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White Rock’s first Walk for Veterans took place on Sunday, bringing in many residents to the waterfront. (Peace Arch News photo)

VIDEO: White Rock holds first Walk for Veterans

The walk took place at the White Rock waterfront for the first time

White Rock’s first Walk for Veterans took place on Sunday, bringing in many residents to the waterfront. (Peace Arch News photo)
Gerry Spielmacher, outgoing Cloverdale Rodeo Exhibition Association president, addresses rodeo members at the association’s AGM Sept. 20. Kathy Sheppard, left, was voted in as the association’s new—and first female—president. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Rodeo elects first female president

Stetson Bowl repairs complete; new prez says planning for 2023 rodeo ‘well under way’

Gerry Spielmacher, outgoing Cloverdale Rodeo Exhibition Association president, addresses rodeo members at the association’s AGM Sept. 20. Kathy Sheppard, left, was voted in as the association’s new—and first female—president. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
In celebration of autumn, South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm will host its Olde Harvest Fair Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. (City of Surrey photo)

Harvest Fair planned for South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm

Family-friendly event to mark the start of fall planned for Saturday

In celebration of autumn, South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm will host its Olde Harvest Fair Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. (City of Surrey photo)
The former Clayton Elementary School site on 184th will be transformed into a childcare facility. (Image via Surrey Schools)

Surrey Schools to add child care spaces in Clayton

Child care centre to open on old Clayton Elementary site

The former Clayton Elementary School site on 184th will be transformed into a childcare facility. (Image via Surrey Schools)
34 riders on the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley team began a nine-day, 800 kilometre journey through the Fraser Valley in Langley on Wednesday, Sept. 21, where students at the Langley Fine Arts School cheered them on their way. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley begins

34 riders will spend 9 days riding 800 kilometres through the Fraser Valley to raise $300,000

34 riders on the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley team began a nine-day, 800 kilometre journey through the Fraser Valley in Langley on Wednesday, Sept. 21, where students at the Langley Fine Arts School cheered them on their way. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The Lower Mainland Green Team and volunteers from the community spent part of Saturday (Sept. 17) removing invasive species from White Rock’s West Beach, while also picking up more than 30 pounds of litter. (Lower Mainland Green Team photo)

Green Team, volunteers remove invasive plants from White Rock’s West Beach

Lower Mainland environmental stewards removed Himalayan Blackberry, trash

The Lower Mainland Green Team and volunteers from the community spent part of Saturday (Sept. 17) removing invasive species from White Rock’s West Beach, while also picking up more than 30 pounds of litter. (Lower Mainland Green Team photo)
New board members of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce are sworn in by Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum at the Chamber’s AGM Sept. 20. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
New board members of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce are sworn in by Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum at the Chamber’s AGM Sept. 20. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Muslims throughout Surrey are sharing their thoughts on the upcoming civic election and what’s important to them. Pictured is a gathering of the White Rock Muslim Association at South Surrey Athletic Park from 2021 hosting an outdoor prayer service to celebrate Eid – the end of Ramadan. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Muslims want city reps to accept invitations more frequently — not just at election time

Muslims throughout the community would like to see more representation in city politics

Muslims throughout Surrey are sharing their thoughts on the upcoming civic election and what’s important to them. Pictured is a gathering of the White Rock Muslim Association at South Surrey Athletic Park from 2021 hosting an outdoor prayer service to celebrate Eid – the end of Ramadan. (Contributed photo)
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)