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The course preparation has begun, and more than 150 people have already signed up to participate in the upcoming Pelham Mudfest Challenge, set for Sat., May 23.  Demanding enough to make you grit your teeth, but with sufficient fun to leave you wanting more, the Pelham Mudfest Challenge is a six-kilometre obstacle course through the rolling hills of Bissell’s Hideaway Resort, off Metler Road in Ridgeville.

The Pelham Summerfest Committee is proud to announce Daniel & Partners LLP as a 2015 SILVER SPONSOR! Thanks to the help of our generous Sponsors we are able to deliver 4 DAYS of FREE FAMILY FUN during the 3rd Weekend in JULY in Downtown Fonthill.

With over 20,000 people expected to attend Pelham Summerfest 2015, the event is offering numerous sponsorship opportunities for businesses to gain brand exposure at our award winning, high density, local event. As a sponsor, you will be recognized as a community leader and benefit by being included in event marketing and promotional campaigns.

Thank you Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. for your continued support of our annual Hometown Chill on the Hill!

Pelham Summerfest 2015 opens in Downtown Fonthill on Thursday July 16th with 4 days of free family fun continuing through to Sunday July 20th. The success of our Town's signature festival relies heavily on community involvement, including contributions from local and area businesses.

Well, lookey here, I found a meager but delicious future supper. #fresh #niagara #LetsGo! As you can see, we have a whole truck load of deliciousness to get in the ground. I better get busy.

Why not take "Date Night" to the golf course?  A little golf....a little romance can make for a GREAT night! Enjoy 9 holes of golf for two (2) players (including cart) followed by "Dinner for Two" from Chef Jason's amazing Prix Fixe Menu.

Continuing its support of live music in Canada, TD Bank Group has partnered with the 2015 Niagara Jazz Festival as its title sponsor, announced today, on International Jazz Day, in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Now in its second year, the “TD Niagara Jazz Festival” will be held July 23-26, 2015 in and around the Niagara region.

Sue, Aaron and Kyle Boggio presented a sponsorship cheque in support of the Pelham Art Festival to Festival Chair, Heidi TeBrake at the Festival's Media Day held on April 21st.  Thank you to Boggio & Parton Fonthill Pharmacy and Log Cabin Gift Shoppe for your support of fine art and culture in our local community.

 

Over the past 29 years the Pelham Art Festival has proudly donated over $375,000 to the benefit of our Pelham Libraries and Community Arts projects . On Wednesday, April 21st Heidi TeBrake, Chair of the Pelham Art Festival presented a cheque for $10,000 to the Pelham Library. This annual donation from the Pelham Art Festival will be used to enhance programs and materials.

Oliver and Rust Vintage Interiors is a home décor and lifestyle shop dedicated to helping everyone bring that something special into their homes. The store recently opened in Fonthill at the beginning of April. They are located at 137 Highway 20 E in the same building as the Fonthill Animal Hospital. The shop is the brainchild of husband and wife team Meg and Trevor.

 

 

 

Sonja Zanuttini has been impressing visitors to the Pelham Art Festival for over 12 years with her unique pottery designs. A resident of Fonthill, Sonja enjoys giving back to the community in whatever ways she can and currently sits on the Empty Bowls committee in support of Bethleham Place.

 

myPelham.com got up close & personal with featured artists at the Pelham Art Festival Media Day held last week at the Fonthill LIbrary.  Vanessa Brownbridge, from Pelham and Frans Rood, from Mississauga were on hand to represent the many talented artists that make up the Festival's over 70 juried artists. Both artists have donated their unique work to be raffled at the show. Local artist John Gagne, participating in the Pelham Art Festival for the first time, also participated in our Video Report.

YOGA WITH JACQUELINE starts This Friday!

Fridays starting May 1 - 10:30am - Yoga Wednesdays starting May 20 - 5:30pm - Yoga Print out this article & $ave!

The success of our Town's signature festival relies heavily on community involvement, including contributions from local and area businesses. With over 20,000 people expected to attend Pelham Summerfest 2015, the event is offering numerous sponsorship opportunities for your business to gain brand exposure at our award winning, high density, local event. As a sponsor, you will be recognized as a community leader and benefit by being included in event marketing and promotional campaigns.

Join the Fonthill Sobeys team for the 2015 Charity Golf Tournament to support Niagara Nutrition Partners.  Register now for June 15th at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club.

Kristin McKay grew up in Niagara Falls. She briefly moved to Richmond Hill where she started working as a tutor for Tutor Doctor. Through Tutor Doctor, Kristin became extremely passionate about tutoring and making a difference in the lives of many families. She decided that she wanted to reach out to help even more families by bringing Tutor Doctor back to her hometown. She is now the proud owner of the Niagara Falls office which also serves the surrounding areas of Pelham, Fonthill, Fort Erie & Welland.

We noticed a new Vendor tent at the Welland Farmers Market and just had to stop in and take a closer look!

What is Niagara Community Bikes we asked? Colin Ferguson was happy to share his vision of the new social enterprise he is launching to serve our Niagara community.

"I am starting and hoping to build Niagara Community Bikes in our region.  The goal is providing the community with affordable means of transportation and moving on education and a place for people to work on their own bikes.

Homeowners should interview a few potential REALTORS® before deciding on one to sell their home. Here are some smart questions to ask:

1.  How long have you been in the business?
A freshly-licensed REALTOR® can do a wonderful job and will have up-to-date training; those in the business longer bring more practical experience to the table.

2.  What is your average list-to-sales-price ratio?
A competent listing REALTOR® should hold a track record for negotiating sales prices that are very close to list prices.

The Ontario Government is currently seeking feedback as they review four land-use plans: Greenbelt Plan, Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, and Niagara Escarpment Plan.

To calm a fidgety or unhappy kid through his first (or hundredth) haircut, Get ready. Bring your child to your next haircut so he sees it's not scary. Schedule it for after nap time or when he's awake and happy.

 

Topics Include: WINE SALES AT FARMERS’ MARKET; LICENSING PEACE PARK FOR THURSDAY EVENINGS; PUBLIC ART PLAN WORKSHOP; 2015 TOWN OF PELHAM STRATEGIC PLAN

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