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Salvation Army canteen truck helps meet growing local needs

Salvation Army canteen truck helps meet growing local needs

'We serve a hot meal to whoever wants to drop by,' says Street Team Coordinator for Orillia Salvation Army, noting demand has spiked since pandemic
CFUW Orillia's Coldest Night of the Year team among tops in Canada (6 photos)

CFUW Orillia's Coldest Night of the Year team among tops in Canada (6 photos)

The Orillia team raised $26,674 for the Lighthouse - the seventh highest team amount in Canada; 'What a tremendous group effort,' says Lighthouse official
Runners race to medals as Snowflake Series concludes (4 photos)

Runners race to medals as Snowflake Series concludes (4 photos)

More than 90 runners participated Sunday in a popular annual event that doubles as a fundraiser for three local groups
Orillia woman with MS hosting fundraiser to mark mom's birthday

Orillia woman with MS hosting fundraiser to mark mom's birthday

'We want to get the support and awareness out there so people know they aren’t alone,' says Whitney Murray, who is organizing April 9 event
Graduating? Can't afford a dress? Prom Glitz is for you

Graduating? Can't afford a dress? Prom Glitz is for you

A variety of beautiful new and gently used gowns for all shapes and sizes are available for free for Grade 12 prom goers and Grade 8 graduates
OrilliaMatters launches Random Acts of Kindness program

OrilliaMatters launches Random Acts of Kindness program

Nominate someone who makes our community a better place for a special surprise
Community partners, students unite to build fence at Lighthouse

Community partners, students unite to build fence at Lighthouse

'This isn’t just a fence; it’s a community partnership and a collaboration of a whole lot of people who care about what we do here at the Lighthouse,' says official
Bowl for Kids' Sake returns to Orillia, Coldwater in May

Bowl for Kids' Sake returns to Orillia, Coldwater in May

Event, 'a celebration of the power of human connection and positive mentorship,' raises money, awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program
Comedian Brent Butt to perform at Rescue Lake Simcoe fundraiser

Comedian Brent Butt to perform at Rescue Lake Simcoe fundraiser

The Laughs for Lake Simcoe event will take place at the Orillia Opera House on May 4
'Healthy hiker' preparing to hike entire 900-km Bruce Trail

'Healthy hiker' preparing to hike entire 900-km Bruce Trail

'Hiking reminds me that we are just another element in creation,' says hiker whose goal for the journey is to raise $50,000 for women's shelters