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These inspirational and diverse stories about local women of all ages in our community are made possible through the continued support of Original Home Furniture as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Sisters start local Facebook group to help moms find and swap baby items

Sisters start local Facebook group to help moms find and swap baby items

‘It great to see items being reused and passed on'
100 Women Who Care Centre Wellington contributes $64,000 to local charities since forming

100 Women Who Care Centre Wellington contributes $64,000 to local charities since forming

'Hearing what our money is able to produce is absolutely astonishing'
A woman with various roles, Barbara Evoy finds time for advocacy

A woman with various roles, Barbara Evoy finds time for advocacy

Evoy is an award-winning community leader who takes on many positions, including advocating for women
Wellington County lacrosse player and referee Frances McKnight receives award for dedication to sport

Wellington County lacrosse player and referee Frances McKnight receives award for dedication to sport

'I love everything about lacrosse, it’s my favourite sport by far, and I just love being back in it even if you’re not playing'
Fergus nurse helping people get better sleep

Fergus nurse helping people get better sleep

Julia Worrall launched The Sleep RN clinic in 2015 and launched Best Sleep Magazine earlier this year
Woman's battle with breast cancer inspires fitness fundraiser

Woman's battle with breast cancer inspires fitness fundraiser

Organizers of the Tour de Elora are hoping participants collectively log 10,000 km and raise $10,000 for a Kitchener cancer centre
Basketball summer camp teaches fundamentals, brings empowerment for young female athletes

Basketball summer camp teaches fundamentals, brings empowerment for young female athletes

CW Celtics are running a summer camp that encourages young girls to build confidence on and off the court
Volunteer work garners Rachel Mulder Youth Citizen of the Year Award

Volunteer work garners Rachel Mulder Youth Citizen of the Year Award

Belwood woman has donated her time to Fergus Horticultural Society, serving high school lunches, singing in church choir and more
Yoga Instructors bring sense of calm during uncertain times

Yoga Instructors bring sense of calm during uncertain times

Awareness Yoga has switched to an online format to offer at-home classes for those looking for a sense of peace and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic
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