personalities, like television anchors and newspaper columnists, have gifts.
The obvious gift is their voices
they can tell a story, they are even more gifted.
Edmonton many members of the media have shared their talents with many
charities to raise funds and awareness.
of them deserves our admiration.
simply driven by the genuine desire to help others and continue to make a
like CISN-FM’s Chris Scheetz. In 2002, Scheetz lived in a tractor for five days
and raised more than $150,000 for drought stricken Alberta farmers.
years ago when town of Slave Lake was ravaged by forest fires, Scheetz asked
listeners to contribute household items for people that need them. During a
48-hour period three semi-trailers were plumb full of items and rolled into
is at it again this week.
out to walk 250 kilometers to raise funds and awareness for Mothers Against
going asking people to go online and sign up for the Drive For Life
Contract: a pledge saying you will not drink and drive and will not text
pledge for the Drive For Life Contact, $1.00 will be contributed to MADD. The
event is sponsored by Mayfield Toyota and LA Z Boy Furniture Galleries.
started the journey Monday and headed west to Evansburg. Heturned south and
went to Drayton Valley before looping back. Scheetz has walked 50 km a day.
around 4 p.m. today Blackjack’s Roadhouse in Nisku.
gets there news reporters might very well ask him why he embarked on such a
really, there’s no need to ask: Scheetz just followed his heart