Fundraisers

Stratford Teen’s Lake Erie Swim Historic

Stratford’s Julia Notebomer made history on her 14th birthday. On Sunday, during her Waves for Wishes fundraiser, the teen swam from Sturgeon Point, N.Y. to Fort Erie’s Crystal Beach in 6:26:48. She is now the youngest person to make the 20-km Lake Erie crossing. And while making history, she raised more than $15,000 for the […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Turns To Virtual Mentoring, Fundraising

                  by Jeffrey Reed, Editor, LondonOntarioSports.com Boys and girls who depend on the Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area (BBBSOLA) organization for mentorship can be amongst the most vulnerable in our community. BBBS, too, depends on others for its very survival through fundraising. The coronavirus […]

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Austin’s Run Offers Hope During Tough Times

                by Jeffrey Reed, Editor, LondonOntarioSports.com On local playing fields and rinks, and in the classroom, all-around athlete Danielle Austin of Parkhill has always been a fighter. But today, the 24-year-old registered nurse at London’s Victoria Hospital works tirelessly on the frontline as we all battle the coronavirus […]

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