News Archive September 2017

  • Sep. 20, 2017

    Toronto Maple Leafs Score Smiles at Niagara Children’s Centre

    Children from Niagara Children's Centre and the Centre School were treated to a meeting with some of the Toronto Maple Leafs powerhouses while they were in town for the 2017 Training Camp that occurrred in Niagara Falls this past weekend. Toronto Maple Leafs players, Eric Fehr , Jake Gardiner, Ben Smith, Leo Komarov , Patrick Marleau, Curtis McElhinney, and Ben Smith scored some major smiles with the children when they visited Niagara Children’s Centre in St. Catharines. The Centre provides therapy and support to children who have physical, developmental and communicative delays or disabilities.   Over 80 children were in…
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  • Sep. 19, 2017

    Niagara Children’s Centre Mourns Passing of Former Physiotherapy Director Joan Culbert

    Niagara Children’s Centre would like to recognize the passing of one of the Centre’s distinguished employees  and Dr William J. Orr Tribute Award of Distinction recipient, Joan Culbert.   Joan (Centre in white) was the Centre’s first physiotherapist, who went on to become the Director of Physiotherapy. Joan played a significant role in the design of the Centre through our original building construction and subsequent developments, including the development of programs such as orthopaedic clinic and gait; orthopaedic services; seating and mobility as well as our pool, aquatics and recreation programs. Joan retired in 2005.    Joan proudly served the…
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