Episode 48 – Doesn’t Queen Have a Song About That?

On this week’s show, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips finds out how Charles Daniels stood against injustice at the Sherman Grand Theatre. Then we talk to Meredith Mantooth about how You Can Ride 2 is making adaptive bikes available for kids.

Links:
Keep up with author and historian Cheryl Foggo.
Learn more about You Can Ride 2 .

Special shout outs to Popcycle where hosts Christian Zyp and Eric Newby dissect pop culture’s connective tissues, and to Pause where changemakers reflect on their journey through complex problems.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Episode 47: It Takes a Community – Paul Bellows

Welcome to the first installment of It Takes a Community — a special series produced by Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal of Naheyawin.

In this series, Hunter sits down to chat with prominent Edmontonians to talk about the communities and people that have helped shape them along their journeys.

In this episode we will hear from musician and entrepreneur Paul Bellows about what he learned while performing a trumpet solo, the importance of being accepted by a community, how mentors like Ben Sures and Daniel Watson helped him grow,  and the many things he has learned from his mom, dad and brother.

This is the first of six profiles in this special series. New episodes will drop on the first of the month June through December 2019.

Links:
Keep up with Paul Bellows.
Find out more about Naheyawin.
Check out our article about Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal, and find them in Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 under 40.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Photo Credit: The photo of Paul Bellows shown on this page was created by Edmonton Portrait Photographer, Ryan Parker. See more of his work at: https://parkerphoto.ca 

Episode 46 – 40 Years: A Conversation With Liz O’Neill

On this episode, we speak with the one and only Liz O’Neill, Executive Director of Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton (BGCBigs). Liz tells us about how the fluke of a coin toss brought her to Edmonton, her greatest accomplishments over the past 40 years and what that means to the children and their families who use BGCBigs’ services.

Links:
Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters Boys and Girls Clubs.
See how organizations like BGCBigs have an important impact.

Grants:
ECF Community Grants – Deadline June 1, 2019

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Episode 45 – Indigenous Career Fair

On this week’s show, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips tells us about the Edmonton Radial Railway Society. Then we go to the Indigenous Career Fair to hear from inspiring speakers like Councillor Aaron Paquette, Brandi Morin, Kenton Boutillier and Ramsey Mudryk.

Links:
Check out the Edmonton Radial Railway Society.
Find out more about the speakers we met at the Indigenous Career Fair hosted by Edmonton Public Schools.
*Aaron Paquette
*Brandi Morin
*Kenton Boutillier – Indigenous Health Initiatives, University of Alberta
*Ramsey Mudryk

Grants:
Awards for Students Experiencing Financial Need
Alexandra M. Munn Scholarships and John and Andrea Wallin Awards
Edmonton Refugee and Emerging Communities Awards
Young Edmonton Grants
*All deadlines to apply for these grants is May 15th.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.