Beasley Fair 2013
Please join us for our annual Beasley Fair. Come find out what’s going on in your neighbourhood! This is your chance to connect with the city services, places of worship, organizations and local business that serve the Beasley Community.
Date Saturday, April 20th From 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Beasley Community Centre – 145 Wilson Street
NORTH END SOCCER
Talento della Musica Fundraiser
An eclectic evening of short performances featuring the inspiring musical talents of HCC Alumni, Members & Friends. All funds raised go to support the HCC Bursary Fund.
Saturday April 27, 2013
252 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2L3
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25 Adults/Seniors, $20 Students
(includes coffee/tea & dessert)
For tickets call 905-527-1618 or on-line www.hcc_talento.eventbrite.ca
One Voice - HCC Annual Spring Concert
The award-winning Hamilton
Children’s Choir….150 young voices united under the
passionate guidance of world renowned Artistic Director,
Zimfira Poloz, along with a talented artistic team including:
Shawn Grenke – Larisa Gulenco – Tatiana Korotkova -
Laura Pin - Melanie Tellez
Sunday May 12, 2013 @ 4 p.m.
Compass Point Bible Church
1500 Kerns Road, Burlington, ON
Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Seniors, $15 Students, $10 Child (10 yrs & under)
For tickets call 905-527-1618 or on-line at www.hcc_onevoice.eventbrite.ca
Passport to Hamilton
With a HSR Day Pass in hand, Hamiltonians can receive discounts at locally owned restaurants, shops, museums, pools, arenas and more!
Environment Hamilton would like you to consider a partnership in a cross-promotional project that encourages both locals and tourists to enjoy Hamilton’s diverse offerings.
The HSR offers a $9.00 Day Pass for up to two adults and up to six children (no more than six people total to ride all day. We have expanded this offer to include discounted destinations and promote the package as an affordable day out for families.
By participating in the Passport to Hamilton program, your business can:
- Recognize itself as a locally owned business and receive FREE promotion
- Show your support for affordable and accessible public transit
- Have Hamiltonians and tourists include you in their GREEN stay-cations!
- How to Get Involved:
- Offer a discount and be put on our Map for FREE!
- Advertise on the Map!
- Display the Map! Spread the Word!
For more info:
Download the Passport to Hamilton Info Sheet
Passport to Hamilton Project Assistant: Katie
Environment Hamilton (22 Wilson Street, Suite 4)
905-549-0900 // firstname.lastname@example.org
Councillor Farr Talks About His Radio History with Canada’s oldest station (on CKOC)
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A Hearty Helping of Tourism Award Winners
Hamilton, ON – March 6, 212 – Hamilton’s innovative culinary offerings were prominently featured at tonight’s Tourism Awards of Excellence including a popular new food truck and new artisan bakery. Gorilla Cheese, the 2011 Canadian Country Music Week, the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, The Hamilton Spectator, and Supercrawl were each recognized twice at the sold out event. A total of 23 Awards were handed out at the Convention Centre including two new Culinary Experience categories; one awarded by judges and the other chosen by the public. Gorilla Cheese won the Culinary Experience Award as decided by a panel of judges. And, almost 700 votes were placed online for the People’s Choice for Culinary Experience where Hamilton residents and tourists were invited to select their favourite restaurant, coffee shop, food-related event, or food truck. Taking 33% of the votes to win the People’s Choice for Culinary Experience was Cake and Loaf Bakery.
Complete list of winners (broken down into three areas):
- Small Tourism Business of the Year: White Elephant (handmade and vintage shop)
- Large Tourism Business of the Year: Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
- Golf & Country Club and/or Course: City of Hamilton Civic Golf Courses
- The Green Sustainable Award: Royal Botanical Gardens
- Agri-Tourism Business: Weir’s Lane Lavender & Apiary
- Small-scale Event or Festival: Go Cooking (The Hamilton Spectator)
- Medium-scale Event or Festival: Re-Enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek
- Large-scale Event or Festival: 2011 Canadian Country Music Week, HECFI
- Bed & Breakfast: Osler House Bed & Breakfast
- Culinary Experience: Gorilla Cheese
- People’s Choice for Culinary Experience: (by online votes) Cake and Loaf Bakery
- Rookie of the Year: Gorilla Cheese
- Travel Journalism Story: “Jon’s Journey”, Jon Wells, The Hamilton Spectator
- Tourism Website: lockestreetshops.com
- Brochure or Promo Piece: Downtown Hamilton BIA Restaurant Guide
- Lifetime Achievement: Murray Puddicombe, Puddicombe Farms
- Arts Ambassador: Kelly Lowe, Kelly Lowe Glass
- Entertainment Ambassador: Tim Potocic, Supercrawl
- Sport Ambassador: Mike Samuel, The Hamilton Hurricanes
- Convention Ambassador: William Leigh, 2011 International Organosilicon Chemistry
- Transportation Representative: 2011 Canadian Country Music Week Transportation Team
- Front-Line Customer Service or Server: Jenny Wilikins, Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
- Volunteer of the Year: Dane Pedersen, Supercrawl