It’s an unfortunate economic reality, but unemployment can rise during recessions. If you find yourself suddenly out of a job – especially after you may have worked for many years for the same employer – make sure you put a financial strategy in place to help you get through what may be a very challenging time. Here are some tips you may want to consider should you find yourself suddenly out of work...

Whisk your senses away to a more simpler time. Scentsy’s newest warmer, Pack Your Bags, is stamped with a funky seaside scene from a bygone era. Pair that up with Grapefruit Sunshine wax and your home will be sure to smell like a brighter place. All orders are 10% off till the end of May

I am delighted that Council is set to approve a water and waste water budget at our next meeting where Pelham’s charges will be the lowest across Niagara again. While we plan to increase the fixed component slightly, this change will mean an increase of $8.76 per year or 1.4% for the average residential home that uses 25 cubic meters of water every two months.

The Fabulous Fenwick Lions Carnival Parade is coming May 25, 2018 and we are now accepting applications from all interested participants. 

For 2017, we saw the mainstream of really clean mens grooming . There were really clean fades , texture and movement of mens hair that was less polished and wet with more of a dishevelled texture.

We invite you to join us as a sponsor.  Last year over 40,000 people came out to enjoy Pelham Summerfest’s four free days of family fun. Our website, digital and social media channels are active year round.   

The Fabulous Fenwick Lions hosted a successful BBQ at Centennial Park to all the volunteers that participated in the Community Clean Up Day Saturday April 21st in the Town of Pelham. The weather cooperated for all that came out to help to restore the beauty of our Town.

With less than two weeks to go before the sixth annual Mudfest, two times slots are now full and several others are at least half full with those who have registered their teams. In other words, if you’re contemplating putting together a team — really one of the best ways to experience this amazing mud-run obstacle course — then we encourage you to get registered today so you can all participate together! The deadline to register is Wednesday, May 2 at 11:59pm.

Raw, steamed, roasted or grilled—we love our asparagus any way it’s served up. Whether you prefer yours bright green or pale white, here are the tips, tricks and easy recipes you need to enjoy asparagus to the fullest.

Treat mom to a special Mother’s Day Heritage Tea! Guests will enjoy sandwiches, scones, cookies, tea and lemonade catered by Nature's Corner Bakery & Cafe. Guests are invited to dress in period costume. A prize will be given at each seating for the best hat or fascinator. Tickets available at Town Hall & Nature's Corner.

We all know that walking is a great form of exercise to improve overall fitness.  This is especially true for individuals who have been diagnosed with a neurological disorder such as a stroke, MS, cerebral palsy or a brain injury. However, if you find walking difficult this may seem like an impossible goal.  

With substantial completion less than two months away, bookings for renting space in the new Meridian Community Centre are now being accepted. Enquiries about renting spaces in the 143,120 square foot facility has been ongoing, dating back to mid-2017.

If you pay your property taxes by installments, you will know that the second installment of your 2018 property tax bill comes due in two weeks (April 30). With this deadline approaching, I wanted to tell you about Pelham’s 2018 blended residential property tax increase – at 1.9% – and also to compare with other Cities and Towns.

Amber Lee Williams exhibition: (un)hidden

Date: Thursday April 5 to Saturday April 28

Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 1-5 pm

Location: Visual Arts Exhibition Space, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

A free community event!

Brock Visual Arts student Amber Lee Williams presents photographs, sculptures and installations investigating motherhood, relationships within the family, and loss. 


Three local women who have recorded an outstanding 50 years of service each to Niagara Health will be part of a group of 850 passionate and caring Volunteers and Auxilians honoured this week as part of celebrations marking National Volunteer Week.  Phyllis Drake, Nell Brest Van Kempen and Marilyn Irvine began volunteering with the St. Catharines Hospital Auxiliary in 1968 and credit their commitment to healthcare and the lifelong friendships they made over a half a century for their longtime service.

Planning a kitchen renovation this Spring? Call the Salvage Team at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore! They have a team of expertly trained volunteers and Habitat team members that will remove your existing kitchen FREE of charge and you’ll receive a tax receipt for the donation.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Make Mom happy this year with your choice of 3 Scentsy Mother’s Day Bundles. Each Warmer comes with 3 Scentsy bars. Get these beautiful Bundles while supplies last. Contact me today to save on shipping. 

A recent RE/MAX survey conducted by Leger found more than one in four Canadian homebuyers report feeling pinched by the stress test, which came into effect in January of this year. However, projections for the spring market show optimism with most markets expected to remain stable or improve.

Registration for the 2018 T-Ball season will be closing soon. Please visit to register. Registration is as always offered on a first come, first served basis, and is necessarily limited by team size. Teams filled up very quickly last year so please register now to avoid disappointment!

FORE Restaurant at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club is a public restaurant that draws culinary inspiration from North American and European cultures. Our gourmet soups, salads, pizzas, sandwiches and charcoal grilled burgers are all prepared to order and made from scratch. Specializing in breakfast, lunch, and dinner, we take pride in our ability to deliver high-quality food and beverage in a friendly and inviting environment—no matter if you’re dining in or on the go.


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