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The 3rd annual Niagara Leadership Summit for Women

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The 3rd annual Niagara Leadership Summit for Women

Registration is now open for the third annual Niagara Leadership Summit for Women, taking place on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Brock University. Hosted by YWCA Niagara Region, the Leadership Summit is a full day conference designed to inspire, build community connections and recognize women’s leadership in Niagara. “The Leadership Summit is a forum to celebrate […]

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PenFinancial CEO honoured with prestigious award

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PenFinancial CEO honoured with prestigious award

Since the early 1990’s, PenFinancial’s Chief Executive Officer, Ken Janzen, has witnessed and participated in the evolution of the grape and wine industry in Niagara through his involvement with local Credit Unions. Today, his service and support of the industry was recognized by being awarded the RBC Business Citizen of the Year Award through the […]

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Positively Affecting the Eye Sight of Thousands

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Positively Affecting the Eye Sight of Thousands

Lions’ Eye Care commits to raising funds for Ophthalmology at Niagara Health On September 13th, OneFoundation for Niagara Health System hosted Lions from across the region to celebrate Lions’ Eye Care Niagara’s new commitment to raise $200,000 for the purchase of a new microscope for Ophthalmology at Niagara Health. At the celebration, hosted at Niagara […]

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There’s more to United Way than fundraising

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There’s more to United Way than fundraising

United Way campaign kickoff Thursday The beginning of school isn’t the only thing marked by the end of summer. It is also the time of year when United Way is busy preparing to launch the beginning of a new campaign year. A typical United Way kickoff event includes the announcement of its fundraising goals to […]

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Free quit smoking help for Niagara residents

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Free quit smoking help for Niagara residents

Free quit smoking patches are available to Niagara residents for a limited time. The STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program offers eligible participants in Niagara five weeks of cost-free nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation information to help them in their quit attempt. WHAT: Free patches for adults in Niagara to quit smoking WHERE: […]

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Niagara’s first cases of West Nile Virus

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Niagara’s first cases of West Nile Virus

Niagara Region Public Health has received its first two laboratory-confirmed cases of West Nile Virus for 2016. Although most people infected with West Nile Virus do not get sick, 20 per cent of people suffer flu-like symptoms and fatigue, and one per cent suffer serious infections of the brain such as meningitis. Fever, severe headache, […]

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