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Longest-Serving Pelham Mayor promotes Integrity, Prosperity and Compassion

Dave Augustyn, Mayor of Pelham for the last 12 years, officially filed his papers today to serve as the Niagara Region’s first directly-elected Chair.

“I am humbled by the hundreds of people that have encouraged me to run for Chair for a better Region,” said Augustyn. “I appreciate working together with Pelham Council, staff, volunteers, residents and businesses over the last 12 years to improve our community’s infrastructure, services, facilities, and overall quality of life.”

An Excessive Heat Alert has been issued by Niagara Region Public Health as the temperature is expected to reach or exceed 31 ​°C on Friday, July 13, with the overnight lows near 20 ​°C and may continue through the weekend.

June is a popular month for weddings. If you’re getting married this month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you’ll want to have another discussion — about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly “get on the same page” regarding their financial situation are actually taking a step that can help them immensely as they build their lives together. 

Canadian Tire Welland Floatfest 2018 took place on July 8th, 2018 on the Welland Recreational Canal at Scuba Park. In it's third year, Floatfest has grown into a great event for families to spend a day on the water, floating around with friends, listening to amazing musical talent, eating great food and supporting local charities. 

Great news for seniors! The Centre de Santé Communataire is offering a free exercise program for seniors. Classes take place every Tuesday & Thursday at 9:00 am. Find them across from Sport Chek and get ready to have fun while staying healthy! #FoundatSeaway

Five local restaurant Chefs from Churchhill Natural Meats, Iggy's Pub & Grub, FORE Restaurant at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, The Righteous Monger (at Kame & Kettle Beer Works) and Root & Bone (new restauranteur opening soon in former location of Zest Kitchen) will be showcased as the Fonthill Lions once again host their highly popular outdoor fundraising party at G. L. Klager Park. (Highway 20 at Hurricane Rd, Fonthill)

Help us celebrate the spirit of business in our community at our annual Ruby Award celebration on October 19th at Lookout Point Country Club! Check out the nomination categories and send in your nominations to shine a light on those who help make Welland and Pelham great places to live and work!

SAVE THE DATE! Sunday August 19th

Rosie Smith was known as “The Heart and Soul of Welland.”For over 50 years she was a tireless volunteer, dispatching kindness, generosity, understanding and most of all love for all, especially children. Born out of that passion was the Welland Recreation Projects Association and one of its signature events — Family Day at St. George Park. Rosie’s legacy continues and is exemplified by this outstanding annual community event.​

With just over 100 days until the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections, voters are encouraged to visit www.voterlookup.ca to ensure they are on the voters' list and their information appears correctly. 

Habitat for Humanity Niagara will soon be building new homes in Welland and are seeking families in need of affordable homeownership.  Families purchase a Habitat home through a no-down payment, 15 year no-interest mortgage with affordable monthly payments based on their income. 

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