"I want to express my gratitude in the confidence shown to me that I can lead this great organization for the ensuing year. Support from Alberta through the annual election process as well as that shown to me by my home Lodge-Bassano Royal Purple #294. Thank you!"
My work is for the County of Newell as Councilor. I was recently re-elected for my second term so will serve until 2021. This casual work affords me time to commit to Royal Purple.
Canadian Royal Purple Past National Presidents: Regina MacLean whose theme was Constructive Solutions. Anne Marie Helferty whose theme was Try a little kindness. Terri Paziuk with theme Your Cause is My Cause. Lorraine Pezzutto with theme Give it Your Best Shot. Thank you! For without you and your leadership we would not be here today. I am grateful, our members and our communities are grateful!
My chosen theme is “Attitude of Gratitude”. Reflecting and appreciating the positive things in our world creates a positive space for more to come in. I would describe myself as a traditional/realist. By that I suggest to you that my belief in tradition is strong with a clear understanding that if we are not changing, we are standing still or stepping backwards. Research suggests there’s a link between the benefits of gratitude and your well-being. Your mental health is influenced by what you focus on — in other words, if you focus on the positive, the benefits will reflect in health, wealth and happiness. My mantra is Live, Love, Laugh and I wish that for each and everyone you!
I look forward travelling to meet members over the next ten months where we will learn from each other and grow this organization to benefit our communities as we have for the past 104 years. Canadian Royal Purple is a four year sprout that will grow with your Attitude of Gratitude and hard work.