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Bouquets of tulips are dropped off at Chilliwack General Hospital on April 22, 2020, as a commemoration of the Dutch Liberation by Canadians 75 years ago. The flowers were donated to health-care workers and care home residents, including war veterans. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)

Tulips donated to Fraser Valley hospital commemorate Dutch liberation

5000 tulip bouquets donated to front line workers, war veterans and residents in senior care

Bouquets of tulips are dropped off at Chilliwack General Hospital on April 22, 2020, as a commemoration of the Dutch Liberation by Canadians 75 years ago. The flowers were donated to health-care workers and care home residents, including war veterans. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)
The Chilliwack and District Seniors’ Resources Society is starting a free, weekly grocery program for low-income seniors. They are hoping to hear from the community for referrals. (Photo courtesy of USDA.)

Free grocery program available for low-income Chilliwack seniors

Weekly grocery program aims to help seniors through COVID-19 pandemic

The Chilliwack and District Seniors’ Resources Society is starting a free, weekly grocery program for low-income seniors. They are hoping to hear from the community for referrals. (Photo courtesy of USDA.)
Staff from Chilliwack General Hospital are thanking Chilliwack residents for all the love and support shown over the past weeks, as they deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hospital offers thank-you message to community

Chilliwack health-care workers say they have heard everyone’s support throughout COVID-19 pandemic

Staff from Chilliwack General Hospital are thanking Chilliwack residents for all the love and support shown over the past weeks, as they deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)
The Hike for Hospice always brings together staff, volunteers, and supporters from the community. This year, the hike will be held virtually, to encourage people to remain healthy and active during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Hike for Hospice goes virtual to encourage staying active

Annual event and fundraiser taking place online, encouraging stair walking, yoga and more

The Hike for Hospice always brings together staff, volunteers, and supporters from the community. This year, the hike will be held virtually, to encourage people to remain healthy and active during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)
Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
Glynis Mullen proposed a simple communication tool to check on neighbours and the community during COVID-19 which has been shared on social media across the country and beyond. Facebook photo/Glynis Mullen

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

Glynis Mullen proposed a simple communication tool to check on neighbours and the community during COVID-19 which has been shared on social media across the country and beyond. Facebook photo/Glynis Mullen
Despite COVID-19 concerns canceling this year’s Key Club District Convention in Portland, awards were handed out virtually. Once again, Chilliwack’s two student-led groups have earned high praise. (Submitted photo)

Convention called off for Key Clubs, but Chilliwack still earns awards

‘To be recognized at this level is truly amazing!’

Despite COVID-19 concerns canceling this year’s Key Club District Convention in Portland, awards were handed out virtually. Once again, Chilliwack’s two student-led groups have earned high praise. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo’s Curtis Wright won $1 million playing Lotto 6/49. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo man wins lotto, plans to buy $16,000 fridge

Curtis Wright a winner in Lotto 6/49 draw

Nanaimo’s Curtis Wright won $1 million playing Lotto 6/49. (Photo submitted)