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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Bocchinfuso Funeral Home Inc as part of our Community Leaders Program.


New supporters help turn Terry Fox Run into great success

New supporters help turn Terry Fox Run into great success

This year's Thorold Terry Fox Run saw an influx of new participants who felt inspired to raise money for cancer research; 'People were stopping and cheering us on'
Thorold volunteer aims to improve lives of older adults

Thorold volunteer aims to improve lives of older adults

Jean D’Amelio-Swyer has spent the last decade trying to make Thorold a better place for older adults; 'Volunteering is really good for both your mental, physical, and social well-being'
The women who put Port Robinson on the map

The women who put Port Robinson on the map

For the past eight years, 'Port Robinson Proud' has given a voice to the small community on the banks of the Welland Canal; 'I think we’ve been a very loud political voice but we’ve been positive'
Port Robinson neighbours come together for Ukrainian family

Port Robinson neighbours come together for Ukrainian family

A group of neighbours is organizing a benefit for a Ukrainian family that recently settled in Canada; 'I couldn’t imagine what that would be like to have to leave everything behind and start over'
Thorold welcomes 'fantastic' new group of volunteer firefighters

Thorold welcomes 'fantastic' new group of volunteer firefighters

Graduation ceremony was held Monday night for the new batch of volunteers; 'We rely on them to back up our staff and to be there for the city when they need them'
City fetes parade founder, longtime seniors volunteer

City fetes parade founder, longtime seniors volunteer

The Thorold Senior Citizens of the Year Awards were handed out Wednesday; the annual awards honour two older adults for their contributions to the community
Helpers: Symons gears up for another summer helping the vulnerable

Helpers: Symons gears up for another summer helping the vulnerable

Big-hearted Thorold community advocate ready to do his part for Niagara – and Ukraine
HELPERS: 'Women have to stick together,' says Thorold driver after car-savvy Samaritan shows up

HELPERS: 'Women have to stick together,' says Thorold driver after car-savvy Samaritan shows up

Joscelyne was on her way to an overnight job when everything went south — but a helping hand emerged
Homeowners ensure former blacksmith shop 'will never be a townhouse, or an apartment, or a McDonald's'

Homeowners ensure former blacksmith shop 'will never be a townhouse, or an apartment, or a McDonald's'

Thanks to the tireless efforts of Heritage Thorold volunteers, the city now has the honour of claiming the most designated properties per capita in Ontario, boosting Thorold's attractiveness to residents and tourists.
'Knighthood in organized merciful action'

'Knighthood in organized merciful action'

Known for their beef-on-a-bun fundraisers, the Thorold Knights of Columbus have been helping Thorold and Niagara since 1921