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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.


New local businesses maneuver challenges in the face of COVID-19

New local businesses maneuver challenges in the face of COVID-19

Startups aren't without challenges in normal times, and small businesses are now confronted with many new obstacles in the face of COVID-19
Local mom helps Grade 12 grads create keepsake video

Local mom helps Grade 12 grads create keepsake video

Allyson Craig is putting together a video of students across the Sault who won't have the chance to celebrate their grad this year amid COVID-19
'All I could think was, these girls might not remember me!' Why Kyleigh Provenzano is a brain tumour warrior

'All I could think was, these girls might not remember me!' Why Kyleigh Provenzano is a brain tumour warrior

The wife of Sault Ste. Marie's mayor thought she was just a tired mom. A CAT scan suggested there was more to it than that
Volunteers switch gears as need for masks and PPE continues

Volunteers switch gears as need for masks and PPE continues

While some volunteer opportunities have dried up due to COVID-19, some have found that their skills can be used elsewhere
Retired nurses answering call to become mask-makers as front-line demand continues

Retired nurses answering call to become mask-makers as front-line demand continues

In the first edition of The Front Line, a regular series of stories about people who have become essential during the COVID-19 crisis, SooToday talks to volunteers who have stepped up
Lebel's love for baseball as strong as always <b>(8 photos)</b>

Lebel's love for baseball as strong as always (8 photos)

Despite turning 70, Mike Lebel has not slowed down and he continues to be a stabilizing force in baseball locally
Ill children and their families under extra pressure in the face of coronavirus

Ill children and their families under extra pressure in the face of coronavirus

Karen Lefave, one of the Twinkie Foundation's founders, says COVID-19 has changed medical plans for many families with ill children
Local counsellor highlights COVID-19's impact on children: 'Their normal has been taken away'

Local counsellor highlights COVID-19's impact on children: 'Their normal has been taken away'

Kelsey Dugas suggests keeping some kind of routine with children to maintain a sense of normalcy during this disruption to their lives
Volunteering a priority for student, competitive golfer

Volunteering a priority for student, competitive golfer

Isaac Lennox is isolating at home for the time-being, but says his dedication to Algoma Residential Community Hospice hasn't faded
Local couple has printed more than 1,000 plastic 'ear protectors' for front-line health workers

Local couple has printed more than 1,000 plastic 'ear protectors' for front-line health workers

With COVID-19 creating a slow-down in the real estate market, Joanne Kovich and Jason Sproule have put their down time to good use by running their 3D printers around the clock