Guest post by Valerie Chalmers These three are more than just dancers. They are passionate about their art and our community. All three agree that the Niagara Region is a great place to live.

The three exude confidence. There is power in their charisma. They support one another and work hard to improve their skills.

Register now! Complimentary Seminar at the Fonthill Public Library - Nicole Lalonde, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones with Guest Speaker Juanita McLean of Seniors on the Move and Amy Layton of Royal Lepage to answer questions on DOWNSIZING and other important topics for preparing for and/or living in retirement. APRIL 19th 1-3pm

Fonthill Branch - Pelham Public Library, 43 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill

Please call Nicole Lalonde, Edward Jones Office to RSVP and/or if looking for additional info: (905) 892-9930.  

The Welland-Port Colborne branch of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ORMTA) is hosting a student scholarship fundraising concert Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2 pm at Central United Church, 12 Young Street, Welland.  Featuring a variety of skilled local musicians playing selections from diverse genres of music including classical, opera, jazz, and musical theatre.

KIDS &TEEN YOGA by Breathe With Me Yoga! Drop in's are always welcome

Tuesdays  5:30 -6:30pm for children ages 2 - 4yrs "PLAY TIME"
Tuesdays   6:30 - 7:30 pm for children ages  5 - 8yrs "CALM TIME"
Saturdays  12:30- 1:30pm ages 9 - 12yrs (CALM YOUTH)
Saturdays 1:30 - 2:30pm ages 13+ (CALM TEENS)

Women’s Entrepreneur Class – Learn to start your own business.  8 week program begins April 4 at the Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre.  Microloan and mentorship opportunity available upon completion of business plan.  Please contact Lori for more information.

McDonald’s outsells the number two and number three burger chain combined. Coca Cola outsells Pepsi and RC Cola worldwide. 

Niagara Health (NHS) is currently advertising to fill two vacancies on our Board of Directors.

There are so many benefits of cardio boxing and kickboxing. It is fun, energizing and and a great way to burn calories while giving you a sense of power as you are working out. Listed are 4 great benefits of attending Cardio Boxing/ Kickboxing classes: 

Relationships are the cornerstone of everything we do. Our combination of knowledge, experience and expertise is always delivered with exceptional client service and integrity.

Have you ever wondered how your hairstylist keeps up-to-date on hair trends? Hows does your stylist continue to learn new styles and about new products? Of course, stylists can read and research, but there is nothing as educational as attending a hair show. Tracy Stryker of Salon Allegra regularly attends hair shows in both Canada and the United States to stay current and continue learning. She says the shows are like a rock concert. There are so many people, so much going on and so much to experience. Hair shows are held all over the world, and you don't need to be connected to a salon to go.

A Visual Arts Student Exhibition

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 7 – 9 pm (A special live performance by Olivia Madera)

Free community event at Mahtay Café, 241 St. Paul St., St. Catharines


PenFinancial Credit Union has launched their first ever financial advice blog and it strives to be anything but the status quo. Filled with real member stories, laughs and financial insights, the Truly Local Advice authors want to connect with readers on a much deeper level, rather than simply providing cookie-cutter financial advice.

Thinking about making your final arrangements in advance? Here are the top five reasons to pre-plan now. 1) Pre-planning lets you make your wishes known to your family, ensuring that your funeral and cemetery arrangements will reflect your choices. 2) Pre-planning allows you to take the time to discuss the options with your family, freeing them from having to make difficult decisions during an emotional time.

We are pleased to be participating in the Community Fund for Canada's 150th, a small grants program run by community foundations to support local initiatives related to Canada's sesquicentennial.

The ultimate in dining experiences - RESERVE NOW  to enjoy this special Five Course Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings on Monday April 25th. $85.00 per person plus taxes.

Contact My Place Bar & Grill: (905) 892-4949

It's that time of year again!! Along with warmer weather comes our 2016 spring junior tennis program! Registration is now open!

Get ACTIVE this spring on our NEW RESURFACED COURTS! Our program runs for 7 Saturdays in May and June and teaches progressive tennis skills in a FUN environment from our Tennis Canada certified Instructors!

Feel free to give us a call, or pop into our beautifully renovated offices for a chat.

Consultations are always free. Get your taxes done right, the first time.

We look forward to meeting you.



We are Raising Money for Our Ride to Conquer Cancer - the Draw for this Amazing Basket is March 31...we have sold $525 worth of raffle tickets so far...thank YOU for your support !!!!  Our Ride is in June and we have a team of riders training for the big 200km Ride to Conquer Cancer.

A Niagara College Hairstyling student proved she was a cut above the rest at the Toronto Allied Beauty Association Competition in Toronto. The trade show and competition was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Feb. 28-29.


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