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Lion Fred Arbour makes a presentation to guest speaker, Jerry Winnicki at the Fonthill Lions' annual Agriculture Night held on April 21st.
 
On May 2nd the Fonthill Lions hosted a 70th anniversary celebration.    Guest speaker for the evening was Lion Terry Graham from Newcastle Lions Club.

 

 

So exciting to find Jim Summersides in Wageningen, Netherlands today. He was one of eight Canadian Vets to have a private meeting with Prime Minister Harper before the parade.

Even the weather was dramatic, fit for the celebration. Just before the parade the sky went black and it poured! Then as the parade began,the skies cleared and the sun came out. Beautiful!

It is interesting to hear the various voices on matters of taxation. There are some who see taxes as evil, something to reduce or eliminate as less government is better government. There are others at the end of the spectrum who see taxes as apportioning our fair share for better communities and better lives. No matter where you sit on the spectrum about taxes, everyone wants to see value for money and the elimination of waste and duplication.

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The winning mom will win:  30 minute massage; 5 hours of fitness classes; Zumba bracelets; icy towel.....So tag some mom's!
Winner will be announced on Saturday May 9th!

When I first started out in translation, I had a lot to learn. One of the most difficult things for me was the concept of “project collaboration”. I honestly thought that if I was organized enough, I wouldn’t have to work with other translators to get my projects done. I was wrong. Sometimes there simply isn’t enough time. 

Mother's Day is fast approaching!  Give her the gift of Health with a MASSAGE THERAPY GIFT CERTIFICATE at our clinic.  Visit our website to pick the perfect treatment for her.  Choose from treatments like hot stone massage, reflexology or a relaxation massage to a full body rosehip oil wrap.  Or just purchase a gift  $ amount of your choice and let her decide.

Opening night is always a special occasion at the Pelham Art Festival! Join us 7pm-10pm THIS FRIDAY May 12th as guests are offered the first opportunity to purchase favourite pieces of artwork from professional artists and artisans selected to participate in the Festival. Listen to live musical entertainment by the Juliet Dunn Trio, sample complimentary hors d’oeuvres catered and served by Welland's Rose City Kids and enjoy a glass of Niagara wine from our Wine Garden.
 
The Art Festival continues Saturday, May 13th, 11.00 am to 5.00 pm
Stroll through aisles of delightful works of art as you search for the special piece of art that is perfect for you and pause to enjoy a delicious a la carte menu of food at our Salvador Deli catered by Churchhill Natural Meats, and Nature’s Corner Bakery and Cafe. Live musical entertainment and the Wine Garden continues on Saturday showcasing John Sherwood on piano and art related activities for children including the popular Art Scavenger Hunt will be featured for children.
 
Mother’s Day Sunday, May 14th, 11.00 to 5.00 pm
Sunday is Mother's Day, a perfect day to invite your Mother to admire inspirational works of art and to select the perfect piece of art just for her, and take the opportunity to treat her to the Mother’s Day Brunch at our on site Salvador Deli catered by Churchhill Natural Meats, and Nature’s Corner Bakery and Cafe. The Wine Garden is open and live musical entertainment by Fernan Enriquez on pan flute creates a welcoming and melodic ambience.  Activities for children including the Art Scavenger Hunt continue.
 
Admission & Ticket Information
Free admission for children age 12 and under.

     Exhibition Hours               Admission 

Friday Opening Night               May 12    7 pm-10 pm                                   $10.00
 
Live Entertainment ~ Children 12 and Under Free ~ Hors d'oeuvres ~ Cash Wine Bar 
 
Saturday                                   May 13     11 am-5 pm                                     $5.00

Live Entertainment ~ Children 12 and Under Free ~ Salvador Deli ~ Cash – Wine Bar

Sunday                                        May 14     11 am-5 pm                                     $5.00
Mother’s Day Brunch             May 14     11 am-3pm                                    $25.00
 
Live Entertainment ~ Children 12 and Under Free ~ Salvador Deli ~ Cash Wine Bar

 
SUNDAY BRUNCH TICKETS are available for $25.00 on Sunday at the Show. Reduced rate tickets may be purchased in advance for $20.00 through the website at http://www.pelhamartfestival.com using Pay Pal and your credit card or from Pelham Art Festival Committee members until Saturday May 13, 2017. Advance tickets are also available for purchase at Churchhill Natural Meats, and at the Pelham Public Library or through the library website at https://pelhamlibrary.on.ca
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Offer your mom the gift of Beauty and Style for Mother’s day. We have gift certificates as well as gift baskets.  Salon Allegra provides a wide range of services including cuts, style, up do’s, colour, custom colour highlights, perms, wigs and bridal. We also do sugaring, waxing , eyelash and eyebrow tints. 

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!

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