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Past London, Ontario Event: VOL 2

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Dog Rescue - Fostering Adventure

BY JAMIE KRUSPEL
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Jamie Kruspel shares his journey rescuing and fostering dogs. The fun, the chaos, the emotion...as they become part of my family then their own as they find their forger homes.

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Empowering Communities

BY JULIE FORRESTER
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

To bring sustainable change, we must empower others to reach their full potential. Based on working with Ugandan and Bolivian youth and her local work, Julie Forrester shares her philosophy on community development. Because when people are given the opportunity to succeed, they will surprise you.

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Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown

BY KATY BOYCHUK
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

"My journey of finding my birth mother lead me to the gratitude I have for my parents."
 
In honor of International Family Day, we highlight a PechaKucha Presentation that truly embodies what family is, while simultaneous breaks its mold, and in turn, captures our hearts.
 
In "Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown" from PechaKucha Night London, Ontario, Katy Boychuk shares the story of her adoption at birth and the personal journey she embarked on when almost most 30 years later, she read her private adoption file for the first time and decided to find her birth mother. This is when her search began.
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From Corporate to Community-It could happen to you!

BY KELLIE HERSEY
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Kellie Hersey has shared her journey with us tonight and will showcase the agencies, programs and people that require our support. This presentation will show that 1 in 5 people utilize a variety of help and that you can and have made a difference through various outlets. And that's it's ok. Asking for a hand up is ok. That's what community is all about. It could be you.

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What I Learned From My Mission To Mars

BY WES LUCUS
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Wes Lucus was warned. It wouldn’t be easy. But what he experienced in that space shuttle would teach him one of the most valuable life lessons.

Wes Lucus
Breakthrough Specialist in London
Kellie Hersey
Resource Officer, TD Canada Trust in London
Julie Forrester
Social Innovation Consultant in London
Katy Boychuk
Community Planning Specialist, United Way London & Middlesex in London
Jamie Kruspel
Professional Engineer, TD Bank Group in London