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SUP community comes together for cancer fundraiser

SUP community comes together for cancer fundraiser

What started as a solitary journey for Welland’s Maddi Leblanc to honour some friends who lost their battle with brain cancer has become a day of celebration within the community of friends helping Maddi to raise money to help combat brain cancer. Sunday July 15/2018 was her fifth On Board event, a stand up paddling […]

Nationwide car wash day raises $70,000 for charity

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Nationwide car wash day raises $70,000 for charity

This year’s annual Wash for a Wish by Krown Rust Control franchises across Canada yielded $70,000 raised for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, a record best for the company. Centres all across Canada put on the wash on Saturday June 23/2018, doing their part to help in their community. In Port Colborne volunteers from […]

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Fun, fabulous and floaty; Floatfest a huge success

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Fun, fabulous and floaty; Floatfest a huge success

A whole sea of floaty colour filled the Welland Recreational Canal Sunday at the Canadian Tire Floatfest Welland Sunday, July 8/2018. They came in all shapes and sizes, from your basic inflatable ‘o’ ring to giant pontoon boat-like rafts. There were unicorns, swans, pink flamingos, giant ducks and more. The Lincoln Docks was packed with […]

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Bill Lewis wins Rotary Welland Paul Harris Fellowship Award

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Bill Lewis wins Rotary Welland Paul Harris Fellowship Award

The Rotary Club of Welland recently awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship Award, posthumously, to William Harrison “Bill” Lewis. “Only those community members who have made a tremendous contribution to the community are considered for recognition,” a Rotary Club of Welland press release said. The award was presented to Bill’s wife Inez Lewis, widow of Bill […]

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Soups On! scholarships awarded

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Soups On! scholarships awarded

Four high school students last week received $1,000 scholarships for exceptional social service in their schools and communities. During graduation ceremonies at the end of June, St. Kevin’s Social Justice Committee members congratulated the 2018 recipients: Zoe Bertrand – Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School; Ian Hauber – Ecole secondaire catholique Jean-Vanier; Jane Jarrett – Notre […]

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Welland attracts almost 1.5 million sq. ft. of new industrial development

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Welland attracts almost 1.5 million sq. ft. of new industrial development

The City of Welland has attracted almost 1.5 million sq. ft. of new industrial development since 2015 as a result of its “pro-development” approach and its financial incentive programs. The city offers a variety of Community Improvement Plan (CIP) programs and financial incentives to attract investment through its Brownfield CIP; Downtown and Health and Wellness […]

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