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Jacqui is a Registered Master of Dharma Breath®. She trained from 1978 to 2001 with Master Umi. She received her Master’s designation in 1990 and moved strongly into sharing these methods in workshop formats. Jacqui has facilitated, organized and hosted a variety of workshops and seminars over the last twenty eight years. Her diverse range of topics continues to develop.

Calling all Niagara-based charitable organizations: Need a small upgrade to your facility or programming? Applications are currently being accepted for Niagara College’s next Many Hands Project.

Join us for the annual Cowboy Classic in support of Help a Child Smile, an organization focused on children with cancer treated at the Children's Hospital at Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation by providing opportunities for them and their families to smile and have fun. There are only 144 spots available, so sign up early to ensure your spot. 

 

Niagara Association of REALTORS® June Market Report

The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 785 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in June. This represents a 22.28% decrease in sales compared to June of last year.

Local photographer Joe Timpano of Dart Digital Media first began shooting this time lapse view of Pelham's Comfort Maple tree in August 2016. The last segment was shot in June 2017.

Enjoy the experience of our local seasons from the unique perspective of Canada's oldest sugar maple.

Impact Promotions is your ONE CALL, ONE SOURCE and ONE SOLUTION for all your promotional/marketing needs. Owned and operated by Santino Perri this dynamic local business has grown alongside their ever expanding list of happy clients. Impact Promotions recently moved to their expanded location at 32 Front St. S in Downtown Thorold.

Niagara Peninsula Homes is hosting their 2nd annual trivia night fundraiser in support of the Niagara Women’s Enterprise Centre (www.nwec.ca). All proceeds go towards funding the valuable programs that NWEC runs to help women and youth in the Niagara Region learn sector-specific job skills to achieve gainful employment. There will be trivia, a raffle table, 50/50 draw, a silent auction, and a bake sale featuring local artisans. Sign up a table of 8 and get ready for some fun! All registration must be done in advance, so email Teresa@nphcr.ca or Joshua@nphcr.ca ASAP to secure your table

Five local restaurant Chefs - from Iggy's Pub & Grub, Pub on the Hill, Lookout Point Country CLub, Churchhill Meats and Zest Kitchen - will be showcased as the Fonthill Lions host an outdoor fundraising party at our G. L. Klager Park located in a 7.5 acre ravine setting right in the heart of Fonthill.

Visitors from Niagara and beyond will be joining us to relax to the soulful sounds of live Blues in the park while they savour the tastes created by our featured Chefs.

Jesse Cracknell grew up in the Pelham playing lacrosse in the Nagara area and he has never given up his love of the sport!

Fast forward to 2017.... now a chiropractor in Burlington he took 3 weeks off this summer to coach the German Men's Indoor National Lacrosse Team in Finland for the world championships.

The Flames left the Sharks in the smoke at the Thursday night game this past week. Sophi Priestley was dominant in the batters box with two solid hits which left the Sharks scrambling to grab the ball to make the play. Trent Boyd was a solid wall at short stop with his golden glove and power throw to first. George Furness had his game face on ready to show off his skills trapping every ball that came his way. The cheers were loud, the spirits were high and the coaches were proud!

 

 

A couple of weeks ago, Bob Gibson, Chair of the Pelham Community Centre Oversight Committee, presented an upbeat update to Council. You will recall that Council addressed suggestions from the public for proper project supervision by establishing Community Centre Oversight Committee. The committee includes two community members, one Council rep, and the Chief Administrative Officer. This committee works to ensure that the Town receives value-for-money in every aspect of the project, the project gets delivered on time and on budget, and to provide the community with consistent and timely updates.

New in 2017 – Pelham Summerfest and Brock University present the “Teen Zone” in Marlene Stewart Streit Park on Saturday, July 15 from 3 pm to 9 pm. 

Summer special for the prime building and renovating season.  Contact us for a free consultation on your next residential or commercial project!  Design Nine Architects is an architectural studio operating in the Greater Golden Horseshoe specializing in modern and contemporary residential and commercial, architecture and interiors. We are composed of architects, designers, and interns.  We are passionate about what we do, love to design, collaborate, and problem-solve in the field.  

In the competitive business of hair salons, you need to do your best each time you serve a client. This includes creating a bond between hairstylist and client. There are times when building such a relationship can create a challenge. It is a challenge Tracy Stryker of Salon Allegra accepts without complaint.

If you’re a university or college student, you’re probably getting ready to head back to campus. This year, in addition to all the courses you may be taking, how about trying to master some financial lessons, too?  Of course, many students already have at least one foot in the “real world” because they’re not just taking classes — they’re also working many hours a week to help pay for school, rent and living expenses. But even if you’re a full-time student, living on campus and paying for school through a combination of grants, loans, savings and help from your parents, you can learn some financial basics that can help you throughout your adult life. 

There’s no question: being self-employed is quite different from being a paid employee. But different how, exactly? Here are a few financial details specific to each situation, along with some tips to guide your first steps if the adventure of self-employment is calling you.

Mayor Dave Augustyn’s Column for week of 2 July 2017

Happy Canada 150!

Saturday became our opportunity to celebrate being Canadian and to celebrate our great nation’s special birthday! But we also took the opportunity to celebrate and to appreciate all wonderful features about our Town.

Our Town parade showcased many of the elements that make our community special – from the commitment of the Pelham Fire Service, to our numerous sport teams, to our dedicated volunteers, to our many devoted service clubs.

Need a Break? Pelham Supper Market Drop-Off Crafts N' Games is for you!

Drop your kids with us and enjoy the market dining without interuptions. ages 4yrs-12yrs from 4pm-6:30pm. We will do a weekly Craft with Rebecca from Reccas Crafty Corner and then play games, read stories and just have fun! $10 Per child. located right beside the Supper Market at the Pelham Professional Arts Building in the Cabar-EH Youth Theatre Location.

700 hundred lbs of potatoes later we still are catching our breath after another very successful Canada Day canteen at Harold Black Park.

We gathered together as a community to celebrate a very special Canada Day in Pelham. 2017 marks Canada's sesquicentennial #Canada150 and we threw a 150th birthday a party to remember!
 
We celebrated with family, friends and neighbours in both Harold Black Park and Peace Park, enjoyed a Canada Day parade down Haist St. and ended the day with a community fireworks display at dusk.
 

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