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These stories about about the Extraordinary People who help out our community daily are made possible through the continued support of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Thunder Bay volunteer receives provincial award

Thunder Bay volunteer receives provincial award

Donna Brown was presented with the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism in December.
Nominations open for Respect Awards

Nominations open for Respect Awards

Respect Awards are given to individuals, organizations and businesses that have helped enhance diversity, inclusion, equity and respect for others.
East Gorham Fire & Rescue receives donation that will help with training

East Gorham Fire & Rescue receives donation that will help with training

Funds were used to help purchase training materials for firefighters.
Winederful an important fundraiser for OKC

Winederful an important fundraiser for OKC

The event has raised nearly $130,000 over the last nine years.
Sleeping Giant’s Craft Cares campaign underway

Sleeping Giant’s Craft Cares campaign underway

For the sixth straight year, the Sleeping Giant Brewing Company is helping to give back to the community.
Dream Land on the Bay boosts kids' causes

Dream Land on the Bay boosts kids' causes

A community fundraiser helped make children's dreams come true in more ways than one, giving local kids the chance to meet some of their favourite movie characters.
Firefighters become servers at Boston Pizza

Firefighters become servers at Boston Pizza

The event, which has been held for 14 years, raises funds for the Toys for Tots campaign.
Hunter Brothers raising money for Food Banks Canada

Hunter Brothers raising money for Food Banks Canada

Canadian country music group playing in Thunder Bay on Dec. 4
St. Joseph's Be Their Secret Santa campaign underway

St. Joseph's Be Their Secret Santa campaign underway

The St. Joseph’s Care Group has been helping out their clients who are alone during Christmas with their annual Be Their Secret Santa campaign, which is celebrating its ninth year of operation.
Therapeutic riding program gets big boost from Speedway 50/50

Therapeutic riding program gets big boost from Speedway 50/50

A local therapeutic horseback riding charity calls a fundraising haul of over $61,000 from 50/50 raffles held at the Thunder City Speedway over the summer a 'Godsend.'
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