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Lourdes honours Dallaire

Our Lady of Lourdes high school will hand out two Lourdes National Leadership Awards during this school year to well-known figures from Canada’s armed forces and national police force.

Free wills help out area charities

Lawyers in Guelph will be writing up wills for free this October in an effort to support charity in a unique fundraising event.

Banners highlight downtown’s diversity

The Downtown Guelph Business Association is highlighting its shops, restaurants and services with a new series of banners on display on Gordon Street.

Author offers new book for free

Local author Bill Hulet is offering people the chance to read his book, Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World, for free during the month of October.

Living on Less program begins

For people who have ever wanted to learn how to live on less money, with less stuff, less stress and less of an environmental impact, the next session of the Living on Less workshop series is set to begin Oct. 20.

Purple ribbons a reminder

Throughout the month of October, people will be sporting purple ribbons as a reminder that everyone has a role to play in keeping children safe.

United Way Day of Caring

Companies and workplaces from around the city and around Wellington County put their employees to work in a volunteer capacity on Oct. 15 for the United Way Day of Caring.

Families to Permanence

Goal is to provide permanent homes for foster children

Currently, Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County has about 200 kids in care in just over 80 foster homes.

United Way

Sky-high fundraising

In the above inset, Nicolette Paradela (far left) uses her cellphone to snap a few pics while, next to her, mom Christina Paradela just takes in the view during a United Way fundraising event on Carden Street on Friday.

Diwali Festival of Lights on Sunday

The Guelph Punjabi Cultural Group is celebrating the Hindu festival of lights with a family event featuring food and entertainment Oct. 12 at the Hanlon Convention Centre.

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