Airport Volunteer Stories

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Daniel

Fun Facts about Daniel

  • Daniel is actively involved in para-sport and sit skis and plays sledge hockey (a.k.a. para ice hockey) during the fall and winter months
  • Daniel’s nickname is Dangerous Dan
  • Dan’s favorite part of volunteering at EIA is meeting people that he already knows when they travel through the airport

Diana

Fun facts about Diana

  • Diana has a very multi-cultural family.  She is from Australia, and in her immediate family she has members from Germany, Turkey and the United States
  • Diana has been a literacy tutor with adult students for 20 years
  • At 80 years young, Diana still goes to aerobics three times a week at the 55+ class at MacEwan

Mary and Paul

Fun Facts about Mary and Paul

  • Mary loves the atmosphere at the airport and feels it’s a privilege to be the first person a traveller often talks to about our province
  • Mary once had to tell a limo driver for astronaut Chris Hadfield who he is and was asked by the chauffeur to stand by his side when Mr. Hadfield arrived because the driver was so nervous
  • Paul once played the accordion in the departures area and had a young passenger join him to sing several songs
  • Paul feels like the airport takes on a life of its own and enjoys seeing first time visitors surprised by the number of services offered here

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