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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Peggy Hill Remax Hallmark Realty as part of our Community Leaders Program.

 

Nayler keeps late son's memory alive through community action

Nayler keeps late son's memory alive through community action

'My husband Tom and I wanted to use Ryan's lived experience to make a difference. We wanted what he went through to be used for good,' says Barrie woman behind Ryan's Hope
Service dogs go to school, lend helping paw

Service dogs go to school, lend helping paw

'Caring for an animal can help children grow up more secure and active,' says COPE Service Dogs official
'Amazing efforts' of volunteers backbone of David Busby Centre

'Amazing efforts' of volunteers backbone of David Busby Centre

'If you see someone in need, you help them. It’s important to recognize that people have a right to live, have a right to be and have dignity,' says centre volunteer
Helping people always good career move

Helping people always good career move

'For our medical first-responder unit, there are people who join who are looking for careers within firefighting or being paramedics and police officers,' says St. John Ambulance official
Police auxiliary complements rank and file through volunteerism

Police auxiliary complements rank and file through volunteerism

'Sometimes it’s nice to simply contribute without expectation and motive,' says longtime auxiliary officer in Barrie
Walk this way: Family logs thousands of kilometres for Parkinson's

Walk this way: Family logs thousands of kilometres for Parkinson's

'It’s a shock that you’re faced with a chronic disease, especially at that age,' says Kathy Rupnow, whose son was diagnosed with Parkinson's at age 38
Volunteering brings Olympic-sized rewards for softball coach

Volunteering brings Olympic-sized rewards for softball coach

Slo-pitch tournament May 21 at the Barrie Community Sports Complex will raise money for Special Olympics Barrie