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University of Lethbridge drama costume techs making health care scrubs

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Costume technicians with the University of Lethbridge’s drama department are making scrubs for health care workers.

The scrubs, made from a large fabric donation eleven years ago, are being donated to nurses at the Good Samaritan Park Meadows Village supportive living facility on the city’s north side.

In order to prevent transmission of COVID-19 nurses remove their scrubs on site, place them in a bag and wash immediately, increasing the wear and tear on the items.

The U of L says providing new scrubs and scrub bags at no cost is just one way of thanking nurses for their commitment to the job.

The fabric was donated to the university from Susan Perley, the owner of a fabric store in Vulcan that had closed down.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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