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Tag: volunteer

leave a legacy of leadership – sandy hatzis

inspired me to want to ‘be more’ and to ‘do more’ to make a difference in community

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life messages™ would literally not be where it is at without sandy hatzis!

sandy formed a group called MAFE (Milton and Area Female Entrepreneurs) that has evolved into a community in and of itself like no other i’ve……


build a community of leaders – jackie clark

she is living her dreams side by side with her family

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i wish i had been able to go to jackie clark’s gym, firepower kids when i was a child!

so many children and a families have benefited from their positive, community and leadership-building experiences at firepower.

i first met jackie for a life messages™photo……


people who learn differently can be successful – samantha goodes attew

just because you learn differently,
does not mean you cannot be successful in life.

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i am ever so grateful for sam’s enthusiasm about life messages™!

throughout the production period of our enterprising hearts book, samantha and i had many discussions. she gave me multiple nominations of incredible people in community that would be an……


follow your dreams – tyler fergus

he constantly looks to find ways to give back to the same community that has helped him and his family.

note from the author:

question: what qualities make an effective leader?

answer: someone who is honest, confident, communicative, committed, intuitive, inspirational, creative- combined with a large dose of a positive attitude!

magician, photographer, fundraiser organizer……


touch, move & inspire – fatima gould

fatima radiates a spirit of inner joy.

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fatima radiates a spirit of inner joy.

she is committed to living life fully alive in every moment and it shows.

it hasn’t always come easy for her but let me tell you she is a woman on a mission……


it was the belief of a child – jennifer & derek woodgate

i don’t remember ever hearing about a family business that was as socially conscious as this one.

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i remember the moment i learned about cuddle + kind’s indiegogo campaign.

i don’t remember ever hearing about a family business that was as socially conscious as this one.

i……


pass the torch – athena & david o’connell

i was intrigued by the content of our interview and the resulting message. it’s as unique as they are while honouring the legacy of those they hold dear.

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athena and david are partners in life, family and business.

they have fun together and get serious together.

our photoshoot for life messages™third book, enterprising hearts was……


stay positive – lolita babalis

it’s one small act that gives her goosebumps and helps her to spread her message of positivity.

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lolita is a ray of sunshine!

behind her grateful smile is a story that will melt your heart.

she has found her purpose through the defining moments of her life…and makes a real difference in the lives of……


heal loss with keepsakes – paulette lockwood

“paulette has so much love in her it just spills down her face”

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my first meeting for a life messages™ photo session with paulette lockwood, for our first book, was filled with laughter and tears and so was my second meeting for her best friend life messages™ shoot and……


the least visible need the most help – donna danielli

donna’s life is devoted to making a difference in community.

she has a pure heart and truly wants to help those in need.

she also wants to effect real and meaningful change…and she does, everyday!

what i love and admire about donna is that she thinks about the people and organizations that not everyone pays attention to. she……