The first annual Welland Rotary (Rubber) Duck Derby this past Sunday, June 25th had some unruly participants. Some of the feathered contestants decided to ‘duck’ their responsibility and ‘fly’ the coop. Due to higher than expected winds, the participants decided to take flight and cross the starting line ahead of everyone else. These quick starters were hesitant to be rounded up and put back with the flock which saw a long delay to the start of the first annual race
Mayor Frank Campion and representatives from Welland Hydro will unveil a special gift—bestowed from Welland Hydro—at this year’s Canada Day celebrations. On July 1, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. in downtown Welland, Mayor Campion and Welland Hydro representatives will bid farewell to the city’s 150th time capsule, and welcome a surprise gift to Civic Square.
A scavenger hunt for everyone! Come and learn about the community’s past as you try to locate images and artefacts in our galleries. You’ll learn of the different businesses, people, and locations that have shaped the community all while getting to see our exhibits. Artefact Hunt is a drop-in every Thursday starting next week until August 17th. Come in anytime from 10am to 4pm to join in on this exciting program! Additionally, the program is offered in French!
MR MIKES® SteakhouseCasual (MR MIKES®), a leading Canadian restaurant franchise, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location in Welland, ON November 2017. The new restaurant marks MR MIKES® first location in Ontario in the franchise’s nearly 60-year history and is a testament to its continued success and expansion into the East Coast market.