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The members of Arts Place Gallery would like to thank everyone who came out and supported our local gallery last Sunday at our Annual Art Auction! You made our year! We are delighted to say that thanks to all of your generosity, those of you who donated items for the auction to those of you who came out and placed bids, we will be able to continue promoting artists in our area for another year.

The Niagara River is one step closer to being recognized under an international Convention as a Wetland of International Importance. The listing of a site under the Ramsar Convention is a source of pride for the site’s community and a major draw for eco- tourism. “This is an exciting advancement for the region. The Ramsar honor will put the NiagaraRiver on par with other Ramsar sites like the Everglades and the Galapagos Islands” said GregStevens, Executive Director of the Niagara River Greenway Commission.

The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network is pleased to announce that Niagara Eye Care Centre (NECC) has become a certified living wage employer.

Women looking to make a mark on the automotive service industry have a new road open to them, thanks to a newly launched women-only pre-apprenticeship program training new automotive service technicians at Niagara College.

Monday’s celebration of two partners coming together under one roof to provide mental health and addictions programs is a result of extensive community consultation and engagement.

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Niagara Region Senior Services hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Event on April 10. This year’s theme, Volunteers are Rays of Sunshine, sought to show how volunteers help bring warmth to the Region’s long-term care homes.

Join Niagara Region in celebrating Earth Week 2019 by participating in the following activities, free of charge. 

Waste Management Information Booth: Monday, April 22, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Pen Centre – 221 Glendale Ave., St. Catharines

Niagara Region Waste Management staff will be available to provide information and answer questions on a variety of waste management programs, in addition to selling Blue/Grey Boxes, Green Bins and Kitchen Catchers.

Sixty students. Forty concepts. Nine programs. Five semi-finalists. And it all came down to one winner. The five semi-finalists of The Great Canadian Ready-to-Drink Cocktail Ideation Challenge were honoured on March 29, in the new Marotta Family Innovation Complex at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus.

This National Volunteer Week, Barbara Abramek takes the time to look back on 50 years of volunteering as a member of Niagara Health’s St. Catharines Auxiliary.

New facility at Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus to be named Segal Family International Centre At its Seafood Gala on the evening of April 5, Niagara College announced that the family of Keith and Sharon Segal have given more than $1 million to support international education at the College.

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