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A new day is dawning over your local cemetery - and it’s shedding a new light on some old perceptions. Using cemeteries in non-traditional ways is a growing trend that’s pushing the boundaries of how these trusted institutions can further serve us along the road of life. And why not? The properties are carefully maintained, quiet and secure, with restful places to sit and scenic walkways to stroll in a park-like atmosphere. All those pretty gardens, mature trees and ponds make a perfect setting for celebrating and commemorating happy times too!

 

The Town is applying for a Canada Cultural Spaces Grant for the East Fonthill Outdoor Theatre that will be part of the outdoor plaza abutting the Pelham Community Centre. Although originally planned to be phased in over the coming years, Council found it prudent to try and apply for 50% of the required $5,150,000 funding. If successful, the project would be completed by March 31, 2018.

 

We understand summer is a different routine, with vacations and holidays - but we also know you don't want to miss your classes. So register for this class it's like getting 8 classes for the price of 4!

 

On Monday, June 20, 2016, members of Town Council, the Pelham Library Board, the Maple Acre Advisory Committee and the community, celebrated the start of construction and renovation of the new Maple Acre Library in Downtown Fenwick.

 

 

The Village Yogi is excited to be hosting a fabulous Hamilton teacher Saturday June 25th 10AM-Noon at the studio for an extra special class.

Explore the Fire element in this 2 hour workshop with senior teacher and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Erin Aquin of Hamilton, Ontario.

Flow through a summer-inspired Yang yoga designed to challenge and strengthen your body and mind. After you explore and expand, you will be led through a set of long-held Yin postures and a heart nourishing meditation.

A Jiffy Lube Signature Service® Oil Change is not just an oil change. It's a preventative maintenance program that enhances the reliability and longevity of your vehicle.
 
Here's the full list of services that Jiffy Lube technicians deliver as part of their Signature Service®
  • Change the oil with up to five (5) litres of quality motor oil
  • Replace oil filter
  • Visually Inspect: - antifreeze/coolant reservoir levels; engine air filtration system; serpentine belts; brake fluid level in transparent reservoirs; wiper blades; exterior lights
  • Clean exterior of windows
  • Lubricate the chassis (when applicable)
  • Check tire pressure
  • Check and top off** the following fluids: transmission/transaxle fluids; differential fluid; power steering fluid; windshield washer fluid; battery water (excluding sealed batteries)***

The Rotary Club of Fonthill is once again providing fun for the community on Canada Day as part of Pelham’s festivities at Harold Black Park. There will be plenty of activities to amuse children who wish to celebrate the nation’s birthday.

 

The Sands Trio, alias "The Rat Pack" were the coolest of cats. The memory of these fabulous artists lives on with this Las Vegas style show - their spontaneity, energy and chemistry is contagious.  Watch the greatest Las Vegas entertainers come back to life and be transported back to Vegas circa 1956 with all the pratfalls and hilarity that ensued between the Rat Pack members with The Sands Trio.

 

We had a great night meeting with #LocalNiagara friends at the Port Colborne Art Crawl.

So much fun to vist with local business owners and artists as they collaborated to attract visitors from across Niagara to come experience the relaxed vibe of Downtown Port Colborne.

The Pelham Medical Associates Mosquito Rep team logged two big wins this week against the Welland Majors and St. Catharines Minors. Mitchell Morden caught two fly balls in left, second baseman Julian Rubino made a back-handed grab and gunned down a runner at first and shortstop Ryan Culig caught several line drives over the course of several games.

When people hear the words “estate planning,” they often assume it’s an activity only for retirees or near-retirees, but if you have a family, it’s never too soon to create your estate plan.

The summer holidays are the perfect time to brush up on reading skills. Students often don’t have the time for reading during their busy semester schedules. Now we have a reading challenge that will inspire them to catch up on their reading and improve their communication skills over the holidays.

What causes limp hair? Limp hair can be caused by so  many thing. It is usually caused by improper hair care. Usually we loose it around age 20. Heat , chemicals treatment, genetics, smoking and health issues such as stress .  One of the common causes is improper hair care. If hair is not washed, conditioned, and groomed properly then it can go limp. 

There is so much fun to be had, starting with the always popular inflatable bouncers, slides and paddle boats. There’s a full day of entertainment with music, magicians, puppets, clowns & more in the Peace Park Band Shell.  Shake your stuff with Hoop You and their hula hoop fun or join in with the Kids Zumba. 

Take a look at our schedule of FREE and family friendly Movies presented courtesy of family Video.

Our next movie is Mr. Peabody and Sherman. It will be on Saturday June 25 from 1-3pm.

For more information and to view movie titles visit www.WellandMuseum.ca

It was great to start this week by ceremoniously beginning the renovation and revitalization of the Maple Acre Library in Downtown Fenwick. I was pleased not only because members of the Advisory Committee, the Pelham Library Board, Friends of Maple Acre Library, and Town Council could hold demolition tools, but because renewing the Library Branch has been talked about and desired for many, many years.

 

 

It happens to the best of us: poor credit. It isn’t hard to develop. One unpaid $100 mobile phone bill and 4 years later, and your credit history is poor enough to make a banker shut their laptop so fast it blows your hair back. No loans for you. No mortgage.  No line of credit. No further questions.

25 + students at Glynn A Green grew their hair to donate it for wigs that are given to the Canadian Cancer Societies across CND. The hair is distributed free of charge to people dealing with hair loss due to cancer treatments.

The Rose City Seniors Centre Foundation Centre Board presented five $500 bursaries to graduation secondary students or mature students pursuing post-secondary studies in fields that would benefit seniors.  Congratulations to the winners.

 

 

Another property staged and sold with Images Staged with Flair!

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