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Coffee shop tips lead to community giving

Reading Time: 2 minutesiPhone or Android. Oilers or Flames. Star Wars or Star Trek. Country or Rock. All big decisions to make when deciding where to toss your coffee tip at Higher Grounds Espresso Bar. But the playful little tip jar options have done more than put a smile on customer’s faces – they’ve put a smile on community groups and those in need.
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Tinkering and giving back motivation for a new venture

Reading Time: 3 minutesAlex Smith tinkers away in his Morinville garage, a wrench in one hand, the other spinning the wheel of a bicycle. Around him are sprockets, chains, pedals, and frames – parts he has acquired through donations from residents and contributions from Roseridge Landfill’s Recycle a Bicycle program. […]