Welland City Council Pays it Forward with FREE Parking
Welland City Council is paying it forward with Random Act of Kindness Day (RAKD) this Friday, November 4, 2016. Council would like RAKD to be a City-wide celebration of kindness and compassion by promoting a “pay it forward” movement throughout the City. Council passed a motion this week to allow free parking on November 4th in the following downtown municipal parking lots:
Lot 1, Courthouse Parking Lot, Area B (behind the Courthouse)
Lot 1, Courthouse Parking Lot, Area C (behind Civic Square)
Lot 6, Firehall Parking Lot, Area A (behind the Blue Star)
Lot 6, Firehall Parking Lot, Area B (next to Cool Licks)
Random Act of Kindness Day is a fun and simple way to encourage unexpected moments of kindness between citizens and communities. Mayor Frank Campion says Welland has always been a kind and generous community.
“We’ve seen many random acts of kindness throughout the City. We see it from our community groups, our volunteers, and our citizens,” said Campion. “Welland Council wants to participate with the movement and pay it forward to residents and visitors with complimentary parking.”
Niagara Community Foundation is an advocate for RAKD, and has been promoting the first Friday of November as RAKD for the past six years. Niagara municipalities and organizations are participating in RAKD to spread goodwill through Niagara’s Cities. Niagara Community Foundation encourages Niagara to share random acts of kindness with the world by Tweeting with hashtag #RAKday.