Our Members


Leigh Arbuckle

Business Name: Time for Chocolates

Category – Chocolatier

Create fresh chocolate, made to order. Home-based, Health Board approved.

Tel: 905-329-9897
Email: Leigh Arbuckle
Website: www.timeforchocolates.com

Carol Gay

Business Name: Artscapes Gallery

Category – Custom Picture Framing

Custom picture framer since 1990. Also sell local artists original art & posters & prints are available to order.

Tel: 905-685-1421
Email: artscapesgallery
Website: http://www.artscapesgallerycanada.com/

Vittoria Mattucci-Ganski

Business Name: Lifemark Health

Category – Physiotherapist

Lifemark is a corporation that owns several physiotherapy clinics across Canada. I am a clinical director at the Lifemark clinic in Welland but also practice physiotherapy and perform other non-traditional treatments such as Bowen therapy and Niromarthe. I have been practicing as a physiotherapist since 1994. My passion is in promoting the natural self-healing mechanism of the body.

Tel: (905) 732-0409
Email: Vittoria Mattucci-Ganski
Website: http://www.lifemark.ca

Shirley Van Egmond

Business Name: Liv Personal Training Studio

Category – Personal Trainer & Nutritionist

LiV PTS is an exercise facility offering 1-on-1 and partner personal training sessions, bootcamps and spin classes. Programs are designed individually, based on experience, health/injury history and personal goals. Whether new to fitness, returning or experienced, LiV offers services that will make you feel younger, healthier and stronger. Nutritional Counselling also available.

Tel: 289-213-3473
Email: Shirley Van Egmond
Website: http://www.livfitness.ca/

Catherine Semerjian

Business Name: Nerses Photography

Category – Photography

Photography Studio & Secret Cedars Gardens are the backdrop to our business. We are in our third generation and still going strong. Weddings, portraits, photo restorations, commercial and passports.

Tel: 905-682-7112
Email: Catherine Semerjian
Website: http://www.nersesphoto.com

Marylou Andrusiw

Business Name: Nickerson Appliances

Category – Home Appliances

One of Canada’s oldest and most established appliance retail operations. Nickerson family owned, Nickerson family run since 1945. Whether your need be a simple bar-fridge or compact range for the cottage, or a full out professional style stainless steel kitchen for your home – Nickerson’s has the expertise needed to ensure a successful project. When you visit the store you will be greeted by the region’s most experienced appliance specialists. The vast majority of our staff has been at Nickerson’s for anywhere from fifteen to thirty years. This experience enables Nickerson’s to assist you in every facet of your kitchen project. From design consultation to expert professional installation, every step of a project is measured for your satisfaction.

Tel: 905-685-9075
Email: Marylou Andrusiw
Website: http://www.nickersonappliances.com

Annette Marchionda

Business Name: Professional Carpet Systems

Category – Carpet Cleaning

A trusted service provider to commercial and residential markets with quality innovative solutions to maintain their carpet, upholstery, and hard surfaces.

Tel: 905-646-6655
Email: Annette Marchionda
Website: http://www.pcsniagara.com

Phyllis Lottridge

Business Name: Royal Lepage Niagara Real Estate Centre, Brokerage

Category – Real Estate

39 years as a Realtor- servicing virtually any real estate need. Working with buyers or sellers, I quickly establish a comfort level to share clients’ vision and guidance in making attainable decisions. As a well-connected, full-time Realtor, I offer financing qualifications and connections to house inspectors and tradespeople. Sellers & Buyers depend on my extensive research approach + home dressing (staging) for all listings. Extensive list qualified trades+mortgage finance, house inspector

Tel: 905 708 8050
Email: Phyllis Lottridge
Website: http://www.phyllislottridge.com

Melinda Arquero

Melinda Arquero

Leasing Mahager: Seasons Retirement Communities - Seasons First Avenue

Category – Retirement Community

At Seasons Retirement Communities we are committed to delivering quality care and exceptional service so you may enjoy the worry-free retirement you deserve. We offer a supportive lifestyle where everything you need to feel safe and comfortable is close at hand. Local seniors, including those from Welland, Fonthill, Port Colbourne and St. Catharines frequently reconnect with old acquaintances at Seasons First Avenue, extending the tight-knit community experience they have always enjoyed. Seasons First Avenue provides a worry-free retirement lifestyle, allowing residents to focus on whatever makes them happy. Our reputation for excellent care means residents can trust us to deliver high-quality, individualized service.

Work Tel: 905-735-5333
Home Tel: 289-962-2805

Email: Melinda Arquero
Website: https://www.seasonsretirement.com/

Laurie-Ann Whitnall

Business Name: Thermography Clinic Niagara

Category – Pain-Free Breast Assessment

Tel: 905-714-1221
Email: Laurie-Ann Whitnall

Website: Thermography Clinic Niagara 

Michelle Ohm

Michelle Ohm

Business Name: The Verge Insurance Group

Category – Insurance

Call Michelle for all your personal and commercial insurance needs. A full service insurance brokerage specializing in home, auto, boat, small home/business and all forms of commercial lines insurance.

Tel: 905-688-9170 ext #151
Email: Michelle Ohm
Website: http://www.vergeinsurance.com/

Sandra G. Shorthouse

Sandra G. Shorthouse

Business Name: S. G. Shorthouse Insurance & Financial Services

Category – Financial Service

Your personal Protector of dreams. As a Broker Sandra works for you using Innovative products that Protect you and your family while keeping your Dreams intact with Progressive Financial Guidance. Using the best of each company’s products for Life, Disability, Group Benefits, RRSP’s, RRIF’s, Non-Registered Funds, Annuities, retirement planning,Tax Free Savings Accounts, Debt almagamation and much more. Let her create a Plan that makes sense and paves the way for your future while enjoying the present moments with the people you love.

Tel: 905-708-0086
Email: Sandra G. Shorthouse
Website: http://www.sgshorthouse.com

Alexis Parker

Alexis Parker

Business Name: Sugar Spa by Alexis

Category – Spa Services

27 years in the Spa industry providing Skin Care services, Body Sugaring, Lash Extensios & Lifts, Nail Enhancements plus Pedicures.

Tel: 905-658-9064
Email: Alexis Parker

Kathryn Hrabowsky

Business Name: Maverick Therapy

Category – Athletic Therapy and Massage Therapy

Maverick Therapy is a full-service clinic located in the north end of St. Catharines – providing individualized rehabilitation programs that help you return to what you love safely and efficiently. We offer Athletic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Concussion Management, Cupping, Hawkgrips, and Event Medical Coverage to the Niagara region.

Tel: 905-401-0147
Email: Kathryn Hrabowsky
Website: www.mavericktherapy.ca

Kelly Eden

Kelly Eden

Business Name: Aura Healing Reiki

Category – Reiki

Reiki Master offering Usui Reiki Treatments, Chakra Balancing, Reiki with Crystals, Group Meditation and Healing Circles in a tranquil spa environment. Reiki is a laying on hands for the purpose of healing both physically and emotionally. Reiki promotes relaxation, stress reduction, healing of emotional pain, inflammation, lessons insomnia and the symptoms of physical disease and provides the same level of relaxation as a massage with the added benefit of spiritual healing. A client can expect sensations of warmth and tingling and most report a ‘lightness’ throughout their body. The warmth is soothing and many fall asleep while the energy is healing their body and balancing their energy centres. Energy healing is my passion and I absolutely LOVE what I do! Namaste! smile

Tel: 905-391-0251
Email: Kelly Eden
Website: http://www.aurahealingreiki.com

Susan Parker

Susan Parker

Business Name: Lex Parker Interior Design

Category – Interior Design: Residential & Commercial

Lex Parker Interior Design
Registered Interior Designers, member: ARIDO, IDC.
Design solutions for your office, restaurant, store, hotel, home, indoors or out as well as landscape design.

Tel: 905-641-2112
Email: Susan Parker
Website: http://www.parkerdesign.com |


 Jodi Henderson

Jodi Henderson

Business Name: Manulife Bank

Category – Banking

As a Business Development Consultant, I help my referral partners with strategies to enhance their business by providing banking, mortgage, and cash flow solutions for their clients.

Tel: 905-358-2380
Website: http://www.manulifebank.ca

Angela Daley

Business Name: Marilee's Bridal

Category – Bridal Shop

Marilee’s Bridal has been in Fonthill for 23 years. My daughter Kelly and I purchased the business in Jan. 2016. We carry gowns for the bride, bridesmaids, mothers and flower girls as well as formal wear and 1st communion and prom dresses. We also carry accessories such as veils, headpieces, belts, purses, jewellery, etc.

Tel: 905-892-6634
Email: Angela Daley
Website: http://www.marilees.com/

Monica Maier Root

Business Name: Monica's at 270° West

Category – Ladies Clothing, Lingerie and Mastectomy

Monica’s at 270° West offers professional bra and mastectomy fitting services in a boutique setting. We carry fine quality intimate apparel – in bands 30-54 and cup sizes AA to N from name brands such as Chantelle, Empreinte, Amoena, Fantasie, Freya,Goddess, Elomi,Shock Absorber and Hot Milk to name a few. We provide discreet and compassionate post-surgery breast form fitting in a women-only environment.
270° West Ladies Wear – Casual Ladies Wear

Tel: 905-835-5024
Email: Monica Maier Root
Website: 270° West

Karen Martin

Business Name: Niagara College

Category – Employer Relations Consultant

Employment & Training Solutions

Tel: 905-641-2252 ext.4046
Email: Karen Martin
Website: http://www.niagaracollege.ca

Heather Rubin

Business Name: Not Just Art

Category – Retail Gifts

Tel: 905-687-8603
Email: Heather Rubin

Mary Kudreikis

Business Name: PromoCentre

Category – Promo Products

Custom printed promotional products and clothing.

Tel: 905-641-0300
Email: Mary Kudreikis
Website: http://www.promocentre.ca

Cassie Bissonnette

Cassie Bissonnette

Business Name: Root Bissonnette Walker LLP

Category – Accounting

Root Bissonnette Walker LLP is a professional accounting firm offering services to companies, non-profit organizations and individuals including accounting, audit, advisory, tax compliance and tax planning needs. Cassie works in general practice, planning, performing and managing accounting and assurance engagements for owner-managed businesses throughout the Niagara Region. She is also involved in the preparation of corporate and personal tax returns.

Tel: 905-641-8895
Email: Cassie Bissonnette
Website: http://rbwllp.com/

Juanita MacLean

Juanita MacLean

Business Name: Seniors On The Move

Category – Downsizing and Packing

At Seniors On The Move our goal is to make moving easy for people who are downsizing. Not only do we pack and move, we unpack and set up their new residence so it feel like “home” the very first day. We are Certified, Bonded and Insured and members of The National Association of Senior Move Managers.

Tel: 905-933-0730
Email: Juanita MacLean
Website: http://www.seniorsonthemoveniagara.com

Terry Shorthouse

Business Name: Quality Cleaning Niagara

Category – Cleaning Services

Quality Cleaning Niagara provides honest, dependable, quality cleaning services to residences and businesses inside and out within Niagara. Satisfying client needs with great care.

Tel: 905-964-8737
Email: Terry Shorthouse

Anita Stewart

Business Name: Sculptures by Anita

Category – Hair Salon

Full-service hair salon.

Tel: 905-687-3922
Email: Anita Stewart

Kelly Liddycoat

Business Name: Bocchinfuso Funeral Home Inc

Category – Funeral Home

Full service funeral home offering a range of funeral services and products to the public.

Tel: 905-227-0161
Email: Kelly Liddycoat
Website: http://www.bocchinfusofh.com/

Sandra Sabo

Business Name: Canada Sound Art

Category – Media – Art

Imagine choosing your favourite image/photo of family, cottage, vacation, car, boat send to me in high resolution by email. Manufacturing will download on canvas onto a frame – inside the frame are bluetooth speakers. Sync to iPod, iPhone, Smart TV, Alexis, Google Home – admire your fav image while listening to your fav play list. Portable and wireless, will personalize ie: wedding photo, new baby, grandchildren – great gift for the person who has everything!

Tel: 289-668-1176
Email: Sandra Sabo
Website: Canada Sound Art
Joan Fairchild

Joan Fairchild

Business Name: Lake & Carlton Laundromat/Cleaners, Norwex Independent Consultant

Category – Norwex Consultant & Laundry/Dry Cleaner

We are a large Laundromat consisting of 8 single washers, 12 double washers and 2 triple washers. We offer a same day wash and fold service as well as on site washing and pressing. We are also a depot for Manor Cleaners for Dry Cleaning and offer an Alteration Service as well. During the day there is an attendant on site who will always be happy to assist you. Our hours of operation for the Laundromat are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., everyday including ALL Holidays. The Wash & Fold is open 8:00 to 5:30 Monday to Friday and 9-1 on Saturdays.

Norwex Consultant, Improving the Quality of life by radically reducing the chemicals we use in our home .

Tel: 905-685-0933
Email: Joan Fairchild

Maureen Sherman

Business Name: Maureen Sherman Certified Coach

Category – Certified Professional Development and Life Coach

I coach professionals and leaders, as individuals to effortlessly step into their intentions, goals and aspirations. The process creates rapid, dramatic change in patterns, behavior and life which accelerates the clients’ capacity for and experience of success in every area of both their professional and personal lives.

Tel: 905-685-7235
Email: Maureen Sherman

Julie Stobbe

Julie Stobbe

Business Name: Mind over Clutter

Category – Professional Organizer

Since 2006 Mind over Clutter has provided professional organizing services in Niagara, St Catharines, Welland, Niagara Falls, Thorold, Fort Erie and surrounding towns. Professional organizing services include decluttering, residential, seniors, home office, and small business organizing. Lasting solutions are provided to suit the client’s needs, personality, lifestyle and learning style. Recycling and unwanted treasures are removed at the end of each day and taken to eco-friendly depots, consignment stores and charities. Speciality services include virtual organizing, speaking engagements, information management, home routines planning, downsizing relocations, working with hoarders and clients with mood disorders. I specialize in bringing happiness to homes and organization to offices.

Tel: 905-321-1616
Email: Julie Stobbe
Website: http://www.mindoverclutter.ca

Fatima Basic

Business Name: NutraBee

Category – Gourmet Honey and Apitherapy Product Manufacturing & Retail

Manufacture and Retail Gourmet Honey and Apytherapy

Tel: 905-227-6618
Email: Fatima Basic
Website: https://nutrab.com


Carol Hubert

Business Name: Peninsula Flooring

Category – Carpet/Wood/Tile

We sell carpet, tile, hardwood and vinyl. We have install crews that install same. We also sell supply only items to the public.

Tel: 905-468-2135
Email: Carol Hubert
Website: http://www.peninsulaflooring.ca

Lisa Raham

Business Name: Raham's Transportation

Category – Transportation

Transportation for people both individually and for organizations…like a specialty licenced taxi service. Including a Town and Country Van to take up to 6 Passengers. Other services that I offer is private care or individuals, this includes, shopping, outings, appointments, cleaning,personal care, downsizing and viewing potential relocation places. We also will check on people’s homes while they are away. We accompany people to functions like weddings, funerals, meetings, clubs, dinners, as a personal assistant . This enables the family to not have to worry about their loved one knowing that they are being taken care off.

Tel: 905-682-9115
Email: Lisa Raham
Website: http://www.rahamstransportation.com/

Tracey Turavani

Business Name: Sensible Office Services

Category – Administrative Support

Sensible Office Services provides administrative support to businesses that lack the time, skill or staffing support. We fill the void in businesses allowing them to focus on what they do best; selling, marketing or creating new products or services. Our services are professional, efficient and affordable.

Tel: 905-341-3982
Email: Tracey Turavani
Website: http://www.sensibleofficeservices.com/

Linda Vaughan

Business Name: Vision Travel Solutions

Category – Travel Agent

Travel Agent – Leisure Travel Advisor – Full service advisor booking customers on air, rail, cruise, tours, hotels, groups, custom vacations and packaged vacations. Linda has been in the travel business for 16 years.

Tel: 905-687-7007
Email: Linda Vaughan
Website: http://www.visiontravel.ca/lindavaughan

Glenys McQueen-Fuentes

Glenys McQueen-Fuentes

Business Name: Drama Sound Projects

Category – Leadership Training and Performance Polishing

Through drama techniques and group dynamics, discover your creativity, imagination, and spontaneity. Invigorate your life and professional projects!

Tel: 905-682-8593
Email: Glenys McQueen-Fuentes
Website: http://www.dramasound.com