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Barrie Shepley, high-performance brain. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Barrie Shepley

Nov 22, 2016 | Nicola Ross

High-performance brain

Janet Horner, the doer. Photo by Pete Paterson. Janet Horner, the doer. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Janet Horner

Nov 22, 2016 | Jeff Rollings

The doer

Debra Moore, cancer warrior on horseback. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Debra Moore

Nov 22, 2016 | Jeff Rollings

Cancer warrior on horseback

“YOU” Come Together

Nov 22, 2016 | Jeff Rollings

“YOU” and likely all of us are 2016 Local Heroes

Local Heroes 2015

Nov 25, 2015 | Jeff Rollings

They inspire the best in us, and for their work we can all be thankful.

Ingrid Sproxton

Ingrid Sproxton

Nov 25, 2015 | Jeff Rollings

Ingrid is a lifelong learner who went back to school part time to earn a business degree at age 50.

Colleen Darrell a trailblazing volunteer. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Colleen Darrell

Nov 25, 2015 | Nicola Ross

For Colleen, volunteering with the Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club seemed like a natural choice.

Mary Rose, Dufferin’s Irish Rose. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Mary Rose

Nov 25, 2015 | Jeff Rollings

“I hesitate to say I did anything. It has to be all of council working together.”

Jim Lorriman... call him a craftsman. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Jim Lorriman

Nov 25, 2015 | Jeff Rollings

The single most important thing I wish to accomplish – is to encourage artists and craftspeople to preserve their craft by making videos spelling out the intricacies of their talent.

Lynn Sinclair-Smith tends the Friendship Gardens. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Lynn Sinclair-Smith

Nov 25, 2015 | Tralee Pearce

Lynn is the organizing and fundraising brains behind the Friendship Gardens, the vast network of trees, shrubs and flowers that grace the hospital grounds.

Mel Stevens mentoring young people. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Mel Stevens

Nov 25, 2015 | Tralee Pearce

But Mel deflects all recognition for these successes. “The credit goes to God,” he says.

Kate O’Hara is guided by her it-takes-a-village philosophy. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Kate O’Hara

Nov 25, 2015 | Tralee Pearce

I consider myself a facilitator. Maybe it’s the teacher in me.

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