Impact March 13

IMPACT with Kiran Malik-Khan

For the better part of a decade, Northword has been giving northern writers a platform to share their literary works. Our guest on the March 13th edition of IMPACT was Kiran Malik-Khan, public relations director for the volunteer led initiative. In addition to launching their 18th issue on March 24th,…

impact with justin shaw

IMPACT with Justin Shaw

Our guest on the March 6th edition of IMPACT was Justin Shaw, Artistic Director of Theatre; Just Because. They are about to produce A Kid Summer Night’s Dream at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts as part of their YouthPlay Production Series. He is also planning a comedy…

Joan Furber on impact

IMPACT with Joan Furber

Our guest on the February 27th edition of IMPACT was Joan Furber, President of the Golden Years Society.  A long-time resident of Fort McMurray – she arrived in 1966 – she has been an avid volunteer for decades. She shared her story with host Russell Thomas. IMPACT is a ream…

Impact with Lynn

IMPACT with Lynn Rhoddy

Last week’s guest on IMPACT was Lynn Rhoddy from Stepping Stones Youth Shelter. This program of Woods Homes has been very successful in getting youth off the streets and onto a positive path back to home, school and employment. Lynn provides an overview of Stepping Stones, its history and its…

Impact with Jasmeen (CMHA)

IMPACT with Jasmeen Toor

Our guest on the February 13th edition of IMPACT was Jasmeen Toor, Marketing and Community Education Strategist with the Canadian Mental Health Association.  They are getting ready for a number of big events including their annual Charity Jam and a Valentine’s Night painting workshop. IMPACT is a team effort of…

Impact with Rodas

IMPACT with Rodas Asres

Rodas Asres was our guest on the February 6th edition of IMPACT.  She is the Events and Grants Manager with the Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo.  They are all geared up for what promises to be an amazing Multicultural Expo happening on Saturday. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way,…

Don Scott

IMPACT with Mayor Don Scott

Mayor Don Scott was our very special guest on the final IMPACT show for January 2018. In this one on one conversation with Russell Thomas, Don shared stories of growing up in New Brunswick, serving on the Sunday Bloody Sunday enquiry in England and volunteering with United Way.  He also answered an intriguing question…

impact- Jan 23

IMPACT with Kiran Malik-Khan and Dawn Booth

This week’s guests on IMPACT were Kiran Malik-Khan and Dawn Booth, co-founders of World Hijab Day YMM coming up on February 4th. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw TV Fort McMurray and 91.1 The Bridge.

Impact with Diana Moser

IMPACT with Diana Moser

On the January 16th edition of IMPACT we went behind the scenes with Diana Moser, director and writer of the upcoming dinner theatre production of A Knight to Remember, a major fundraiser for Waypoints.  Diana is also the Program Director with Theatre; Just Because.  The dinner theatre runs February 1, 2,…

Impact with Lee-Anne Kumka and Greg Halinda

IMPACT with Lee-Anne Kumka and Greg Halinda

Our guests on IMPACT were Lee-Anne Kumka and Greg Halinda with the Fort McMurray Ukrainian Cultural Society.  They are preparing to celebrate Malanka, or Ukrainian New Year, on January 20th at Shell Place.  IMPACT is hosted by Russell Thomas and is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw TV Fort McMurray,…