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Mike Drak, Co-Author of “Victory Lap Retirement” speaks on “How to design a heathy fulfilling retirement lifestyle”

14th annual original art show and sale. Saturday August 3 and Sunday August 4, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We welcome back returning artists and look forward to showcasing new artists.

A community of local seniors are getting fitter, stronger and a boost of confidence, with a little help from Niagara College. A new pilot project is bringing fitness expertise from the College to Radiant Care’s Tabor Manor in St. Catharines. Recent graduates from the College, as well as students on co-op placements, are on-site at Tabor Manor’s new fitness and wellness centre each weekday to provide instruction, coaching and encouragement to seniors using the facility. 

Bowl for Kids Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters' premier fun-raising event where community members like you get together with friends, family, and co-workers and have a fun time bowling in support of mentoring programs in their communities. Get started today by forming a team of 4 to 6 people and call 905-735-0570 x221 to register for March 23rd at 4:30pm or 7:00pm.

It’s not always easy to pursue career dreams – especially for female students entering industries traditionally dominated by men, such as such as construction. In advance of International Women’s Day, a Niagara College construction student received a helping hand, as the recipient of the College’s first Women in Construction Faculty Award. Established through the generosity of Welland resident Jan Erion, the award is a $500 donation toward a student’s tuition, designated specifically for a female student in one of the College’s construction programs.

We might be in the full throws of winter outside but inside Arts Place we are working on a wonderful exhibit and a great show to bring to our friends and patrons.  Beginning March 1 and until March 31stacrylic, encaustic and mixed media artist, Robbin Pulver-Andrews will be presenting her exhibit entitled, “Moments in Time”.  Robbin is an Artist who was born In Hamilton, but spent most of her childhood and youth in Northern Ontario, living and working at her family owned Fishing Lodge on Lake Nipissing. She graduated from Sheridan College from the Classical Animation program and did some freelance work before getting married shortly after graduation. 

It’s no secret that food has the potential to fuel our bodies, prevent chronic diseases, promote healing and bring us together. How you eat is vital to your health.

Games, crafts, arts, sports and so much more! Register for the March Break Camp now!

Applied learning got an ancient twist at the Niagara College Teaching Winery, in the making of a natural Orange wine that marks the debut of a new Underground Series.

Niagara Regional Council has approved a budget for 2019 that will result in an overall property tax increase of 3.8 per cent in 2019.  Challenged with aging infrastructure and increased demands related to growth, this budget focuses on funding programs and services that are priorities for Council and residents, while limiting the impact on taxpayers. 

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