Pegasus Project founder Perrotta hands over the reins

After 21 years guiding the growth of Pegasus, the East End program for adults with special needs, founder Marie Perrotta is handing over the reins. Last week was her first official week of retirement, and the first week in many years she didn’t work out of her office above the program’s thrift store on Kingston […]

Search on for next Citizen of Year

We all know someone who goes the extra mile to regularly help out neighbours in need, or who spends time volunteering for community organizations. The Beach Citizen of the Year award is given to a person who consistently strives to make life better in the Beach community in Ward 32. Judges look for candidates who […]

Pegasus Project a valued resource after two decades

At the Pegasus thrift store, Chris and Rose smile as a customer zips out to pay for her parking spot on Kingston Road. “That happens a lot,” says Rose. People sneak into the shop for a quick peek, see something they like, and forget all about their unpaid parking. Parking fines might be a stretch, […]

News Briefs

A holiday ‘Bake-O-Rama’ is coming to the Naval Club from 3 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 6. Hosted by the Beach Hill Neighbourhood Association, the event includes a bake sale, baking contest, and cookie decorating for kids. Visit for more info. ● Bikram Yoga Beaches is fundraising for Pegasus Community Project by holding a […]

Perrotta honoured with St. George’s Society award

Marie Perrotta, founder  and executive director of the Pegasus Community Project, has been awarded this year’s St. George’s Society Citizenship Award, which honours “an unsung hero whose charitable work is deserving of significant public recognition.” The award comes with a cheque for $10,000. The St. George’s Society was founded in 1834 and is Toronto’s oldest […]