Localife Edmonton: ‘Twas three nights before Christmas

Localife Edmonton: Pumpkin artisans

People say you learn a lot about yourself when you go through cancer, and for the most part, I would agree with that statement. However, I think you learn a lot more about yourself when you go through cancer with a knife in your hand. To test my theory, for Courtney’s first official event as the Edmonton Localife co-leader, we decided to get everyone together in late October for a good old-fashioned Jack O-Lantern carving party.

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Best of luck, Annemarie!

On one hand I am sad to see Annemarie leave her position as Localife leader in Edmonton, however, on the other hand, I am so excited to see her jump into her new world and succeed!

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A full Texas 4000 recap

Each year, students from the University of Texas embark on a 70-day, 4000 mile bike tour from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska called Texas 4000. The riders aim to spread hope, knowledge and charity along their routes in addition to raising $500,000 to support cancer charities across the United States and Canada, and this year, they chose YACC as one of the beneficiaries.

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Localife Edmonton: A sleigh ride revisited

Frigid weather ruined Localife Edmonton’s plans for a sleigh ride, but as Dan writes, “…as you learn when going through cancer, many times things are out of your control, and you have to adapt to the new scenarios as they are thrown at you.”

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Interested in leading Localife Edmonton?

Ashley Rose has decided to step down from her post as one half of the Localife Edmonton team, and since each city has two leaders, we are looking for someone to pair up with Dan Nielsen to plan fun, activity-based social outings in the Edmonton area.

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Localife Edmonton: A night at the Fringe

One of the cornerstones of the festivals in Edmonton is the International Fringe Theatre festival, which has been taking place for over three decades. This ten-day play festival has something that can appeal to everyone, so Ash and I thought it would be a great chance to get everyone together for one last summer gathering.

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