed play She Has A Name that toured Canada in 2012, has created a new play that will premiere May 5th 2015 at 7:30pm at the Burnt Thicket Theatre. His new play, We Are the Body is a psychological thriller with an incredible cast. It’s the kind of story that you’ll

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