In anticipation of the 29th Annual Pelham Art Festival happening May 8-10th, 2015, local businesses are displaying the works of various artists. Here is a photo of a work by Diane Slaight on display at the Cafe on Main and Wine Bar.
The Bank of Canada announced today that it is holding its key rate steady. Great news if you have a variable-rate mortgage or home equity line of credit, and for those looking to buy, renew or refinance this spring. The announcement noted that “the impact of the oil price shock on growth will be more front-loaded than predicted in January, but not larger.” And that the “Canadian economy is estimated to have stalled in the first quarter of 2015.”
This week the Foundation celebrates 15 years of working with amazing volunteers, donors, charities and staff to build and support smart and carry communities. We've seen the impact of our grants grow from $6,500 in 2001 to more than $1.11 million in 2014. These grants support charities in all sectors in all communities across Niagara. And we've seen our endowment funds grow from $200,000 in 2000 to more than $28 million this month. Donors from all walks of life and from coast to coast to coast here in Niagara have supported our work.
5 Fenwick teams will be participating in the Fenwick Purina® Walk for Dog Guides on May 24, 2015 to help raise funds for the training and placement of Dog Guides for Canadians with visual, hearing and medical or physical disabilities.
Registration is open now for 6 different camps for ages 5 to 13 offered by Carousel Players. Theatre classes are led by professionals and take place at the Old Courthouse, 101 King Street, 2nd Floor in downtown St. Catharines beside Market Square.
Meet Candy Ashbee - Creative Social Media Content Designer, Passionate Entrepreneur, Community Supporter
Candy works as part of the myNiagaraOnline marketing team in partnership with Business Sponsors to help them make the most of what myNiagaraOnline has to offer. From content creation recommendations to social media implementation strategies you can count on Candy to assist local businesses to make their online marketing dollars reach further.
Imagine being an archer in flight, controlling your arrows through a magical medieval setting; or fending off waves of enemies in a trapped western city of Copper Canyon. These are just two original student-created games that will be on display at Niagara College’s second annual Game Development Launch April 16.
Known for their Pilates expertise, so many visitors were pleasantly surprized with how much more they had to offer. As well as the expected Pilates workshop, attendees had a chance to participate in free Meditation, Yoga, Nordic Walking, Functional Flexibility, TRX and Golf Conditioning workshops.
The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 603 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in March. This represents an increase of 14.2% in sales over March of last year. The residential average sale price of $261,279 was 5.2% higher than last March.
Janet Werner is an acclaimed Canadian painter with an international reputation who teaches at Concordia University. As part of a visit to Brock University – in which she will be selecting works by senior Brock University Visual Arts students to be exhibited in the upcoming exhibition. April 1 – 26, 2015 Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 St. Paul Cres., St. Catharines Free community event.
Habitat for Humanity Niagara’s Women Build promotes the involvement of women in the construction of Habitat homes by hosting build projects with the majority of the planning and execution undertaken by women volunteers. Women Build is not about excluding men but it is all about including women!