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Memorials & Commemorative Programs


The City of Welland enables individuals, families or groups to remember loved ones, to dedicate to a friend or family member, or to commemorate a special event by sponsoring a bench or tree, along the Recreational Waterway shores and some City Parks.

Memorial Tree Program

  1. Coming Soon - memorial tree map to select an available tree for adoption (record the tree’s I.D. number)
  2. View the list of trees we have to offer

After choosing your tree, please fill out one of the request forms below:

Total Cost: $750 + HST

The Fee covers:

  • 15-year sponsorship, plaque, and installation, general maintenance of the tree.
  • The City will replace the tree during the time frame of the sponsorship at the City’s discretion.
  • Due to damage or vandalism - The city will replace the plaque at the cities expense for one year after the initiation of the sponsorship. After that the city will replace the plaque at the cost of the sponsor.

 

Memorial Bench Program

Total Cost: $3500 + HST

The Fee covers:

  • 10-year sponsorship, plaque, and installation.
  • The City will replace the bench during the time frame of the sponsorship at the City’s discretion.
  • Due to damage or vandalism - The city will replace the plaque at the cities expense for one year after the initiation of the sponsorship. After that the city will replace the plaque at the cost of the sponsor.

Plaque Information:
Plaque For Trees and Composite Bench: For Plaque design please visit Harpwood'sTrophies and Gift Shop, 222 King Street, Welland. 905-735-4474
Plaque For Metal Bench: For Plaque design please download this plaque form and attach to the Online memorial bench request form or email.

image of plaque

image of bench

If submitting the PDF copy of the Memorial Tree and Bench Request Forms it can be emailed to memorialprogram@welland.ca or dropped off to address below.

Payment can be made by cheque or certified cheque and can be either mailed to, or dropped off at:
99 Federal Rd
Welland, On
L3B 3X4
ATTN:Forestry

Please contact the City of Welland at 905.735.1700 ext. 3000 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more about installations.