IMPACT with Rick Kirschner

Our IMPACT guest on October 2nd was Rick Kirschner, Executive Director of King’s Kids Promotion Outreach Ministries, the charity behind 91.1 The Bridge, The District Recording Studio and much more. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw Spotlight, YMM Magazine, and 91.1 The Bridge.

IMPACT with Theresa Wells

Our IMPACT guest on September 25th was well known communicator, blogger and community champion Theresa Wells. She shared the very personal story of having been a beneficiary of a corneal transplant. Theresa has been positively impacted thanks to someone who signed up to be an organ and tissue donor. IMPACT…

IMPACT with Therese Greenwood

Our September 18th IMPACT guest was local fiction writer Therese Greenwood.  Her recently published collection of short crime fiction stories (Kill As You Go) featured one story called “Cry Havoc”, set in Fort McMurray on May 3rd, 2016, the day the wildfire forced the evacuation of the entire city. IMPACT is a…

IMPACT with Stephen Bryant

Our September 11th IMPACT guest was Stephen Bryant sharing his story of being a John Maxwell certified coach, trainer and speaker.  He also shared details about the Shining Mickey Awards. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw TV Fort McMurray, YMM Magazine, and 91.1 The Bridge.

IMPACT with Renne Manners

Our September 4th IMPACT guest was Renee Manners.  She is a local comedian and artist who has discovered an effective way to promote mental health and have fun at the same time. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw TV Fort McMurray, YMM Magazine, and 91.1 The Bridge.

IMPACT with Justin Shaw and Helen Killorn

Our August 28th guests on IMPACT were Justin Shaw and Helen Killorn, independent theatre artists doing a production of Salt Water Moon as a fundraiser for Theatre; Just Because. IMPACT is a team effort of United Way, FuseSocial, Shaw TV Fort McMurray, YMM Magazine, and 91.1 The Bridge.

IMPACT with Ken Sandmoen

Our August 21st guest on IMPACT was Ken Sandmoen, Chair of the 2018 United Way Community Campaign. Excited about the official campaign kick-off on September 7th, Ken shared his passion for our community and the role of United Way in this conversation with host Russell Thomas. IMPACT is a team…

IMPACT with Scott Barr

Our IMPACT guest on August 14th was Scott Barr, principal of Ecole McTavish.  Nearing the end of a major expansion, McTavish is about to transition to being a 7 to 12 school.  Scott share his excitement for the change and his passion to teaching. IMPACT is a team effort of…

IMPACT with Cezin Nottoway

Our IMPACT guest on August 7th was Algonquin chef Cezin Nottoway from Quebec. She is hosting two episodes of a 6-part documentary series called Red Chef Revival. She visited several Indigenous communities in Wood Buffalo exploring traditional foods and ways of preparing it. From making mint tea from local flowers…

IMPACT- Ken Flaherty Special

Our guest on the July 31st edition of IMPACT was Mike Allen. He shared memories of the life and impact of Ken Flaherty, a longtime resident of our community who was a beloved singer/songwriter, musician and mentor. He passed away a couple of weeks ago. Mike was one of many…