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Marianne Greaves of Art To Wear with one of her shawl designs with CARP Mad Hatter’s Tea Party fashion show coordinator Rhonda McJannet. Contributed photo

South Surrey Mad Hatter’s Tea raises money for CARP

Peninsula merchants contribute to Morgan Creek event happening Sept. 24

Marianne Greaves of Art To Wear with one of her shawl designs with CARP Mad Hatter’s Tea Party fashion show coordinator Rhonda McJannet. Contributed photo
Meghan Neufeld and Matthew Campbell pack some crates with food at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. The food bank is benefiting from this week’s Smile Cookie campaign put on by Tim Hortons. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Meghan Neufeld and Matthew Campbell pack some crates with food at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. The food bank is benefiting from this week’s Smile Cookie campaign put on by Tim Hortons. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Members of the Surrey Firefighters’ Charitable Society stand with Jen (Grelish) Temple of the Gary and Gail Grelish Foundation and Steve Lewarne from Kwantlen Polytechnic University after the foundation donated $30,000 to “Ignite A Dream,” the charitable society’s fundraising initiative. (Photo submitted)
Members of the Surrey Firefighters’ Charitable Society stand with Jen (Grelish) Temple of the Gary and Gail Grelish Foundation and Steve Lewarne from Kwantlen Polytechnic University after the foundation donated $30,000 to “Ignite A Dream,” the charitable society’s fundraising initiative. (Photo submitted)
Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.

Changing lives: All youth deserve the chance to reach their potential.

Youth Futures Education Fund and United Way BC help former youth in care follow their dreams

  • Sep 19, 2022
Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.
Terry Fox Run at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday (Sept. 18) morning saw over 100 people come out, of all ages. (Sobia Moman photo)

South Surrey Terry Fox surpasses fundraising goal

The run was held at South Surrey Athletic Park

Terry Fox Run at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday (Sept. 18) morning saw over 100 people come out, of all ages. (Sobia Moman photo)
Residents from White Rock’s Oceana PARC Retirement Living pick up litter outside their building in uptown White Rock. (Contributed photo)

White Rock seniors clean up neighbourhood with weekly litter pick-ups

Regular Tuesday efforts are appreciated by area business

Residents from White Rock’s Oceana PARC Retirement Living pick up litter outside their building in uptown White Rock. (Contributed photo)
As part of a special ceremony, seven-year-old Thar personally presented Tour de Valley riders with the jerseys they will wear while on the road. Thar was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma survivor diagnosed at three years old and has had the opportunity to go to Camp Goodtimes with his family. (Photo: Tricia Weel)

Delta Police officers gear up to cycle to fight childhood cancer

Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley starts Wednesday, Sept. 21

  • Sep 15, 2022
As part of a special ceremony, seven-year-old Thar personally presented Tour de Valley riders with the jerseys they will wear while on the road. Thar was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma survivor diagnosed at three years old and has had the opportunity to go to Camp Goodtimes with his family. (Photo: Tricia Weel)
The Tim Hortons at Hillcrest Village Shopping Centre is one of two Tims locations raising money for Options Community Services through the Smile Cookie campaign. (Image via Google Maps)

Three local Tim Hortons help to raise money for Options Community Services

Tims donates 100 per cent of Smile Cookie sales to charity

The Tim Hortons at Hillcrest Village Shopping Centre is one of two Tims locations raising money for Options Community Services through the Smile Cookie campaign. (Image via Google Maps)
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People take a picture at the Spooktacular Halloween Market. Kelly Ewing, the market’s organizer, said the annual event is returning to Shannon Hall Oct. 15. (Photo submitted: Julia Gil Silvestre)

Cloverdale’s Spooktacular Halloween Market returns Oct. 15

Fifth annual Halloween market to be held in Shannon Hall

People take a picture at the Spooktacular Halloween Market. Kelly Ewing, the market’s organizer, said the annual event is returning to Shannon Hall Oct. 15. (Photo submitted: Julia Gil Silvestre)
Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about grandparents?

The second Sunday of September is National Grandparents Day in Canada

Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)
A performer at the Luminary Festival in Sunstone park in North Delta on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

PHOTOS: Thousands attend Delta’s Luminary Festival

Lights, food, music, and performances amazed the crowds

A performer at the Luminary Festival in Sunstone park in North Delta on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
The day at the farm at Westham Island Herb Farm in Delta on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

PHOTOS: Picking potatoes, hay rides and more during Delta’s ‘Day at the Farm’

Thousands attended Delta’s ‘Day at the Farm’ at Westham Island Herb Farm…

The day at the farm at Westham Island Herb Farm in Delta on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Jen Temple is trying to raise $25K for Options Community Services. As of Sept. 9, she was halfway there. (Photo submitted: Jen Temple)

Local business woman raising funds for Options Community Services

Jen Temple halfway to $25K goal; funds to be matched

Jen Temple is trying to raise $25K for Options Community Services. As of Sept. 9, she was halfway there. (Photo submitted: Jen Temple)
Access Pro Bono Society of BC at Civic Plaza on Sept. 9. (Submitted photo by Access Pro Bono Society)

Free legal advice being offered at Surrey Civic Plaza today (Sept. 9)

From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. today, receive free legal advice from a lawyer

Access Pro Bono Society of BC at Civic Plaza on Sept. 9. (Submitted photo by Access Pro Bono Society)
Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).

Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley participants receive official jerseys

Annual fundraiser for childhood cancer research and services runs Sept. 21-29

Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).
Julie Balenzano welcomes library-goers into the newly renovated Cloverdale Library in March, 2020. The Cloverdale Branch is holding a pair of workshops in October on how exactly to write one’s memoirs. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Julie Balenzano welcomes library-goers into the newly renovated Cloverdale Library in March, 2020. The Cloverdale Branch is holding a pair of workshops in October on how exactly to write one’s memoirs. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Participants warm up before Surrey’s 2014 Run for the Cure event, which was held at Bear Creek Park. This year’s event, scheduled for South Surrey Athletic Park, is Oct. 2. (Black Press file photo)

CIBC Run for the Cure set for return to South Surrey in October

Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser scheduled for Oct. 2 at South Surrey Athletic Park

Participants warm up before Surrey’s 2014 Run for the Cure event, which was held at Bear Creek Park. This year’s event, scheduled for South Surrey Athletic Park, is Oct. 2. (Black Press file photo)
The free event will feature live performances, food, face-painting and an announcement by PCI Developments and TransLink (Submitted photo: PCI Developments)
The free event will feature live performances, food, face-painting and an announcement by PCI Developments and TransLink (Submitted photo: PCI Developments)
Canadian Walk For Veterans national co-organizer Marc Burchell at the White Rock Pier. (Contributed photo)

Walk for Veterans set to make its White Rock debut

Annual event has roots on Semiahmoo Peninsula, but has never before been staged here

Canadian Walk For Veterans national co-organizer Marc Burchell at the White Rock Pier. (Contributed photo)
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