In honour of CFUW National's 100th Anniversary the Sage Award was created to honour the longest standing member in each CFUW Club. Congratulations to Stella Buck who has been an active member of the Welland and District Unit for 54 years joining the club in 1965.

Representatives of each of the libraries within our District attended tonight’s meeting to receive cheques to support their Children’s libraries. Donations to the libraries were possible from the proceeds of this year’s Annual Book Sale. In addition, Scholarships will also be awarded to a female graduate from each of our 8 Secondary Schools at Graduation Ceremonies next Spring.


At a time when many individuals across Canada and specifically Niagara are facing a housing crisis, National Housing Day hopes to address this. For the fourth year in a row, Niagara Regional Housing, Niagara Region, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the City of Niagara Falls gathered to explore what makes a great affordable housing project. Developers, planners, housing providers and community agencies/partners received housing updates from local experts and learned about project successes.  

Niagara College is preparing to welcome future business leaders from across the province as this year’s host of the 2019 Ontario Colleges’ Marketing Competition.

While many people visiting the Niagara Parkway this holiday season will be enjoying the coloured lights that mark holiday cheer and fun, two local attractions will use their lights to bring awareness to a more serious issue: domestic violence.

For any number of reasons, that’s not always possible. If you have to suddenly relocate for work, for example, you may have only days to make your home “show ready” for the market.

What should you do? The answer is: the essentials.

As part of their initiative to support ‘November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month’ Renouveau LIH Donate Thrift Shop has made arrangements to start distributing Gift Vouchers to Women’s Place of South Niagara (WPSN) – but they are in need of community sponsors to make this possible!

Please join us on December 8th for a fundraising dinner in support of Renouveau’s humanitarian work in Costa Rica.

Our own Naomie Cesar who has been doing humanitarian work for several years is now fundraising for her first humanitarian trip to Costa Rica. Join us on December 6th for a dinner fundraising event! See details below and SHARE, SHARE, SHARE

These investments in the city’s Recreation Corridor align with other development projects planned for 2020, which include the construction of a new community boathouse to accommodate the city’s Boat Rental Program, washrooms, change rooms, and expanded parking. In addition to the creation of the Rotary Club of Welland Park that will include new signage, additional docks for unsupervised swimming, and a reflection garden to help commemorate the club’s 100th Anniversary in 2020.

Niagara College will mark its 20th year of applied research activity with the honour of earning the number one spot in all of Canada for research. In its annual report “Top 50 Research Colleges,” Research Infosource Inc. has announced that Niagara College has secured the top place in the country, based on total research funding numbers for 2018. The listing also demonstrates NC’s steady standing as a leader in research in Canada, as this represents the fifth year in a row of being in the Top 10.


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