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Following Up articles share stories about local people previously featured in the news.

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Retired WRPS Sgt. raises over $25K paddling 650 km for St. Mary’s General Hospital

Retired WRPS Sgt. raises over $25K paddling 650 km for St. Mary’s General Hospital

He has raised around $139,000 in total over the last few years
The Butterfly Approach: How one company is transforming the culture in long-term care homes

The Butterfly Approach: How one company is transforming the culture in long-term care homes

Meaningful Care Matters’ innovative care model is emotion-focused and person-centred to make LTC’s feel less like a facility and more like a home
Making dreams come true at 900 km/h

Making dreams come true at 900 km/h

For the last seven years, the Waterloo Warbirds have been restoring and operating Cold War era ex-military jets, honouring veterans and offering once in a lifetime passenger rides
Nutrition for Learning combats hunger while helping students succeed

Nutrition for Learning combats hunger while helping students succeed

'I think that we're helping these young people figure out how to make healthy choices'
Even after opening, pandemic continues to put pressure on hairdressers

Even after opening, pandemic continues to put pressure on hairdressers

‘You're never not stressed out at the end of the day, whether we're open or closed,’ says local hair stylist Holly Fuhr
Maxwell’s launches recovery fundraiser: ‘every bit helps’

Maxwell’s launches recovery fundraiser: ‘every bit helps’

After being closed for 18 months, their first concert is scheduled for Oct. 23
Putting for life skills

Putting for life skills

Carly Peister's golf program focuses on game-based learning and helps teach kids essential life skills like self-discipline and patience
Sanguen Mobile bus team continues to dismantle barriers to medical care in the community

Sanguen Mobile bus team continues to dismantle barriers to medical care in the community

The bus launched in March 2020, and services between 50 to 100 people per week in Kitchener and Cambridge
It’s been a challenging year, but one filled with community support for the food bank

It’s been a challenging year, but one filled with community support for the food bank

As demand for food services increased, the Food Bank of Waterloo Region was able to provide the community with 26 per cent more food than in previous years through planning and community collaboration
Tiny Home Takeout brings people together in the name of good food

Tiny Home Takeout brings people together in the name of good food

The pay-what-you-can takeout service sits out front of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Kitchener
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