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Kim Shennan, a certified WildFit coach, is now offering the WildFit 90 day challenge to those in the Niagara Region who are looking to make a lifestyle change towards a more healthy way of living.  Oh, and along the way, perhaps lose a few of those unwanted pounds.  

It is that time of year again to start planning for the 2018 – 2019 basketball season! Please consider a coaching position with WMBA. We will provide resources, training and support to ensure both you and our players experience a success season.

A community art project is helping to brighten the spirits of Niagara Health’s youngest patients at the St. Catharines Emergency Department. Niagara Health patients, visitors and team members contributed to a painting for the fifth birthday celebration of the St. Catharines Site in March. They were encouraged to make a stroke, swoosh or anything they were inspired to paint on the canvas to help mark the March 24 birthday and the first five years of Niagara Health’s journey to create a Healthier Niagara.

Need a small upgrade to your facility or programming? All Niagara-based charitable organizations are welcome to submit their applications for Niagara College’s next Many Hands Project. Managed by the College’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Sport, as well as faculty and students from the Event Management (Graduate Certificate) program, the annual Many Hands Project has been making its mark on the Niagara region by providing enhancements to local non-profit organizations.

Four high school students this week received $1,000 scholarships for exceptional social service in their schools and communities. 

Nothing says "summer" like a campfire or bonfire, but these fun activities also present a number of safety hazards. If you'll be spending the summer camping or just toasting marshmallows in the back yard, it's a good idea to educate yourself about campfire safety. Keep the following tips in mind.

 

 

GUEST POST by Terry Hughes (via Joe Barkovich)

When recalling our one hundredth birthday in 1967 there was so much excitement and high- level activities. That included a special train containing cars with Canadian artifacts that visited many cities across the country. The only drawback was it was not steam powered.

Concerts on the Canal opened a fantastic musical season at the amphitheatre last weekend, and gauging from the audience’s enthusiasm, it looks like this summer’s music festival is going to be a hit. Juno nominee Steve Strongman opened the concert series with a full evening of blues on the waterway.

The Canadian Tire Welland FloatFest organizing team held a Media Event this week at the Festival site on Welland's Recreational Waterway. We had fun getting up close and personal with them to create this community video!

Check it out and learn about all the fun planned when #WellandFLOATS Sunday July 8th, 2018

Let your tastebuds be the judge at SLIDERFEST 2018 presented by PenFinancial Credit Union. On Saturday August 25th the Fonthill Lions are once again hosting their highly anticipated Hometown Slider Throwdown.

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