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Liz Holroyd with her husband Scott created the White Rock Parkinson Walk and are excited for it’s triumphant in-person return. (Contributed photo)

White Rock resident bringing Parkinson SuperWalk back to the city, raising awareness about disease

Liz Holroyd is an advocate for Parkinson’s Disease awareness and research after being diagnosed

 

18-year-old Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali (left) and 17-year-old Yasbirat Ytatek were killed by a driver fleeing a traffic stop in New Westminster on July 26. (Oliyad Ali/Youtube & GoFundMe photos)

2 teens killed after driver flees police in Lower Mainland; fundraisers launched for families

Yasbirat Ytatek and Samir Olyad Suleiman Ali were killed in a collision on July 26

 

More than 200 paddlers participated in the 2017 Champion of the Crescent. This year’s event is set for Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Champion of the Crescent event set for Saturday at Crescent Beach

Event is a fundraiser for Surrey Memorial Hospital’s youth mental-health initiatives

 

Maggie Davies, a member of Oneness Gogos, ‘welcomed’ the group to St. John’s, Newfoundland on their Canadian tour. (Contributed photo)

White Rock grandmothers complete a virtual tour of the globe

Oneness Gogos is a non-profit organization that aims to provide support to African grandmothers

Maggie Davies, a member of Oneness Gogos, ‘welcomed’ the group to St. John’s, Newfoundland on their Canadian tour. (Contributed photo)
SEMO Foundation supporters attend a charity golf tournament in June at Guildford Golf & Country Club. The SEMO Foundation will hold its annual INSPIRE fundraising event Aug. 20 atop Langley’s Westlund Building. (Photo submitted: SEMO Foundation)

SEMO Foundation to hold fundraiser for six local charities

Surrey charity to host buffet atop Langley’s Westlund Building

SEMO Foundation supporters attend a charity golf tournament in June at Guildford Golf & Country Club. The SEMO Foundation will hold its annual INSPIRE fundraising event Aug. 20 atop Langley’s Westlund Building. (Photo submitted: SEMO Foundation)
Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

78-year-old Ken Barkman of Chilliwack riding 3,000 kilometres for BC Children’s Hospital

Grandfather helping son and wife, who have adopted four high-risk babies

Ken Barkman at Save-On-Foods in Garrison Crossing on June 5, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)

B.C. artist featured on song to help people of Ukraine

Red Harvest features vocals by Summerland musician Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers is featured in the song Red Harvest. The song, by Richard T. Bear and featuring Rodgers, is in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (Quarto Valley Records)
Local real estate agent and Elks member Ines Quiroga joined Mayor Darryl Walker and club first vice-president Al Burns in the kitchen during the pancake breakfast that opened the Support Ukraine event at the White Rock Elks Club, May 28.

White Rock-South Surrey community turned out for Elks’ Support Ukraine event

More than twice the anticipated total raised at fundraiser

Local real estate agent and Elks member Ines Quiroga joined Mayor Darryl Walker and club first vice-president Al Burns in the kitchen during the pancake breakfast that opened the Support Ukraine event at the White Rock Elks Club, May 28.
On June 11, the Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo will host their first in-person, used-clothing sale since 2019. (Contributed photo)

Used-clothing sale to support South Surrey self-advocates

June 11 event to be held at Semiahmoo House Society

On June 11, the Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo will host their first in-person, used-clothing sale since 2019. (Contributed photo)
A recent shredding event hosted by the Rotary Club of South Surrey was ‘very successful,’ organizers say. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey shredding fundraiser grosses $7,800

Proceeds from Rotary club’s biannual event to benefit community, international projects

A recent shredding event hosted by the Rotary Club of South Surrey was ‘very successful,’ organizers say. (Contributed photo)
Chantrell Elementary Grade 7 students (from left) Olivia Goodman, Sophia Awan and Poppy Bower-Gibbs strike a pose after a bake sale they hosted as part of the school’s Jean Up event raised more than $700 for BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey students cook up $700 boost for BC Children’s Hospital

Bake-sale event pushes school’s ‘Jean Up’ fundraising total past $3,200

Chantrell Elementary Grade 7 students (from left) Olivia Goodman, Sophia Awan and Poppy Bower-Gibbs strike a pose after a bake sale they hosted as part of the school’s Jean Up event raised more than $700 for BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed photo)
Walk honourees Donna and Mike Wager with Harry Bains, Minister of Labour cutting the ribbon to begin the Walk for Alzheimer’s at Bayview Park on Sunday afternoon. (Contributed photo)

Alzheimer fundraising walk returned to White Rock

After a two-year hiatus, the Walk returned to White Rock waterfront on Sunday

Walk honourees Donna and Mike Wager with Harry Bains, Minister of Labour cutting the ribbon to begin the Walk for Alzheimer’s at Bayview Park on Sunday afternoon. (Contributed photo)
Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Cross-Canada journey launches from Victoria for under-researched heart condition

Man who lost wife to ARVC hopes to raise $75,000 with second three-month leg of cycling trek

Adam Hoerdt is seen with his bicycle and caravan Thursday morning in Fairfield. The second leg of his cross-Canada cycling fundraiser for ARVC will take three months and is tasked with raising $75,000 for an electrophysiologist fellowship in Toronto. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
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Sullivan Elementary teacher Annette Harris with student Maeva Bhullar, who raised $6,126 during the school's Jump Rope for Heart campaign. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey student, 6, raises more than half of school’s $10,473 total, then donates prize toy

‘I want to help people,’ says Maeva Bhullar at Sullivan Elementary

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Sullivan Elementary teacher Annette Harris with student Maeva Bhullar, who raised $6,126 during the school's Jump Rope for Heart campaign. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
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Surrey teacher’s Zumbathon for Cancer returns to Fleetwood Park gym June 3

Fitness-themed fundraiser held at school where Elaine Chong works

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White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined the Mayors Food Bank Challenge which is over on May 31. (File photo)

‘Please give’: Mayor Darryl Walker urges White Rock to support local food bank

Mayors Food Bank Challenge runs until the end of May

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined the Mayors Food Bank Challenge which is over on May 31. (File photo)
This Brookswood home is part of a $2.5-million prize package. It comes complete with a two-bedroom legal basement suite and much more. (Hometown Heroes Lottery/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Langley smart house part of Hometown Heroes Lottery

A Lower Mainland prize home is the primary part of $2.5-M package currently up for grabs

This Brookswood home is part of a $2.5-million prize package. It comes complete with a two-bedroom legal basement suite and much more. (Hometown Heroes Lottery/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Women and children are the focus of efforts ongoing in Zimbabwe by the South Surrey-based Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey garage sale to aid efforts in Zimbabwe

Society founders recently spent three months in African country

Women and children are the focus of efforts ongoing in Zimbabwe by the South Surrey-based Zimbabwe Gecko Society. (Contributed photo)
Jakob-Anthony with his younger sister Emma-Leigh Handley will be going to Calgary with their mother Katie for Jakob’s 16th surgery. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey woman starts bottle drive for son’s doctor’s appointment in Calgary

Katie Handley’s son Jakob-Anthony, 13, has Noonan syndrome

Jakob-Anthony with his younger sister Emma-Leigh Handley will be going to Calgary with their mother Katie for Jakob’s 16th surgery. (Contributed photo)