Based in Williams Lake, Genuist had almost completed two weeks in the community when contacted by the Casket Sept. 12.”For people who may have additional needs, as a result of the wildfires, further assistance is also provided through one on one personal assessments with Red Cross caseworkers.”Genuist talked about his tasks.”I started out helping people through what they call ‘case work,’ which is providing them with access to the funds which are provided by the federal and provincial governments as well as the Red Cross,” he said.”We’ve had long line ups at the doors so I was working in triage making sure people, who show up, either get an appointment or get to the right caseworker who can work with their issue.”Right now, I’m working in the files because, with every case, you have to create a file so you can just keep track and make sure you can get additionally assistance if necessary and we can keep track of people.”There are a lot files that need to be worked on all of the time.”He noted Red Cross provides a lot of support for their volunteers who are assigned to situations like he is immersed in now.”There is online training we all have to do to begin the process of being allowed to deploy,” he said.”When we are here the training is quite intense but the support is also strong. There are 1 800 numbers for dealing with stress and other issues but, I have to tell you, the friendships you build up with all the other responders has, for me, been the most helpful.”There are people here with amazing experiences.
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Playgirls Hair Stylists is giving away free haircuts to celebrate Canada 150 and recognize the support it has received from Leduc for decades.Hilda Holloway has owned and managed the salon in its current location for 25 years, but before that, she ran a salon in the old Co op mall. She been working in the industry and actively participated in the community for more than 50 years, and as a woman who grew up in North Telford, she never forgotten her roots.live and breath this community, Holloway said. Very proud of Leduc and I have very loyal and supportive clients and good staff, so this is why I giving back with this promotion.