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Council recently approved the Town’s 2016 Operating Budget. The new budget translates into an increase of approximately 7.8% (or $107.44) on the Pelham portion of your property tax bill for the average residential property (assessed at $309,200). Since Pelham’s portion of your property taxes represents roughly 37% of your overall residential tax, we anticipate the average “blended” increase – including the Regional and Provincial portions – to be around 2.9%.

 

Have Your Say about Active Transportation in Pelham. Take our brief survey to share your ideas.

 

Pelham Mudfest Challenge May 14th, 2016 is a mud run obstacle course that is 6 km in length, over hills and dales, and all contained within the amazing terrain of Bissell’s Hideaway. Natural and built elements are combined for you and your teammates to race over, under, around and maybe even through.

This year the Fabulous Fenwick Lions Club annual fundraising draw features a new GRAND PRIZE! ....A Tracker Pro Guide™ V-16 WT Boat, 75 HP Mercury and Trailer. Tickets are $10 each. Second place prize is $500 GIft Certificate to Bass Pro Shop.

Beautiful room for rent inside a busy day spa located in Downtown Fonthill; Looking for any health practice that will compliment the spa. Room is approx. 9 x 10

Includes the use of a designated sterilizing area +hand washing sink

A great read for all the people in ‪#‎Niagara‬. If you know someone who suffers from dizziness and/or vertigo! Get assessed by a trained Vestibular Therapist. Mark Georgiev, Lead Physiotherapist here at AH&WC has been treating and assisting people suffering from vertigo and dizziness for 8 years. If you want to experience immediate relief call our clinic to book your appointment.

One of our local favourite community events is re-launching with a new twist - the Pelham Home AND GARDEN Show.

For the last 20 years the Fonthill and District Kinsmen have named the show the 'Pelham Home and Leisure Show'. Fonthill Kinsmen Member, Bob Wastle explains, "With all the local interest in gardening and growing local food we felt it was time to bring in more vendors that provide products and services for garden enthusiasts. The timing of our show is ideal - right at the beginning of the Spring when people are just getting ready for the new gardening season.

They may be heading to warmer climates for their Reading Week break, but several of Niagara College students have helping others on their itinerary. One group bound for Honduras will have soccer balls, jerseys and other recreation equipment in tow, to bring to poverty stricken children in Honduras. Another is preparing to roll up their sleeves and work on a community build project as part of a Me to We volunteer trip to Nicaragua.

When it comes to an investment portfolio, one size does not fit all. Like many things in life, your investment portfolio should be customized to meet your particular needs.  A good place to begin is determining your desired asset allocation – the relative proportion of equities, cash, and fixed-income investments you want to hold. Although asset allocation does not guarantee a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market, it is extremely important. As described in a report in Financial Analysts Journal by researchers Gary P. Brinson, Brian Singer and Gilbert Breebower, asset allocation typically accounts for more than 90 per cent of your portfolio’s long-term performance. 

 

 

 

Proud Niagaran Bryan Rose has been chosen as the next Executive Director of the Niagara Community Foundation.

Be a part of planning our award winning community festival! The Pelham Summerfest Committee is looking for two new members from the community at large. 

Whether you are looking to meet new people, give back to the community or gain experience we invite you to get involved.

Functions of the Pelham Summerfest Committee:

Check out our website to learn more about us and see our latest project in Pelham -  a newly renovated home in the Shorthill Estates which was completely transformed and updated with the help of local trades and suppliers.

 

You may have heard the term deep conditioning when your stylist was talking about your hair, but do you actually know what it means and what it is for? It is more than just an “after-shampoo” conditioner; deep conditioners are created differently, for a slightly different purpose.

Here at Rumar Farm, we field a lot of questions about our CSA (Community Shared Agriculture) program. It's one of the most popular ways of directly reaching consumers with the seasons best, freshest produce. We've put together a small checklist to help you decide. 

Our social enterprise operates thanks to the support of our Community Sponsors. Five of our Sponsors generously donated draw prizes for our #myPelham Information Table at the Pelham Community Expo. Congratulations to the lucky winners listed below!

Visit Beverly Sneath and many other artists Friday May 6th from  7 to 10pm, and Saturday and Sunday May 7th & 8th from 11am to 5pm at the Pelham Arena on Haist St. in Fonthill
www.pelhamartfestival.com

Have you ever had a flat tire in the middle of nowhere?  Do you remember your disappointment and dread as you unloaded the trunk to retrieve the tire iron. Well, Seaway Trailer Sales is giving you a chance to win a Safety Spair Tire Repair Kit.  Just visit their Facebook page here, and like and share their post. It’s that easy! Good luck! 

Seaway Trailer Sales carries a vast variety of accessories for all you trailer needs. Come in today!

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Who  would have guessed 30 years ago, when a small band of Niagara artists and Friends of the Fonthill Library chose as a fundraiser to share their passion for art and the beautiful countryside of Pelham, that the Pelham Art Festival they created would grow to become a premier Fine Art show and sale in Southern Ontario?

 

Tickets available for Fonthill and District Kinsmen 2015 Citizen of the year Dinner honoring this years recipient  JOHN WINK at Meridian Credit Union, Fonthill Branch.

Dinner Tickets $20.00 ea.  for Tuesday March 1, 2016  Symposium 6 pm Dinner 7 pm at old Pelham town Hall

491 Canboro Road, Fenwick

On Sunday February 7th, 31 young Canadians received a phone call that they will never forget - among them were Gracie Lowes of Fonthill, who attends Ridley College, St. Catharines and Aidan Harold of Welland, who attends Notre Dame College School.

Each one was offered a Loran Award, valued at up to $100,000 over four years for undergraduate studies in Canada. Together, they will form the Loran Scholars Foundation’s 27th class of scholars.

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