On Saturday, February 24th, Niagara Health Foundation hosted its Annual Gala at the elegant Sheraton on the Falls. The Tuscan themed event whisked 420 guests away to one of Italy’s most beloved regions, while raising over $80,000 for Medical Imaging equipment needs at Niagara Health.
Niagara College’s wine education programming is seeping beyond the region’s borders. Today, the College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute launches its Master Taster program in Prince Edward County, with the program’s first course, Sensory Evaluation of Wines 1, to be offered at Huff Estates Winery in Bloomfield. “A key strategy for the Canadian Food and Wine Institute is to bring our unique strengths in training beyond our region, to regions needing our expertise,” said CFWI dean Craig Youdale. “The courses in Prince Edward County are a great start to how we can grow our influence in our industry and connect with communities across our province. We are excited to start making the county a part of the CFWI family.”
Join Niagara on the Lake Public Library at Southbrook Vineyards to listen to Denise Donlon discuss her latest work Fearless as Possible (Under the Circumstances). The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions and purchase a signed book.
Ticket includes a glass of wine and food pairing. Doors open at 6.45pm and presentation begins at 7:00pm. Ticket Price: $25.00
A rapidly expanding cannabis industry is set to bring positive changes to Niagara’s economic and educational landscapes. That was the focus of a panel discussion at Niagara College in a packed Yerich Auditorium Thursday evening. The event, hosted by ncTakeOff, the college’s entrepreneurship hub, featured a lively discussion on the future of the cannabis industry in Niagara, and how government, education and business can work together to position Niagara for success.