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Fire Prevention Week 2013 Contest Winners

Posted on November 14, 2013 09:45 AM

Pelham Fire Services is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Fire Prevention Week contests.

For the story contest, the winners are:

1st place - Abigail Shatford
2nd place - Elizabeth Hogan
3rd place - Eryn van der Weyden

Twelve-year-old Abigail wrote her story about fire safety and babysitting. Here is an excerpt from her winning story:

“The meat in the pan was bubbling, and a small fire had started. Even more alarming was Johnny standing there, oh-so-innocent, ready to grab the pan handle. Charlotte...

First Annual Christmas Lights Competition Call for Nominations

Posted on November 06, 2013 09:45 AM

Do you (or someone you know) really get into the holiday spirit with a Christmas Light Display that would make the elves jealous? Does the tree in front of your home get beautifully decorated each holiday season? Do you and your neighbours strain the power grid with a North Pole type of display? If you answered yes to any of these questions then please be sure to nominate yourself or your friends for the Communities in Bloom’s First Annual Christmas Lights Competition!

As part of the Christmas in...

Canada's Favourite Crossing Guard Contest

Posted on October 29, 2013 09:45 AM

Do you have a favourite crossing guard that helps your children get to and from school safely each day? Are you greeted with a friendly smile and exceptional service each time you encounter one of these hardworking individuals? Then be sure to nominate your special crossing guard for the “Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guard” contest!

Crossing guards play an important role in pedestrian safety by helping children make the safe journey to and from school. FedEx Express Canada and Parachute have come together...

Change Your Clocks, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

Posted on October 29, 2013 09:45 AM

Pelham Fire Services reminds everyone to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery” this weekend as daylight savings time ends on November 3rd.

“Smoke alarms only save lives if they work properly,” said Pelham Fire Chief Bob Lymburner. “Correct smoke alarm installation and maintenance significantly affects the outcome of a fire.”

Smoke alarms are required by law and need to be tested monthly. Smoke alarms more than ten years old need to be fully replaced.

“Smoke alarm batteries need to be...

Christmas in Pelham 2013 Event Lineup

Posted on October 25, 2013 09:45 AM

Residents, businesses and visitors are invited to participate in this year’s exciting Christmas in Pelham lineup of events. We have something for everyone during our community holiday celebrations. New events debuting in 2013 are highlighted in purple below!

• November 6 (6pm to 9pm): Holiday Gift Showcase and Downtown Stroll - Downtown Fonthill
• November 7 (10am to 9pm), November 8 (10am to 7pm), November 9 (10am to 5pm): Holiday Gift Showcase - Shoppes of Ridgeville
• November 9 & 10 (10am to...

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