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Lynda Warkentin named JA P.E.I. volunteer of the year

Lynda Warkentin is Junior Achievement P.E.I.’s volunteer of the year for 2016-17. (Submitted photo)
Lynda Warkentin is Junior Achievement P.E.I.’s volunteer of the year for 2016-17. (Submitted photo)

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Lynda Warkentin went above and beyond in volunteering her time to Junior Achievement P.E.I. this past year.

Warkentin was named the organization’s volunteer of the year for 2016-17.

JA P.E.I. delivered 240 programs to more than 5,493 students across the Island in the past year, thanks to the dedication of people like Warkentin and others who volunteer their time to the curriculum-based programs that focus on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.

Warkentin was raised in Souris along with her eight brothers and three sisters. She now lives in New Haven with her husband Peter and son Decklyn.

She has been working with Invesco since October 2008, a company she says has provided her with ample opportunities for personal growth and development over the years, including the opportunity to volunteer with JA P.E.I.

was one of the first Invesco associates to volunteer with Junior Achievement and has continued to be an active volunteer ever since. Her enthusiasm for the organization’s programs helped inspire other associates to volunteer.

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