1Awards Niagara: Applications Open Now Until May 5

Does your business need a certain something to help take it to the next level? Perhaps you need help with business planning or access to other things like finance, legal, advertising or web services? Or maybe you just need cash. Well now’s the time, Niagara! With $115,000 worth of prizes including cash and top-level services, FirstOntario’s 1Awards are here to help businesses in our community reach higher and grow faster.

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November Board Meeting Minutes

Stay up to date on our Board Meeting minutes and the relevant issues within the North Welland BIA.

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Concerts on the Canal Series Announced

“The community cried out to let Welland have the stage,” said Stephanie Hicks, the Downtown BIA’s business development officer.

The city answered.

Welland’s business improvement areas teamed up Thursday afternoon to announce the line up of entertainers that will perform on the Merritt Park Amphitheatre this summer in the new Concerts on the Canal – a series of six free concerts, primarily focusing on local talent.

“This is a perfect opportunity for people who are from Welland, to highlight them,” said Hicks, who led efforts to organize the concert series for the North Welland and Downtown BIAs, that were awarded $30,000 in city funding to organize a series of free community concerts to replace the IlluminAqua concert series.

Click here to read the full article by Allan Benner in the Welland Tribune.