A Local Hero

  • Bill Skinner

    Bill Skinner

    Bill Skinner was born on June 9, 1915 and raised in Calgary, Alberta. In 1939, at the age of 24, he enlisted in the 242…

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  • Adrienne Moore

    Adrienne Moore is a well-known Richmond painter, illustrator and educator in the visual arts. Her mixed media work has been showcased internationally in numerous solo…

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  • Reverend Margaret Cornish

    Reverend Margaret Cornish is the Vicar of the St. Alban Anglican Church where she has served for six and a half years. She was recently…

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  • Ahlay Chin

    Ahlay Chin is the founder and executive director of the Chinese Mental Wellness Association of Canada. Ahlay, who was born and raised in Singapore, made…

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  • Jotti and Deepi Leihl

    Jotti and Deepi Leihl are two young women from Richmond who have been extremely active in raising awareness about accessibility for those with mobility restrictions….

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  • Arjun Bhullar

    An accomplished wrestler and athlete Arjun Bhullar was born and raised on a Cranberry farm in East Richmond. Arjun is the son of Indian immigrants…

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  • Esther Ho

    Esther Ho is the founder and executive director of the Integration Youth Services Society. Esther who immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong in 1995 is…

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  • Richmond Firefighters Society

    The Richmond Firefighters Society is a local charity run by the executive members of the Richmond Fire Fighters Association. It was created 14 years ago…

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  • Margaret Evans

    Margaret Evans has been the Executive Director of Rotary Hospice House since 2007. Her work with Rotary Hospice House, operated by the Salvation Army, continues…

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  • Dave McDonald

    Dave MacDonald is the Executive Director of Pathways Clubhouse, the Richmond Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Dave has…

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