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It is time for the Community Christmas Toy program to request your assistance in bringing toys to children in the Welland area.  Through your generosity and spirit we endeavor to supply a major toy, stocking stuffers, mittens and clothing to each child on our list.  Our seniors provide hand-made items for the children and for seniors in need as well.  We also sponsor 7 school breakfast programs throughout the year.

As we move into November, we are enthused by the support the United Way community campaign has received to date.  Whether through our employee workplace campaigns, community events or individual giving, we are well on our way to reach our $1.8 million goal.  If you have not made your gift yet, learn more below on how you can get started.

More than 1800 items are up for grabs in this year's Rotary TV Auction and proceeds go to local and international charity projects!  It's a WIN/WIN!!  The Rotary TV Auction is a joint venture between all of the Rotary Clubs of Niagara and TV Cogeco. All items are donated by local, community minded businesses.

Save on tickets for the Niagara River Lions home opener on November 18th and support Welland Minor Basketball at the same time! Discount applies to WMBA members, friends, family and everyone else!

The City of Welland is taking a smarter approach to assisting consumers with water conservation and leak detection. City Council approved a partnership with Alert Labs to assist Welland residents with the purchase of real-time water sensors. Alert Labs is a unique Ontario based company committed to water conservation through technology.

With Child Abuse Prevention Month coming to a close at the end of October, it’s important to remember that every day and every month should be child abuse prevention month. Keeping kids safe is a community responsibility, and ongoing education is key.

Intersections are designed to allow motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians to interact with each other safely. Ignoring traffic signs or signals, or failing to yield to pedestrians and following too closely are all common causes of collisions. 

Canada is known for being a peaceful country and home to nearly 37 million very polite residents. Since the 1950’s Canada has been pro-active with peacekeeping missions, which has given this country a global reputation as a contributor to international peace, security, and stability. Canada has dedicated and will continue to dedicate resources to conflict prevention and worldwide peace.

For the third year in a row, Niagara College has earned the honour of being in the top 10 colleges in the country for research funding, according to a new national study released today. And for the second year in a row, that placement is No. 7. In its report “Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges,” Re$earch Infosource Inc. has announced the rank of seven for Niagara College, based on total research funding numbers for 2016. This represents a steady placement of three years in a row in the top 10, since Niagara College earned spot No. 10 in the 2014 research funding year.

Welland City Council is paying it forward with Random Act of Kindness Day (RAKD) this Friday, November 3, 2017. Council would like RAKD to be a city-wide celebration of kindness and compassion by promoting a "pay it forward" movement throughout the City. 

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