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Great Stories

Do you know someone with a great story? We want to share it!

Everyone knows a great person with a great story. So, our concept is simple. Find amazing people in our community with great stories to tell and share those stories with everyone else.

We are looking for heroes, philanthropists, innovators, volunteers, good neighbours, visionaries, donors, adventurers, veterans or anyone you think is a great person with a unique story.

Submit a short summary that includes the name of the person and the story you think we should highlight. Give us your name and contact info as well as the contact for the person you want us to write about (or he best person to contact that can tell their story).

Submit below.


Fundraising tournament's success relies on hard-working couple

Fundraising tournament's success relies on hard-working couple

Albert and Erin Williams have been with the Charity Hockey Classic since the beginning
Sikh community practise seva, donate care packages to local women's shelters <b>(5 photos)</b>

Sikh community practise seva, donate care packages to local women's shelters (5 photos)

The Algoma Sikh Association offers up seva, or selfless service, by providing care packages for Pauline's Place, Women in Crisis Algoma
High school hockey's ironman finally stepping aside after 35 years (8 photos)

High school hockey's ironman finally stepping aside after 35 years (8 photos)

Remi Gentes says it's time to give more time to his grandkids
Local man to run 100 consecutive marathons. But first, have some pasta!

Local man to run 100 consecutive marathons. But first, have some pasta!

Rick Fall hopes to fulfil Terry Fox's legacy
Jean-Paul De Roover has a musical instinct for change

Jean-Paul De Roover has a musical instinct for change

Thunder Bay-based singer-songwriter-producer is clearly not a person satisfied with the status quo. He is bringing his genre-defining approach back to Sault Ste. Marie for a Friday the 13th gig.
Steve Dominy: Keeping local trails happy for four decades

Steve Dominy: Keeping local trails happy for four decades

Concieved in 1973, the Voyageur Trail Association maintains a continuous 300-kilometre section of trail from Spanish to Goulais River. Dominy is one of the volunteers that helps make that happen
Despite all his battles, Tom Coulterman takes on new challenges

Despite all his battles, Tom Coulterman takes on new challenges

Nigerian curlers, many more have benefitted from wisdom of longtime coach
Drew Viotto is a big kid with big dreams

Drew Viotto is a big kid with big dreams

Sault teen's move to Michigan paying off as signal caller sets sights on Division I scholarship
Paul Walz started volunteering in high school. He shows no signs of slowing down

Paul Walz started volunteering in high school. He shows no signs of slowing down

Rotarian has helped with science fair for youth
Local hockey rinks tend to be Carr’s home away from home

Local hockey rinks tend to be Carr’s home away from home

Local volunteer does what it takes to contribute