Maureen Gustafson From Olds Wins Women Of Excellence Health & Wellness Award

The Red Deer & District Community Foundation recently handed out the hardware during its 11th annual Women of Excellence awards gala. Maureen Gustafson from Olds took home the 2018 Women of Excellence award in the health and wellness category.

Maureen Gustafston from Olds is the winner of a Women of Excellence award in the health and wellness category.
The Red Deer & District Community Foundation held is 11th annual awards gala at the Sheraton in Red Deer on Wednesday, June 6th.
Gustafson has volunteered in a number of capacities since moving to Olds and says a focus for her has been spiritual health. She currently volunteers with the Olds & District Hospice Society.
Gustafson's basic philosophy on life is "we all have talents that God has given us and we aren't meant to keep them we are meant to share them".
She was really humbled and really surprised to win the award.
Gustafson was also pleased to see several other ladies from Olds recognized with Women of Excellence nominations. She says that llist included Dr. Jody Carrington, Lisa Nicholson with Hope 4 Mountain View Kids and Christa Duquette with the Red Deer Doula Association in the health and wellness category as well as Lucinda Watkins from the Community Lending Shelf in the community builder category. 
Olds College Board Chair Leona Staples from Red Deer County was the winner of this year's Women of Excellence Agriculture Award.


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