COMMUNITY CARE WINS
TCAG NEEDS INSTRUCTORS
FIGURE SKATING CARNIVAL
FAMILY DAY SKATE
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COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED BY PAUL CARFAGNINI
COMMUNITY CARE BENEFITS $5,000 DONATION BY CLUB CAPRI
BUTTLE IN SKATING SHOW
A $5000 donation was presented by Club Capri President Gino Paolone to Community Care CEO Betty Lou Souter with event Chair John Damico. A full house packed Club Capri for the Community Care St. Catharines - Thorold Elimination Draw on January 27. Community Care received a $5,000 donation presented by Club Capri. On the Elimination Draw, the five finalists decided unanimously to split the $1,500 cash prize instead of going for a chance to win a $1,000 jackpot or $500 second prize. Leslie Camilloni picked up more than $900 in cash from the 50/50 draw. Tickets cost $65 per person at the fourth annual event as 300 patrons were served a deluxe dinner and open bar, while supporting a local charity. Continued on page 3.
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Former Olympic Bronze medalist, and World Champion, Jeffrey Buttle will peforma at the Thorold Figure Skating Club Carnival on February 20 and 21. Turn to page 3 to Read more details on the show.
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FEBRUA RY 2016
INSTRUCTORS WANTED FOR TCAG PROGRAMS Preschoolers to senior citizens. physical fitness, craft, drama, dance, specialty interest courses & more wanted Established in 1981, the Thorold Community Activities Group has evolved through some challenging changes, and the organization is entering an exciting time in its history, according to leaders of the local operation. Currently, the non-profit group is managing an organizational change, while striving for positive growth with the introduction of new programs for its members. “The TCAG believes that every community deserves a place to play, engage and be safe,” said Caryn Peters, TCAG Director of Recreation and Leisure. With this goal in mind, the TCAG is seeking instructors who can deliver unique experiences and programs for members; from, preschoolers to
DONATE SUITCASES TO CHARITY NOT JUST TOURISTS
Not Just Tourists needs very large suitcases. Medicine and medical supplies will be packed in suitcases to be distributed to the St Thomas’ Medical Team members going to the Dominican Republic next month. Not Just Tourists collects surplus medicines
HEALTH LIVING SERIES AT TCAG We are all concerned about our health and could benefit from some new tips. A free 4 week discussion group will focus on short video segments by Dr. Mike Evans. The series will look at how making small changes to our lifestyles can make big differences to our overall health and well-being. Using quotes from the Bible for encouragement and inspiration, participants will have the opportunity to set achievable goals, discuss ways to reduce daily stress, and learn ways to establish healthy eating practices. The group will be led by Cheryl McIlroy and will run Wednesday evenings, from 7-8:30 pm, during the month of February; starting date is February 3. Healthy Living is hosted by TCAG and is sponsored by the Village Church.
senior citizens. Whether it is physical fitness, craft, drama, dance, specialty interest courses, computer skills, or musically based the TCAG would like to meet you, says Peters. The TCAG is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of all races, color, ethnic origin, religion, ability and sexual orientation. How to Apply Apply to the attention of Caryn Peters Director of Recreation and Leisure, by email, caryn@ thoroldgroup.org Drop off your resume and cover letter in their mailbox at 131 Richmond Street, Thorold, ON, L2V 3H3 and medical supplies for use in countries with people in need. Canadians who are traveling deliver these much-needed supplies to medical facilities in their destination countries. Donations of suitcases from individuals, faith groups, unions and service clubs will be appreciated. Suitcases are left in the recipient country so we’re always looking for replacements!. Contact Cathy Henderson 905-227-7248 or bring suitcases to Henderson’s Pharmacy, 15 Front St. S. Throld
COMMUNITY CARE SAYS THANKS At the fourth annual event hosted by Club Capri, Community Care CEO Betty Lou Souter thanked their event sponsors and supporters. Financial support for Community Care could not come at a better time, said Souter, as the local agency has faced a 20 percent increase in the number of people coming in their door for assistance such as food and shelter security to emergency services. In appreciation of a refrigeration unit donated by Niagara Restaurant Supply to Community Care, Tom DeCiccio was presented a plaque by Souter at the event.
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FEBRUA RY 2016
AWARDS THEME FOR SKATING CLUB CARNIVAL The Thorold Figure Skating Club Carnival will host its 65th annual ice show and Awards will be the theme of the popular community event.
The Innovation Synchronized Skating Team will also be guest skating both days in the upcoming show. Admission to the Carnival show is $5 per person, and children age 4 and under are free.
Fans at the Carnival will be impressed by a true ice show with spot lights, curtains, costumes and more entertainment.
The Thorold Figure Skating Club is a community group for people aged 2 years and up. The club offers private lessons, dance, skills, free skate, and learn to skate group lessons. The Club also offers Bring a Friend Skate as a special event during their season.
Two shows are slated for the Carnival: Saturday, February 20th, 7:30 pm and Sunday, February 21, 2 pm, at the Thorold Community Arena, 70 Front Street, N.
Programs are held at the Thorold Arena. Membership fees vary based on a program.
Guest Skater Jeffrey Buttle Former Olympic Bronze medalist, and World Champion, Jeffrey Buttle will be the special guest skater. The world-class skater is currently feature in the Stars on Ice production. The acclaimed skater also works as a choreographer for many skaters and shows. He was also recently inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame.
TAKE CONTROL OF HEART HEALTH February is heart month in Thorold, which makes it a good point to visit Henderson’s Pharmacy and talk about preventing cardiovascular disease and stroke. Up to 80 per cent of premature heart disease and stroke is preventable. Reduce your risk by taking steps to eat better, manage stress and move more. Try these tips: • • •
Park the car further away from your destination Include colourful fruits and vegetables in meals If you smoke, make a plan to quit
Speak with your a Pharmacist about ways to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.
65 th Annual Thorold Skating Carnival “Fans at the Carnival will be impressed by a true ice show with spot lights, curtains, costumes. “ Saturday, February 20, 7:30 pm Sunday, February 21, 2 pm, Thorold Community Arena
BUSINESSES CONNECT ONLINE Local companies can add a free listing in the new online Shop Thorold Business Directory. Businesses have an option to upgrade to a marketing plan for extra exposure to stand out as community leaders. Participating businesses can be featured in a specific category in the online directory. Recent additions to the directory include • • • •
Tool Time Niagara Lineworx Cable Contracting Shell Canada Gas Station & Food Mart Venture 2000 Computers
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ShopThorold.com also runs video ads from the Intrigue Media TV community network featuring Bocchinfuso Funeral Home, The Truck Toppers, Royal Henley Retirement Community. Go to http://www.shopthorold.com/add-your-business. Linking your business to Thorold content is a proven way for local businesses to exhibit your products and services with highly targeted community media.
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THOROLD COMMUNIT Y EVENTS CALENDAR February 11 February 21
Thorold Legion Minor Baseball registrations at Front Row Sports, 133 Front Street North, Thorold. Thursday , Febuary 11 6-730pm, Sunday, Febuary 21 noon-2pm. Online Registration http://pointstreaksites.com/view/tlmb/home-page-1095
February 11 4-7pm
Beef on a Bun Night. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. Holy Rosary Hall. $9.00 per person per serving. Price includes potato, coleslaw, coffee. Contact Robert Merrill, firstname.lastname@example.org 905-324-2919
February 13 6pm-1am
Valentines Dinner Dance at Club Castropignano. Menu: Antipasto Assorted Rolls & Butter Homemade Lasagna Chicken Cutlets Served with Vegetables, Roasted Potatoes & Garden Salad Dessert Coffee & Tea $ 35.00 per person. Cash Bar Music by DJ Precise Sound Doors Dinner 7 p.m. e-mail email@example.com Call 905 384- 9292
February 15 8am-12pm
Family Day Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Thorold South Vol. Firefighters Association. February 15th, 2016. 8am-12noon. $5 a plate gets you two pancakes, two pieces of bacon, two pieces of sausage, all you can drink juice and coffee. Bring the whole family. 701 Allanburg Rd. Thorold ON L2V1B1, Thorold fire station #2.
February 15 10 -11:30 a.m. 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Family Day Free Skate The Thorold Community Arena welcomes you and your family to attend a free family day skate. Gather up your family and friends, grab your skates and head to the arena to enjoy a day of family fun. Two skating sessions will be open for the free community event.
February 19, 7pm-10pm
Burleigh Hill Trivia Night. Come on out and have a night of fun. Lots of prizes to be won. Also silent auction and licence bar. $15 per person. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, 3 Ormond St. South Thorold. Contact Amanda Finlay-Sellman, 905-932-1711, firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 20 & 21
Thorold Figure Skating Club Carnival, 65th annual ice show “The TFSC 65TH Awards”. Guest Skater Jeffery Buttle. See is a true ice show with spot lights, curtains, costumes and more. Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm, Feb 21 at 2pm. Thorold Community Arena.
February 23 2pm-3pm
Quick & Easy Meals. Learn how to make quick and easy meals. Free. Registration is required. Presented by the Niagara Region Community Food Advisor programme. Thorold Public Library. Ormond Street N. 905-227-25814,
On the cover, Kelly Liddycoat was one of many volunteers at Community Care Elimination Draw; See page 2 for job posting for TCAG program instructors; Former World Champion skater Jeffrey Buttle set to skate in TFSC Carnival, Lindsey & Montisha at 2014 Family Day skate in Thorold Go to www.shophorold.com for more events and photos of people in the community. Submit your event online: http://www. shopthorold.com/events-listing-form/
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