Friends lend hand to mother battling ALS

Fundraiser Saturday at Sawbucks Pub to benefit Cindy Hamelin and her family.

Friends of a South Surrey mother-of-five who was recently diagnosed with ALS are hosting a fundraiser Saturday to help with her battle.

Cindy Hamelin, who received the “horrific” terminal diagnosis Nov. 13, is trying to raise $7,000 for a stem-cell transplant in the U.S. in an effort to slow down symptoms of the progressive neuromuscular disease.

Saturday’s fundraiser takes place at Sawbuck’s Pub (1626 152 St.) starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include a burger and beer, and there will be a ‘toonie toss’, 50/50 draw and a silent auction for a number of items, including a Travis Vagner print.

To find out more about Hamelin, visit–4

Just Posted

Police investigating after 14-year-old boy pepper sprayed at Surrey mall

Surrey RCMP say two males fled the scene before officers arrived on scene at Guildford Town Centre

Former Surrey mayor Bill Vogel dead at age 87

Vogel was Surrey’s 31st mayor, in the big chair from 1978 to 1980, and was alderman from 1973 to 1977

Cloverdale nurse, Langley truck driver awarded for saving a police officer’s life

Angela Feltrin and Earl Hanes thanked by B.C. RCMP’s top cop

White Rock FOI requests posted to city’s website

Residents can track progress and results of freedom-of-information requests

Woman and dogs fall through ice along Surrey’s Serpentine River

While things seem to have turned out OK this time, woman’s husband urges others to stay off thin ice

Fashion Fridays: Up your beauty game

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Judge rules Abbotsford home must be sold after son tries to evict mom

Mom to get back down payment and initial expenses

Mayors approve SkyTrain extension to UBC

Next step is a business plan and public consultation

Trump officially declares national emergency to build border wall

President plans to siphon billions from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts

Snow turns to slush, rain as it warms up across B.C.’s south coast

Some areas are already covered by more than half a metre of snow following three separate storms

Father to be charged with first-degree murder in Amber Alert case

11-year-old Riya Rajkumar was found dead in her father’s home in Brampton, Ontario

Police track armed kidnapping across Thompson-Okanagan

RCMP allege it was a targeted crime believed to be linked to the drug trade

St. Paul’s Hospital replacement slated to open in Vancouver in 2026

Announced many times, but this time there’s money, Adrian Dix says

Fourteen ‘dream’ homes ordered evacuated as sinkholes open in Sechelt

Sinkholes throughout the subdivision have prompted the District of Sechelt to issue evacuation orders

Most Read

l -->