Women entrepreneurs in the Niagara Region are a historically unexplored and underserved demographic. Through a research-based lens we will discuss the necessary steps that need to be taken regionally, municipally, and by private service providers to create an equitable entrepreneurial environment in which all small business owners can succeed.
The Welland Dragon Boat Festival is Welland’s premier water sports event. Dragon Boats are large flat water racing canoes constructed of solid teak and weighing 1500 lbs. Corporate and community teams made up of 20 paddlers, one drummer and a steers-person race in friendly competition.
The Welland Heritage Council & Multicultural Cenre Presents the 10th Annual Ladies Night Out Fundraiser. Music, vendors, family style dinner, door prizes, fashion show, silent auction and cash bar. Join us at Riverstone Event Centre on May 11th from 6-10pm. $40/ticket or $375/table of 10.
The Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre, partnered with TOES Niagara , invite you to our Black History Dinner, taking place on Friday February 10, 2017. We are looking forward to a fun-filled and educational evening celebrating Black History Month while Advocating for Excellency , the theme of our 2017 event. We are pleased to announce that funds raised from this event will go towards a scholarship that will be awarded to a student pursuing post-secondary education.
International Lunches continue this week at Welland Market Square June 14 – 17, 11:30am – 1:30pm Make sure you don’t miss out – purchase your tickets ahead of time at Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre, 26 East Main St., Welland, open Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30.
This Thursday & Friday are the FINAL 2 DAYS of the Welland Heritage Council & Multicultural Centre Lunches at Welland Market Square 11:30am – 1:30pm, featuring different international foods every day! Visit www.wellandheritagecouncil.com and open each date on our Event Calendar to read the lunch menu. Make sure you don’t miss out – purchase your tickets ahead of time at Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre, 26 East Main St., Welland, open Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30.
Join us at the Welland International Flatwater Centre for a day of races, food, vendors, and fun. Visit www.wellanddragonboatfestival.com for all the details! Races get underway at 9am. In 2002, community partners presented the first Welland Dragon Boat Festival. Twenty-four teams and 600 competitors took part in the inaugural event. The second annual Welland Dragon Boat Festival, held in 2003, had with 1,500 participants and in 2004 over 2000 competitors paddled their way across the finish line. Since then the growth has continued. Years later the event continues to receive coverage in the local newspapers and other media outlets across Niagara. Dragon Boat racing is among the fastest growing water sports in the world. Almost every major city in Canada can now boast that it has a Dragon Boat event as part of its summer schedule. The Welland Dragon Boat Festival is Welland's premier water sports event. Dragon Boats are large flat water racing canoes constructed of solid teak and weighing 1500 lbs. Corporate and community teams made up of 20 paddlers, one drummer and a steersperson race in friendly competition. Dragon Boating is user friendly and practically anyone, young or old, at any fitness level can quickly adapt to and develop a passion for this sport. Personal satisfaction, team development and friendship are just a few of the key words attributed to this sport by some of its participants. It caters to those who are competitive by nature as well as those who crave outdoor summer activity on our community waterfront parks.