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Jennifer Payne (left) and Marci Lipman dream big for Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Local Food Champions: Marci Lipman and Jennifer Payne

Nov 22, 2019 | Jeff Rollings

This duo brings Dufferin’s farmers together with foodies, chefs, students and families.

Ellen Downey (here with RCMP retiree Walsh) is the force behind the Youthdale Riding Program in Hockley Valley. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Horse Power: Ellen Downey

Nov 22, 2019 | Jeff Rollings

At her Youthdale Riding Program in Hockley Valley, kids learn a lot more than how to ride.

Activist Nancy Urekar has hoisted a sign and marched along Broadway in Orangeville every Friday at noon since January. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cause for Commotion: Nancy Urekar

Nov 22, 2019 | Elaine Anselmi

Local climate change activist pounds the Orangeville pavement weekly to get her message out.

Sam Young, the owner and golf professional at Shelburne Golf & Country Club, helps young golfers achieve their dreams. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Golf Guru: Sam Young

Nov 22, 2019 | Jeff Rollings

Twenty-six of this Shelburne golfing legend’s students have gone on to university golf scholarships across North America.

Local Heroes 2017

Nov 22, 2017 | In The Hills

A salute to those who make a difference by Jeff Rollings and Nicola Ross.

Susan Reynolds holds a painting by Cathy Dalton, one of the artists in a recent show Susan curated in the lobby of Theatre Orangeville. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Susan Reynolds

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings

The Creative Curator

Dave’s fascination with trails began in the early 1980s when he decided to hike the Grand Canyon and selected the Bruce Trail as his training course. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Dave Moule

Nov 22, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Community

Maven, Connector, Salesperson

Jan travels to Indigenous communities throughout North America to consult with people about managing dog populations. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Jan Hannah

Nov 22, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Community

A Dog’s Best Friend

From left : Shirley Edgerton, Mary Flood, Carol Blackmere, Shirley White, Cathy Whitcombe, Rita Henkel, Robin Harmer, Helen Linton. Other members (not present here): Betsy Cornwell, Jill Cutter, Chris Cox, Barb Lyons and Dolleen Seto-Simon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Gogo Grannies

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings

Millions Of Grandchildren

John Wilson headed the development team that established and built the new clinic in Erin. Photo by Pete Paterson.

John Wilson

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings | Community

Community Health Champion

Jay Mowat with a sculpture by woodworker Jennifer McKinnon which his wife Clare gave him this year on his 65th birthday. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Jay Mowat

Nov 22, 2017 | Nicola Ross

Collaborator Extraordinaire

From left : Diane Johnston, Ida Cunningham, Carol Thompson, Bev Parker, Diane Woodward and Judy MacLeod. Other members (not present here): Elizabeth Bricker, Penny Squirrell, Joanne Kiser, Connie Walterhouse, Lois Metz, Ione Smith, Laura-Lynn Fulford, Sheila Klein, Trish McKibbon and AJ Cavey. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Quilts Of Valour – Dufferin

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings

A Hug from the Nation

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