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For Surrey brewery, beer sales mean donation of hand sanitizer to seniors in need

For Surrey brewery, beer sales mean donation of hand sanitizer to seniors in need

Initiative done in partnership with BC Lions football club and BC Seniors Living Association

For Surrey brewery, beer sales mean donation of hand sanitizer to seniors in need
Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some Semiahmoo Peninsula restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)
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Call strengthened for City of Surrey to nix ‘Parking to Patio’ fees

Surrey Economic Recovery Coalition asks city to give businesses a chance

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The South Surrey-White Rock Chamber of Commerce’s annual general meeting is set for June 23 and will feature a keynote address from Black Press Media president and CEO Rick O’Connor. (Chamber of Commerce Facebook photo)
The South Surrey-White Rock Chamber of Commerce’s annual general meeting is set for June 23 and will feature a keynote address from Black Press Media president and CEO Rick O’Connor. (Chamber of Commerce Facebook photo)
Oceana PARC held an in-house farmers market for residents last week. (Photos courtesy of PARC Retirement Living)

White Rock senior’s residence hosts in-house ‘farmers market’

Event modeled after earlier event at West Vancouver PARC location

Oceana PARC held an in-house farmers market for residents last week. (Photos courtesy of PARC Retirement Living)
B.C.’s latest MUJI store has opened in Guildford Town Centre. (Photo: MUJI Canada)

MUJI opens in Surrey

There was a pop-up store at Guildford mall that closed in February

B.C.’s latest MUJI store has opened in Guildford Town Centre. (Photo: MUJI Canada)
A farmers-market style event is planned for White Rock’s Oceana PARC on Wednesday. A similar event was held at PARC’s Westerleigh residence in West Vancouver recently, and drew rave reviews. (Photo courtesy of PARC Retirement Living)

White Rock’s Oceana PARC residence to host in-house market for seniors

Farmers-market style event has been popular at PARC’s West Vancouver location

A farmers-market style event is planned for White Rock’s Oceana PARC on Wednesday. A similar event was held at PARC’s Westerleigh residence in West Vancouver recently, and drew rave reviews. (Photo courtesy of PARC Retirement Living)
Chamber virtual town hall to discuss racism, diversity, inclusion

Chamber virtual town hall to discuss racism, diversity, inclusion

June 12 digital meeting, set to run from 10 a.m. to noon, open to all

  • Jun 8, 2020
Chamber virtual town hall to discuss racism, diversity, inclusion
The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce is set to offer another virtual town hall on Friday, May 29. (stock image)

Safe business practices, rent relief dual focus of Chamber’s next virtual town hall

COVID-19-focused conversation to take place Friday, May 29

  • May 27, 2020
The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce is set to offer another virtual town hall on Friday, May 29. (stock image)
The City of White Rock is advising businesses to flush its water systems before re-opening. (Kim Sievers/Wikimedia Commons photo)

City of White Rock advises businesses to flush out water before re-opening

Buildings could have stagnant water in pipes after months of limited use

The City of White Rock is advising businesses to flush its water systems before re-opening. (Kim Sievers/Wikimedia Commons photo)
A manager at 3 Dogs Brewing disinfects a table in the brewery Thursday afternoon. The pub was one of the few White Rock establishments to reopen May 19, the first day of B.C.’s economy restart plan phase two. (Aaron Hinks photo)

No rush to reopen for some Semiahmoo Peninsula restaurants

Safety and training paramount for South Surrey/White Rock establishments

A manager at 3 Dogs Brewing disinfects a table in the brewery Thursday afternoon. The pub was one of the few White Rock establishments to reopen May 19, the first day of B.C.’s economy restart plan phase two. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have…

  • May 14, 2020
Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists
The front (left) and back of a new medal designed by Surrey-based Jewellery Clinic. (submitted photos)

Surrey jeweler’s ‘Honor a Hero’ pendant thanks first responders, benefits food bank

‘We don’t know how much of a hit this will be, but we hope to help with this’

The front (left) and back of a new medal designed by Surrey-based Jewellery Clinic. (submitted photos)
Amica’s Justin Penney and Kellie Besseling delivered 15 three-course prime rib Mother’s Day dinners to some seniors whose families couldn’t be with them on Sunday, May 10. (Contributed photo)

Mother’s Day special delivery for isolated seniors

Three-course dinner, flowers delivered Sunday by Amica staff

  • May 12, 2020
Amica’s Justin Penney and Kellie Besseling delivered 15 three-course prime rib Mother’s Day dinners to some seniors whose families couldn’t be with them on Sunday, May 10. (Contributed photo)
The City of White Rock is going to be taking a look at establishing its own task force to help with social and economic recovery from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

White Rock recovery task force proposed

Mayor raises concern of being overlooked in Surrey-centric initiatives

The City of White Rock is going to be taking a look at establishing its own task force to help with social and economic recovery from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
The South Surrey-White Rock Chamber of Commerce is set to host another virtual Town Hall. The meeting is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 1. Pre-registration is required, but Chamber membership is not. (File photo)

South Surrey-White Rock Chamber of Commerce to host virtual Town Hall Friday

Zoom meeting to run from 10 a.m. to noon on May 1

  • Apr 30, 2020
The South Surrey-White Rock Chamber of Commerce is set to host another virtual Town Hall. The meeting is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 1. Pre-registration is required, but Chamber membership is not. (File photo)
Businesses in White Rock and all areas of Surrey have banded together to create the Surrey Economic Recovery Task Force, aimed at helping jump start the local economy after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. (File photo)

Coalition of local business groups preparing for post COVID-19 comeback

Surrey Economic Recovery Task Force includes White Rock-South Surrey organizations

Businesses in White Rock and all areas of Surrey have banded together to create the Surrey Economic Recovery Task Force, aimed at helping jump start the local economy after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. (File photo)
The made-in-Surrey Cap Shield, as shown in a promo video posted to the website capshield.ca.

Surrey manufacturer hopes to hit home run with face shield that clips to baseball cap

‘We were kind of targeting the food industry but it’s gone beyond that,’ company operator says

The made-in-Surrey Cap Shield, as shown in a promo video posted to the website capshield.ca.
Peace Arch News took the top spot for General Excellence in category G – the largest circulation class – in the British Columbia-Yukon Community News Association’s Ma Murray Awards. (BCYCNA screenshot)

Peace Arch News named best in B.C.

PAN wins top spot in its circulation class at BCYCNA Ma Murray awards celebration

  • Apr 26, 2020
Peace Arch News took the top spot for General Excellence in category G – the largest circulation class – in the British Columbia-Yukon Community News Association’s Ma Murray Awards. (BCYCNA screenshot)
A White Rock home at 1553 Cory Rd. is one of the grand-prize options in the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Contributed photo)

Hometown Heroes Lottery prize home located in White Rock

$2.7-million package includes more than $105,000 in furnishings and electronics

A White Rock home at 1553 Cory Rd. is one of the grand-prize options in the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Contributed photo)