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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.

Guelph woman, 105, 'kind of feel like I’m getting old'

Guelph woman, 105, 'kind of feel like I’m getting old'

Guelph's Margaret MacIntosh will turn 105 on Friday
Guelph's women scientists share knowledge and experience

Guelph's women scientists share knowledge and experience

500 Women Scientists - Guelph Pod helps provide mentorship programs and events for 145 members across different science disciplines
Guelph advocate starting up a mobility aid library for residents

Guelph advocate starting up a mobility aid library for residents

Guelph Access Library founder, Kinnery Chaparrel, said they are currently seeking a scent-free and wheelchair-accessible space to store the equipment
The WOMB brings Guelph practitioners under one roof

The WOMB brings Guelph practitioners under one roof

Described as a 'wholeness centre' the facility offers services for mental, emotional and physical health, along with classes and workshops to foster community
Guelph ballerina touring across Ontario in The Nutcracker

Guelph ballerina touring across Ontario in The Nutcracker

Jessie Marshall is one of a group of young dancers selected to tour with the Ballet Jörgen Dance Company
Guelph student gets ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’

Guelph student gets ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’

Grade 11 student Julia Elmslie was recognized for her positive impact on the community, winning the 2022 Vimy Pilgrimage Award
Local lawyers share personal experiences with sexism in industry

Local lawyers share personal experiences with sexism in industry

Panel discussion held by Wellington Law Association as part of a book launch event for 'Guelph & Wellington County's Legal Past: A History of the Wellington Law Association'
Guelph ringette and Team Ontario player raises the bar for youth

Guelph ringette and Team Ontario player raises the bar for youth

Julia Mezenberg is giving back to a sport that gave her so much
New local STEM program coming for girls and non-binary youth

New local STEM program coming for girls and non-binary youth

'I think we've chosen the right place to start the chapter and there's a lot of excitement locally'
Local RMTs pen children's book about infant massage

Local RMTs pen children's book about infant massage

The book is called 'Your Nose to Your Toes' and 10 per cent of sales will go to the Children's Foundation Guelph-Wellington