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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Simcoe Building Centre as part of our Community Leaders Program.


 

Young Professionals hitting the slopes for better healthcare

Young Professionals hitting the slopes for better healthcare

Retro-themed ski day will raise funds for MRI machine for Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
Local woman named Alpine Ontario volunteer of the year

Local woman named Alpine Ontario volunteer of the year

Kris Baird, a Wasaga Beach resident, has received the Alpine Ontario Fasken Volunteer of the Year Award.
First Shift program gives girls a low-cost intro to hockey

First Shift program gives girls a low-cost intro to hockey

38 local girls are benefitting from this year's program, which includes gear and training to lower the barrier of entry into the sport
Local company offers no-charge house cleaning to cancer patients

Local company offers no-charge house cleaning to cancer patients

Christine Mountain is working with a non-profit to support local cancer patients with the gift of a clean home
Alzheimer Society looking for help to add Collingwood services

Alzheimer Society looking for help to add Collingwood services

Within the last month, the South Georgian Bay area has become the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County's highest referral source, without a physical office here, they need community support to offer services
'Run for Her' trail run raises money for Ovarian Cancer Canada

'Run for Her' trail run raises money for Ovarian Cancer Canada

On Sept 10, Alicia Tone will run 31 km on the Bruce Trail for the 3,100 Canadian women diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year
Volunteer donates handmade knit hats to Collingwood newborns

Volunteer donates handmade knit hats to Collingwood newborns

Wendy McLachlan, a member of the Boomer Loomers which originated in Florida, uses a loom to make the hats and donates them to CGMH's obstetrics department
Grassroots Backpack Heroes invite community over for lemonade

Grassroots Backpack Heroes invite community over for lemonade

A fundraiser this Saturday, featuring a lemonade stand and 'other things' will support a local non-profit in their goal of giving away more than 500 backpacks full of school supplies this year
Kitchen Angels make hospice patients' final days better

Kitchen Angels make hospice patients' final days better

Volunteers at Campbell House prepare food for residents every day; 'We try to mirror like they are at home'
Volunteer-run dog rescue looks to collaborate with local businesses

Volunteer-run dog rescue looks to collaborate with local businesses

Free Dem Dogs was founded to ease financial so rescue organizations can focus on what really matters: saving more dogs