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Port Cares supporters take on Anonymous Donor Challenge and exceed goal by a landslide

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Port Cares supporters take on Anonymous Donor Challenge and exceed goal by a landslide

Port Cares press release – The outpouring of generosity and support by individuals, families, organizations, service clubs and anonymous donors to Port Cares since April 7/2020 has been unprecedented with the social services agency receiving $61,101 since then. On April 7/2020, an anonymous donor gave Port Cares a personal donation of $2,500 with a challenge […]

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Port Colborne’s 42nd annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

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Port Colborne’s 42nd annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

City of Port Colborne press release – At their meeting on Monday, Apr. 27/2020, based on the recommendation of the Canal Days Advisory Committee, City Council members made the difficult decision to cancel the 42nd annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival, scheduled for July 31 – Aug. 3, 2020. The decision is a result of […]

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Port Cares releases “Soupfest ‘Decade of Decadence’” recipe e-book

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Port Cares releases “Soupfest ‘Decade of Decadence’” recipe e-book

Port Cares press release – The 11th Annual Port Cares Soupfest has been postponed due to COVID-19, but the opportunity to taste the mouth-watering creations featured at the event over the past decade is still available. For a bargain price of $10, receive a recipe e-book containing 25 favourite recipes from the past 10 years. […]

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Showboat Festival Theatre 2020 season announcement

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Showboat Festival Theatre 2020 season announcement

Showboat Festival Theatre press release – Showboat Festival Theatre has been presenting professional theatre in southern Ontario for over 32 years. With a focus on Canadian content, Showboat has been fortunate enough to present over 80 Canadian shows to an audience pushing one million patrons. But now Showboat is faced with the reality that the […]

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Port Cares receives $10,000 in Sobey’s Gift Cards donated by mystery shopper

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Port Cares receives $10,000 in Sobey’s Gift Cards donated by mystery shopper

Port Cares press release – Last Friday afternoon (Apr. 17/2020), $10,000 donation of gift cards for Port Cares Reach Out Centre was purchased at the Port Colborne Sobey’s location by an anonymous community member. It is unknown whether this donation was made in response to the “donor challenge” proposed by another anonymous donor a few […]

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Port Colborne Museum asking residents to #Porticpate during historic times

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Port Colborne Museum asking residents to #Porticpate during historic times

The Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum is asking residents to participate in history and share with them. “This pandemic is unprecedented in our lifetime and as part of our mandate, the museum wishes to document the experiences of residents in Port Colborne,” museum curator Stephanie Powell Baswick said. “Future citizens of Port Colborne will […]

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