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These stories about the people and places that make us proud to call our community home are made possible through the continued support of Leon's Furniture as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Finding a place to Zumba leads to creating The Studio North Bay

Finding a place to Zumba leads to creating The Studio North Bay

'I feel like it heals you from the inside out, which is an awesome experience to have happened to you, and then to witness in other people has been pretty magical ... We wanted somewhere to dance with a community of people where we got to create the rules and that’s where The Studio was born'
Inspiring investment in exceptional healthcare, close to home

Inspiring investment in exceptional healthcare, close to home

Rooted is all about the people and the places that make us proud to call our community home.
Voyager Inn co-owners committed to helping out where it's needed

Voyager Inn co-owners committed to helping out where it's needed

'Watching the daily struggles and the hardships that they go through, there’s a lot of things that are very humbling to see on a day-to-day basis'
North Bay musician Sean Kelly's new book dedicated to '80s rock

North Bay musician Sean Kelly's new book dedicated to '80s rock

'That’s the cycle of Rock and Roll and eventually it should come back around, and we should celebrate the best of it, and I haven’t seen that done to my satisfaction yet, so that’s why I wrote the book'
Summer Company Program helping young entrepreneurs get started

Summer Company Program helping young entrepreneurs get started

'Summer Company has helped me out by assisting with my marketing and building my presence online. It’s also helped me reach out to the community and be at different events to meet potential clients'
Going viral and connecting with art lovers around the globe

Going viral and connecting with art lovers around the globe

'Every time Marianne Vander Dussen releases a video, her hope is to 'get just one person who feels like they can do something new as a result. Supporting just one artist somewhere in the world feels like a win'
New exhibit showcases Hirsh's creativity and artistic expression

New exhibit showcases Hirsh's creativity and artistic expression

'For years, I sat at an old 1940’s oak desk where I organized my notes and made new appointments. I figured out how to take the desk apart and move the wood into my studio. Over the summer of 2022, I made art from the wood I salvaged'
50 years of quality service celebrated by Allison the Bookman

50 years of quality service celebrated by Allison the Bookman

'There have been a lot of changes over 50 years and it’s exciting to see that people still like holding books'
New website highlights the perks of living in North Bay

New website highlights the perks of living in North Bay

'We came up with the idea to show them that it’s not about what they are giving up by leaving those areas, but it's about what you are gaining by coming to our communities'
'Tri for Amelia' a personal journey for Chelsea Leblanc

'Tri for Amelia' a personal journey for Chelsea Leblanc

'My biggest fear now is that someone in North Bay or the surrounding area is going through something similar and hopefully they will see this, and it will give them the encouragement to reach out'