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18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)

2 teens killed after driver flees police in Lower Mainland; fundraisers launched for families

Yasbirat Ytatek and Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali were killed in a collision on July 26

 

First West Foundation, through its Envision Financial Community Endowment, is granting BC Alberta Guide Dogs $15,000 to support its Autism Service Dog Program. (BC & Alberta Guide Dogs/contributed photo)

$75K granted to Delta non-profit groups

Reach Society, Take a Hike Foundation, SHER Vancouver, BC & Alberta Guide Dogs among 45 B.C. grantees

 

The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society has donated $600,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation towards the purchase of critical equipment needs at Delta Hospital. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation/submitted photo)

Auxiliary donates $600K for priority equipment at Delta Hospital

The auxiliary has over 300 volunteers who donate nearly 50,000 hours of services each year

The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society has donated $600,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation towards the purchase of critical equipment needs at Delta Hospital. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation/submitted photo)
Miel Bernstein, co-founder of Project AIM, photographed at Field House Brewing in Chilliwack on June 28, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Project AIM takes the shame out of incontinence, menstruation with deliveries across Lower Mainland

‘These products should be free, and until they are, we will be providing them’ says co-founder

Miel Bernstein, co-founder of Project AIM, photographed at Field House Brewing in Chilliwack on June 28, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Twin 11-year-old brothers Adam and Andrew Yang performed a voice-and-piano rendition of the Josh Groban hit “You Raise Me Up” at Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s 10th annual Reach for the Stars: Wings of Change Gala on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Tsawwassen Springs. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)

10th annual Reach Society gala raises over $147, 000

In-person gala returned June 4 at Tsawwassen Springs after two years of pandemic-related delays

Twin 11-year-old brothers Adam and Andrew Yang performed a voice-and-piano rendition of the Josh Groban hit “You Raise Me Up” at Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s 10th annual Reach for the Stars: Wings of Change Gala on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Tsawwassen Springs. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)
A couple travelled from Osoyoos to Penticton on Friday, June 24, to pick up their new vehicle after winning a Canada-wide contest, courtesy of General Motors. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: B.C. couple presented with new car after winning Canada-wide contest

‘We thought it was some scam when we found out we won,’ they said

A couple travelled from Osoyoos to Penticton on Friday, June 24, to pick up their new vehicle after winning a Canada-wide contest, courtesy of General Motors. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Grey skies couldn’t deter hundreds of people from coming out and celebrating the return of North Delta Family Day Parade and Festival on Sunday, June 19, 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)

PHOTOS: Hundreds line the streets for return of North Delta Family Day

Popular community parade and festival returns after two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions

Grey skies couldn’t deter hundreds of people from coming out and celebrating the return of North Delta Family Day Parade and Festival on Sunday, June 19, 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)
A couple’s wedding photo of them cutting their wedding cake was one of the photos found in the deep corner of a White Rock home. (Contributed photo)

Search is on for individuals pictured in unclaimed White Rock photos

Photos, home-videos and a luggage tag were found hidden away in a White Rock home earlier this month

A couple’s wedding photo of them cutting their wedding cake was one of the photos found in the deep corner of a White Rock home. (Contributed photo)
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Okanagan-based group ready for B.C.-wide celebration of collector cars

July 9 is recognized as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province

(Black Press file photo)
Matthew Campbell, director of the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, and Meghan Neufeld, director of development for CCK, stand in the new “seniors’ store” at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. Campbell and Neufeld are opening the new area to improve service to seniors. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank to open seniors-only shopping area

Community Kitchen struggling to find drivers for Meals on Wheels program

Matthew Campbell, director of the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, and Meghan Neufeld, director of development for CCK, stand in the new “seniors’ store” at the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. Campbell and Neufeld are opening the new area to improve service to seniors. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Hundreds lined the streets for the annual North Delta Family Day parade on June 23, 2019. (Ryan McLeod photo)

North Delta family day returns this weekend

Parade starts at 11 a.m. at Sands Secondary; festival at North Delta Community Park runs 12 to 4 p.m.

Hundreds lined the streets for the annual North Delta Family Day parade on June 23, 2019. (Ryan McLeod photo)
The ‘Gateway to Holidayland’ sign in the Rambo franchise’ first film, First Blood. (Youtube screenshot)

Early plans revealed for Rambo 40th anniversary celebration in Hope

This year marks four decades for Sylvester Stallone’s locally-filmed hit 1980s action movie

The ‘Gateway to Holidayland’ sign in the Rambo franchise’ first film, First Blood. (Youtube screenshot)
Four Winds Brewing is hosting its fourth annual Cheers for Children fundraiser concert benefiting Reach Child Youth Development Society on June 17, 2022. Pictured, left to right, are Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, Reach Society development manager Kristin Bibbs, Four Winds creative director Justin Longoz and Southlands destination manager Christine Grange. (Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)

Cheers for Children concert to benefit Delta kids with extra needs

Four Winds Brewing event June 17 to raise funds for Reach Child Youth Development Society

Four Winds Brewing is hosting its fourth annual Cheers for Children fundraiser concert benefiting Reach Child Youth Development Society on June 17, 2022. Pictured, left to right, are Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, Reach Society development manager Kristin Bibbs, Four Winds creative director Justin Longoz and Southlands destination manager Christine Grange. (Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)
North Delta Challenger Baseball volunteer Lexie Fehr and player Nick Fehr run the bases together during the Jays Care Foundation’s Cross Country Celebration stop at Dennis Elsom Field at North Delta Community Park on Sunday, May 29, 2022. (North Delta Challenger Baseball/submitted photo)

Jays Care Foundation visits North Delta Challenger Baseball

Team from Toronto Blue Jays-affiliated organization helped teach skills, lead games on May 29

North Delta Challenger Baseball volunteer Lexie Fehr and player Nick Fehr run the bases together during the Jays Care Foundation’s Cross Country Celebration stop at Dennis Elsom Field at North Delta Community Park on Sunday, May 29, 2022. (North Delta Challenger Baseball/submitted photo)
Hamed Almeshkhas talks to a Surrey Mountie at the Asphalt Angels Charity Car Show May 28. The RCMP came out to support the charity event which was put on by RCS Autohaus, a car rally club. All funds raised went to support Cloverdale’s Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. (Photo submitted: Cloverdale Community Kitchen)

Cloverdale Community Kitchen hosts car show

Proceeds went to support Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank

Hamed Almeshkhas talks to a Surrey Mountie at the Asphalt Angels Charity Car Show May 28. The RCMP came out to support the charity event which was put on by RCS Autohaus, a car rally club. All funds raised went to support Cloverdale’s Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank. (Photo submitted: Cloverdale Community Kitchen)
Heather Neidig with her “vegetables – experienced” category-winning entry in the 2021 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show. Neidig is one of five local judges that will be evaluating entries in the 2022 event, happening June 22-28. (submitted photo)

North Delta neighbourhood’s virtual garden show returns this month

Event is open to Sunshine Hills residents June 22-28, with prizes from local artists and businesses

Heather Neidig with her “vegetables – experienced” category-winning entry in the 2021 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show. Neidig is one of five local judges that will be evaluating entries in the 2022 event, happening June 22-28. (submitted photo)
Over $15,000 was raised for Reach Child and Youth Development Society at the Rally for Reach on May 15, 2022. Pictured (left to right) are Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila, Driver’s Experience Gruppe (DXG) co-founder Moe Khalik, and Reach Foundation director and DXG member Jit Sangha. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)

Rally for Reach raises $15K for Delta kids

Children at the event got to sit in, take photos of dozens of luxury cars then choose a toy to keep

Over $15,000 was raised for Reach Child and Youth Development Society at the Rally for Reach on May 15, 2022. Pictured (left to right) are Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila, Driver’s Experience Gruppe (DXG) co-founder Moe Khalik, and Reach Foundation director and DXG member Jit Sangha. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)
A warehouse sale in Ladner over the Mother’s Day weekend raised $60,000 to benefit the Delta Community Foundation. Pictured (left to right) are Delta Community Foundation vice-president Carlene Lewall and president Gail Martin receiving a cheque from Evolution Fulfillment COO Dion Willis and Evolution Group of Companies president Ben Martin. (submitted photo)

Local companies help raise $60K for Delta Community Foundation with warehouse sale

Event Mother’s Day weekend raised $30,000; proceeds matched by Evolution Fulfillment and Ape Ship

A warehouse sale in Ladner over the Mother’s Day weekend raised $60,000 to benefit the Delta Community Foundation. Pictured (left to right) are Delta Community Foundation vice-president Carlene Lewall and president Gail Martin receiving a cheque from Evolution Fulfillment COO Dion Willis and Evolution Group of Companies president Ben Martin. (submitted photo)
BC and Alberta Guide Dogs has established a $10,000 endowment fund through the Delta Community Foundation. Pictured, from left, are BCAGD trainer Joel van Stavely with Shay, DCF past president Peter Roaf, BCAGD CEO Bill Thornton, trainer Rachel Nelson with Blythe, trainer Sarah Enright with Bennet, and trainer Matilda Halliburton with Jovi. (Tim Fitzgerald/submitted photo)

$10K endowment to fund breeding, training of guide and service dogs in Delta

BC and Alberta Guide Dogs set up fund with Delta Community Foundation to generate interest revenue

BC and Alberta Guide Dogs has established a $10,000 endowment fund through the Delta Community Foundation. Pictured, from left, are BCAGD trainer Joel van Stavely with Shay, DCF past president Peter Roaf, BCAGD CEO Bill Thornton, trainer Rachel Nelson with Blythe, trainer Sarah Enright with Bennet, and trainer Matilda Halliburton with Jovi. (Tim Fitzgerald/submitted photo)