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Canadians Standing Up to COVID – Ep. 04: Amy Carter

”When I think of front line workers, I think of our people out at the branches who are keeping our company going [...] And I just wanted to do something to help out.“


April 17, 2020
By Anthony Capkun


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In this episode of “Canadians Standing Up to COVID”, Anthony Capkun is joined by Amy Carter, technical solutions manager with Gerrie Electric Wholesale Ltd., whose technical aptitude extends beyond automation and instrumentation into the realm of fabrics, threads, needles… and face masks for her front line colleagues at Gerrie Electric.

“When I think of front line workers, I think of our people out at the branches who are keeping our company going,” says Amy. “Without people delivering the goods, and without people keeping the branches running, the company comes to a stop. And I just wanted to do something to help out.”

 

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Are you a member of Canada’s electrical community and doing something to help Canadians stand up to COVID? Tell me your story! Email Anthony at acapkun@ebmag.com .

MORE INFO… Amy has shared the links below. These are examples of the crafting/maker community coming together to help others with free patterns and resources. Check them out!

Amy Masks
https://tinyurl.com/amymask

3D models community group
https://cults3d.com/en/collections/useful-3d-printed-coronavirus-covid19-tool

Files & instructions for 3D-printed face shields
https://go.stratasys.com/lp-face-shield.html

Craft store patterns
https://www.joann.com/make-to-give-response



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