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katiemaclellan“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

Those are the words that Katie Maclellan, a cashier at Riverside Market in Pembroke, kept close to her heart as she worked to raise $1,090 for the Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre to help those suffering from mental health issues.

amanda_convention_floorLongtime Local 1000A activist Amanda Atwell has been elected OFL Vice-President, Workers Under 30. Atwell, a steward at a Great Food store in Ottawa, was elected on November 23, 2011 by OFL delegates under 30.

"On behalf of Local 1000A, I am pleased to congratulate Amanda on her achievement,” said Local 1000A President Pearl Sawyer, who endorsed Atwell for the position. “Amanda’s tireless dedication to workers as a steward, organizer, and labour activist shows that she will be an excellent representative for 'Workers Under 30' at the OFL.”

amanda_portraitLongtime UFCW Canada Local 1000A activist Amanda Atwell is running for the OFL Vice-President, Workers Under 30 position on the OFL Executive Board. Local 1000A president Pearl Sawyer proudly endorsed Atwell for the position. "Amanda is a excellent choice for representing 'Workers Under 30' at the OFL. Her tireless dedication to workers as a steward, organizer, and labour activist shows that she is a strong choice for defending the next generation," said Sawyer.