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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Grand River Agricultural Society as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Feeding the hungry, feeding the soul at Elora's Bungalow Community Project

Feeding the hungry, feeding the soul at Elora's Bungalow Community Project

'The miraculous thing about the Bungalow Community Luncheon is that it was immediately welcomed and everyone came'
Fergus teens step up to the plate by making takeout Christmas dinners

Fergus teens step up to the plate by making takeout Christmas dinners

'We just want to make sure that they are giving back to the community and to make sure the community is feeling the love and the Christmas spirit'
Wellington County homeowners run Christmas light shows to raise money, shed light on social issues

Wellington County homeowners run Christmas light shows to raise money, shed light on social issues

'Christmas is a time for giving, so why not do something good out of this?'
CWDHS sustainable style swap: a lesson in sustainability

CWDHS sustainable style swap: a lesson in sustainability

New initiative sees students able to freely take what they need from donated clothing
A journey that starts from the heart

A journey that starts from the heart

Retired police sergeant Pete Viol is on a 750-kilometre canoe trip for Cardiac Care fundraising journey from Port Severn to Ottawa
Local Fergus community helping each other out with The Giving Spot

Local Fergus community helping each other out with The Giving Spot

The giving spot is a place to donate and take items that can be reused for free
KIPP Elora proves life Is what you bake it

KIPP Elora proves life Is what you bake it

Kitchen In the Park Project offering treats to community members during summer bakes
Local reverend bridges gap between marginalized community members and faith

Local reverend bridges gap between marginalized community members and faith

Rev. Ann Turner is encouraging community members from every walk of life to get involved and make a difference
Retired teacher keeps the community rolling

Retired teacher keeps the community rolling

John Scott provides bicycle repairs from his home-based shop on Aqua Street in Elora
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