Volunteer

CONTRIBUTION

Since I moved to Georgina, I have taken an active role in the community through volunteering and leadership roles. I believe in getting involved to help others, building relationships, as well as to develop my skills and personal interests.

In addition, I have been an active member of the Georgina Chamber of Commerce from 2010 to 2018, and the Horticultural Society 2013 to present.  Here are some of the other ways that I have been involved in Georgina, as a volunteer:

  • 2012 to present – Rogers TV – Volunteer Host and Community Producer – 100 shows completted!
  • 2012 to present – 25+ Volunteer appearances on Rogers TV show Georgina Life to promote accessibility & lifestyle options
  • 2013 to present – Georgina Salvation Army Christmas Kettles
  • 2015 to present – Georgina Cares Auction on air Host & bid taker
  • 2010 to 2018 – 35+ Free talks & movement breaks at schools and senior centres
  • 2010 to 2018 – 80+ Free community classes at my studio
  • 2010 to 2015 – Volunteer Lead Representative for the Georgina Healing Arts Centre, a co-operative based business accelerator
  • 2017 – Georgina Economic Development Committee
  • 2014, 2018 – Hospice Hike, warm up leader
  • 2012 to 2016 – Terry Fox Run, warm up leader
  • 2013 & 2014 – Alzheimer’s Walk-a-thon, warm up
  • 2009 to 2010 – Heart & Stroke Board of Directors
  • 2006 to 2012 – Heart & Stroke Leader, Big Bike & P2P Zone leader, 2012 raised $8000

I have served on the following Communities as a Councillor 2017/18:

  • Equity and Diversity Advisory
  • Environmental Advisory
  • Selection  Commitee
  • Library Board

I am currently serving on the Georgina Trails and Active Transportation Committee for the 2018 -2022 term. Community engagement, and civic responsibility has been a natural inclination since my early youth.

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Communty Matters,

Charlene Biggerstaff