Sandtrap co-owner Matt Dietsch and his family drop off a cheque for $3,250 to the Niagara Children’s Centre on Friday.
Another cheque for the same amount was given to the Ronald McDonald House in Hamilton.
The funds were raised during the Sandtrap’s 11th annual golf tournament, bringing the total to $66,800 raised for children’s charities over 11 years.
Pictured here are Dietsch with his wife Kristen and sons Dylan and Colton, with Mandy Cavasin accepting the cheque on behalf of the Niagara Children’s Centre.
It’s time to grab your Santa suit and hit the streets running.
On Dec. 18, Santa’s everywhere will be parking their sleighs and running through the streets of Niagara-on-the-Lake for the NOTL Realty Ltd. Santa 5K and 1K Elf Run.
Niagara-on-the-Lake Realty is the title sponsor for the race, which is organized by VR Pro, a race and event management company.
“With the privilege of being the title sponsor NOTL Realty was able to designate what charity they wanted the money to go to, so they picked the NOTL Youth Campus,” said Caroline Polgrabia, the planning committee chair for the...
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club's daytime Holiday House Tour this weekend has reached its capacity of 3,000 visitors, but a few tickets might still be available for the evening tours of the McArthur Estate.
The annual fundraiser is shaping up to be the most successful one yet.
The daytime tour features six homes around Niagara-on-the-Lake. And another 1,500 tickets are available for the the evening “Merry & Bright” tours of the McArthur Estate on John Street East.
"Our guests know how to bundle up to wait in the outside lineups," said 2022 house tour chair Fran Boot.
"Thank goodness the first big snow is...
Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro is again collecting non-perishable food and unwrapped toy donations as part of its annual pre-Christmas charity drive.
Donors can drop off items at the utility's headquarters on Henegan...
Special to The Lake Report
It’s fascinating to realize that Fort George, completed in 1802 (think of it, that’s over 200 years ago), has never had a book written about it.
No, it wasn’t built as a tourist attraction and, fort-unately, a new book, "Fort George: A History," published by the Friends of Fort George, reveals its early history and the successive episodes in the life of this Niagara-on-the-Lake treasure.
What we see today is the fort that rose like a Phoenix from the remnants of its previous sad condition and was painstakingly restored in the 1930s as a Depression-era...
It is no secret that Niagara-on-the-Lake is home to many strong, independent businesses run by committed community leaders.
And last Friday’s Women in Business Awards ceremony honoured some of them – NOTL women who are the movers and shakers behind several successful institutions in town.
In fact, NOTL women won the top honours in four of the 12 categories in the awards sponsored by the Greater Niagara...
Santa has seen it all in his yearly visits to St. Davids Vet Clinic.
The man in red has encountered pets on both the naughty and nice list – including the "chihuahua that year after year would try to bite Santa and a cat that left Santa a poop present on his lap," says veterinarian Dr. Stephanie Hall.
But there have been "many, many more pets that loved cuddling...
Work has begun on final phase of centre's development
Developer John Hawley's vision for the Village Centre project in Niagara-on-the-Lake is one step closer to completion as work has begun on the final phase of a major community and commercial expansion.
Heavy equipment has been on-site at the corner of Niagara Stone Road and Niven Road for several weeks, preparing the land for what eventually will be a large addition...
Snow or shine, people need Christmas trees for the holidays.
Terry Flynn and members of the Niagara Lions Club are well-stocked again and selling trees in Virgil outside Cornerstone Community Church.
And luckily for those living in and around St. Davids, the Lions Club there began its annual Christmas tree sale on Saturday, Nov. 19 – and carried on through the snowy weekend.
St. Davids Lions Club members Don Pitchko, Doug Hollingworth, Bavel Varadinek and Robert Guy...
'Tis the season for the second annual Christmas planter sale and food drive for NOTL Cat Rescue.
“Last year's Christmas fundraiser selling the Christmas planters was so successful, we decided to repeat it this year,” said Tanya Rice, a longtime volunteer with the organization.
NOTL Cat Rescue is a volunteer-based organization in Niagara that rescues stray cats and kittens.
The fundraiser will be held on three separate dates: Nov. 26, Dec. 3 and 4.
The sale raised about...