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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.


From competitor to teacher, Brent Fryia keeps family tradition alive and kicking

From competitor to teacher, Brent Fryia keeps family tradition alive and kicking

Local wrestling/MMA coach excited about hosting upcoming event on March 14 at the Machine Shop
Volunteering has led to friendships for international student

Volunteering has led to friendships for international student

You may see him volunteering at Bon Soo this week
Former police chief enjoying photography, being a grampa

Former police chief enjoying photography, being a grampa

In this edition of Following Up, we catch up with former police chief Bob Davies
Former social services worker finds meaning as St. Vincent Place volunteer

Former social services worker finds meaning as St. Vincent Place volunteer

Face-to-face contact with people in difficult situations is vital, says Shauna DiGasparro
Help for Harrison: Community comes together for five-year-old leukemia patient

Help for Harrison: Community comes together for five-year-old leukemia patient

Saultites rally behind Harrison Belair and family following leukemia diagnosis
Some things never change: Veteran coach Mike Hall just keeps on winning

Some things never change: Veteran coach Mike Hall just keeps on winning

Now coach of the Sault College Cougars, Hall sometimes wonders what could have been if given the chance at the next level
Legacy of last year's robotics success lives on, says program coordinator

Legacy of last year's robotics success lives on, says program coordinator

Last year, an ADSB team was ranked No. 1 in the world and those following in their footsteps have taken notice
Wendy Gutcher is on an unstoppable mission to help Saultites in need

Wendy Gutcher is on an unstoppable mission to help Saultites in need

'This is my dream, and this is my plan. I’m going to help people survive; because I get it'
One season in, new dinner theatre company has created something 'magical'

One season in, new dinner theatre company has created something 'magical'

For Marc Beaudette and Sandra Forsell, a decision to return to their home community created an opportunity to build something special
Karen Lefave wishes more people knew about her charity for families of sick kids

Karen Lefave wishes more people knew about her charity for families of sick kids

After her own experience travelling and residing in Toronto while her daughters received care, Lefave has been trying to make it easier for others