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Brock welcomes new PenFinancial scholarship aimed at Niagara area high school graduates

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Brock welcomes new PenFinancial scholarship aimed at Niagara area high school graduates

Brock University is pleased by the generous creation of the PenFinancial Credit Union Community Leadership Scholarship, which will be given to a first-year Brock undergraduate student who demonstrates leadership and commitment to volunteerism in the Niagara community. The new scholarship was announced in a ceremony Monday at the main Brock campus in St. Catharines, by […]

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PenFinancial Credit Union supports community-minded, local students

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PenFinancial Credit Union supports community-minded, local students

PenFinancial Credit Union presented a $25,000 donation to Niagara College today that will establish a scholarship to support community-minded, local students. A total of $5,000 in PenFinancial Credit Union Scholarships will be awarded annually. The $1,000 scholarships will be presented at the start of all three annual terms (Fall, Winter, Spring) to a student from […]

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Local retailers help communities divert batteries from landfill

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Local retailers help communities divert batteries from landfill

If you live in the Niagara region you’re probably aware that household batteries should be recycled. The Region was the first in the Province to provide its communities with an annual curbside collection for single-use batteries and they host several Hazardous Waste Days throughout the year. Rounding out these convenient recycling options, another stream of […]

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Whites’ Insurance Brokers fundraising bbq helps out Reach Out Food Centre

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Whites’ Insurance Brokers fundraising bbq helps out Reach Out Food Centre

Whites’ Insurance Brokers of the Verge Insurance group held a fundraising BBQ recently which lead to $1,000 being donated to the Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre. “We select a charity to receive the funds from our annual charity bbq and this year, we chose Port Cares,” Michael Stefaniuk, the Port Colborne branch manager for […]

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New Biz: Modern Memory

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New Biz: Modern Memory

For Port Colborne’s Abbey Stansfield, her business, Modern Memory was created because of a very special person. “My grandmother passed away in 2014,” she said. “She was our family historian.” “We decided that we would take this broken down cedar chest (of hers) and have her tell us who were in the pictures because this […]

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New program focuses on women in business in Niagara

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New program focuses on women in business in Niagara

The Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre has received funding to begin a new project titled Improving Prosperity for Niagara’s Women Business Owners. The funding was awarded to the centre after a call for proposals through a Government of Canada program Status of Women Canada. “We’re delighted to receive support for this initiative,” Claire Masswohl, […]

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