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Hosted by Niagara College, AGEWORKS – The Art of Ageing Forum presents a varied assembly of thought leaders, organizations, and individuals who are striving to make a difference in terms of reducing ageist attitudes and reshaping what it means to age.

Each of the 12 intriguing presentations will contain information and facts that will enlighten professionals, academics and inquiring consumers alike.

On Thursday, June 13, the students of École secondaire catholique Jean- Vanier in Welland will be taking part in their 13th annual Coeurs en Choeur (Hearts in Harmony) fundraising walk in support of Women’s Place. This year’s walk will be particularly significant as students aim to reach a fundraising milestone of $100,000 since their first walk in 2007.

Build friendships and learn to be creative! Subjects taught include cartooning, drawing, painting, sculpting and other fun art activities. 

The Ontario Wine Awards celebrated its 25th Anniversary competition with a record number of entries – 542 wines from 78 wineries producing VQA wines in Ontario. ‘The team at the Ontario Wine Awards is privileged to have witnessed the incredible growth of the Ontario wine industry over the past 25 years - not only in the number of wineries but more importantly in the impressive growth in the quality of their products’, said OWA’s founder, Tony Aspler.

Niagara College can help improve English language communication skills for the Canadian workplace. Free courses are offered in the following sectors for qualified newcomers with training or experience in these professions...

Welland Floatfest July 7 is looking for lifeguards! National Lifeguard - Waterfront" preferred, but if you already have your "National Lifeguard - Pool" and current "Standard First Aid" we will pay for your training.

The Welland Rose Festival would like to cordially invite you to join us at Merritt Park and enjoy the variety of amenities available for you, your family & friends to enjoy.

The Downtown Extravaganza in the Park is a fun-filled, action-packed day presented to you FREE of Charge in beautiful downtown Welland at Merritt Park on King Street

 Sponsored by: Niagara Casinos

Seniors’ Month is a time to celebrate Niagara’s older generation and pay tribute to the benefits they bring to others, in addition to the outstanding contributions they give to enrich communities. Welland’s older adult residents are active committee members, vibrant volunteers, and leaders who offer wisdom and experience for better community development. 

The Art Of Ageing Forum is being held at Niagara College on June 26th and 27th.

Recently Susan Williams, Founder of Booming Encore spoke with Marylou Hilliard, a Principal at local consulting agency, Ageworks who is running the upcoming Forum.

In this video interview, Susan and Marylou discuss what experience and outcomes that participants can expect from attending the 2 day positive ageing educational event.

Partnering with the North Business Area and Downtown BIA all businesses are invited to decorate their windows with the Rose Festival theme "Best of the Rose Fest" and City of Welland Roses.

Decorating starts June 1st. Judging is from June 17 to June 21.

One winner will be announced at the Downtown Extravaganza in the Park at Merritt Park on King St. on Saturday June 22 at 3 pm on the Amphitheater stage

www.wellandrosefestival.com

 

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