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Wednesday, September 20th at Casa Dante, Lincoln Street, Welland

Doors Open: 5pm | Dinner: 6pm | Tournament: 7pm

Teams of 4-6 | $25/Member | $30/Non-Member | Cash Bar

 

When Matthew Rahn got laid off from his job as a media buyer at an advertising agency in downtown Toronto, he didn’t just steer his career in a different direction; he made a sharp U-turn.

The first annual Welland Rotary (Rubber) Duck Derby this past Sunday, June 25th had some unruly participants. Some of the feathered contestants decided to ‘duck’ their responsibility and ‘fly’ the coop. Due to higher than expected winds, the participants decided to take flight and cross the starting line ahead of everyone else. These quick starters were hesitant to be rounded up and put back with the flock which saw a long delay to the start of the first annual race

Encompassing six different time zones and having the world’s longest coastline, Canada is truly enormous, which makes way for many facts and peculiarities.

Mayor Frank Campion and representatives from Welland Hydro will unveil a special gift—bestowed from Welland Hydro—at this year’s Canada Day celebrations. On July 1, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. in downtown Welland, Mayor Campion and Welland Hydro representatives will bid farewell to the city’s 150th time capsule, and welcome a surprise gift to Civic Square.

A scavenger hunt for everyone! Come and learn about the community’s past  as you try to locate images and artefacts in our galleries. You’ll learn  of the different businesses, people, and locations that have shaped the community all while getting to see our exhibits. Artefact Hunt is a  drop-in every Thursday starting next week until August 17th. Come in anytime from 10am to 4pm to join in on this exciting program!  Additionally, the program is offered in French!

MR MIKES® SteakhouseCasual (MR MIKES®), a leading Canadian restaurant franchise, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location in Welland, ON November 2017. The new restaurant marks MR MIKES® first location in Ontario in the franchise’s nearly 60-year history and is a testament to its continued success and expansion into the East Coast market.

This July represents a new Rotarian year and this year we are stressing the fact that we are MAD, or we are Making A Difference. We have been challenged to do this in all aspects of our personal or club lives, from helping the underprivileged, to working on community projects such as the Rose Festival, and technology for elementary schools, to the larger scope of ridding the world of polio.

GUEST POST by Joe Barkovich, Scribbler-at-large

WELLAND – About 1,000 athletes are expected in Welland over the approaching weekend for the Rose City Triathlon.

Saturday’s races include Sprint Triathlon, Sprint Duathlon and the Give-It-A-Tri.

Sunday’s is the long course event.

For new drivers or home owners, or those without extensive experience in dealing with insurance companies, missing a few of your insurance payments may not seem like a big deal. A lot of people don’t know what exactly happens in these situations, however, missing just one payment can cost you a lot of money and potentially leave you unable to drive your vehicle legally.

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