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The Pelham Art Festival serves as an excellent venue to showcase the works of our Pelham area artists. Meet the 12 Local Artists that are being featured at this year's Festival.

Team OHMYGUT's raffle table will once again be held at Advanced Health Massage Therapy from mid April to mid May to help raise funds towards the Crohn's and Colitis Canada's #GutsyWalk

The raffle table is growing everyday! We are thankful for the phenomenal prizes that are being donated by some #Gutsy #Niagara businesses!

We have had quite an eventful 2 years with renovating the Log Cabin Gift Shoppe, expanding the space, and bringing in Boggio & Parton Fonthill Pharmacy to create one new and improved store. We are one of four of the Boggio Family of Pharmacies in the Niagara Region.

KUDOS to Welland Toyota from Satisfied Customer:

Having just bought a new Toyota Corolla from Welland Toyota we thought it would be proper to tell all of the citizens of the area about our outstanding customer experience.

The new Owner is amazing to deal with, as he seems to always be available to greet new and past customers at the front door.

Patricia Haftar will be the 1st local artist displaying and selling their work at Glynn A Green. As a former teacher, I am delighted to be able to do something tangible to help the students of Glynn A Green. She will be donating 50% of the sales made at Glynn A Green to benefit the student programs at the school.

The BUNGALOW you've been waiting for! Exciting 1425 sq. ft open-concept layout in highly sought after adult-lifestyle neighbourhood, 8 Stonegate Place in Fonthill has all the 'must-have's' on your RIGHT-sizing list.

The Town of Pelham is pleased to receive a provincial Community Transportation Pilot Grant to help improve community transportation services for seniors, youth, persons living with disabilities, and other members of the community who need transportation.

 

 

 

GUEST POST by Jeff Blay

Craft beer has become a family affair for Colton and Asa Proveau.

On Friday March 20th we started our #TasteSPRING dining week at Zest Kitchen . The Red Wine & Cumin Lamb Shank served on Goat Cheese & Sweet Potato Pure with Sautéed Spinach & Masala Spiced Cauliflower was our star dish.

....followed closely by the delectable appetizer plate of Chicken Liver Pate with House Pickles & St. John’s Chutney

For our 2nd ‪#‎TasteSpring‬ dining adventure we decided on a Pub Night to try some of the latest craft brew selections from the 25 taps at Iggy's Pub & Grub in Fonthill. Our meal started with delicious house-made Tomato & Sausage soup of the day and Caesar Salad featuring house-cured bacon...

Niagara’s motorists once again, have an opportunity to identify and vote for the top 10 worst roads in the region. The 2015 CAA Worst Roads Campaign is seeking feedback from road users about traffic congestion, poor timing of signals, confusing road signs, potholes, as well as pedestrian and cycling safety.

Pelham Fire Services is reminding everyone that as of April 15, 2015 carbon monoxide alarms are required in your home if you have a fuel-burning appliance, a fireplace or an attached garage.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mishka Balsom as the new President and CEO of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce. Balsom will be supported by the Chamber staff and the Board of Directors. 

Essential Collective Theatre is now accepting submissions of new, unproduced plays from Niagara & Hamilton based playwrights for our annual New Play Development program and Wine & Reading event.

In the spirit of goodwill, the Town of Pelham and YMCA of Niagara are supporting a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the viability of a service partnership for recreational and family programs in a potential multi-faceted community centre. The facility would be in East Fonthill on the Town-owned lands along Rice Road at Regional Road 20.

 

 

Senior's Sundays, Mahalo Mondays, "Take Two' Tuesdays, Wahini Wednesdays, Thrifty Thursdays....

 

 

Niagara homebuyers did not let the cold weather slow down their house shopping plans. Home sales in January and February were up 7% across the Niagara Region.

Locally, our Pelham and Welland markets outperformed regional results. Residential sales in Pelham were up 7.7% with 28 transactions year-to-date compared to 26 last year. The big story is the resurgence underway in Welland!

Last week I wrote here about some of the major projects in the Town’s 2015 Capital Budget. Here’s some more information about other planned improvements.

Sometimes people ask me what it takes to become a translator. Can anyone who’s bilingual translate? The short answer is no. Just because someone is bilingual and has the ability to understand and interact in both languages doesn’t mean he or she has the skills necessary to translate something correctly from one language to another.

Now in its 29th year, the Pelham Art Festival is the premiere spring art exhibition in Southern Ontario. Over 70 juried artists exhibit artworks ranging from original paintings in oil, acrylic, encaustic, pastel, pottery, ceramic, raku, woodcarving, glass and jewellery. There is something for every taste and every budget.

Proceeds benefit Pelham Libraries and Community Arts projects. The Pelham Art Festival has proudly donated over $375,000 back to the community.

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