Ottawa Fury stadium announcer Michael Pearson

Michael Pearson announces the Ottawa Fury lineup for the game against the New York Cosmos on Aug. 26 at TD Place. The Orléans resident started out volunteering with the Fury, reading out the lineups and announcing goals, and was hired on part-time when the team made the upgrade to a professional team and a larger stage.

Help Ryan Help

Ryan Slater, 10, unpacks some of the school supplies that have been donated to his collection. He will drop off the supplies to the Kanata Food Cupboard for local youth who are in need. It’s the third giving project Ryan has organized through his Help Ryan Help Others Facebook page he set up with his mother last year.

West Carleton Secondary School

In preparation for the beginning of another school year Sept. 8, West Carleton Secondary School is holding a Grade 9 orientation day Wednesday, Sept. 2.

Rotary Club members hear from RYLA program student

Maddie Hale, centre, shows off the certificate she received for attending the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program in New York State to the Rotary Club of Ottawa - Stittsville members Jas Michalski and Theresa Qadri, after making a presentation about her experience at the RYLA program at the club's Aug. 19 meeting.

Stittsville Villa residents turn out for Big Bike

Jeff Larocque, far left, who is the area coordinator for the Big Bike fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, makes an announcement as the the crew from the Revera Retirement Living team stops for a moment in front of the Stittsville Revera Retirement Community on Stittsville Main Street Aug. 20.

Women's sledge hockey tryouts for national team coming to Stittsville

Andrew Henry of Stittsville, who is president of Sledge Hockey of Eastern Ontario (SHEO), is thrilled Women's Sledge Hockey of Canada is hosting the 2015 National Selection Camp for the Canadian Women's Sledge Hockey in Stittsville Aug. 28-30.

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