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Volunteers raise the roof with pancake brunch

Volunteers raise the roof with pancake brunch

Port Cares hosted the 5th Annual Pancake Brunch to help raise money for the support of the “Raising the Roof” national campaign on Tuesday, February 7. The event supports efforts to find long-term solutions for the homeless. Even though the weather was wet and dreary, the turnout at the Reach Out Centre on Nickel Street […]

Serving those who are vulnerable and in need of help

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Serving those who are vulnerable and in need of help

Amazing Volunteer Paul Turner thinks volunteering an important part of community For Paul Turner who recently was awarded the T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year Award from Niagara Region, helping people out is just part of who he is. Speaking to the nomination for the award Turner says “That’s nice but please don’t do […]

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Complete surprise for Ontario Senior of the Year Award winner

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Complete surprise for Ontario Senior of the Year Award winner

Amazing Volunteer Frank De Ruyte honoured at Wainfleet council It came as a complete surprise to Frank De Ruyte last Tuesday as he received the award for 2016 Senior of the Year from the Province of Ontario and a certificate of appreciation from Wainfleet Council. “I didn’t know about this at all,” he said. “My […]

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A love for history has motivated years of volunteering

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A love for history has motivated years of volunteering

Amazing Volunteer Marcia Turner has more than 40 years of service Since the opening in 1975, the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum has had a very rare, very precious gem. Her name is Marcia Turner. “She is the first person from the museum to receive a 40 year service award,” museum curator Stephanie Powell-Baswick […]

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Satisfying a long term love for theatre

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Satisfying a long term love for theatre

Amazing Volunteer John Woods honoured recently Welland – If you have ever gone to see a show at Centennial Secondary Schools J.W. Ennis Auditorium you have probably seen some of John Woods’ magic. His name never appears on the playbills or appears in lights, but, whether it be Les Miserables or the upcoming presentation of […]

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