Dive For a Cure - October 5

Niagara Divers’ Association (NDA) welcomes its fifth annual Dive for a Cure, donating over $34, 000 for the Canadian Cancer Society to-date. President of the Niagara Divers’ Association, Natasa Djermanovic, first began this fundraiser when her son Aleksander Djermanovic, was diagnosed with all acute lymphoblastic leukemia, undergoing twenty five months of chemo therapy. Growing each year, the event involves approximately 75 divers and 150 participants on-land take part in the festivities from all over Southern Ontario this past Sunday. In the water, divers compete in one to two underwater scavenger hunts to locate labeled rocks and exchange them for various prizes. In addition, there is an underwater pumpkin carving contest as well as one on-land. The community truly comes together for this great cause every year as many of the local dive shops support the event through donating silent auction prizes as well as free air to the divers participating. With various the silent auction prizes to be won, divers and non-divers alike joined in for a day of diving, eating and supporting this fantastic cause.

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The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, will be in attendance in the afternoon of Saturday, August 22 , at the Welland International Flatwater Centre North Course for the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships. Her Honour will present gold medals to members of the winning team.

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  • “Dragon Boat Canada is looking forward to our continued working partnership with the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation and we only expect the Canadian Dragon Boat Championships to flourish in years to come.The Welland International Flatwater Centre is a great asset to the dragon boat community and Dragon Boat Canada is excited to call the Welland International Flatwater Centre home for upcoming Championships”
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