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Trash-collecting members of Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club at Bear Creek Park. (submitted photo)

‘Plogging’ club members walk while removing trash from Surrey’s Bear Creek Park

The city launched a ‘Love Where You Live’ cleanup campaign last spring

Harp Dhillon is the new board chair of Surrey Hospitals Foundation. (submitted photo)

Surrey Hospitals Foundation names Harp Dhillon its new board chair

Ron Knight thanked ‘for his tremendous support, dedication and commitment’ over the past 11 years

RCMP Supt. Bruce Singer speaks during Cops for Cancer final stop at Surrey's Sullivan Heights Secondary on Friday, Sept. 24. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Cops for Cancer cyclists finish five-day ride in Surrey with $190K raised, more to come

Each rider raises a minimum of $4,000 to participate in the annual Tour de Valley event

A group of grandmothers from the local Oneness Gogos chapter are set to walk around the world. (Contributed photo)
A group of grandmothers from the local Oneness Gogos chapter are set to walk around the world. (Contributed photo)
Run for Health was held in Bear Creek Park Sunday. Runners raised money for the Canadian Red Cross. (Aaron Hinks photos)

PHOTOS: Run for Health kicks off in Bear Creek Park

High school student organizes event to raise money for Canadian Red Cross

Run for Health was held in Bear Creek Park Sunday. Runners raised money for the Canadian Red Cross. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Map of the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Mayor Doug McCallum recently announced the City of Surrey has reached a management agreement with an unnamed entity to run the Fairgrounds. (Image via City of Surrey)
Map of the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Mayor Doug McCallum recently announced the City of Surrey has reached a management agreement with an unnamed entity to run the Fairgrounds. (Image via City of Surrey)
The 2021 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will be held in November. The Clovie Awards’ silent auction kicks off Oct. 1. (Image via Chamber)

Cloverdale’s annual Clovie Awards silent auction returns

Cloverdale Chamber to hold Clovies gala in November

The 2021 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will be held in November. The Clovie Awards’ silent auction kicks off Oct. 1. (Image via Chamber)
The 2021 Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley pose for a group shot outside the White Rock RCMP detachment Friday (Sept. 24). (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Cops for Cancer riders roll through White Rock, Surrey

Tour de Valley team raised more than $100,000

The 2021 Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley pose for a group shot outside the White Rock RCMP detachment Friday (Sept. 24). (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
Allison, Tyler and six-year-old Samantha Donovan at Ronald McDonald House in Vancouver in 2016. (Submitted)

How Cops for Cancer helped one B.C. family’s childhood cancer journey

Samantha Donovan’s family was able to stay together during her treatment thanks to the charity

Allison, Tyler and six-year-old Samantha Donovan at Ronald McDonald House in Vancouver in 2016. (Submitted)
Surrey Arts & Business Awards emcee Keri Adams during the 2020 digital broadcast event last December. (File photo)
Surrey Arts & Business Awards emcee Keri Adams during the 2020 digital broadcast event last December. (File photo)
Ceremonial cheque presentation at SEVA Thrift Store on Sept. 12 involved, from left to right, Inder Randhawa, Gail Bains, Christina Mohr (CEO of Options Community Services and Habitat Housing Society), Kiran Malli, Raj Arneja, Anita Lal, Parbinder Narman and Kuldeep Mann. Everyone other than Mohr is with SEVA Thrift Society and store operations. (submitted photo)
Ceremonial cheque presentation at SEVA Thrift Store on Sept. 12 involved, from left to right, Inder Randhawa, Gail Bains, Christina Mohr (CEO of Options Community Services and Habitat Housing Society), Kiran Malli, Raj Arneja, Anita Lal, Parbinder Narman and Kuldeep Mann. Everyone other than Mohr is with SEVA Thrift Society and store operations. (submitted photo)
Musical trio Tiller’s Folly performs during Surrey’s National Seniors Day online event Friday, Oct. 1. (Photo: tillersfolly.com)

Surrey’s National Seniors Day event goes online with music and two guest speakers

Oct. 1 is National Seniors Day, which coincides with the United Nations International Day of Older Persons

Musical trio Tiller’s Folly performs during Surrey’s National Seniors Day online event Friday, Oct. 1. (Photo: tillersfolly.com)
Diners at the “Party in the Garden” fundraiser held in South Surrey, for Mackie’s Place. (Contributed photo: Britt Martin)

Garden party-goers raise $250K for Surrey’s Mackie’s Place youth social house

Dinner, drinks and dancing at Joseph Richard Group-backed gala

Diners at the “Party in the Garden” fundraiser held in South Surrey, for Mackie’s Place. (Contributed photo: Britt Martin)
Newton’s old Pay N Save gas station, pictured in March 1969. (Photo: Surrey Archives/Roy Houghton Collection)

History of Newton zoo, drive-in theatre and more in Surrey Archives talk Sept. 28

Highlights include recorded audio from opening ceremonies for Surrey Drive-In Theatre in 1950

Newton’s old Pay N Save gas station, pictured in March 1969. (Photo: Surrey Archives/Roy Houghton Collection)
Phoenix Society Social Innovation Centre. (Contributed image)

Phoenix Society receives $15K for ‘Surrey Housing and Recovery Hub’

Funds to allow Phoenix Society to conduct market research to develop a business case for the project

Phoenix Society Social Innovation Centre. (Contributed image)
New turf at Hjorth Road Park in Surrey. (submitted photo: City of Surrey)

New turf at two Surrey parks, with three more in the works

City of Surrey parks department operates 15 turf fields

New turf at Hjorth Road Park in Surrey. (submitted photo: City of Surrey)
White Rock RCMP Const. Emma Dyer (left) and her fellow Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley teammates will roll through the seaside city on Friday, Sept. 24 as part of the 2021 event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Cops for Cancer to roll through White Rock and Surrey Sept. 24

Tour de Valley is raising funds to support children with cancer

White Rock RCMP Const. Emma Dyer (left) and her fellow Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley teammates will roll through the seaside city on Friday, Sept. 24 as part of the 2021 event. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
Volunteers with the student-led Uplift Canada Foundation will be in the North Delta area on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 to pick up clothing donations that will be distributed to local shelters. (Contributed photo)

Uplift Canada Foundation to collect unused clothing in North Delta this Saturday

Items to be redistributed to residents of various Lower Mainland shelters

Volunteers with the student-led Uplift Canada Foundation will be in the North Delta area on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 to pick up clothing donations that will be distributed to local shelters. (Contributed photo)
Chief Dan George is seen with Sondra Locke and Clint Eastwood in 1976 at a barbecue in Santa Fe, New Mexico promoting the film “The Outlaw Josey Wales.” A new exhibit focussing on the life of Chief Dan George is opening at the Museum of Surrey. (Public Domain)
Chief Dan George is seen with Sondra Locke and Clint Eastwood in 1976 at a barbecue in Santa Fe, New Mexico promoting the film “The Outlaw Josey Wales.” A new exhibit focussing on the life of Chief Dan George is opening at the Museum of Surrey. (Public Domain)
Volunteers work to remove Himalayan Blackberry from White Rock’s West Beach on Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Green Team removes invasive species from White Rock’s West Beach

Lower Mainland environmental group and volunteers clear Himalayan Blackberry

Volunteers work to remove Himalayan Blackberry from White Rock’s West Beach on Saturday. (Contributed photo)