The spirit of true collaboration at NFPA's Backyards & Beyond conference

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Oct 28, 2011

On Wednesday night, a group of conference attendees returned from dinner to find the hotel courtyard covered in several inches of snow. Never having experienced making a snowman before, members of the group from South Africa decided there was no time like the present. Enter their friendly colleagues from Canada, who helped shape a snowman (which according to one unnamed source, ended up looking more like Mickey Mouse with a thermometer in his mouth).

Kelly and Val
Kelly O'Shea, director of Partners in Protection in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and Val Charlton, managing director of Firewise Africa.

Kelly and Lisa
Kelly Johnston of Partners in Protection in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, and Lisa Westhaver, wife of Alan Westhaver of Partners in Protection in Jasper, Alberta, Canada.

The final product.