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‘Magical’ night raises $156,000 for Langley’s needy animals

‘Magical’ night raises $156,000 for Langley’s needy animals

Some dollars from Harry Potter-themed gala go to a new youth program

‘Magical’ night raises $156,000 for Langley’s needy animals
Langley volunteers Yvonne Wysocki and Julia Greene will be collecting items for the Realtors Cares drive. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley businesses rallying together to help their community

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Langley volunteers Yvonne Wysocki and Julia Greene will be collecting items for the Realtors Cares drive. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP Supt. Murray Power and Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek are co-hosting a new Mayor’s Gala 2020 in January. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New Langley City mayor’s gala dedicated to Mom

Val van den Broek partners with Mounties to raise money for women’s health care at Langley hospital

Langley RCMP Supt. Murray Power and Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek are co-hosting a new Mayor’s Gala 2020 in January. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Marjorie Mazerall and her family picked up the old street banner gifted to her by the Downtown Langley Business Association. A new banner, boasting her likeness, now hangs on the one-way street. (Downtown Langley Business Association/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley veterans and families grateful for the gift

Recipients touched to receive Remembrance day tribute banners, more sought

Marjorie Mazerall and her family picked up the old street banner gifted to her by the Downtown Langley Business Association. A new banner, boasting her likeness, now hangs on the one-way street. (Downtown Langley Business Association/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Poppy bin bandits arrested in Langley

Poppy bin bandits arrested in Langley

A man and woman were both taken into custody after a video of donation box thefts was released

Poppy bin bandits arrested in Langley
Langley Advance Times sales manager Shaulene Burkett and publisher Lisa Farquharson are excited to be part of the #ShowTheLove | #ShareTheLove celebration this month.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langleyites being lauded for showing the love

A social media contest runs throughout November encouraging people to share local stories of kindness

Langley Advance Times sales manager Shaulene Burkett and publisher Lisa Farquharson are excited to be part of the #ShowTheLove | #ShareTheLove celebration this month.(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Country Lumber is holding a fundraising fall fair and customer appreciation day Saturday in Murrayville. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

WHAT’S IN STORE IN LANGLEY: Businesses throwing and stomping for sick kids

In this week’s column about business happenings in Langley, Country Lumber hosts a fall fair Saturday

Country Lumber is holding a fundraising fall fair and customer appreciation day Saturday in Murrayville. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ala Cazacu congratulated her husband, Lilian, for winning the title of 2019’s George Preston Memorial Businessperson of the Year during Thursday night’s Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual Business of Excellence Awards. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Immigrant notary crowned Langley’s businessperson of the year

Lilian Cazacu says hard work, honesty make it almost impossible to fail as an entrepreneur in Canada

Ala Cazacu congratulated her husband, Lilian, for winning the title of 2019’s George Preston Memorial Businessperson of the Year during Thursday night’s Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual Business of Excellence Awards. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Will Mark Denton retire after winning half a million dollars? He’s not sure yet. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

‘Butthead’ from Langley wins half million dollars

Mark and Rosslynn Denton will spend the weekend pondering how to use this week’s 6/49 windfall

Will Mark Denton retire after winning half a million dollars? He’s not sure yet. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
New rules introduced for Langley chamber awards

New rules introduced for Langley chamber awards

No one can nominate themselves, and no chamber board are eligible

New rules introduced for Langley chamber awards
Nature’s beauty brought inside: There were more than 120 entries in the annual Valley Fuschia & Geranium Club show and competition. The event, featuring fushias, begonias, pelargoniums, African violets, ferns, and more, was held again at the St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Nature’s beauty brought inside: There were more than 120 entries in the annual Valley Fuschia & Geranium Club show and competition. The event, featuring fushias, begonias, pelargoniums, African violets, ferns, and more, was held again at the St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Murrayville. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Retro hoodie added to mix of show souvenirs

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Retro hoodie added to mix of show souvenirs

T-shirts, posters, caps, and plates are also up for grabs

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Retro hoodie added to mix of show souvenirs
Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Award-winning truck build from ground up

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Award-winning truck build from ground up

Karl Fisher won last year’s Jimmy Shine award. Now he’ll help the celebrity pick a 2019 winner

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Award-winning truck build from ground up
Langley bakery drives Cops for Cancer fundraiser

Langley bakery drives Cops for Cancer fundraiser

Cedarbrook in Brookswood hosts a community event Saturday aimed at raising money for cancer society

Langley bakery drives Cops for Cancer fundraiser
One Blizzard treat at a time: Breanna Macgregor and the team at the Dairy Queen on 203rd Street in Langley City served up hundreds of Blizzards on Miracle Treat Day last Thursday. It’s part of the 17th annual fundraiser with all money raised locally going to the BC Children’s Hospital. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
One Blizzard treat at a time: Breanna Macgregor and the team at the Dairy Queen on 203rd Street in Langley City served up hundreds of Blizzards on Miracle Treat Day last Thursday. It’s part of the 17th annual fundraiser with all money raised locally going to the BC Children’s Hospital. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Chad Brownlee, and his buddy and fellow Canadian country music star Dallas Smith, hosted an outdoor concert that capped off their seventh annual Boys of Fall Charity Golf Tournament. The event drew a crowd of about 800. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Swinging and singing in Langley for the babies

Dallas Smith and Chad Brownlee raise $200,000 for Basics for Babies during an annual charity event

Chad Brownlee, and his buddy and fellow Canadian country music star Dallas Smith, hosted an outdoor concert that capped off their seventh annual Boys of Fall Charity Golf Tournament. The event drew a crowd of about 800. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press Media)
Sonya Perkins (centre) and her team from Forever Yours Lingerie participated in last weekend’s Arts Alive Festival. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

WHAT’S IN STORE IN LANGLEY: Lowe’s comes to town, sort of

Actually it’s Ace Hardware, and there’s a grand opening celebration Friday morning in Walnut Grove

Sonya Perkins (centre) and her team from Forever Yours Lingerie participated in last weekend’s Arts Alive Festival. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Sharing culture: A recreation team and two residents helped bring the world to Langley Lodge residents when they dressed in the clothing of their cultures and paraded through the seniors care complex in mid-August. (Langley Lodge Twitter/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Sharing culture: A recreation team and two residents helped bring the world to Langley Lodge residents when they dressed in the clothing of their cultures and paraded through the seniors care complex in mid-August. (Langley Lodge Twitter/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Jessica Evans of the Langley Advance Times drew the name of this year’s shopping spree winner. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

And the lucky Langley winner is…

Willoughby’s Nancy Frustaci has 16 minutes to spent $1,000 in the Advance Times annual shopping spree

Jessica Evans of the Langley Advance Times drew the name of this year’s shopping spree winner. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
While organizers noticed a real mix in age among this year’s Arts Alive spectators, it was still many of joyous young faces that brought smiles to them. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A few small changes help drive attendance at Saturday’s Arts Alive

Langley art festival brings close to 200 various artists and thousands of spectators to Langley City

While organizers noticed a real mix in age among this year’s Arts Alive spectators, it was still many of joyous young faces that brought smiles to them. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)