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The opening of the beautiful new Meridian Community Centre in 2018 will mark a new era for Pelham and the entire Niagara Region. Below is a collection of testimonials from our donors who are excited about the opening of this transformational project.

Donor Highlight Videos:

Pelham Panthers Basketball Association

Alfred Beam Excavating

Peter Pipers Pubhouse

Meridian Credit Union

Dr. Richard and Tia Taylor

Lucchetta Homes

Pelham Raiders Minor Lacrosse

Fonthill Lions Club

Skycomp Solutions

Furtney Crysler LLP Chartered Accountants

See all of our donor highlight videos here.

Donor Highlight Stories:

Accipiter Radar Technologies

Arena A will be named the Accipiter Arena, thanks to the incredible generosity of Dr. Tim Nohara and his company, Accipiter Radar Technologies. The company donated $250,000 to the capital fundraising campaign.

“This is about cultural and recreational vibrancy, it’s about bringing people together,” Dr. Tim Nohara said, adding, “there’s strength in communities that play together.”  

Nohara noted he is certainly looking forward to playing a bit of hockey at the new centre when he is not watching his nieces and nephews and future grandchildren on the ice.

Learn more about Accipiter Radar Technologies here.

Duliban Insurance

Arena B will be named the Duliban Insurance Arena by virtue of the generous contributions of the Duliban family and the Trillium Mutual Insurance Company, who donated $125,000 and $25,000 to the campaign respectively.

Adam Duliban said the choice to come on board with contribution was a no brainer given his childhood memories of playing hockey in the current Pelham Arena. “Our family has such a history with hockey,” said Adam, “as kids we were found in the arena all the time.”

Brother Jason Duliban said the contribution is a way for the business to give back to the community that has supported its growth. He was quick to add he is excited for the new facility, not only because of the ice, but because of the community the building will generate. “It will shape our community,” said Jason, adding, “recreation creates jobs and generates income.”

Learn more about Duliban Insurance here.
Learn more about Trillium Mutual Insurance Company here.

Capital Campaign Donors:

See photos from our Naming Donor Announcement with Meridian Credit Union.

There are numerous naming opportunities still available as part of our $3 million capital fundraising campaign. To become involved in this once-in-a-lifetime, transformational project, contact us today.

Community Campaign Donors:

  • Fonthill Gardens
  • Upper Canada Consultants
  • Planning Partnership
  • Kirk & Jocelyn Zavitz
  • Arleen Mosely
  • Mayor Dave Augustyn
  • Cathy McPherson
  • Stephen and Sheri Coote
  • Kenneth D. Robb
  • Larry Dolan
  • 24-7 Water Inc
  • Rocco and Anna Maria DiPaola
  • Lou-Ann and Doug Hicks
  • Ginette and Patrick O’Hara
  • Brian and Betty Ann DiMartile
  • Rita and Paul D’Amico
  • John Kees
  • Don MacKay (in memory of Norma MacKay)
  • David Chevrolet
  • Darryl and Jennifer Nohara
  • Jennifer and Paul Allen
  • Jeff and Kristine Douglas
  • Kit and Shirley Lefroy
  • Karen and Timothy Wright
  • Court and Gina Carmichael
  • Money Matters Services & Solutions Inc
  • Don and Clara Davis Fossil #9
  • Kevin, Melissa, Ryan and Ethan Gennings
  • J & D Stukel & Family
  • In memory of Géza Henye
  • The Eckhardt Family
  • Brian and Mary Anne Minard