GUEST POST by Joe Barkovich

Notre Dame held its 40th anniversary Pilgrimage on Sunday October 25th, a fundraiser for projects in the developing world. About $40,000 was raised, said pilgrimage co-ordinator Carol Berkhout: “40 for 40”. About 1,000 students, alumni, staff and parents took part. Photo shows some of the participants walking along the recreational waterway, Welland’s Main Street Bridge in the background. (Photo by Joe Barkovich)

A former reporter and city editor, Joe Barkovich lives in his hometown of Welland, Ontario, Canada’s Rose City.

Two Model Homes now complete and ready for immediate occupancy

Location: 383 & 391 St. Lawrence Dr., Welland

Price: $329,900        

Choice of  two 1462 sq.ft. three bedroom raised bungalows with:

Reminder for our remaining grant deadlines for 2015, Environmental and the True Sport Matching Grant.


Get your application in to be part of the  Welland's Santa Claus Parade!

Saturday November 21, 2015 Starting @ 4:00pm

On the evening of Sunday October 25th the Walking Dead gathered for their walk along the downtown streets of Welland during this year's 5th Annual Welland Zombie Walk ‪#‎WZW‬

Zombies of all ages appeared to participate in this family friendly event which over the years has grown to become the largest Zombie Walk in Ontario.

Mike Knapp Ford has been recognized by Ford Motor Company of Canada as having one of the highest customer satisfaction scores for a Ford dealership in Southern Ontario.

On November 7th, Mike Knapp Ford is hosting, Drive 4UR Community & Support the Niagara Safety Village.  This event is from 11am to 2pm with a Free Community BBQ from 12pm to 1pm.

Almost 800 graduates will receive diplomas during Niagara College’s Fall Convocation ceremony, October 30 at the Welland Campus. The ceremony will honour graduates from the schools of Academic and Liberal Studies; Allied Health Studies; Business and Management Studies; Continuing Education; English Language Studies; Environmental and Horticultural Studies; Food and Wine Sciences; Hospitality, Tourism and Sport; Justice and Fitness Studies; Nursing and Personal Support Worker Studies; and Trades.

You are invited to Open Arms Mission’s Christmas Fundraising Banquet. Reserve your seat by November 23rd!

It's one of the most common and vexing decisions for an investor - is it better to put your money into individual stocks or mutual funds? The simple answer is that both can be appropriate and they're not mutually exclusive. It just depends on your personal circumstances. 

The Campaign is well underway. We've hit the ground running and have been gaining a lot of momentum from community and campaign supporters.


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