When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman has nothing but praise for Elder Dog Canada

National organization has a fleet of volunteer walkers ready, but needs more clients to serve


Longtime Clearwater resident and avid volunteer, Hazel Wadlegger, has been lending her time to help others since she was young, growing up on a farm in Upper Clearwater. She said she continued to help out around the community because communities can’t survive without volunteers. Photo submitted

Volunteering helps communities function

“You need to be at the table and help make decisions, but also do the work. Put your money where your mouth is.”


Liz Gilbertson (left), the organizer of Investors Group Walk for Memories in Barriere on May 6, 2018, poses with Annabelle Stevens, Doreen DeRosier and (front) honouree Albert DeRosier. Stevens raised $2,286 in pledges for the 2018 Walk, which raised a total of $11,470 for Alzheimer’s research. Liz Gilbertson has been chairing the Barriere and Area Walk for Alzheimer’s since January of 2008. Since then, together with the participants and volunteers, they have raised a total of $88,110. (Sandra Holmes photo)

Gilbertson ready to step down from organizing Barriere’s Walk For Alzheimer’s

By Margaret Houben Liz Gilbertson has been chairing the Barriere and Area…

  • Jan 31, 2020