Many of my clients are just getting their businesses started when they come to me.  As their first marketing stop, it allows me to create a solid and consistent base for their branding and their overall business structure.  Part of a solid business structure includes the other professional services that are required, such as accounting, real estate, financial planning and insurance.  As a member of the Professional Referral Group, I have a diverse group that I can refer my clients to that are reliable and excel in their individual fields.


Dragon Boat Niagara 2015 is delighted to announce its partnership with the Niagara Economic Development (NED) and Welland Economic Development Offices.  NED is providing an initial investment of $25,000 in support of the event to support the events’ delivery and regional impact, information exchange from participants, and engagement both at the venue and at official receptions.  The two international championships that make up Dragon Boat Niagara 2015 are taking place at the Welland International Flatwater Centre this coming August and will include the Pan American Club Crew Championships and the World Dragon Boat Racing Championships.

Susanne Pacher, MBA, is the publisher of, a popular online portal about unique travel and interesting life journeys. She also publishes the Niagara Travel Guide on Facebookand is working on a website and an ebook about the Niagara Region.

After extensive research and design, Niagara’s most innovative housing development is ready for the market. Cordage Green has begun pre-sales in advance of the construction of the first phase of its 51 townhome development in Welland, Ontario.

Home sales in the Rose City are up 3.75% over last year according to the MLS statistics of the Niagara Association of Realtors. There have been 240 units sold so far this year compared to 231 between January and April 2014. The 12-Month average price in Welland reached $204,516 in April representing a jump of 9.4 % over last year’s figure of $186,980.

In Pelham, Year-to-date sales are up 17% over last year’s level with 75 residential sales reported in Pelham so far this year. Last year the total for the same time period was 64 units. The April 12-month average price in Pelham stands at $387,985 up 12.4% over last year’s figure of $345,054.

The Welland Museum is now open Tuesday: 10-4; Wednesday: 10-4; Thursday: 10-8; Friday: 10-4; and on Saturdays from 10-4! (CLOSED Sunday & Monday) Stop by and see us!

Stroll through the main floor Carnegie gallery to take a look back at some familiar items we once surrounded ourselves with & experience all of our new exhibits including our Pan Am Sports Exhibit (May 5 – September 2015)  & Significant Moments In Ontario Sporting History - A Travelling exhibit from the Archives of Ontario. May 1 – June 30, 2015.

Enjoy this creative series of images by local Photography Artist, T. Lee Kindy Photo You can also discover more of his work by following his Hard Candy Portraiture Facebook Page.

Many thanks to Lee for sharing this photo series with us as a Guest Post here on #myWelland

Thank you to Niagara College for renewing your community partnership with our local network. Niagara College is a community leader in applied research activities that support economic development locally and beyond, providing students and graduates with significant opportunities to put their skills and knowledge to work with industry partners.

Craft & Food Vendors wanted for #wellanddragonboatfestival on Sat June 6th. The Craft Show will take place on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the west side of the Welland Canal between the Broadway Bridge and Townline Rd. Welland, ON and is open to the public. Come and enjoy and find something new. For more info visit

Thank you to the Welland Development Commission (WDC) for renewing their community partnership with our local network.  Your ongoing participation in our community-based initiative supports our mutual goal of showcasing ALL sectors of Welland with an inspiring, positive Voice. It is critical to the economic development of our City that we collectively share our success stories and talk PROUD about our accomplishments.


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