United Way, volunteers get packing for a good cause

More than 200 volunteers donated their time to stuff backpacks with new school supplies as part of the United Way of St. Catharines & District’s Backpacks for Kids program. The bags were distributed to schools across Niagara. Shana Shipperbottom (left) of...

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Kiwanis Club opens in Grimsby

Kiwanis Club opens in Grimsby NEWS May 11, 2017 by Alexandra Heck Grimsby Lincoln NewsGRIMSBY — It’s a group that will focus on children and youth in the community. The Kiwanis Club, an international service club with chapters all over North America and the Caribbean,...

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Ducks ready to race for Kiwanis

Ducks ready to race for Kiwanis Tickets on sale now for annual Father's Day duck race Apr 11, 2017 by Melinda Cheevers Niagara This Week - St. Catharines Kiwanis Club of St. Catharines members Cindy Paskey and Dave Murphy are preparing for the upcoming...

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Save Lock One campaign wins This Place Matters competition

Historical photo of Lock One in Port Dalhousie. Over the years, the site has been neglected. The Save Lock One campaign, spearheaded by the Kiwanis Club of St. Catharines and the Port Dalhousie Beautification and Works Committee aims to revitalize the site. - Supplied...

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Science is in the bag for Niagara youngsters

Their efforts started with bag of books. And then it was math kits. Now Kiwanis clubs of Niagara and Early Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC) are helping educate children across the region with their new science and technology kits. With the...

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A history of giving back

A history of giving back Niagara This Week - St. Catharines ByScott Rosts Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories about the Kiwanis Club of St. Catharines, leading up to its 15th annual duck race fundraiser on June 16. The faces and...

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Kiwanis comes up with ‘Big’ donation

Kiwanis comes up with ‘Big’ donation Niagara This Week - St. Catharines ByScott Rosts Mired in a funding crunch, Big Brothers Big Sisters St. Catharines – Thorold & District (BBBS) were desperate to make up some lost funding. RELATED STORIES A history...

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‘This is a football field’

Niagara Spears coach Dave Howe said it was clear even before the football team’s first match-up that the new artificial sports field was a game changer. As soon as his players took to the field, he said, they marvelled at how it felt beneath the feet and...

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