For grandparents, there can be more than one way to give offspring a helping hand. One of these might even far outlast the grandparents themselves.

When we were children Thanksgiving was a day of great food, family, and fun. As adults, we know there’s more to Thanksgiving than a great meal and time spent with family. A Thanksgiving feast calls for plenty of preparation, creativity, and perseverance. I’ve grown to be thankful because I’m able to see all the hard work and dedication put into one day.

The Estate of David S. Howes has granted the Niagara Community Foundation one of the largest monetary gifts in Niagara history. The over $18 million gift from the David S. Howes Foundation will form the endowment of the NCF's new David S. Howes Fund. Per Mr. Howes' directions, grants from this Fund will support post-secondary education, health care services, education or facilities and humanitarian issues throughout Niagara.

It’s a shocking statistic. Nearly half of all patients admitted to Canadian hospitals are malnourished. Niagara Health dietitians Andrea Digweed and Lina Vescio have seen firsthand the preventable health impacts malnutrition can have on patients.

Over 1,500 free participatory events and activities will take place in more than 150 communities across Ontario to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Culture Days on September 29, 30, and October 1, 2017; including activities that are planned in the City of Welland. The festivities kick-off on Friday, September 29, at the Welland Community Wellness Complex (WCWC) when Fiddlin' Around hits the theatre stage. This free family fun event begins at 7:00 p.m. 

Believe it or not, your quest to banish oil from your complexion is probably making things worse. The more you use drying soap-based products and acne treatments, the more your skin wants to compensate by producing even more oil.

Over time, you will run into various suggestions for investing successfully. Yet upon closer inspection, many of these ideas turn out to be “myths” – which could cause you trouble if you treat them as solid advice. Here are five of these myths, along with some reasons for ignoring them...

Usually when you think of home insurance, you associate it only when purchasing or owning a home – it’s not often connected with renting an apartment, townhouse, single family home, or even student housing. No matter what kind of home you are renting, tenant insurance is a must-have, and we have all the scoop to keep you in-the-know.

"Big Box of Cards. 33 cards for $33, that is $1 per card (taxes included).

The last card I brought was 3 weeks ago for a wedding...$9.07 (I almost passed out at the cash register at Shoppers, Dollar store is $1.25 plus tax....Big Box of cards are beautiful, cheap and for a great cause".  ~ Rebecca Hyatt, parent of two of Cabar-EH Youth Theatre members.

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Deadline for order is Oct 16.

Thinking about getting your home ready to go on the Market?  Team Berkhout Bosse provides a "Pre-Listing Check Up" service to help you compile a list of repairs and upgrades that will bring you the best return on your investment.

Our Pre-Listing process can significantly increase your home’s market value by following a few simple steps to uncover your home’s full potential.


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