Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau50 Years

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Caught in the Act shares the stories of outstanding Volunteers in our community and their work with the organizations that nominated them. We hope in sharing these stories we inspire others to volunteer and show the importance of volunteerism.
Volunteers featured in Caught in the Act receive a gift certificate from program sponsor Red Rock Urban BBQ
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Stewart Loewen 

Volunteer with Grande Prairie  Live Theatre

by Fringina Mukaga, Communications

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When most people hear “journeyman in seven trades and accomplished martial artist” they do not associate this with an “ambassador for live theatre.” But for Stewart Loewen, a journeyman tradesman and volunteer of the Grande Prairie Live Theatre (GPLT), the two worlds combine to complete the picture of his everyday life.

Since 2006, Stewart has committed his extracurricular time to the strenuous and demanding schedule of GPLT. Cyril Cook, President of GPLT, says: 

Read more: Stewart Loewen

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Caught in the Act

Melessa Bowey

Volunteer with GP & Distrcit Victim Services

by Fringina Mukaga, Communications

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The Merriam Webster dictionary describes a calling as “a strong inner impulse toward a particular course of action especially when accompanied by conviction of divine influence.” For Melessa Bowey, this divine influence came in the form of a billboard which lead to her calling as a volunteer with Grande Prairie and District Victim Services. She describes driving down Resources Road, here in Grande Prairie, when she came across the Victim Services billboard. “[The billboard] said “we need you!” she says, “and it felt like it was [put there] for me.

Read more: Melessa Bowey

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