Over 30 businesses registered to participate, donating over $1300 in draw prizes. and the Town of Pelham partnered this year to co-ordinate and promote the Holiday Stroll.  The stroll has been a Pelham Street tradition for many years and is always held the first Wednesday evening in November. This year is no exception, November 2, 2016, Pelham businesses in the Downtown Core will be a buzz with enthusiastic customers. 

With over 25 businesses participating in this year's event it will be the biggest and best one yet!  Don't forget the amazing prizes just for visiting businesses and entering draws, as well as the 'Keep on Strollin’ passports.

To mark Canadian Patient Safety Week (Oct. 24-28), Niagara Health is reminding patients about the importance of bringing an accurate list of their medications when visiting one of our sites, whether it’s for a scheduled appointment or a visit to one of our Emergency Departments or Urgent Care Centres.

At the celebration and blessing of the St. Joseph Statue that was once housed at the Hotel Dieu Hospital on Ontario Street, Mountainview Group donated an amazing $750,000 to the hospital’s Foundation.

To help answer some recent community questions, here’s some of what I spoke about during a “State of the Town” address to the Chamber of Commerce in early-October.

There was a time when men headed to the barber for a time of masculine relaxation and a clean shave. You can still get that one-of-a-kind shave while letting yourself be pampered by a hot towel shave.

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Call for vendors application now available. Please note that the deadline for Pelham businesses is Friday, October 14th, while applications for outside Pelham businesses will be open and accepted after October 17th.

Most women and men think they know who to do Kegel exercises properly, but effective activation of the pelvic floor is more than just squeezing these often difficult to find muscles.  I’ve been teaching pelvic floor exercise for the past 15 years and when I ask clients if they know what a Kegel is they almost always answer yes.  But when we get down to the nitty gritty of it and begin to discuss where these muscle are located and how they function, we almost always find that they were not doing it correctly.

I’m going to pull from one of the coolest perceptions ever in this article…Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. In a nutshell, this theory explains how everything is relative to the perceiver.

Introducing Schăf Skincare products- developed and marketed to the global market from right here in Niagara!

Skincare products that safely deliver visible results and improve the way skin looks and feels. For Women & Men

We believe that everyone has a right to live in a toxic free environment. From our food, water, air, cleaning products, and especially in our skin care products. “For years, I've looked for effective, safe skin care products,” says Peter Schafrick, Pelham resident and creator of Schăf.

An inter-departmental staff team presented to Council about the “Love My Hood” program, which aims to build a more creative, caring and vibrant Pelham by engaging and empowering residents to come together to host events to build strong neighbourhoods.

With Autumn here, the Nature Walk at Pleasantview Funeral Home & Cemetery continues to offer a beautiful, tranquil setting.  To learn more about the limited availability of cremation spaces in this area, please call 905-380-6907.

If you ever wanted to know what’s the best colour for your hair, Tracy Strycker at Salon Allegra has the info that will enable you to choose a colour that looks amazing. Community Manager, Cathy Berkhout-Bosse, is honoured to be the recipient of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce, 2016 Niagara Women in Business Award in the category of 'Community Spirit'.

On Friday, October 14, The Women in Niagara (WIN) Council and the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) hosted the Women in Business Awards (WIBA) at the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls – Fallsview. The event is sponsored by Pen Financial Credit Union and founding partners The St. Catharines Standard, The Welland Tribune and The Niagara Falls Review.

The Fonthill & District Kinsmen would like to thank the communities of Welland and Pelham for their support of our Annual Craft Show held this past weekend at Centennial Secondary School in Welland.
We attained record attendance who engaged the greatest number of Vendors (95) in our 7 year history with this event. Door receipts will be used to support the Welland Special Olympic organization as well as  Pathstone Mental Health. ~Bob Wastle

Calling Local Business Owners - Please support this year's Poppy Campaign with a Poppy box at your local business location. Please contact  & we will make arrangements for delivery.

'Keep on Strollin’ Passports will be available at all participating businesses during the Holiday Gift Showcase & Downtown Stroll on Wednesday November 2nd. There is no purchase required to have the passport validated. Simply stop in at the required number of locations and your passport will be entered in draw to win the many amazing prizes provided by our local merchants.

Think you have a great shot?

Be sure to stroll on in to Goods Sports Excellence during the Holiday Gift Showcase & Downtown Stroll and try our Hardest Shot Contest to win great prizes!

You must have noticed the ongoing construction on Pelham Street at Churchill in Downtown Fonthill. This private-sector work – renewing the building and adding apartments – is part of the general revitalization and redevelopment of Pelham’s private and public realms in our Downtowns.

Congratulations to all Award Winners and Nominees for this year’s The Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce 2016 Ruby Awards. The award winners in each category were announced at the award ceremony at Lookout Point Country Club. The names of the winners are highlighted in bold text.


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