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Passionate about public transit? So are we! The Town of Pelham wants your input to help determine bus routes for the municipal transit pilot 'My Ride' launching this summer. 

The Professional Referral Group of Pelham was pleased to award Taylor Beres of E.L. Crossley with this year's PRG scholarship.  The Professional Referral Group has been awarding a scholarship to a graduating E.L. Crossley with a business focus for five years.

The summer season is here. The sound of children’s excitement can be heard for miles. Yes, school is out for summer! Did you know, however, that over the course of those two short months of summer break, students lose, on average, between 20-30% of what they learned during the previous school year? This Summer Learning Loss leads to more difficulty in the next school year when new concepts continue to build on these lost ones.

This week in Pelham Mosquito Team 2 sponsored by Pelham Medical Associates. On Monday June 15 we faced Welland 1 at Trelawn Park. Solid pitching from Owen Lawrence, Lucas Grant and Tyler Hunter helped in holding Welland to 4 runs.

Enjoy 'Breakfast in the Park' served up by Town of Pelham​ Staff & Council and generously sponsored by our friends at Enbridge​  – Sunday, July 19, 2015 9am to 2:00 pm

* Live Music 10:00 am w/ Gator Bait and Steve Burnside plays starting at Noon (Entertainment compliments of Fonthill Dental​)

* Family Walk & Ride

* Kids Zone continues on Sunday with Niagara Inflatables & Games, Inc.​ Disney Cars Slide, Justice League Giant Combo, Emergency Crew Toddler Centre and the ever popular mini golf!

On Friday afternoon, Town Council, Staff and consultants, Federal, Provincial, and Regional representatives, and land-owner representatives gathered to break ground for the East Fonthill development. Why was it an historic moment for Pelham? Because 25-years of thinking, discussing and planning have finally become action and construction!

 

Roughly 80 scooters came through Pelham on Sat June 20th as part of The Mad Bastard Scooter Rally - a 500km loop that started at 4:30am in Guelph. Earlier this year organizers made arrangements with the Lazy Loon Restaurant to be their designated mandatory lunch stop on their route.

At the Niagara Food Festival, there’s a tried and true recipe that makes for a great party. It takes one part eager food vendors, two parts exciting mainstage entertainment, a handful of local wineries, breweries and distilleries, a pinch of chefs doing live cooking demonstrations and sprinkle liberally with support from sponsors throughout the region.

Beautiful day for picking strawberries at De Vries Fruit Farm on Canboro Rd. Lots of red ripe berries ready for picking. Oh and tomorrow is their Strawberry Social from 10 to 2pm. Bring a non-perishable food item and receive strawberries and  ice cream.

The importance of personal care and service were in the spotlight on June 19 as Niagara College welcomed 815 more students into its alumni community. During the morning convocation ceremony, Supt. Rose DiMarco, director of operations, Ontario Provincial Police, Central Region addressed 340 new graduates from the School of Justice Studies.

June is a popular month for weddings. If you’re getting married this month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you’ll want to have another discussion — about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly “get on the same page” regarding their financial situation are actually taking a step that can help them immensely as they build their lives together.

 

The Rotary Club of Fonthill celebrated service to the community June 16 by presenting four Paul Harris Fellow Awards.
Paul Harris Fellows are named after the founder of Rotary International, and are given to an individual or group who has demonstrated the Rotary motto of Service Above Self.

 

Two prominent members of Niagara College’s alumni community returned to their alma mater on June 17 to pass on words of advice to the Class of 2015.

Twenty five students at Gynn A Green grew their hair to donate it for wigs that are given to Canadian Cancer Societies across the country and then distributed free of charge to people dealing with hair loss due to cancer treatments.

 

Council was informed that the proposed architectural elevation and design drawings of the potential multi-faceted community centre will be ready for public feedback during Summerfest (July 16-19, 2015). Attendees will able to participate in the public consultation process in person and online...

 

The Adult Recreational rowing program at the Notre Dame Rowing Club is just starting.  It’s not too late to join!  Come out and see what rowing is all about.  Meet some new people and get some fantastic exercise!  See our flyer for more information.

Upcoming summer camps for children aged 5-14 at In the Orchard Programming for the Arts, 1433 Pelham Street in Fonthill

Please view details in the flyer included in this post. For registration call Sam or Holly 905-892-1709

Massage does not spread cancer.  Years ago it was thought that massage did spread cancer by increasing circulation. If this were the case oncologists and their medical teams would be discouraging patients from exercise, which we all know increases circulation and exercise is highly encouraged.

Come and see for yourself why our 1922 Walter J. Travis designed golf course is consistantly ranked among the Top 100 Courses. We have a number of membership categories that will suit your golfing needs. Join today and pay no F & B minimums for 2015. Ask for Claire at 905-892-2639 ext. 222, she'll get the ball rolling.

A few weeks ago there was a public meeting in Niagara-on-the-Lake to update the public on the efforts to restore health to the Niagara River under the binational effort known as the Niagara River RAP (Remedial Action Plan). The presentations began with the title of this week’s article and the enormity of the impact of the Great Lakes Basin is a starting point to appreciate before looking at the specifics of the Niagara River.

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