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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.


Longtime track and field organizer says love of the sport has never gone away

Longtime track and field organizer says love of the sport has never gone away

Pat Nardini says it will be tough on young athletes if this year's elementary meets are cancelled, as they are likely to be due to COVID-19
Lisa Vezeau-Allen: Social enterprise warrior

Lisa Vezeau-Allen: Social enterprise warrior

The Ward 2 city councillor says donations snowballed to help make Grocer 4 Good happen. It provides a place for people who want to work, but have essentially been shut out of the workforce
No matter what he’s doing, the man known as ‘Happy’ always has a smile on his face

No matter what he’s doing, the man known as ‘Happy’ always has a smile on his face

Even at 78 years of age, Hapanovich is still giving his time to help others
Tuesday Hikers celebrate 1,000 journeys together <b>(10 photos)</b>

Tuesday Hikers celebrate 1,000 journeys together (10 photos)

The group started in 1994, and has grown and evolved since as women from different backgrounds join to explore the Sault and area
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