30cm of textual records, 1 hardcover book, 1 data DVD
History / Biographical
Lloyd Carefoot was born in Radway, Alberta on March 1, 1932, spending his childhood on a farm in the Weskatenau area. Mr. Carefoot attended agricultural school in Vermillion, Alberta (1950-1952), and at the age of twenty moved to Edgerton, Alberta to work as elevator agent for the Alberta Wheat Pool. In the mid-1950s Mr. Carefoot joined the Life Stock Feed Division of the Swift Canadian Co. and in 1973 he moved to the Poultry Department as a sales representative. In 1979, after the Swift Canadian Co. closed the plant, Mr. Carefoot managed the Co-op Hatchery in Edmonton. In the mid-1980s Mr. Carefoot began a career in real estate (Royal LePage) and he retired in the 1990s.
Lloyd Carefoot was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters (IOF) – (Lethbridge Chapter) since the 1960s, serving as president twice.
Mr. Carefoot was an active volunteer at the Lethbridge Food Bank, where he served on the executive for 23 years. He was involved in fundraising for multiple organizations, including the Canadian Red Cross, the Victorian Order of Nurses, the Canadian Kidney Foundation, the CNIB Canada, the Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre, and the Stirling Railroad Museum Association.
On July 4, 2014, Lloyd Carefoot was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers (Governor General’s Award) for his contributions to the Scouting Movement in Lethbridge. His involvement spanned over 47 years.
Lloyd Carefoot is married (Ruth; 1959-) and has two daughters and one son. He resides in Lethbridge, Alberta.
(history includes information provided through unrecorded donation interview with Lloyd Carefoot, (as per Accession No. 20111084)
Scope and Content
1: 1973-1993; 57 photos, news-clippings; ice rodeo; scout circus (1978); ADRI camp; Chief Scout awards; Canadian Jamboree (P.E.I.) 1977; badges
2: 1983-1993; 31 photos, badges; World Jamboree 1983; subcamp
3: 1994 – 1999; 97 photos; badges; Thinking day, skillorama 1996; Scout camp 1998; Investiture ceremony, Yellowknife 1998; Scout camp 1999;
4: 1999-2000; 75 photos; Map (Waterton Park) Scout camp (14th Lethbridge); Winter camp 2000
5: 2001; 111 photos; Scout camp 2001; Kedon Joint camp 2001; Family camp 2000; 35 year pin/award;
6: 1999; 22 photos; Alberta Jamboree 1999 (Camp Impeesa)
7: 2004-2006; 113 photos; Scout camp 2004; Bevcub Rally 2005; Alberta Jamboree 2005; Scout brotherhood jamboree 2005; Year of the Veteran 2005; Cubcar racing;
8: 2018; 68th Lethbridge Windystone Baden-Powell Guild and Scout awards 2018
9: Digital copy (original album returned to donor) 1973-2005; World jamboree, Alberta Jamboree (199 photos)
10: DVD disc: Alberta Jamboree 2003 (Skeleton Lake Sub-Camp): 12 video files, 1550 photos; 1 recipe book;