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Lest we forget: remembering the fallen from the community

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Lest we forget: remembering the fallen from the community

Ceremonies were held across Niagara Saturday Nov. 11/2017 honouring Canadians who have served our country in the past and in the present as well as in the future. In Wainfleet Township the ceremony at the Cenotaph was well attended, the citizens of Wainfleet showed overwhelming support. Families came together to remember those from the township […]

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South Niagara Remembrance Day ceremonies

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South Niagara Remembrance Day ceremonies

Remembrance Day is this Saturday Nov. 11/2017. Remembrance Day ceremonies scheduled around South Niagara for Saturday are: Port Colborne Locations: H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park Cenotaph on Sugarloaf Street; and Centennial Park Cenotaph on Vimy Road Time: 10:45 a.m. Welland Location: Royal Canadian Legion Br. 4 Hall, 383 Morningstar Ave. Time: 10:45 a.m. Refreshments follow inside […]

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Communities show outpouring of support for food drives

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Communities show outpouring of support for food drives

Both the Welland Food Drive and the Port Colborne and Wainfleet Lions Club Food Drive had an outpouring of support from their respective communities Saturday Nov. 4/2017. In Welland, like a well-oiled machine, trucks full of food collected by teams in the neighbourhoods would pull up into place at Club Richelieu, volunteers would quickly unload […]

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Food Drive canvassers going door-to-door Saturday

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Food Drive canvassers going door-to-door Saturday

Volunteers still needed for both events The Welland and Port Colborne/Wainfleet annual Food Drives are happening this Saturday Nov. 4/2017, don’t forget to set out your donations of non-perishable food items for volunteers to pick up. “We’re asking people in Port Colborne to have their food out for collection by 9 a.m. Saturday,” said Jeremy […]

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Mayor’s Story Time at the Wainfleet Library

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Mayor’s Story Time at the Wainfleet Library

Wainfleet Mayor April Jeffs took the opportunity to spend some time with primary students from William E. Brown and St. Elizabeth Schools as part of Ontario Public Library Week Monday Oct. 16/2017. Focussed on a farming theme, the Mayor sported a flannel shirt and western hat as she led the children in a guessing game […]

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

Move aims to fight poverty, build strong communities and help kids through a more regional approach The United Way currently operates three independent organizations in the Niagara Region – St. Catharines and District, South Niagara, and Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie. Each of the boards for the three organizations has voted to solidify a partnership […]

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