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A woman shops for mushrooms at the White Rock Farmers’ Market. (Aaron Hinks photos)
A woman shops for mushrooms at the White Rock Farmers’ Market. (Aaron Hinks photos)
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his ‘Community Connections’ videos. (YouTube screenshot)

Community Connections: Gordie Hogg speaks with Gwenne Farrell

Former mayor, MP began posting conversations on YouTube in June

  • May 2, 2021
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his ‘Community Connections’ videos. (YouTube screenshot)
The Fraser Valley Regional Library is having a virtual ‘Sphero SPRK+ Robot Challenge’ on Wednesday, May 19. (Submitted)

From reading to robots: Here’s a list of upcoming events at the Fraser Valley Regional Library

Virtual events for the month of May include teen games hangout, Star Wars trivia day

The Fraser Valley Regional Library is having a virtual ‘Sphero SPRK+ Robot Challenge’ on Wednesday, May 19. (Submitted)
LC (aka Little Cutie) is to receive much-needed dental treatment, following a fundraiser launched by Elgin Park grad Naomi Gantug. (Gofundme.com photo)

PHOTOS: Dog’s pained smile inspires South Surrey alumna to launch dental fundraiser

Naomi Gantug raised more than $700 to help dachshund’s owner afford treatment

LC (aka Little Cutie) is to receive much-needed dental treatment, following a fundraiser launched by Elgin Park grad Naomi Gantug. (Gofundme.com photo)
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay

AUXILIARY NOTES: PAHAS finding fundraising success in a challenging year

Kyle McKay joins Peace Arch News this month as the hospital auxiliary’s new columnist

  • Apr 29, 2021
Auxiliary notes Kyle McKay
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS’ SCENE: Time to take exercise to the great outdoors

Stay healthy while following public health order

  • Apr 29, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Kenneth Phillips, left, and Daniel Brito won $100,000 on Keno. (BCLC photo)

Surrey, White Rock men cash in $100,000 Keno ticket

One man is in the market for a new motorcycle while the other is tucking his winnings into savings

Kenneth Phillips, left, and Daniel Brito won $100,000 on Keno. (BCLC photo)
A fruit vendor and shoppers at Surrey Urban Farmers Market on the rec centre plaza site in 2016. (File photo)

Surrey Urban Farmers Market plans move to Hawthorne Park starting in June

News of Saturday shopping at new site posted to market website

A fruit vendor and shoppers at Surrey Urban Farmers Market on the rec centre plaza site in 2016. (File photo)
KidSport Delta logo. (KidSport Delta/Facebook photo)

KidSport Delta kicking off month-long fundraising campaign

Gift of Sport campaign aims to raise awareness, $50,000 to help local kids participate in sports

KidSport Delta logo. (KidSport Delta/Facebook photo)
Bouquets for Baba volunteer Jan Hickman, right, puts up a display for their Mother’s Day campaign at Therapy. (Special to The News)

Bouquets needed for B.C. babas

Mother’s Day campaign to inspire donations for one or two years

Bouquets for Baba volunteer Jan Hickman, right, puts up a display for their Mother’s Day campaign at Therapy. (Special to The News)
Surrey residents aged 18 and older are sought for the next Surrey Shares cohort. (Contributed photo)

Surrey storytelling program for seniors expands to include 18-and-older

Organizers wonder if ‘COVID fatigue’ impacting registration

Surrey residents aged 18 and older are sought for the next Surrey Shares cohort. (Contributed photo)
TEASER

‘Garden of Generations’ planted at Surrey park by senior/youth volunteers

Passersby will be welcomed to sample a portion of the crops at Newton’s Unwin Park

TEASER
Students work with members of the Lower Mainland Green Team to remove invasive species from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photos)

PHOTOS: South Surrey students, Green Team volunteers clean up Ruth Johnson Park

Group celebrated Earth Day by clearing park of invasive species

Students work with members of the Lower Mainland Green Team to remove invasive species from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photos)
(Submitted photo)

Online 50/50 raffle to benefit Delta Hospital

First draw to take place on May 31, with a guaranteed jackpot of $2,500

(Submitted photo)
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 26, 2021
Career Fair
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his ‘Community Connections’ videos. (YouTube screenshot)

Community Connections: Gordie Hogg speaks with Bev Boys

Former mayor, MP began posting conversations on YouTube in June

  • Apr 25, 2021
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his ‘Community Connections’ videos. (YouTube screenshot)
SurreyCares Community Foundation recently provided a $9,600 grant, through the Emergency Community Support Fund, to the Sur-Del Easy Does It Club (EDIC) to help support the club’s homelessness outreach program. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey’s Easy Does It Club receives grant for homeless outreach program

Program that started in December of 2020 has helped to get some people into recovery

SurreyCares Community Foundation recently provided a $9,600 grant, through the Emergency Community Support Fund, to the Sur-Del Easy Does It Club (EDIC) to help support the club’s homelessness outreach program. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Susan Richards de Wit shared these photos of a Nunavut family who received care packages she sent from South Surrey. (Contributed photos)

Call for help in Nunavut reaches South Surrey

A retired RCMP officer’s quest for care packages spurred many to act

Susan Richards de Wit shared these photos of a Nunavut family who received care packages she sent from South Surrey. (Contributed photos)
L.A. Matheson Secondary students with teacher Gurpreet Kaur Bains (second from right) and Guru Nanak Diversity Village fundraising officer Ankita Grewal (second from left). The students are fundraising for the next four years to support the long-term care facility for South Asian seniors. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
L.A. Matheson Secondary students with teacher Gurpreet Kaur Bains (second from right) and Guru Nanak Diversity Village fundraising officer Ankita Grewal (second from left). The students are fundraising for the next four years to support the long-term care facility for South Asian seniors. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Conservative leader Erin O’Toole chats to Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce members via Zoom April 23. (Screengrab via Zoom)

O’Toole wants 2022 Olympics in Canada, ‘we should put forward a bid to replace Beijing’

Leader of Conservative Party chatted with Cloverdale Chamber April 23

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole chats to Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce members via Zoom April 23. (Screengrab via Zoom)