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The only one from the community to win the award, good citizen Lori Girard, was recognized for taking community service initiatives in 2021 when COVID cases were on the rise. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows resident among 2021 Medal of Good Citizenship recipients

Minister of Citizens’ Services presented the award to one of her constituents

The only one from the community to win the award, good citizen Lori Girard, was recognized for taking community service initiatives in 2021 when COVID cases were on the rise. (Special to The News)
Langley's Avery Heppell has been named the Canada West Volleyball Players of the Week by the conference on Tuesday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU’s Heppell named Player of the Week

Alberta’s Jordan Canham, too earned the award

Langley's Avery Heppell has been named the Canada West Volleyball Players of the Week by the conference on Tuesday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Carl Petersson, pianist will perform at Langley Community Music Schools on Sunday, April 3 at 3 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Dynamic piano virtuoso to perform in Langley

The afternoon will include a pre-concert discussion

Carl Petersson, pianist will perform at Langley Community Music Schools on Sunday, April 3 at 3 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Tracy Zhang from China was among 62 earning their certificates from the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Newcomer and adult learners celebrate graduation

Aldergrove’s St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church offered its space

Tracy Zhang from China was among 62 earning their certificates from the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Both men and women volleyball teams of Trinity Western University won their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday, March 25. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley University men and women volleyball team into win quarterfinals

Trinity Western University teams will play next championship match on Saturday

Both men and women volleyball teams of Trinity Western University won their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday, March 25. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
As tiny as a grain of rice, microchips are implanted through an injection near the shoulder blades of an animal. Chips help hospitals and animal shelter staff reunite animals with their owners. (Langley Advance Times file)

Free pet microchipping event in Langley fully booked

Local animal welfare society helping low-income households make sure pets can be identified

As tiny as a grain of rice, microchips are implanted through an injection near the shoulder blades of an animal. Chips help hospitals and animal shelter staff reunite animals with their owners. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Charitable Nights is a newly formed group comprised of the Fairhaven Group and 10 local charities. Their first of the three events series saw more than 100 people participate. The band Dreams performed a tributary performance to Fleetwood Mac. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Lodge spotlighted at Saturday evening fundraiser

Rod and The Mods – a Rod Stewart tribute group to perform at the March 26 Charitable Nights

Langley Charitable Nights is a newly formed group comprised of the Fairhaven Group and 10 local charities. Their first of the three events series saw more than 100 people participate. The band Dreams performed a tributary performance to Fleetwood Mac. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Piper French, Brandon Yap, Emily De Giusti & Kendra Sue were part of the winning team of the Fort Flicks 48 hour film challenge at the recent Fort Langley Film Festival. (Special to Langley Advance times)
Piper French, Brandon Yap, Emily De Giusti & Kendra Sue were part of the winning team of the Fort Flicks 48 hour film challenge at the recent Fort Langley Film Festival. (Special to Langley Advance times)
Langley’s Avery Heppell was named to the Canada West all-conference team after enjoying a fine season with the Trinity Western Spartans women’s volleyball program. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley’s Avery Heppell was named to the Canada West all-conference team after enjoying a fine season with the Trinity Western Spartans women’s volleyball program. (Langley Advance Times files)
Groups and individuals can also pre-book a photo session with the Easter bunny. Celebrations run April 1 to 16. The yoga with bunnies event has filled up. (Willowbrook Shopping Centre)

Yoga session with rabbits fills up fast at Langley’s shopping centre

Yoga event proceeds to benefit the Small Animal Rescue Society of BC which takes in unwanted rabbits

Groups and individuals can also pre-book a photo session with the Easter bunny. Celebrations run April 1 to 16. The yoga with bunnies event has filled up. (Willowbrook Shopping Centre)
One of the volunteers dressed up as a gnome at the Enchanted Forest event on March 21, 2019. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Volunteers dress as gnomes for Aldergrove forest walk

An ‘enchanted’ event is back after three years – about 900 people participated last time

One of the volunteers dressed up as a gnome at the Enchanted Forest event on March 21, 2019. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Hermes Michelini is one of the volunteers at Gateway of Hope helping the community of Langley receive free tax services. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Tax season a busy time for Langley non-profit volunteers

Income taxes for more than 130 filed this year so far by Gateway of Hope

Hermes Michelini is one of the volunteers at Gateway of Hope helping the community of Langley receive free tax services. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Siblings Stephen and Kendra from Walnut Grove enjoying their visit at the Aldor Acre Family Farm. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s Aldor Acres opens its door for two days

People are invited to cuddle animals and explore farm life

Siblings Stephen and Kendra from Walnut Grove enjoying their visit at the Aldor Acre Family Farm. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Jen Pavel, an experienced homestay mom, said that kids brought “wonderful” experiences to her life which she believes her family would not have experienced otherwise. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley School District wants families to show generosity

International students coming to neighbourhood seeking homestay facilities

Jen Pavel, an experienced homestay mom, said that kids brought “wonderful” experiences to her life which she believes her family would not have experienced otherwise. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Langley Cineplex will screen the movie, The Guide to support and raise funds for Ukraine relief efforts. (Langley Advance Times Files)

Special screening of Ukraine movie in Langley to support relief efforts

More than 30 Cineplex theatres across country to participate

The Langley Cineplex will screen the movie, The Guide to support and raise funds for Ukraine relief efforts. (Langley Advance Times Files)
Ben Josephson motivating the players before a match in the CW league. He earned the nod as the conference’s top coach for the fourth time in his CW career. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley University men’s volleyball dominating Canada West league

Player of the year and top coach both represent Trinity Western University in the championship

Ben Josephson motivating the players before a match in the CW league. He earned the nod as the conference’s top coach for the fourth time in his CW career. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Undercover Band performed on Feb. 25 at the legion in Aldergrove. The organization supports veterans and organizes events like concerts, karaoke, live music, jam night, card bingo and more throughout the year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove legion to host evening of comedy Saturday

Kids are allowed at the March 26 event but not recommended, jokes organizers

Undercover Band performed on Feb. 25 at the legion in Aldergrove. The organization supports veterans and organizes events like concerts, karaoke, live music, jam night, card bingo and more throughout the year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The shelter is located at 21562 Old Yale Road.

UPDATED: Emergency weather Alert issued for Langley lifted

The local church has opened its door for those seeking shelters

The shelter is located at 21562 Old Yale Road.
Oeds Smid’s farm is at the bottom of the hill on 96th ave going into Fort Langley. During a visit he showed Lana Popham, B.C.’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (left) and Langley East MLA Megan Dykeman (right) how high the water rose when heavy rains triggered floods in November. His son Adam Smid is on the far right. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley non-profit offers helping hand to farmers facing depression

Personal well-being assistant and more support services for famers fighting stress and depression announced

Oeds Smid’s farm is at the bottom of the hill on 96th ave going into Fort Langley. During a visit he showed Lana Popham, B.C.’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (left) and Langley East MLA Megan Dykeman (right) how high the water rose when heavy rains triggered floods in November. His son Adam Smid is on the far right. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Local resident Melissa Mercer (left) will receive $5,000 credit towards any renovation of her choice and a $1,000 gift card to End of the Roll Langley from Jodi Steevess & the ‘VIP team.’ Her friend Annie Smith (right) nominated her for the award. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Winner of $6,000 giveaway by Aldergrove realtor announced

The money was a much-needed support for Mercer and her husband

Local resident Melissa Mercer (left) will receive $5,000 credit towards any renovation of her choice and a $1,000 gift card to End of the Roll Langley from Jodi Steevess & the ‘VIP team.’ Her friend Annie Smith (right) nominated her for the award. (Special to Langley Advance Times)