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Public Programs – December 2022

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Fran Schuller: a caregiver’s journey

Fran Schuller is far more familiar with cancer than she wishes to be. Two of her three children have been diagnosed, and over the past few decades, cancer has claimed the lives of her three sisters, two sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law, and a nephew.

Best of Kin Brewery donates beer proceeds to Wellspring

From November 14 – 30, enjoy a pint of the DAD BEER at BEST OF KIN SOCIAL, and $1 will be donated to Wellspring, or take a 6 pack of DAD BEER to go from BEST OF KIN SOCIAL and $2 from every 6 pack will be donated to Wellspring.

Public Programs – November 2022

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Sierra Katryniuk: too young… too wise

At the tender age of 24, Sierra was diagnosed with breast cancer. The news came just two months after she and her family had suffered the sudden and tragic loss of her younger brother.

Inspiring new mural created at Randy O’Dell House

Wellspring opened up a blank outdoor canvas at Randy O’Dell House and invited members to come together to plan and paint a mural illustrating the impact of cancer, and the importance of Wellspring in their wellness journey.

Public Programs – October 2022

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Cidalia Campos: gratitude galore

Cidalia Campos has come a long way from Mozambique to volunteering at the Wellspring front desk! She is a dedicated gratitude tracker, wholeheartedly tallying the goodness in her life in a journal she tends to daily. Wellspring, she says, is high on her list.

Jocelyne Busslinger: healing waters

Jocelyne Busslinger had never really paddled a canoe in her life, but when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 58, her mind went immediately to the idea of joining the Sistership Dragon Boat team.

Rob Stauffer: leaning into Wellspring

Rob Stauffer took over 50 Wellspring programs in 12 months. This is a testament to the value of Wellspring, and also a very ambitious feat for someone who admittedly suffers with fatigue, brain fog, insomnia, and other long-term side effects of cancer and treatment.

Wellspring Calgary and Wellspring Edmonton become one organization –   Wellspring Alberta – to provide cancer support across Alberta

Wellspring Calgary and Wellspring Edmonton announced today that southern Alberta-based Wellspring Calgary will combine with its counterpart, Wellspring Edmonton, to form Wellspring Alberta – becoming a stronger, more unified cancer support organization province-wide.

Richard Armand: tuning into support at Wellspring

Richard Armand doesn’t know where he would be today if it weren’t for Wellspring providing helpful programs and comforting connections during the difficult days of caring for his wife Hélène, who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2012.