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Thank you our new Gold Sponsors! The Welland Honda/Carstar team, led by Clint Bowman, Lori Zanth and Chris Merritt, are excited to partner with the Rotary Club of Fonthill at the Niagara Mudfest Challenge on May 5th this year. Numerous staff have said they are ready and raring to go at the annual Niagara Mudfest to be held at Bissell’s Hideaway in Fonthill. Mudfest is the most important Rotary event of the year helping to raise funds and awareness for Big Brother Big Sisters of South Niagara. Formerly known as the Pelham Mudfest, the Niagara Mudfest Challenge is less than three weeks away. Keen Mudfesters ages six and over are asked to go to our website at niagaramudfest.comand sign up on Eventbrite today.

Glendale Metal Company of St. Catharines and International Metal Salvage of Port Colborne have teamed up to give Niagara residents a new way to support Niagara Health Foundation. Beginning on April 16th, both locations will give people the option to donate a portion or the full value of their scrap metal to the Foundation. The funds raised will then be used to purchase much needed medical equipment at Niagara Health, helping to keep our local hospital sites up-to-date for all the Region’s residents.

Do you live love local in Niagara? Are you a community advocate who is equally comfortable communicating online as well as attending community and business networking events?

If you’re interested to earn some extra money while doing what you do to promote localism in Niagara then we have a unique opportunity for you:

It’s time once again to recognize leaders within our community that have distinguished themselves. The Rotary Club of Welland is asking you to identify leaders that have made a significant contribution to the communities of Welland or Port Colborne through their professional and/or personal achievements. The Paul Harris recipient goes above and beyond in serving our community through promoting change and understanding. 

Bring your beret and your best French accent to our "Springtime in Paris" themed Annual Charity Auction!
Join us on April 26th at Peninsula Lake Golf Club for dinner, drinks and a live and silent auction with a portion of the proceeds going to the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund.

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The City of Welland is one of the communities in Ontario selected to receive an Ontario Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award. The prestigious award was presented to Doug Rapelje-Past Chair of the Welland Senior Citizens Advisory Committee (WSCAC)-on behalf of the City of Welland and WSCAC. The award was presented by the Honourable Dipika Damerla, Minister for Senior Affairs, on March 26, 2018, at the Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Symposium: Aging with Confidence, in Toronto, Ontario.

Hey Grade 12 graduates across Niagara! PenFinancial is now accepting entries for our 2018 Sprowt Video Scholarship program.

In life, nothing stays the same. And when life changes, so can your financial situation. In fact, life's major events often call for adjustments in financial strategy. Depending on the nature of those events, your spending, saving, investment, insurance and estate planning strategies can be affected-sometimes taking a turn for the better, sometimes for the worse. 

Last year, local Fonthill resident, Paul Ryan, built over 600 bird houses to sell as a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Niagara – and they were such a big hit that he has built more this year! You can purchase your bird house at any Niagara Habitat for Humanity ReStores for only $5 – they make a great Mother’s Day gift!

Canada’s leading Fashion house Nygård  announced the launch of a NEW concept store - Nygård Plus - located at Seaway Mall. Scheduled to open in May 2018, this is the first Nygård Plus store in Canada and will carry fashionable clothing from Nygård's popular brands Alia, TanJay & Nygård Slims in sizes 14 through 3X.

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