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Kingston youth earns thousands for local charity with Gnome for a Home

When she was ten years old, Lylia Essaddam decided she could help support the homeless community here in Kingston. She began designing and hand-painting greeting cards on mixed-media paper, featuring her signature tiny gnomes. She sells her cards and donates 100 per cent of the proceeds to local non-profit charities

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LCVI Special Olympics athletes treated to celebratory lunch

  When it comes to celebrating diversity in the community, local business owner Jimmy Hassan is no stranger to drawing attention to how important all Kingstonians are to making this city thrive. Having emigrated from Pakistan in 2003, Hassan has since not only set up a popular Pizza Pizza location

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Kingston businessman Jimmy Hassan wins Community Builder Award

  Local businessman and community member Jimmy Hassan was awarded the second annual Community Builder Award on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The award, presented by the Community Foundation of Kingston and Area, recognizes Hassan’s efforts to promote and celebrate diversity in our community, and his work to inspire civic engagement

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Unique online auction raises funds for the future of local youths

For many people, grabbing a cup of coffee at a Tim Hortons on the way to work is simply part of their day-to-day routine – but what if doing so could help send a local youth to college or university? What about a pizza every month for a year, all

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