Superhero Run For Niagara Children’s Centre

On weekdays, Daniela Di Paola-LaFratta, a local Chiropractor is a champion assisting patients at her clinic in Thorold, while her husband  Franco Di Paola is a winner as a chef in Niagara, but on a special Sunday in October, the dynamic duo were Super Heroes joined by their children Oriana & Niko at the fourth annual event hosted by the Niagara Children’s Centre.

It was a sensational day for an adventure in charitable deeds at the Superhero Run for Niagara Children’s Centre held on October 14. Characters of all ages descended onto the scene at Brock University. More than 600 superheroes flashed their capes and colourful costumes to help raise funds for the NCC to provide therapy for children with special needs in Niagara. The fourth annual NCC event was a super success with more than 800 people including donors, families, community partners and volunteers coming together to collect $70,000 to help the kids and mightiest of superheroes!

Highlights of the 4th annual event:

  • $70,000 raised – an increase of $15,000 over last year!
  • 800 attendees, including donors, families, community partners and volunteers
  • 21 sponsors

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Paul Carfagnini

Helping my clients grow their business with customized integrated media campaigns is what I do with a passion as a marketing consultant in Niagara. Exclusive options for a Niagara media plan include Intrigue Media video advertising on our community TVs; event marketing such as the Niagara Health Expo; as well as the My Thorold newsletter and online directory. As a Niagara-based media consultant, my proven track record includes experience in radio advertising, print ads, social media, video advertising, Internet marketing, public relations, and direct sales. As a communications specialist, my work has consistently produced results in radio, Internet, print and electronic media, event marketing, and community relations, along with advertising sales experience.