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A special thank you to those who have provided generous donations to improve quality of life to our clients.

2017 - 2018 Donors

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Kelly Abbott Church
Francis Abenojar
Laurel Adamson
AGAT Laboratories
Agrium
Allard Foundation Ltd.
Elizabeth Ambedian
Lisa Amonson
Leonardo Amorim
Kim Anderson
Gloria Ang
Anonymous Fund at the Calgary Foundation
ARC Financial Corporation
Arctec Alloys Ltd
Arcuri Homes Inc.
Patricia Armstrong
ATB Financial
ATCO Power Canada Ltd.
James Atkinson
Lisa Attewell
Karen Ayers

B

Beverly Bach
Angela Bacon
Wes Bader
Mary Bailey
Dermot and Carole Baldwin
Lloyd Bartlett
Joan Batycki
Debbie Baylin
Melissa Baylin
Tracy Beairsto
Bearspaw Benevolent Foundation
Diane Beattie Darrell Haase
Britanny Beatty
Derek Bechthold
Irma Bejarano de Sandoval
Marianne Berrill
Trent Berstad
Edward and Bette Best
Derek Bevan
Winnie and Robert Bezemer
Florence Bigornia
Birks Family Foundation
Kathleen Black
Kathryn Blackburn
Brad Blair
Janet Blair
Robert Blair
Suzanne Blanchard
Ibolya Boda
Helen Bohan
Robert, Nevine and Stephen Booth
Angela Boston
Carolyn Bourget
Cheryl Bourne
Melissa Bourne
Veronica Bouvier
Britanny Brander
Megan Brett
Merlin and Gloria Brinkerhoff
Tanya Brinkerhoff and Curtis Wilberg
James Stephen Brown
Laurie Brown
Susan and Terry Brown
Terry and Michele Brown
Kenda Brunner
Herb Buist
Leslie Burger Pouliot
Judith Burgess
Kathleen Burgess
Shawna Burke-Martin
Mark Burzacott
Sara Bushnell
Lecia Buys
Carol Byler
Randall and Jan Byrne

C

Cadmus Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Calgary Flames Foundation
Gregg and Marney Callander
Brad Campbell
Donald and Marlene Campbell
Susan Campeau
Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen
Marnie Cardell
Rachel Carnell
Brandy Carnelli
Joanne Carnevale
Casadona Investments Corp
Ian Cathery
CCA Truck Driver Training Ltd.
Cenovus Employee Foundation
Deb Chalmers-Bushe
Patricia Chambers
Tanaquil Chantrill
Amanda and Michael Charron
Elyshia Cheung
Raj Sippy Chhina
Patricia Chlus
May Chou
Joelle Church
Megan Chwiecko
Domenic Cimino and Margaret Murdock
Catherine Cipriano Pinon Stern
Cynthia Clark
Kristin Clark
Tyler and Daneta Clark
Lisa Clarke
Classic LifeCare
Patti, Greg and David Clement
Paula Clements
Gena Cole
Patricia Cole
Collège Saint Christophe
Comfort Keepers
Greg Cook
Beverly Cormack
Julie Cormack
Silvana Corradetti
Mary Jane Corrigan
Cosmopolitan International Club of Calgary
Craig and Valerie Coulombe
Terry Craig
Tanya Crocker
Rob, Faye and Rachel Crooks
Francine Cross
Bob and Diane Croteau
Darryll and Deb Crowshoe
Bill Cunningham
Maude Cunningham
John Curle
Ron Cuthbertson

D

Robert and Wendy Daitch
Richard Dale
Kevin Danforth
Liz Daubney
Kathleen Davies
Barry Davy
George and Janet de Boon
Jessica de Nooij
Celsa De Sa
Lynda deForest
Aimee Demers
Vicki Dennis
Jennifer Derzaph (Wills)
Sarah Dezall
Gabriela Diaz de Trow
Leah Dickie
Cam Dickson
Mariena Dixon
Loretta Dobbelsteyn
Rose Doenz
Leela Domingo
Danielle Donovan
Ron and Lou Doornbos
Lisa Downs
Rory Drabble
Susan Dreager
Luc Duguay
Michelle Durant
Emmanuel Duvette
Heinz Dyck
Chelsie Dykstra

E

Kathy Edmison
Linda Edwards
Wendy Ell
Peggy and Gord Enemark
Enerplus
Lesley Ewing
Stacy Ewing
Ex Nihilo Vineyards

F

Alan Facey
John Fahie
Lisa Falkowsky
Debbie Farand
Dean Fedechko
Darlene Fedyna
Kent Fenwick
Michelle Ferguson
Roxanne Ferner
Jannette Festival
Karen Filbert
Murray Fitch and Sari Martin
Heather Flanagan
Zanna Flude
Arthur Fopma
Dale Forbes
Gordon Forbes
Colleen Fortuna
Jacqueline Fouchard
Randy Fowler
Annette Frances Timm
FranNet of Western Canada

G

Brenda Gair
Penny Gamble
Saira Gangji
Sheri Genge
Genstar Development Partnership
Gerald Yeung Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Sherry and Ellise Geremia
Rebecca Ghelfi
Christine Giancarlo
John Peter Giannoccaro
Deborah Gibson
Terry Gilbert
Robert Gilchrist and Deborah Wheeler-Gilchrist
Rachel Gilker
Ross and Theresa Gilker
Annick Giradin
Adrianna Giuffre
Anthony Giuffre
Patricia Glenn
Elena Golemme and Scovino Immacolata
Carlos and Ana Gollega
Carrie Gour
Government of Alberta
James Gray
Jennifer Gray
Linda Gray
Great Western Interiors
Marie-Louise Greene
Kelly Grey
Curtis Grieb
Carolyn Griffiths Borotra
Glynis Grigg
Jo-Ann Groten
Lorraine Grover
Grover Law Firm
Len Grzyb
John Guderyan
Blythe Gunn

H

Alida Hagemeyer
Forrest Hagen
Steve and Michael Hager
Bob Hagerman
Janet Hails
Allison Hakomaki and Bill Moore
Carol Hall
Megan Hallam
Robert Hallett and Anne Sorbie
Darlene Halwas
Duncan Hamilton
Thomas Hamilton
Tim and Lindsey Hamilton
Christine Hann
Murray Hanna and Janice Tye
Sharon Hapton
Jeannine Harlton
Christine Harnett
Jennifer Harris
Lori Hart
Rhonda Hart
Peter Hawkes
Hb Consultants
Brenda Heater
Wendy Heidebrecht-Jossa
Steve Heintz
Al Henderson
Dave Henderson
Kathleen Henderson
Jeannie Henke
Joanne Henke
Andrea Henry
Ken Hewitt
Noreen Hewko-Garon
Shannon Hewlko
Highfield Investment Group Inc.
Carolyn Hiles
Carol Hinds
Darren Hinks
Colleen Hogan
Nikki Holden
Yashuk Holly
Anthony Hollyoak
Christina Holmes
Mark Hopkins
Susan Horner
Christine Hourd
Marilyn Houston
Lorn and Kathleen Howes
Rob Howes
Lenore and Kelly Howey
Gordon and Linda Hoy
Mary Jane Hoy
Megan Hughesman
Coral Hulse
Debbie Hunt
Lynda Hunt
Brandy Hunter
Sara Hunter
Darlene Hutchison
Deb Hymers

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Julia Ichikawa
Erika Innes

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Suzanne Jackett and Heather Obray
Sandy Jaeger
James D Tocher Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Carol Jaquish
Larry Jarrett
Jennifer Jellema
Theresa Jenkins
Nassim Jessa
David Johnson
Kathryn Johnson
Jill Johnston
Afa Jomaa
David Jones
Len and Ann Jones
Melanie Julian

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Sharon Kaczkowski
Wilfred and Marilyn Kaiser
Beth and Vic Kalutich
Minaz Kassam
Jason Katchmer
Eldon and Kim Kearl
Keelan Developments Ltd.
Julian Khan
Ervin Kimak and Catherine Heimbach
Kinsmen Club of the Stampede City
Sheila Kinzel
Diane Klatzel
Andreas Kneubuhler
Robert Knipe
Misty Kolozetti
Eva Komers
John Konczynski
Phyllis Konrad
Patricia Korpi
Dawn Kosloski
Allan Kostanuick
Dion Kostiuk
Marie Kowal
Melissa Kowal
Stacey Kowbel
Brent Kraus
Gail and Mel Ksienski
Ruth Kujat
Uma Kumar
Terrance Kutryk
Anne Kuykendall

L

Jeanette Laaning
Brenda Lacey
Jane Lafave
Gloria Laing
Ralph and Carol Lane
Andrea Lanyi
Alison Lapczuk
Larch Fund – The Calgary Foundation
Cory Larson
Roseanne Lasig
Kelty Latos
Karla Lausen
Kelly Laverty
Jim and Denise Lawson
Gordon Laycraft
Le Chateau Custom Homes Ltd.
Joan Lee
Stephen Lee
Anila Lee Yuen (Umar)
Jim Kemp and Brenda Lee-Kemp
Linda Lemmon
Christine Leong
Nancy Lever
Sigrid Lewicki
Colleen Lewis
Annie Li
Tadeusz and Margaret Lichwa
Steve Liddle
Carrie Ling
Shelly Listhaeghe
Litwiniuk & Company
Elaine Lloyd
Jim Lloyd
Ralph and Joanne Lloyd
Karen Lobello
Patrick and Mary-Anne Loftus
Joyce Lokanc
Elizabeth Long
James and Beverley Lough
Shannon Love
Joanna Low
Candace Lupescu
Matthew Lyle
Mike and Mathleen Lynch
Chris Lypaczewski

M

Deyelle MacDonald
Heather and John MacDonald
Ken and Carol MacDonald
Marnie MacDonald-Hodge
Chridstine Mack-Granger
Ed Mackle
Calvin Macquarrie
Mike MacRae
Bruce and Cathie Mahon
Ian Mallory
Jeannette Mandrusiak
Manpreet Mani
Harlene Mann
Colena Manning
Donald Robert Margach
Joe Marino
Steve and Brenda Maruk
Linda Mason
Jana Masters
Maunders McNeil Foundation
Peter and Evelyne Mauro
Susan Maxner
Lee and Christena May
Sylvia McConnell
Sheila McConney
Kathy McCormick
Nora McCracken
Cheryl McCreary
Dan, Frances and Sara McDonald
Daniel and Dorothy McDonald
Rod McFadyen
Pat McInnis
Debra McIntyre
Kim McKay
Mary McKeown
Laurie McKerracher
McKinley Masters Custom Homes
Pamela McLeod
Martin McManus
Elaine and Ian McMurtrie
Rob and Wendy McNaughton
Garth McNeill
Pamela McNulty
Bruce and Iris McVean
Bryan Meaden
Meghan Meger
Linda Meidert
Bruce Meisner
Jennifer Meisner
Kayla Meisner
Rylee Meisner
Joddi Melan
Colleen Metge
Robert and Michele Michaleski
Lee Michayluk
Ian Milnes
Catherine Misener
Geraldine Moon
Judi Morris
Maureen Motter-Hodgson
Gary and Cheryl Mummery
Bruce and Kim Murray

N

Lyn Nan
Nicky Nash
National Bank of Canada
Heidi and Brianna Naud
Arun Nayak
Paul and Margaret Nazarchuk
Lindsay Nealon
Mary Ellen Neilson and Harold Grieb
Lucinda Neufeld
Nexen Inc.
Darren Noren
Brenda Nugent

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Fay Oakes
Oakmont Custom Builders Ltd.
James & Leone O’Byrne
Michelle O’Grady
Catherine Oliver
Marianne Olsen
Dan O’Neil
Optimist Club of Calgary
Adrienne O’Reilly
Andrea Ostapovitch
Mary Anne, Arnie, Sylvia and Katherine Ostapovitch
Lara Osterreicher
Carol Oxtoby and Doug Howland

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Allyson Palaschuk
Christy Parker
John and Carol Part
Sarah and Mike Pasquesi
Pattison Sign Group
David Patton
Carrie Paxson
Richard Paxton
Melanie Peacock
Annabelle Pearson
Patti Peck
Silke Pedersen
Trevor and Margaret Penford
Julia Penner
Susan Penny
Andrew Phillips
Larry Picco
Susan Pieri
Madalena Pinto
Pioneer Carpet Cleaners Ltd.
Lorelei Elizabeth Piotto
Kimber Pipella
Tara Pipella
Kara Plett
Polina Polukarova
Valeen Pon
Margraet Porisky
Shauna Poyhia
PrairieSky Royalty Ltd
Prelude Travel Inc.
Beverly and George Priftis
Cheryl Probert
Profiles of Distinction Magazine
Kathy Prosser
Katherine Puls
Fred and Cheryl Pynn
Bob Pysar

Q

Nicole Quinlan
Samara Quinton

R

Kent Racz
Linda Ramescu
Lynne and David Ramsvig
Phillip and Ann Read
Georgina Reardon and Alain Claireaux
Angela Reddy
Catherine Reeder
Jaylene Rehn
Jaclyn Reid
Wendy Reid
Peggy Reimer
Rachel Rex
Paula Richardson
Harvey Riczu
Ridgeback Resources Inc.
Marilyn Riegel
Jane Robarts
Amanda Robertson
Joanne and Scott Robertson
Christy Robson
Margaret Rodway
Melissa Rojas
Rolling Mix Concrete LLP
Robyn Romano
Rotary Club of Calgary Downtown
Rotary Club of Calgary Sarcee
Rotary Club of Calgary South
Christina Rowsell (Smith)
Royal Canadian Legion – Alberta No. 1 Branch
Jane Royer
Shelley Rutledge

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Jawad Sagheer
Mitsuko Sakamoto
Janet Salopek
Yaira Sanchez
Carrie Sanders
Sannio Holdings Ltd.
Carol Sauer
Jim Saunders and Glenda Nystuen
Susan Saurette
Jerome and Joan Schafer
Doreen Scheidt
Sharon Schille
Sheena Schindle
Sigrid Schmidt
Leandra Schrag
Margot Schulman
Cathy Schultz Poelzer
Scotiabank Calgary Marathon
Susan Scullion
B.K Sekar
Melissa Setiawan
1976)Ltd. Shaganappi Motors
Umar Shahid
Shelley Shank
Sharlow Consulting Inc.
Sharon Shore Realty Inc.
Robert and Barbara Shaunessy
Shaunessy Family Foundation
Stephanie Shaver
Sheila McIntosh & Phil Ireland Family Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Keith and Maureen Shields
Bruce Shultz
Shultz Family Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Steve Shutt
Larry Siebold
Teresa and Steven Siebold
Tobi Siegersma
Monika Siegmund Savage
Gerhard Silvis
Reid Simonton
Ron and Joyce Sirup
Linda and Peter Small
Russell Small
Trevor Smandych
Victoria Smith
Anna Sokolowski
Debra Solberg
Margaret Southern
Dwayne Sparks
Traci Sparling
Jessica Spicer
Julie Spink
SPM-Riders Moto Club
Stampede Toyota
Megan Stanley (Armstrong)
Gary and Margaret Starko
Judy and John Stawnychko
Dave Steadman
Margaret Steel
Bob and Pat Steele
Sheralee Stelter
Kelly Stenabaugh
Gabriela Stevenson
Kelly Stienwand
Claudette Marie and Robert Stiven
Mavis Stokes
Janet Storey
Cathleen Strand
Donna Strang
Sheila Summers
Suncor Energy Foundation
Dianne Sundvall
Susan Klein Memorial Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary

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Gord and Liz Tarras
Cassia Tayler
Duane Tayler
Mikassa Tayler
Sharlene Tayler
Brenlee Taylor
Doug and Kelli Taylor
Lisa Taylor
Louise Taylor
Sylvia and Kenneth Teare
Ted and Enid Jansen Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Telus Corporation
Edward Temple
Stacey Tessier
The Arthur J. E. Child Foundation
The Calgary Foundation
The Downtown Sports Clinics
The Ed Stelmach Community Foundation
The Gale Family Charitable Foundation
The Philip and Harriet Libin Family Foundation
The Tuscan Benevolent Society
Wayne Thomas
John Thompson
Tirpak Charitable Foundation
Nancy Todd
Heather Tomlinson
Kelly Tomyn
TransCanada Pipelines Corporation
Beth Trawick
Susan Tumback
Katie Turner
Lindsay Tyler

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UCT Charities
Sheila Ung-Datta
United Commercial Travellers
United Way – Winnipeg, Manitoba
United Way of Calgary and Area
United Way of Greater Toronto
University of Alberta

V

Suzan Valenta
Sara Valentine
Rebecca Van Ginkel Leong
Lisa Van Hemert
Leontine Van Leeuwen-Atki
Doug Vanbeselaere
Sarah Vanderveen
Dory Vandonzel-Magnan
Janet Vellutini
Dianne Verscheure
Katrina Veysey
Viewpoint Charitable Foundation
Jean Francois Vigneau
Kathryn Vincent
Jephson and Julie Virtue
Victor and Bonnie Vogel
Gerry Volponi

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Bee Wah Lau
Mark Walker
Walsh Falkenberg Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Susan Walters
Judy Walton
Karen Watmough
Watson Family Foundation at the Calgary Foundation
Nigel Way
Judy Weaver
Doug and Janeen Webb
Brenda Weiss
Brenda Welsh
Deb Wesche
Hartwick Wiehler
Janet Willoughby
Rebecca Wilson
Darlene and Gail Windsor
Doug and Sandy Wishart
Jaime Wolfe
Wendy Wong
Dorothy Woolstencroft
Lorraine Worden
Workday Inc
Shirley Wormsbecker
Laura Woytiuk
Lois Wozney
John Wright
Ruth Wylie

Y

Brian Yaworski
Doris Yi
Brenda Youck

Z

Shaylee Zapata
Dennis and Susan Zentner
Earl Zumwalt
Cheryl Zvaigzne

James K. Gray

Jim Gray has been a donor, advocate and friend of ARBI for several years. Most notably, he has hosted the annual Sponsor our Survivor’s Breakfast for the past three years, helping raise over $500,000.

Mr. Gray is an exploration geologist who, for over 50 years, was engaged in the oil and natural gas exploration business in Western Canada. In 1973, Mr. Gray co-founded Canadian Hunter Exploration Ltd., one of Canada’s larger natural gas producers. Over the 28 years of his involvement with Canadian Hunter, he served in the positions of Executive Vice President, President and CEO, and Chairman until the company was purchased by Burlington Resources in December 2001 for $3.4 billion ($Cdn).

Mr. Gray has participated in a wide range of community activities and projects. Among his current activities, he is Chairman of the Calgary Academy, Honourary Chair of the Canada West Foundation and an Honourary Life Director of the Calgary YMCA.

Mr. Gray is a member of the Board of Directors of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. where he also serves as Chairman, Energy. His other directorships include Atlanta Gold Inc., Cequence Energy Inc., Phoenix Technology Services and RS Technologies Inc. He is also Director Emeritus of Canadian National Railway. Mr. Gray most recently became a member of the Alberta Premier’s Council for Economic Strategy.

Mr. Gray was awarded an Honourary Doctor of Laws degree in 1991 by the University of Calgary, the YMCA Fellowship of Honour in 1995, and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1995. In March of 2001, Mr. Gray received the Energy Person of the Year Award from the Energy Council of Canada. He was inducted into the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame in October 2001. In October 2002, Mr. Gray was invested as a Member of the Alberta Order of Excellence. Mr. Gray was inducted into the Calgary Business Hall of Fame in October 2004 and the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in May of 2005.

Sam Switzer

Sam Switzer has been a donor and friend of ARBI for several years. Most recently, he donated funds to purchase new motorized parallel bars for our rehabilitation program. In addition, he invested in our SaeboFlex® program enabling 10 clients to benefit from this innovative technology.

Sam Switzer was born in Calgary in 1926, the youngest of five children and the only son of Polish immigrants living in east Calgary. He was an industrious child in a family intent on improving their modest prospects. His entrepreneurial spirit led him into real estate, initially building apartments and then investing in hotels and shopping centres. Through the hotel business, Sam was introduced to the fledgling casino industry in the 1970s. Although retired from his role in daily operations, Sam is still a familiar presence at his Elbow River Casino.
He finds delight as patriarch to a large and dynamic family that includes several great-grandchildren. Sam begins each day with prayer and his primary occupation has become what is best described as philanthropist. For many years, his charitable undertakings were intentionally discrete. Strong relationships developed as Sam provided financial support for various agencies and organizations. Captivated by the impact these groups and their dedicated workers made in the community created a sense of resolve. He has become a strong proponent for the joy of giving and embraces a philosophy of “Giving while living.”
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