Dellah Cohlmin - Secretary
Dellah, second of eleven children was born into a
farming family in Saskatchewan where she developed
a love for sunsets, stars and northern lights.
A business opportunity for her Father brought them to
Alberta. She is grateful to the Public-School System for
her love of learning and reading. Dellah received post
secondary training (nurse and social work) in Ontario
Always concerned about the needs of individuals and
especially the underprivileged her political work and
support has been in that area. She is a member of
Dying with Dignity.
Every Sunday Dellah volunteers to coordinate free Computer Sessions at Scona
Senior Center, where University of Alberta students volunteer their time, to help seniors
on a ‘one on one' basis to navigate digital technology. Dellah also manages the Scona
Art Gallery where 20% of sales are donated to Scona.
As Dellah neared retirement, she developed a love of painting from an instructor who
taught the basics of oil painting. Her two paintings of orchids won 1st and 2nd prize at
the 2001 Edmonton Orchid Show. Dellah also won an award for stained glass art,
demonstrated decorative candle making on TV and at the Provincial Museum.
Other hobbies include astronomy, sewing, furniture refinishing, gardening but painting is
her favorite. She paints twice a week with other seniors at Laurier Heights Community