The Town of Pelham received the WALK Friendly Community Designation from Green Communities Canada.  Awarded during the ACT Canada’s Sustainable Mobility and Healthy Communities Summit in Markham, Ontario, Pelham received a Bronze designation for the Town’s progress toward walkability. Pelham joins two other 2014 winners, the City of Mississauga (Silver) and Town of Minto (Bronze)—no municipality has yet attained Gold.


Mel Groom has been making a difference in her community in so many ways – at the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce, with the United Way of South Niagara and as a board member of the Niagara Community Foundation. We encourage you to take a few minutes to hear Mel’s story of how she and the Foundation are making a difference.

The Niagara Regional Police are once again appealing to the public for assistance.

This time it's not to help with solving a crime; its to help in finding toys for less fortunate children and solving the hunger problem for those in need this coming holiday season.

Carl Dair was a graphic designer and author whose classic book, Design With Type, discusses type as a design material and means of communication. It was the first Canadian work to be awarded “Book of the Year” honours by the American Institute of Graphic Arts.

Lion Gerry Berkhout has served as an active member of the Fonthill Lions Club since 1969, more than 45 years! He has always been a hard worker at each of the Lion’s many community fund raisers and has held a number of executive positions over the years.

Frank has been a member of the Rotary Club for a number of years. His passion for helping those in need is undeniable and the enthusiasm shows in an inspiration to all Rotarians. He has travelled to and volunteer numerous times in Honduras – supporting the work of Rotary there.

~ 10 Class Pass with 60 min Massage Therapy Treatment  $150.00 ~ 5 Class Pass with 2 Handmade Soy Candles $70.00 ~ 1 Month Unlimited Yoga & your choice of Meditation Cd or Soy Candle $50.00

Great gift ideas for the person who needs some pampering in their stocking! Give the gift of a relaxing spa treatment for $100.00 and get a $20 Gift Certificate for a little pampering of your own! Other Special Price Packages including: Manicure, Pedicure, Facial, Hot Stone Massage combinations.


The search is on! Do you know an outstanding volunteer? Fonthill and district kinsmen are accepting nominations for pelham citizen of the year 2014.

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), as part of the Advocacy Days program, has launched its Hometown Proud Campaign. The Campaign includes a contest and is aimed at getting Canadians to share images and stories about how they are connected to their hometowns.

Q:  Smoothies seem to be the latest health craze.  What ingredients should we be making our smoothies with?  A:  Smoothies are definitely a good choice for a healthy breakfast or snack and there is an abundance of ingredients that can successfully be used to make them.  

Many women accept incontinence as normal when they are postpartum or menopausal. Pelvic Floor muscles just like any other muscle in your body require strength and condition to function optimally. Weakness in this area can result in incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and core dysfunction. Come learn why pelvic floor health is a fitness issue

Not sure where to have your friends baby or bridal shower, what about that 25th anniversary dinner you were thinking of planning this year?  We have the answer! With over 24 years€™ experience in hospitality we’ll make the booking process easy.

We're super excited to share this first edition of the NEW! Hope Centre 'YOUR NEWSLETTER'....and also extend a BIG #myWelland welcome to Carolyn Fast, new Community Development Coordinator for the Hope Centre. We look forward to working with you to help shine the spotlight on the work of the Hope Centre in our local community.

It'€™s here! Yes, you heard correct...BREAKFAST EVERYDAY at the Café No more waiting for Saturday morning's to hear: "Best omelette ever!"..."Love this Breakfast Sandwich"... "Breakfast Burrito is my favourite!" Monday thru Saturday, starting at 8:30am the Café  will be filled with the wonderful aromas of breakfast prepared fresh to order€“ just for you.

Five by Five Design Studio offers a complete range of graphic design services: logo creation, assisting with marketing strategy, magazine development, book design, brochures, annual reports, catalogues, advertisements, banners, trade show booths, copy writing and editing, cost-effective or green printing options, photography,website design and more. 

The Niagara Community Foundation Environmental Grants Program supports Rural and Urban environment projects.  Additionally, we welcome applications from Volunteer Groups and Youth Led Initiatives that meet the eligibility requirements.

Bissell's Hideaway offers something for every age and lifestyle. Large, quiet campsites, mini log cabins, enormous one acre swimming pool, giant water slide, kiddie's splash pool, daily activities, and a host of sports and leisure facilities.  For those of us who live in Pelham, we're always welcome to purchase a Day Pass to enjoy some of the many fun activities!

When you come across silver plated or silver treasures, consider having them transformed into custom made jewellery for you and your family.  L Carr Designs can turn treasures into family memories that everyone can have a piece of with handmade, unique, one-of-a-kind creations. L Carr Designs also interested in purchasing your silver plated serving trays, candy dishes, etc from you.  Please contact the studio for details.

For the past twenty + years Bev has received several awards at local and national competitions. Her skills range from watercolour paintings to sculpture.


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