The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada – I Wish for a New Waiter

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Meet the Emcee – Ryan

Name: Ryan Jespersen

Random fact about me: Two-time high school provincial typing champion (seriously)

On the weekend I love:…to sleep in until I can’t sleep another minute (unless there’s snowboarding, SCUBA diving or golf to wake up for).

All-time dream: Scoring an OT goal, assisted by Wayne Gretzky and Bobby Orr, to win the Stanley Cup. (Too much?)

Guilty pleasure: I could eat my own weight in garlic mashed potatoes.

Slogan for life: Pura vidaryan2 heart

I’m inspired by: the kids we meet through Children’s Wish!

Favourite story book: The Giving Tree // Shel Silverstein

More about me: Love to talk on the radio; can’t stand talking on the phone.

Contact me: Twitter @ryanjespersen

Meet the Gala Committee – Alexandra

Wands don’t grant wishes; big hearts do! Meet some of the individuals generously donating their time to organize the 3rd annual I Wish for a New Waiter Gala event on April 30th!

Name: Alexandra Kramer Alexandra Kramer

Random fact about me: I once worked in a gold mine in Kyrgyzstan for 3 weeks.

On the weekend, I love: The dog park with my rescue dogs, Rocky and Charlie.

Guilty pleasure: People watching at airports.

I`m inspired by: When a group of people come together because they are passionate about something, support a cause, or want to make a measurable impact or create positive change.

Favourite story book: Shel Silverstein – Falling Up

More about me: I’m an avid sports fan. I am the youngest of 3. I love camping. I plan on heading back to school to do my MBA.

Contact me: email:  akramer@ualberta.ca ; Twitter: @akray87