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South Surrey senior Marnie Allard is this year’s honoree in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey senior honoured in 2021 Alzheimer’s walk

Marnie Allard is living with posterior cortical atrophy

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‘Tech buddies’ keep Surrey seniors connected during pandemic

Surrey-based non-profit did a quick pivot and invented a virtual lunch gathering

  • Apr 19, 2021
The Braidwood Band performs for the seniors at Zion Park Manor in Surrey, as part of a music program planned by Rick’s Heart Foundation. (submitted photo)

VIDEO: Surrey charity brings distanced concerts to care homes, with prop pink firetruck

Familiar tunes performed for seniors during pandemic-era ‘Heart for Music’ program

Erin O’Toole. (Image via flickr)

O’Toole to chat with Cloverdale Chamber

Q&A is a ‘nooner’ and will run from 12 to 12:45 pm.

Erin O’Toole. (Image via flickr)
Neilson Grove Elementary students water their new cedar tree. As part of its commitment to reconciliation, the Delta School District is planting a cedar tree at every school and district site as a way to show appreciation and respect for local First Nation culture through its Giving Tree Project. (Delta School District photo)

Cedars planted at Delta schools as part of reconciliation

‘Giving Tree Project’ a way to show respect and appreciation for First Nation culture

Neilson Grove Elementary students water their new cedar tree. As part of its commitment to reconciliation, the Delta School District is planting a cedar tree at every school and district site as a way to show appreciation and respect for local First Nation culture through its Giving Tree Project. (Delta School District photo)
(Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey Unitarians take call for racial justice to street

‘When we see it in our lives, we can either say something about it or be complicit in it’

(Contributed photo)
A youngster goes hunting for trash on a Surrey sidewalk. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)
A youngster goes hunting for trash on a Surrey sidewalk. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)
Thariq

After battling cancer, a family rallies to help others in need

Register today for the RBC Race for the Kids: Home Edition

  • Apr 19, 2021
Thariq
By focusing on the source of the problem and not just the symptoms, chiropractic care skips the quick fixes and instead works toward long-lasting results.

Chiropractic care for the back … and beyond

Surrey chiropractic practice takes a holistic approach to wellness

  • Apr 19, 2021
By focusing on the source of the problem and not just the symptoms, chiropractic care skips the quick fixes and instead works toward long-lasting results.
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post- Secondary Education Event comes to the Fraser Valley

  • Apr 19, 2021
Career Fair
Radiothon organizers with a prop cheque for PICS from radio station ConnectFM 91.5. Pictured from left to right are Surinder Singh Mann, Inderjeet Hundal, Jagtar Dhaliwal and Satbir Cheema. (submitted photo)
Radiothon organizers with a prop cheque for PICS from radio station ConnectFM 91.5. Pictured from left to right are Surinder Singh Mann, Inderjeet Hundal, Jagtar Dhaliwal and Satbir Cheema. (submitted photo)
A woman crosses 176th Street in Cloverdale April 12, 2021. 176th will not host Cloverdale Market Days this year as the popular street fest is just the latest casualty in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Market Days cancelled again

Organizer says popular street fest will return in 2022

A woman crosses 176th Street in Cloverdale April 12, 2021. 176th will not host Cloverdale Market Days this year as the popular street fest is just the latest casualty in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Steve Serbic, assistant chief of operations for the Surrey Fire Service, has written a book, “The Unbroken” delving into his struggles with post-traumatic stress. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey firefighter writes book to ‘be part of the change’ in stigma around post-traumatic stress

‘The Unbroken’ details Steve Serbic’s childhood, career and journey dealing with mental health issues

Steve Serbic, assistant chief of operations for the Surrey Fire Service, has written a book, “The Unbroken” delving into his struggles with post-traumatic stress. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Capt. Reid Martin is leading a team of 14 Delta firefighters on Sunday, April 18 as they each ride 100 kilometres on stationary bikes to raise funds for the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters cycling 100 km for charity

Virtual fundraiser this Sunday (April 18) to support Delta Firefighters Charitable Society

Capt. Reid Martin is leading a team of 14 Delta firefighters on Sunday, April 18 as they each ride 100 kilometres on stationary bikes to raise funds for the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society. (Submitted photo)
Seaquam Secondary student Martin Tang has been selected as a 2021 Loran Scholar, joining a cohort of 30 from across Canada. The Loran Award, valued at $100,000, includes annual stipends, tuition waivers from 25 universities, access to funding for summer work experiences, one-on-one mentorship, and annual retreats and gatherings. (Submitted photos)

North Delta student chosen as 2021 Loran Scholar

Seaquam’s Martin Tang one of 30 students across Canada to receive $100,000 Loran Award

Seaquam Secondary student Martin Tang has been selected as a 2021 Loran Scholar, joining a cohort of 30 from across Canada. The Loran Award, valued at $100,000, includes annual stipends, tuition waivers from 25 universities, access to funding for summer work experiences, one-on-one mentorship, and annual retreats and gatherings. (Submitted photos)
Cruise for Your Cause is scheduled for April 24. (Contributed photo)

Cruise For Your Cause to benefit Sources food bank

Car enthusiasts set to cruise through South Surrey and White Rock on April 24

Cruise for Your Cause is scheduled for April 24. (Contributed photo)
The Delta Fire Fighters Healthy Snack Program is a new initiative launched in March by the Delta Fire Fighter and Charitable Society. The program currently supports six North Delta schools and will be expanding to many more schools in both North and South Delta in September. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters kick off school healthy snack program

Program currently supports six North Delta schools, with plans to expand across Delta come September

The Delta Fire Fighters Healthy Snack Program is a new initiative launched in March by the Delta Fire Fighter and Charitable Society. The program currently supports six North Delta schools and will be expanding to many more schools in both North and South Delta in September. (Submitted photo)
Retired Surrey teachers Alinda Ware (left) and Clara Penner are gearing up for the 10-km 2021 Virtual Vancouver Sun Run, with an aim to helping students in Kenya. Ware is wearing a T-shirt from the 1995 Sun Run she and Penner did together. (Contributed photos)

Retired Surrey teachers fundraising for Kenyan students

Clara Penner and Alinda Ware met in 1961, gearing up for 2021 Virtual Sun Run

Retired Surrey teachers Alinda Ware (left) and Clara Penner are gearing up for the 10-km 2021 Virtual Vancouver Sun Run, with an aim to helping students in Kenya. Ware is wearing a T-shirt from the 1995 Sun Run she and Penner did together. (Contributed photos)
South Surrey’s Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25, 2020. The event is set to return this year - on May 1. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey mother organizing third BC Stay-at-Home Campout

This year’s fundraising event planned for Saturday, May 1

South Surrey’s Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25, 2020. The event is set to return this year - on May 1. (Contributed photo)
Earl Marriott Secondary alumna Tanis Orsetti has received a $15,000 Cmolik Graduate Studies Scholarship to further her studies in the field of medicine. (File/Contributed photo)

Earl Marriott alumna selected for new $15K scholarship

Tanis Orsetti is studying the use immunotherapy in cancer treatment

Earl Marriott Secondary alumna Tanis Orsetti has received a $15,000 Cmolik Graduate Studies Scholarship to further her studies in the field of medicine. (File/Contributed photo)