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Gifts made from the heart truly embrace the spirit of the season. And every time your gift recipient indulges, they will have a warm memory of you!

Take a look at our 2019 Nigara Local Holiday Gift Guide to discover some of the unique offerings available at our Niagara local businesses.

Let's all do our part to help make gift-giving unique, thoughtful and local this Season.

 

This #ShopLocalNiagara Promotion is FREE for all our Niagara Businesses

Don’t know what to get someone for Christmas? Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore has the answer! Throughout December buy a $40 ReStore gift certificate and get a $50 ReStore gift certificate or pay $80 and get a $100 ReStore gift certificate! 

THIS FRIDAY NIGHT - December 6, 2019, Downtown Fonthill will be buzzing and full of good cheer!

This year 27 businesses located on Hwy 20, Pelham Street, Church Hill and in the Fonthill Plaza will be OPEN LATE to welcome you! Stroll Draw Cards will be distributed to all those participating in the stroll.  Stroll to a minimum of 8 Businesses to be entered into draw to three win gift baskets filled with prizes donated by local businesses.  Many of the individual businesses will also have instore draws for gifts and discounts.

Average home price expected to rise by 3.7% next year

• Increased consumer confidence could be a key factor affecting the housing market in 2020
• 51% of Canadians are considering a home purchase in the next five years, up from 36% at the same time last year
• Only two in 10 Canadians say that the mortgage stress test negatively affected their ability to purchase a home in 2019

Appropriate shoreline protection is one of the best ways to protect our property and infrastructure from the impacts of climate change and extreme flooding events. When water levels are particularly high, shoreline protection gives us a resilient buffer from the encroachment of water and other debris onto our property. 

With parents being just as busy as Santa's Elves this time of year, this is the perfect opportunity to get your last minute shopping done as the holidays quickly approach! Bring your children to the Meridian Community Centre for a night of crafts, movies, popcorn and holiday spirit! With a Panther's Den hotdog or hamburger and fries for dinner, your child will have a night of fun while you get your shopping done!

Registration for the Town of Pelham’s winter camp is now open.  Beginning just before Christmas, on Dec. 23 and running through until January 3, 2020, there is plenty of fun scheduled over the holidays.

More than 1800 items are up for grabs in this year's Rotary TV Auction and proceeds go to local and international charity projects!  It's a WIN/WIN!!  The Rotary TV Auction is a joint venture between all of the Rotary Clubs of Niagara and Your TV. All items are donated by local, community minded businesses.

From our gardens and partnered small scale farms across Niagara - We cook for you! We provide healthy meals with ingredients that you can trust.

Small Scale Farms has become "Challenge Approved" by Go Fitness Niagara. What that means is you can trust our meals are healthy, with no genetically modified vegetables. They are convenient, and as local as possible with no preservatives and no antibiotics. The bottom line is we are constantly improving our program to rid our diet of what is either making us ultimately sick, or is hurting the environment.

Congratulations to Kame & Kettle Beer Works celebrating their 4th Anniversary by serving up a scrumptious cake locally created by Indulgence Bakery and entertainment by local musician Vince Wilson.

Stop by during the Holiday Gift Showcase & Downtown Stroll on Friday December 6th 6-9pm and join in the fun!

Creating a weekly meal plan takes the stress out of thinking about what to cook and encourages healthier eating as well. “Food groups that many people fall short in, such as vegetables, can be planned into meals or recipes and therefore are more likely to be regularly consumed,” says registered dietitian Kristy Hogger.

Get relief from dry, tired eyes with these 3 easy-steps! Did you know that out of all the senses, vision has been the most studied and that 70% of all the sensory receptors are found in the eyes!

Pre-Registration is starting December 2nd for our Winter classes! We have added some exciting new classes like...a 30 minute Pelvic Floor Pilates class happening on Wednesday at 5 pm and Thursdays at 1 pm.

On Monday, Nov. 25, representatives from the Ministry of Transportation, Niagara Region and City of Thorold met to discuss potential solutions regarding the challenges of snow clearing in the Thorold Tunnel during the construction. All parties are pleased to announce that a mutually agreed upon solution has been reached to keep the tunnel open to two-way traffic this winter.

Join us for a day of relaxing and rejoicing at Henry of Pelham Winery! Together on February 15th we will breathe the warmth of love into our souls with a day of gentle healing through Yogic movement, art and meditation. 

Empties for Paws is a national program that uses donated beer, wine and liquor bottles to help animals in need.  As the holidays approach and more and more folks celebrate, we know that there can be a lot of empties and this is a perfect opportunity to give back to those in need.  The funds raised go to a variety of different rescue groups and organizations. 

Last Saturday [Nov 24th] the Library’s Festival room was flowing with Negative Energy as the Pelham Art Association welcomed internationally recognized artist Linda Kemp with her Acrylic Painting on Clay-board workshop.

Check out this amazing Quilt Raffle in support of Wellspring Niagara. This beautiful quilt has been donated by the Fenwick United Church Women and hand-made by Shirley Cripps.

Tickets are now on sale at Wellspring Niagara at the cost of $2 each or 3 tickets for $5. The draw will take place on February 15, 2020 at Wellspring Niagara.

Want to help??? You can take a book of tickets to sell along with a poster to help get the word out on our raffle.

Great time to buy a gift card for fitness classes, yoga sessions and gift cards available for massage, acupuncture and facials with Krysta.

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