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Jerry Rollins on the cover of his book, “Enforcer to Entrepreneur: Achieving Hockey Stick Growth in Life, Business and Sports.”

The goon old days: Surrey roots for hockey player who wrote ‘Enforcer to Entrepreneur’

Jerry Rollins grew up in Whalley before making it in the business world of San Diego

Jerry Rollins on the cover of his book, “Enforcer to Entrepreneur: Achieving Hockey Stick Growth in Life, Business and Sports.”
Liam Beaulieu (right) hands over a cheque for $1,000 to Alexandra Neighbourhood House, to support the group’s youth programs. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewing raises $1,000 for Alexandra House

White Rock brewery donated money from beer sales to South Surrey youth programs

Liam Beaulieu (right) hands over a cheque for $1,000 to Alexandra Neighbourhood House, to support the group’s youth programs. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Business Excellence award winners celebrate in 2015. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed this year’s event to an online-only gathering, on Nov. 5. (File photo)
Surrey Business Excellence award winners celebrate in 2015. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed this year’s event to an online-only gathering, on Nov. 5. (File photo)
Surrey Board of Trade’s Anita Huberman moderated the first Surrey all-candidates meeting, held virtually on Thursday evening (Oct. 8).

Candidates stick to party line in Surrey virtual debate

All-digital event hosted by Surrey Board of Trade featured Green, Liberal, NDP candidates

Surrey Board of Trade’s Anita Huberman moderated the first Surrey all-candidates meeting, held virtually on Thursday evening (Oct. 8).
Erin Brockovich. (Photo: wikimedia.org)
Erin Brockovich. (Photo: wikimedia.org)
The Round Up Cafe has operated for more than six decades at 10449 King George Boulevard, Surrey. (File photo)

Landmark Surrey diner set to reopen after lengthy closure caused by COVID

Recently, it wasn’t clear to customers when, or if, the Round Up would reopen on King George Blvd.

The Round Up Cafe has operated for more than six decades at 10449 King George Boulevard, Surrey. (File photo)
White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewing will hold a fundraiser Saturday (Oct. 10), with proceeds going to support youth programs at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. (3 Dogs Brewing Facebook photo)

White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewery to host fundraiser for Alexandra Neighbourhood House

Saturday event held in conjunction with World Mental Health Day

White Rock’s 3 Dogs Brewing will hold a fundraiser Saturday (Oct. 10), with proceeds going to support youth programs at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. (3 Dogs Brewing Facebook photo)
Downtown Surrey BIA CEO Elizabeth Model (bottom, middle) with the “Click on Surrey” team, pictured clockwise from top left: George Lin (website design), Sophia Sato (marketing), Ryan Donnelly (website design), David Bergman (marketing and graphic design) and Rhys Wong (economic development). (submitted photos: DSBIA)

‘Click on Surrey’ student team helps downtown businesses go online with modern marketing

Interns have worked with 14 businesses in Downtown Surrey BIA area since mid-September

Downtown Surrey BIA CEO Elizabeth Model (bottom, middle) with the “Click on Surrey” team, pictured clockwise from top left: George Lin (website design), Sophia Sato (marketing), Ryan Donnelly (website design), David Bergman (marketing and graphic design) and Rhys Wong (economic development). (submitted photos: DSBIA)
(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)

Finalists announced for Delta Chamber’s Hats Off to Excellence Awards

Winners will be announced on Thursday, Nov. 19 in an online celebration benefiting Deltassist

(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)
Drawing shows the King George Hub project, adjacent to the similarly named SkyTrain station in Surrey. (submitted image)
Drawing shows the King George Hub project, adjacent to the similarly named SkyTrain station in Surrey. (submitted image)
The Rialto theatre has closed its doors. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey’s Rialto Theatre shutters after 200% rent increase imposed

Owner says he’s devastated by the closure of the 26-year-old business

The Rialto theatre has closed its doors. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Registered denturist Sarwar Sarwari, owner of True Fit Denture Centre in Newton, in his new mobile denture van. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey denturist goes mobile

Registered denturist Sarwar Sarwari, of True Fit Denture Centre, has had the van up and running for a month

Registered denturist Sarwar Sarwari, owner of True Fit Denture Centre in Newton, in his new mobile denture van. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
(Photo: Facebook.com/KBHoneyFamily)

B.C. food awards for Surrey-made honey, chips and ‘plant-based comfort food’

Online celebration for KB Honey, Hardbite Chips and Connie Marples’ Boosh Food, among others

(Photo: Facebook.com/KBHoneyFamily)
A new Return-it pilot project will see hybrid-electric compaction trucks used in cities across B.C. as a way to reduce emissions. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Bottle Depot part of hybrid-electic compaction truck pilot program

Return-It launches program at 16 B.C. bottle depots with aim to reduce emissions

A new Return-it pilot project will see hybrid-electric compaction trucks used in cities across B.C. as a way to reduce emissions. (Contributed photo)
A demonstration of the NeuroCatch Platform. (submitted photo)

$2M for Surrey-made brain-health device will help open door to U.S. market

Financing from BDC strengthens HealthTech Connex’s ability ‘to positively impact a billion brains’

A demonstration of the NeuroCatch Platform. (submitted photo)
(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)

New categories announced for Delta Chamber’s Hats Off to Excellence Awards

Nominations close for two new apprentice categories on Oct. 15; other categories close on Sept. 18

(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)
La Charcuterie Delicatessen Salam Kahil with customers in a photo from 2014. (File photo)

Surrey’s ‘Sandwich Nazi’ is closing his deli doors after one final weekend

Customer launched petition to urge Salam Kahil to remain open

La Charcuterie Delicatessen Salam Kahil with customers in a photo from 2014. (File photo)
Canucks jersey autographed by Elias Pettersson is among auction items. (Photo: givergy.ca/SBOT2020)

‘Virtual silent auction’ of 75 items to benefit Youth Entrepreneur Program in Surrey

Goal is to raise $15,000 as part of SBOT golf tournament this month

Canucks jersey autographed by Elias Pettersson is among auction items. (Photo: givergy.ca/SBOT2020)
Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)

More than 37,000 jobs lost in Surrey between February and July: board of trade

COVID-related impacts highlighted in new labour market intelligence report

Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Kristina Cavallari, a registered holistic nutritionist, is one of the new owners at The Organic Grocer in Surrey. (Submitted photo: Kristina Cavallari)
Kristina Cavallari, a registered holistic nutritionist, is one of the new owners at The Organic Grocer in Surrey. (Submitted photo: Kristina Cavallari)