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Welland hungry for Feast Street Niagara

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Welland hungry for Feast Street Niagara

Welland was hungry for a food event, Feast Street Niagara delivered to satisfy that hunger. “This is kind of the BIA’s big bang for the year,” Lucas Spinosa, chair of the Welland Dowtown BIA marketing and promotions committee said. “We put on several events including the Canada Day celebrations, the supper markets and the Welland […]

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Culture Days teams up with Feast Street Niagara

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Culture Days teams up with Feast Street Niagara

Over 1,500 free participatory events and activities will take place in more than 150 communities across Ontario to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Culture Days on September 29, 30, and October 1, 2017; including activities that are planned in the City of Welland. The festivities kick-off on Friday, September 29, at the Welland Community Wellness […]

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Welland receives funding to better seniors’ programming

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Welland receives funding to better seniors’ programming

The City of Welland Recreation and Culture Division is receiving two considerable grants from the Elderly Persons Centre (EPC) funding, provided through the Ontario Ministry of Seniors Affairs. The city’s Recreation and Culture Division is receiving $42,700 in maintenance and operating funding for the Rose City Seniors Activity Centre, along with a special grant of […]

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Help The Hope Centre by buying Smile Cookies

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Help The Hope Centre by buying Smile Cookies

Buy a Smile Cookie this week at any Welland Tim Hortons and support The Hope Centre. “In 2016, through your Smile Cookie purchased, you helped raise $17,119 for The Hope Centre,” a press release from the Hope Centre said. “Over the past two years, The Hope Centre has transformed into a Community Social Service Hub […]

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Re-thinking People, Place, and Connection

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Re-thinking People, Place, and Connection

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – Welland is growing and making better connections to residents, visitors, and stakeholders.  We have always been a social community inspired by tradition and the places we gather. Our relatives have shopped and socialized at the Welland Farmers’ Market since 1907, and we’ve celebrated […]

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Habitat Niagara homeowners displaced by fire

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Habitat Niagara homeowners displaced by fire

Donations being accepted through Habitat Niagara website On Saturday, September 2/2017, new Habitat homeowners Juan and Luz, alongside their three children, watched their two-month old dream Habitat home go up in flames. A garage fire started at the neighbour’s house and quickly spread to their home, destroying their dreams and everything they owned. Juan and […]

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