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Music therapist Felicia Wall in the music room at Phoenix Society in Surrey. (submitted photo)

Eclectic album showcases songs recorded by Surrey residents in recovery

Project at Phoenix Society took about six months to complete, with help of music therapist

Music therapist Felicia Wall in the music room at Phoenix Society in Surrey. (submitted photo)
The City of Surrey is currently working through the initial phase for a park that’ll be built at 72 Avenue and 191 Street in Clayton. (Image via City of Surrey)

New park to be built in Clayton Heights

City of Surrey asking for feedback from Clayton residents

The City of Surrey is currently working through the initial phase for a park that’ll be built at 72 Avenue and 191 Street in Clayton. (Image via City of Surrey)
Jobs Minister Ravi Kahlon shared a handwritten note his son received on Jan. 13, 2021. (Ravi Kahlon/Twitter)

Proud dad moment: Kahlon’s son receives handwritten note for act of kindness

North Delta MLA took to Twitter to share a letter his son received from a new kid at school

Jobs Minister Ravi Kahlon shared a handwritten note his son received on Jan. 13, 2021. (Ravi Kahlon/Twitter)
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BraveFace mask fundraiser raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon
Tips for Wrapping Christmas Presents
Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Members of the community participate in the 7th annual Coldest Night of the Year event Feb. 22, 2020. This year’s event will have a virtual aspect to it because of COVID, says organizer Courtenay van den Boogaard. (Photo Submitted: Amanda Grewall)
Members of the community participate in the 7th annual Coldest Night of the Year event Feb. 22, 2020. This year’s event will have a virtual aspect to it because of COVID, says organizer Courtenay van den Boogaard. (Photo Submitted: Amanda Grewall)
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Scavenger hunt to promote family literacy in Delta

Delta Kids is holding the free month-long event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on Jan. 27

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Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck speaks at a 2017 groundbreaking ceremony. In March 2020, she announced the Rapid Response Grant Program, aimed at providing financial assistance during the pandemic. (File photo)

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation grant program provides $275K relief

White Rock/South Surrey individuals, organizations benefit

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck speaks at a 2017 groundbreaking ceremony. In March 2020, she announced the Rapid Response Grant Program, aimed at providing financial assistance during the pandemic. (File photo)
April Lewis

COLUMN: Keep your mind sharp by writing

How-to poetry book inspires during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Jan 14, 2021
April Lewis
Loretta Hibbs, Founder and President of City Dream Centre and Jodie Reimer who is a key volunteer.

Surrey-wide food program delivers 1,000 hampers with help of $20,000-grant

SurreyCares Community Foundation provides funding to City Dream Centre initiative

Loretta Hibbs, Founder and President of City Dream Centre and Jodie Reimer who is a key volunteer.
Over the years, the home of Bonnie and Ken Fletcher has raised more than $37,000 for the Sources South Surrey and White Rock Food Bank. (File photo)
Over the years, the home of Bonnie and Ken Fletcher has raised more than $37,000 for the Sources South Surrey and White Rock Food Bank. (File photo)
Mike Starchuk. (Image via BCNDP/flickr)

New MLA Mike Starchuk chats about Cloverdale, politics, the Surrey policing transition, and more

Starchuk sits down for a virtual coffee to discuss his new career as an MLA

Mike Starchuk. (Image via BCNDP/flickr)
Representatives from the Cowell Foundation present the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation a cheque for $250,000 to fund critical surgical and long-term care equipment needs at the hospital. (Submitted photo)

$250,000 donation to fund ‘critical equipment’ needs at Delta Hospital

Cowell Foundation’s donation to support the hospital’s surgical patients and long-term care residents

Representatives from the Cowell Foundation present the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation a cheque for $250,000 to fund critical surgical and long-term care equipment needs at the hospital. (Submitted photo)
People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank Nov. 12. The number of registered families at the FVRFB continues to increase says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale food bank adding an extra distribution day

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank will now be open 3 days a week

People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank Nov. 12. The number of registered families at the FVRFB continues to increase says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Nelson Mendonca teaching someone how knit a toque by looming. Mendonca has been teaching people at Phoenix Society how to knit and the “toquers” are knitting to help fundraise for the Surrey-Whalley 2021 Coldest Night of the Year virtual fundraiser. (Photo submitted: Amy Reid)
Nelson Mendonca teaching someone how knit a toque by looming. Mendonca has been teaching people at Phoenix Society how to knit and the “toquers” are knitting to help fundraise for the Surrey-Whalley 2021 Coldest Night of the Year virtual fundraiser. (Photo submitted: Amy Reid)
TEASER PHOTO Kvitka Ukrainian School of Dance members perform during Malanka celebrations last January at Surrey's Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary. (submitted photo)
TEASER PHOTO Kvitka Ukrainian School of Dance members perform during Malanka celebrations last January at Surrey's Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary. (submitted photo)
Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)
Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)
Take a Hike Delta students take part in an “out day” in November 2020. (Submitted photo)

Burrows family donates $75,000 to support mental health program for Delta youth

Donation supports the Take a Hike program at North Delta’s Delview Secondary

Take a Hike Delta students take part in an “out day” in November 2020. (Submitted photo)
2018 SASSY Awards winner Emma Salisbury. This year’s event, which will be an online-only format, is planned for May. (Contributed photo)

Nominations sought for Surrey’s SASSY Awards

Awards recognized youth who show leadership, volunteerism

2018 SASSY Awards winner Emma Salisbury. This year’s event, which will be an online-only format, is planned for May. (Contributed photo)
A video released by Tabor Home in Abbotsford includes staff members holding photos of some of the 25 residents who lost their lives to COVID-19 during an outbreak that began in early November. (Video screengrab)

Tabor Home in Abbotsford releases video in memory of lives lost to COVID-19

Long-term care home pays tribute to 25 residents who died in outbreak

A video released by Tabor Home in Abbotsford includes staff members holding photos of some of the 25 residents who lost their lives to COVID-19 during an outbreak that began in early November. (Video screengrab)
Volunteers at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen pack food hampers that will be delivered to people in self-isolation because of positive COVID-19 tests. (Photo submitted)
Volunteers at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen pack food hampers that will be delivered to people in self-isolation because of positive COVID-19 tests. (Photo submitted)
White Rock's Horst and Emmy Warner Centre for Active Living continues to provide safe recreational programs included in the city's Winter 2021 Recreation Guide. File photo

Registration open for White Rock recreation programs

Wide variety of activities still possible with safety restrictions

White Rock's Horst and Emmy Warner Centre for Active Living continues to provide safe recreational programs included in the city's Winter 2021 Recreation Guide. File photo