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Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans

A good teacher encourages you to learn more on your own. One of the things I like most about Marvelous Cornelius is that Bildner shares Cornelius’ story in the form of a folk tale, then in the author’s note, encourages readers to learn… 319 more words

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Vernon woman feeds hungry students

VERNON – Preparing breakfast for up to 100 students may seem like a daunting task but it’s something students at Seaton Secondary School in Vernon look forward to every morning thanks to Anne Mae Rea. 365 more words


Nominate a Local Hero to be featured on Global Okanagan

Do you know someone awesome in the Okanagan? Tell us about them so we can tell their story!

It could be someone who keeps a positive attitude through tough times, someone who constantly puts others’ needs before their own, perhaps a teacher or coach who goes above and beyond, or a young person who gives back in a big way. 150 more words


Penticton woman models how one person can make a difference

PENTICTON – Penticton resident Amberlee Erdmann is a model in more ways than one.

“I find it almost like a creative expression. I have been modelling for years and I really enjoy modelling and raising money for different charities so whether it’s a fashion show fundraiser or if it’s just modelling of an image to help promote an event, I really do what I can,” says Erdmann. 381 more words


SES volunteer thanked for 40 years...and more

SES volunteer thanked for 40 years

SANDY Strait State Emergency Service team coordinator Ian McGeachin has been volunteering for almost as long as the service’s exitence. 288 more words

WATCH: Local Hero Jumps Scooter Over Creek

They said it couldn’t be done but then one day part time grocery bagger and full time challenge accepter Steve decided to just give’er, “My plan? 31 more words


Local Hero Green Award winners 2015

We are very proud to be one of the sponsors of the first ever Local Hero Awards organised by Radio Ceredigion. We sponsored the Green Award as it fits totally with our ethos of sustainability and wanting the very best for people and all creatures on this beautiful planet that we share. 579 more words