Welland Transit is expanding its Saturday service and offering a new Sunday service starting June 4, to provide new extended routes to transit users. Welland Transit staff are estimating that ridership could increase to  1 million passengers this year with improved service levels.

Taris on the Water is fast becoming one of Welland’s dining hotspots. With incredible investment in the property Tom and Leda have significantly contributed to the appeal of downtown Welland. Their community spirit and willingness to work along side other local businesses to support the economy are a few of their award winning characteristics. Along with a fabulous dining experience, including great food, friendly service and live entertainment.

Take a look at the latest rates GIC Rates by Edward Jones.​

If you can exercise regularly, you’ll help yourself feel better, control your weight and even reduce the chances of developing certain diseases. But why not extend the concept of “fitness” to other areas of your life – such as your investment portfolio?

 In 1951, The Rotary Club of Ottawa established it’s annual "Adventure in Citizenship" Program in which some 200 senior high school students, from across Canada, spend four days in Ottawa experiencing tours, lectures, discussions and social events designed to enhance their understanding and appreciation of Canadian citizenship. The Rotary Club of Welland has participated in this unique program for over 50 years by sending an area high school student.

Queenston Street in St. Catharines, for the second year in a row, has earned the title of Niagara’s Worst Road, according to voters in CAA’s 2017 Worst Roads Campaign.  The road has also landed itself on Ontario’s Worst Road list as the fifth worst in the province, up one notch from 2016.

Please click here for the presentation that was given at the May 29th Public Information Meeting

Take advantage of our early bird reduced rate now with online registration. The reduced rate is in effect until June 30th, 2017 when the regular rate starts July 1st, 2017.

According to the 2016 Canada Statistics, 21.3% of Welland’s population consists of people 65 years-of-age or older. That’s a considerable difference to our 14 and under age group, which is 14.8%. Seniors are now surpassing our youth population. How does this affect or city?  It places us at an advantage because we now have a generous group of active happy seniors who assist in making this community a better place to raise families.

As I look back on the past year as President of the Rotary Club of Welland, I am overcome with a sense of achievement.  Not only for the personal leadership I have contributed, but for the achievements of our Club as a whole through our dedicated members.  For Rotary isn’t just about getting together at lunch or networking with friends and colleagues – it’s about coming together for a greater purpose – to truly live out the Rotary Motto of ‘Service Above Self’.


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