Local Heroes 2022Nov 20, 2022 | | Back Issues | Winter 2022
Every year we honour those who go above and beyond to help others, to make exciting things happen, and to improve the quality of life in their communities.
Sister Act: Malini and Hemani SinghNov 20, 2022 |
Recipients of the 2022 Community Arts Volunteer Award, Malini and Hemani were recognized for their dedication to promoting classical Indian dance, music and culture both at their school and in the community at large.
Habit of the Heart: Neil MorrisNov 20, 2022 |
Neil was awarded Caledon’s Community Champion Award 2022 for both his longtime participation as a member of the Bethell Hospice volunteer team and his involvement in a wide range of Caledon environmental initiatives.
Common Ground: Stuart Lazier and Tony ArrellNov 20, 2022 |
This duo is the driving force behind the creation of Creemore’s brand new $4.5-million Village Green, an initiative to provide a place for people to enjoy, for families to play, and for community events.
Stitches in Time: Basia and Shannon KnowltonNov 20, 2022 |
The crafty mother-daughter team is on a mission to keep people warm, fed and looked after with their “Warmth for the Winter” initiative, and other charitable works.
Unity in Diversity: Althea AlliNov 20, 2022 |
Shelburne resident Althea Alli is the driving force behind Shelburne’s multicultural events, and the Dufferin County Multicultural Festival.
Invested in Community: Gord GallaugherNov 20, 2022 |
The founding director, president and chair of the Dufferin Community Foundation is well known in Mulmur for his longtime passion for local politics, community service and charity work.
Local Heroes 2021Nov 29, 2021 |
Our 14th annual salute to local people who make a difference – we’re grateful to each of them for making 2021 a whole lot brighter for so many.
Nature Booster: Janice McClellandNov 29, 2021 |
How the Erin resident transformed a passion for the outdoors into many fruitful years of volunteering for the Bruce Trail Conservancy.
Ice Angel: Ken HuntNov 29, 2021 |
Thanks to this community builder, the Palgrave Mill Pond is a place where the village meets in winter to skate, play shinny and connect.
Yes, She Can: Ashley Lawrence and Kadeisha BuchananNov 29, 2021 |
Two pivotal players in Canada’s first Olympic gold in women’s soccer in Tokyo call Caledon East and Shelburne home.
Inspired by Matthew: Valerie and Shannon McGradyNov 29, 2021 |
The mother-daughter duo advocated for Orangeville’s new Bravery Park – which honours all military personnel, including their late son and brother.