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Helping hand for Langley’s beloved ‘Hot Dog Guy’

By on July 28, 2017

Matthew Claxton A simple encounter with Langley’s “hot dog guy” is one reason a local woman launched an online fundraiser to help him. Jodi Marsh ordered a dog from Miguel, owner of Gypsy Bite outside of the Langley Real Canadian

Award-winning author presents to child service workers in Prince Rupert

By on June 9, 2017

Acclaimed author Monique Gray Smith facilitated a workshop for child advocates, support workers and educators on Thursday, June 1, at the Crest in Prince Rupert. The Fostering Resiliency with Indigenous Children and Families workshop provided attendees with background information about

Kelowna students showcase their green thumbs

By on May 25, 2017

Carli Berry Seniors and students are coming together to celebrate spring in the best way possible: with gardening. Rutland Senior Secondary students gave Fernbrae Manor residents their own garden boxes, celebrating with seniors at a garden party. The RSS Rotary

Langley ‘matchmakers’ unite volunteers with tasks

By on April 25, 2017

Full steam ahead. Just hours after wrapping up the inaugural Langley Volunteers meet-and-greet Saturday, organizers are already focused on their next project – a massive recruitment drive. Now the major goal is to recruit volunteers and match them with the

Specialized chairs help out Langley’s tiniest patients

By on February 22, 2017

A pair of chairs at Langley Memorial Hospital cost $3,200. No, they’re not by leading furniture designers the likes of Eero Saarinen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, or Marcel Breuer. But they are pretty special, said the hospital foundation’s Kate

Our Place chefs in Victoria rise to the challenge in fundraiser

By on February 11, 2017

 By Kendra Wong – Victoria News Serving dinner for 500 people may seen daunting to some, but for Erica Tiedemann, it’s a welcome challenge. Every Monday to Friday, the 27-year-old Victoria chef rolls up her sleeves in the Our Place

Variety Show of Hearts telethon helps North Delta family

By on February 11, 2017

By Rosemary Newton – North Delta Reporter North Delta resident Kirstin Hedberg describes her six-year-old son Logyn Booth as having the spirit of a warrior. The Grade 1 student first became sick when he was two years old. After invasive

Dozens ‘adopt’ grandparents for Christmas in Comox Valley

By on January 4, 2017

The Comox Valley community embraced Breanna Brosko’s Adopt A Grandparent initiative, and because of it, dozens of local seniors at two area nursing homes were smiling a little brighter this Christmas. Last month, Brosko erected a Christmas tree at the

Animal rescuers benefit from Langley girl’s kindness

By on December 30, 2016

What did Clare Reimer get for her 10th birthday? One bucket of specialized formula for newborn animals and 10,000 meal worms. The Grade 5 student from R.C. Garnett Demonstration Elementary decided –  for the fifth year running – to forgo