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Posted On Friday, 21 September, 2018

Kitchener – Members of the Kitchener Professional Fire Fighters Association are hoping you’ll help them fill their boots this Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For the 13 th year, local firefighters will be collecting donations for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Residents are asked to join firefighters at either the Sunrise Centre or Highland Hills Mall and give what they can.
“The donations collected provide support to people in our community who really...

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Posted On Friday, 14 September, 2018

  Rogers Hometown Hockey is Heading to Kitchener  October 5 to 7
– Festival taking place during 50 th anniversary of Oktoberfest  – – Former NHLers Darryl Sittler, Nik Antropov and Darcy Tucker and Canadian power pop band The Pursuit of Happiness to join the weekend festivities –
TORONTO (September 13, 2018) Rogers TM Hometown Hockey TM Tour presented by Scotiabank and Dodge is heading to Kitchener, ON,...

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Posted On Friday, 14 September, 2018

Kitchener – It’s been three weeks since an explosion rocked a quiet Kitchener neighbourhood and residents of Sprucedale Crescent continue to come together and work with city staff to recover and rebuild. Hearing the stories of people coming together is one of the most heartwarming parts about recovering from a significant event.
One of the ways Sprucedale Crescent resident Brock Greenhalgh wanted to help the neighbourhood heal was by starting a GoFundMe campaign...

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Posted On Monday, 10 September, 2018

 
Kitchener – Twenty-five years ago, Kitchener City Hall opened its doors with a vision of being the open and welcoming heart of the city. A place where community is built. A place where people connect with each other, and with those who represent them.
“The opening of a new city hall in 1993, after 20 years in a leased building, was an exciting time for both employees and the community,” says Mayor Berry Vrbanovic. “As someone who was an...

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Posted On Friday, 31 August, 2018

KITCHENER – Are you passionate about your community and interested in contributing positively to Kitchener’s civic life? The City of Kitchener is seeking volunteers to fill various positions on its citizen advisory committees and boards. Volunteers can meet new people, learn more about how municipal government works, and contribute their skills and expertise to play an important role in shaping Kitchener’s future.   
“Volunteering makes a...

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