Egadz homes in Stonebridge provide a fresh start for young moms and their kids
Posted on February 15, 2012 by Norm Fisher, Royal LePage Vidorra
I picked this up from the Star Phoenix yesterday. It sounds like these homes will provide a much needed service in the community. Hats off to those involved in helping these young families come back together to build a healthy future.
Young mothers who regain custody of their children from Social Services with the help of Saskatoon's Egadz outreach programs will have a new place to live in Stonebridge this fall.
Mah's Place - named for EGADZ supporters Wally and Colleen Mah - is a five-bedroom house under construction on Dulmage Crescent, next door to another EGADZ home for infants and toddlers whose mothers are enrolled in a program called Baby Steps.
As with the 13 other homes already operated by EGADZ, Mah's Place and Baby Steps will look like any other house in the neighbourhood.
Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.Less...
Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.
Norm is known for his passion for technology and can most often be found exploring and experimenting with the next big thing in real estate marketing. He was the first Saskatoon real estate agent to promote a home online and has been an early adopter of new technologies ever since. “Everything about this business has changed over the past 20 years, and it will happen again in the next ten. An open mind and a curious attitude are all that’s needed to continue to find new ways to serve our clients by delivering a faster, smoother, worry-free transaction,” says Norm.
In his spare time, Norm enjoys Crossfit and cycling, some years accumulating over 2,000 kilometres on the road. He’s a strong supporter of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and enjoys raising funds by joining fun, fitness-related initiatives like the Grouse Grind for Shelter. In 2015, he trekked the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. In 2017 he walked the southern highlands of Iceland across mountains, sand, snow, ice, lava fields and forest for seven days. Collectively those initiatives raised over a million dollars for Canadian women's shelters.
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