Community Participation

Past member of the Port Arthur Rotary club, Fort William Rotary club helping various groups and organizations in the city and internationally

Member of Thunder Bay Trail-Northern Ontario that looked at developing a trail system in Thunder Bay for walking, cycling etc.

Partner and supporter in the Food for Soul Program, which helped raise funds for the Symphony

One of the Founders and former chair of, The Sleeping Giant Writers Workshop Event, held for 7 years. Encouraged community writers to expand their knowledge and experience of writing.

Participant in the CF Telethon for over 20 years, providing hair care services for participants.  Proceeds went to the Cystic Fibrosis Association.

Founder of an annual cut- a- thon: volunteered to cut hair for a donation for a day each year and all the proceeds went to Northern Cancer Society

Volunteered for years at the police cut-a-thon, raising money for Northern Cancer Society

Co-published a book, “How to Appeal your Property Taxes “. All proceeds went to the Lutheran Community Care Centre

Coached and refereed various sports in the community. Helped start the women’s soccer league in Thunder Bay

Provided free gift certificates for almost every organization in the city to help raise funds

As a business owner was a Chamber of Commerce member for 30 years

Italian Hall Member for over 44 years

Thank you Thunder Bay City Council for your support of the Out of the Cold program as we await a future decision from DSSAB.

Last night’s council decision will enable us to get right to work to deliver this life saving program on November 1st.

Thank you Frank Pullia and Aldo Ruberto for bringing this forward. Thank you City Council for providing this safety net for those who need it the most. Thank you to all who have prayed, our prayers have been answered.

– Melody Macsemchuk