Monthly Archives: March 2018

First-ever surgery service assessment trip: improving mobility one life at a time

Pictured above: (left to right): Beryl watches on as Azalea Lehndorff of Calgary and Dr. James Mogire assess her leg in Kenya in late December. Beryl has already had two surgeries to improve her limited mobility resulting from a rare disorder that she and two of her siblings share in which one of the bones

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Dalhousie University’s Tribute to Dr. Ken Hill

By David A. Egan It is a great honour to have the opportunity to say a few words about Ken who was a great colleague and friend. It is hard to believe that almost thirty years have elapsed since we last met and he retired. In the mid to late 1960s, Ken was one of

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Project Manager Profile: Karen Leung, Surgery and Rehab Service

“I am inspired when I see the “ah, ah” moment when mothers of disabled children realize that they are not alone, that their children are valued.” – Karen Leung   Article from Dalhousie University Alumni Profiles “In this issue, we are delighted to highlight the accomplishments of Karen Leung (Hill). (Daughter of the late School

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Creating a better, more sustainable world: Education in Afghanistan

Pictured above: Azalea Lehndorff, A Better World’s 100 Classrooms project manager and an alumnus of Burman University, was named to the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s Top 30 under 30 list recently. By Ashli Barrett, Lacombe Globe Azalea Lehndorff believes opportunity for younger generations is key to building a sustainable future. To that end, the

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Compassion Comes Through: Looking back on Compassion12

Pictured above: Representatives of Sunny 94 FM in Lacombe became Secret Santas last December for those less fortunate in the Lacombe area. They helped organize the Sunny Secret Santa Toy Drive, along with Lacombe Family and Community Support Services and Lacombe Kinsmen. The radio station staff also brought in a donation for the toy drive. By

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Friday, March 2, 2018 – “Wrap Up” by Susan Czyzo

We were touched by the many beautiful children we met and their stories. We were blown away by their patience and perseverance from moment to moment. And we were humbled by the love and care they provided for each other. We take home with us their ability to live in the moment, to be grateful

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