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 Welcome to the newest addition to the GPVSB website: Member Spotlight. This special feature showcases GPVSB’s most valuable assets– our members! Spotlighting members from across the GPVSB spectrum, Member Spotlight reflects the rich tapestry of our membership and profiles active Non-profit and business organizations. If you would like to be featured in this section please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Create your own member story: join GPVSB today! 

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Grande Prairie Public School District Education Foundation

A dynamic and responsive foundation that supports enhanced learning opportunities for Grande Prairie Public School District students.

Laura LaValley, Executive DirectorFounded in 1991 the Education Foundation, a registered, non-profit charity, exist to enhance educational opportunities for students in the Grande Prairie Public School District #2357 (GPPSD), with their mission to provide grants, scholarships, recognition and to support students in striving for excellence. As the third oldest Education Foundation in the province, it was designed to; complement basic education services within the City of Grande Prairie's public schools. The Foundation works to provide resources to students in our 18 public schools not provided by traditional government funding giving to school boards.  Executive Director Laura LaValley explains the Foundations objective best as “the community’s opportunity to put additional funds into these schools for programs and projects that can often enrich classrooms and give students the chance to achieve their educational goals. We help fill the gaps traditional school funding cannot.”

Read more: Grande Prairie Public School District Education Foundation

St. John Ambulance Grande Prairie

Leading and Serving Albertans in Safety and Wellness for Life.

Jody Peakman

If you have attended a community event at Muskoseepi Park you more than likely noticed St. John Ambulance Volunteers in attendance.  You may also have seen them at care facilities, like the Grande Prairie Care Centre visiting clients. These just are 2 places St. John Ambulance volunteers may be at in working towards the organizations mission: To enable Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service.

Having served the people of Alberta for over 110 years and continuing into the future, St. John Ambulance currently has 7 training facilities in the province.  The Grande Prairie branch serves North-Western Alberta.  Being a self-funded registered charity St. John Ambulance is the leader in providing First Aid courses which include Emergency, Standard and Enhanced Standard First Aid meeting OH&S standards. They also offer Advanced First Aid and Emergency Medical Responder programs, and other safety courses and products. For a full list of courses offered in Grande Prairie visit http://stjohn.ab.ca/first-aid-and-cpr-courses/find-a-course-in-your-city/first-aid-and-cpr-courses-in-grande-prairie/.

Read more: St. John Ambulance Grande Prairie

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