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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 AFYA Skin and Body Clinic as part of our Community Leaders Program.

It's all family for Bishop Macdonell kicker Martina Vair

It's all family for Bishop Macdonell kicker Martina Vair

'She jumped right in, she's playing defence, she's playing contact with the boys,' said head coach, Justin Shoniker
Soon to turn 100, local woman embarks on 100 walks for charity

Soon to turn 100, local woman embarks on 100 walks for charity

Orpha Thrasher will complete 100 walks by the time she turns 100 all while fundraising for HOPE House
Cindy Graham's dedication to finding a cure continues after her passing

Cindy Graham's dedication to finding a cure continues after her passing

'Cindy was the hero here, we’re just trying to live up to her'
Charlotte Yates, first woman appointed as president and vice-chancellor of U of G

Charlotte Yates, first woman appointed as president and vice-chancellor of U of G

'I am excited to advance the work currently underway to ensure that the University of Guelph continues its mission to Improve Life'
Guelph playwright's characters come to life on stage

Guelph playwright's characters come to life on stage

Janet and Louise, by Deanna Kruger, at the Here for Now Theatre Festival in Stratford
Feds pitch in $196,000 to help Guelph Soccer achieve gender equality

Feds pitch in $196,000 to help Guelph Soccer achieve gender equality

She's Got Game – She Can Play project aims to increase the number of female players and coaches
Local women's group ready to get back Up and Running (or walking) for mental and physical health

Local women's group ready to get back Up and Running (or walking) for mental and physical health

Online survey seeks input on needs and perspectives
Guelph woman doing charity swim to support homeless and hungry

Guelph woman doing charity swim to support homeless and hungry

'No matter what your crisis or what your bank account, hunger hurts'
GCVI student brings attention to food insecurity through award-winning artistic creation

GCVI student brings attention to food insecurity through award-winning artistic creation

Maeve Brennagh-Mackie received $1,000 prize for This Square is a Circle
Pandemic painting provides calm for Guelph artist

Pandemic painting provides calm for Guelph artist

A tribute to frontline workers, 'Protecting Us' hangs at the University of Guelph