SUBMITTED Kiwanian Peter Head, Rotarian Leanne Johnson, centre, and Kiwanis president Stephanie Worthington are pictured.

Project helps kids get educated

Leanne Johnson of the Rotary Club of Orillia revisited the Orillia Kiwanis Club to update the members on the Rotary Wheels for Learning project.

SUBMITTED Emma Miller recently raised $120 for New Path Youth and Family Services.

Never too young for philanthropy

Ten-year-old Emma Miller, along with her mom, New Path Youth and Family Services manager Lisa Hickling-Miller, toted a wagon full of hot chocolate, ca

Sunshine Rockers, left to right, David Hamilton, Brad Sears, David Pratt, Alison McGillivray and Dennis Chamberlain, placed second in the "B" division of the Special Olympics qualifier in Walkerton. SUBMITTED

Curlers head to Walkerton

In late November, zone playdowns for Special Olympics curling were held at the Orillia Curling Club. As a result of placing first in their division, T

Terriers fall to Hornets

In what was likely a first-round playoff preview, the Davenport Subaru Orillia Terriers did little to strike fear into their prospective opponents Wed

Submitted Quintin Hoch-Bullen helped Orillia Secondary School win a silver medal at this summer’s provincial high-school championship and led her Orillia Lady Kings U19 team to an undefeated season that climaxed with a provincial championship in a dramatic comeback the Orillia teen sparked. She is one of three nominees for the city’s 2016 Orillia Athlete of the Year award.

Lacrosse star exudes leadership

Editor’s note: Three accomplished athletes have been nominated as Orillia’s top athlete for 2016. The Packet & Times is profiling the nominees. Today,

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