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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.


Jim celebrates 50 years of helping out on the hills

Jim celebrates 50 years of helping out on the hills

Jim Ellis Sr. honoured for half century of service with the Canadian Ski Patrol, looking out for skiers safety
After nearly 30 years, historic stained glass window project almost complete <b>(7 photos)</b>

After nearly 30 years, historic stained glass window project almost complete (7 photos)

Charlie and Wendy Thomlinson on last leg of glass restoration project for Bishop Fauquier Memorial Chapel
Special birthday, special lady, special New Year’s card <b>(6 photos)</b>

Special birthday, special lady, special New Year’s card (6 photos)

The Sault’s Frances Grasley celebrates 100th birthday; party includes family, friends and a 70-year-old ‘Happy New Year’ greeting card with some miles on it
Sault native recognized as leader in nursing education

Sault native recognized as leader in nursing education

Brenda Orazietti honoured recently by Registered Nurses Association of Ontario
Ezio's back in business with new barbershop

Ezio's back in business with new barbershop

Ezio Metallo reopens after Queen Street East fire destroyed his downtown barbershop just two months ago
A different kind of tattoo <b>(5 photos)</b>

A different kind of tattoo (5 photos)

Kelley Westlake, Sault veteran, has had her share of personal health battles; local artist airbrushes her prosthetic limb
Wendylynn prepares to make huge sacrifice

Wendylynn prepares to make huge sacrifice

Sault woman to donate a kidney; says ‘I believe I was put on the planet to help people’
When a group of Sault women dressed up like men, started a club <b>(6 photos)</b>

When a group of Sault women dressed up like men, started a club (6 photos)

87 years after its formation, Sault’s Elettra Marconi Ladies Society keeps giving back to community, preserving Italian culture
Self-acknowledgement can be a very empowering exercise, says award recipient <b>(3 photos)</b>

Self-acknowledgement can be a very empowering exercise, says award recipient (3 photos)

Karen Bird presented with ATHENA award at Women in Business Breakfast
VIDEO: Karate chops and cheeseburgers

VIDEO: Karate chops and cheeseburgers

Rudy Timmerman still practising, teaching martial arts; all funds from new club go to helping Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 deliver services to veterans