Shelley shared this information as a #SYSF, but it definitely deserves it’s own post! The Montemurro’s gym, Little Sweatshop, has been voted Best Independent Gym in Edmonton by YEG Fitness Magazine! See this article for more information on Shelley and Jeff’s family-inclusive, community-based gym. Well done, Shelley! The award couldn’t be more deserved!
Archives for February 2019
As a matter of housekeeping, Edmonton Police Wives alerted us at their most recent workshop that members of their own private Facebook Page have been booted off due to a change in the way Facebook accommodates private groups. This is just a note to say that if YOU have been booted from the SCFP Spouse Association Facebook group, it was… Read More
Share Your Shit Friday (#SYSF) is an initiative to invite members of our community to share what’s going on in their world whether in the realm of personal, business, or volunteerism. Of course, members are welcome to share at any time, but #SYSF just encourages those who might be somewhat shy! This week SCFP Spouse Robin has put out an… Read More
Information from IAFF Local 2461: Update: Memorial Grant for First Responders Attention Canadian Affiliates: The Government of Canada is now actively processing applications to the Memorial Grant for First Responders, in recognition of the sacrifices made by fallen first responders. Please keep this information on record in the event that you may have to assist family members applying for this grant. We also… Read More
The below information is taken from Alberta Critical Incident Provincial Network’s literature on after-crisis care for First Responders, given to SCFPSA at last month’s Emergency Worker Mental Health Symposium: Stress Management After a Traumatic Event You have experienced a traumatic event or critical incident (any event that causes unusually strong emotional reactions and that have the potential to interfere with… Read More
Earlier this week, one of SCFPSA’s members was in a “car sandwich” and reached out to our community for help locating a temporary vehicle while her insurance company sorted things out. Fortunately, she was unharmed in the accident, and the members of our community quickly flooded her private Facebook comment offering up their second vehicles. As there are more of… Read More