Requirements for ESTA visa

As a mandatory requirement for everyone traveling to the USA by air or sea under the visa waiver program (VWP). The online system usually allows people from specific countries to fill in the required forms by answering the relevant questions. The whole process can be completed in the comfort of one’s home since it doesn’t require any hardcopy material or visits to the relevant embassies, making it a very convenient way to get authorization to get into America. It usually has three simple steps that start by keying in the required information, reviewing the online forms and then making payments.

To be a successful applicant, one needs to fulfill all the requirements such as being a citizen of an approved country, not have a visa and doesn’t intend to stay in America as an immigrant but is rather traveling for either business of leisure. The travel period should not be more than 90 days and the traveler doesn’t have a visa. Although it’s possible to apply for someone else, it’s advisable for every person to fill individually in order to ensure that all the information is as accurate as possible. Entering wrong information can lead to the visa denial, which can in turn cause unnecessary delays in the approval or complete disqualification.

Other requirements for getting an ESTA Application to the USA include having the ability to pay the required application fee of $14. This payment can be made using different methods like a master card, VISA card, American Express or a PayPal account and must be submitted within a week. In addition, one needs to have a valid contact address so they can be easy to contact in case of changes of their application status. This can help one handle any changes as soon as they arise thus helping them tackle any problems soon as they arise. Other than the contact information that should include a valid phone number and/or email address, an applicant also needs to enter employment information.

It’s important to get a payment receipt and keep it safe as a proof of payment. The approval process takes a relatively short period of 3 days. After the period, an applicant needs to check their status and make any changes if required. They should also review the application and ensure everything is in order to avoid any problems at the point of entry. Keep the visa safe and accessible and always give the correct number at the entry in order to avoid any issues such as any delays arising from an untraceable visa number. Keep in mind that other issues like traveling to certain countries like Afghanistan within a short time before applying can lead to disqualification and visa denial.

 

Shooting Star Theatrics, Inc.

Shooting Star Theatrics is a non-profit Hamilton theatre company that is working to bring quality, Broadway-style shows to our community at an affordable ticket price.

Founded in September 2007, Shooting Star Theatrics, Inc. (formerly Shooting Star Theatre Company) is a non-profit Hamilton theatre company that is working to bring quality, Broadway-style shows to our community at an affordable ticket price. Shooting Star’s shows have included everything from well-loved favourites, to interactive murder mysteries, to hidden Broadway gems that have been loved by audiences of all ages. We continuously strive to raise the bar for community theatres everywhere and look forward to bringing entertainment to the Hamilton area for years to come!

HBSPCA Children’s Program Facilitator(s)

Junior Humane is a great way for children to start learning about the SPCA and animal care in a fun and educational setting. Great volunteer experience for teachers, child & youth workers or ANYONE that wants to work with children!

The Hamilton/Burlington SPCA is looking for enthusiastic individual(s) to facilitate the fall, winter and spring sessions of the JUNIOR HUMANE PROGRAM.

Junior Humane is the program for animal lovers. It’s a great way for children to start learning about the SPCA and animal care in a fun and educational setting. We have animal interaction, guest speakers, guest animals, crafts etc. Our focus is always on teaching respect and compassion for all living things. Children learn practical pet knowledge and ownership responsibility.

The facilitator(s) are responsible for instructing a group of up to 15 children. Each session involves a lesson, game/craft and a guest speaker/animal. 6 weeks of curriculum, lessons and training will be provided in advance.

Great volunteer experience for teachers, child & youth workers, social service workers or ANYONE that works with or wants to work with children!

Session details:

Ages 7-9: Meet Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:15pm

Fall 2014: Oct. 8th – Nov. 12th
Winter 2015: Jan. 21st – Feb. 25th
Spring 2015: Apr. 8th – May 13th

Ages 10-12: Meet Thursday nights from 6:00-7:15pm

Fall 2014: Oct. 9th – Nov. 13th
Winter 2015: Jan. 22st – Feb. 26th
Spring 2015: Apr. 9th – May 14th

Redefining Hamilton

Themed to celebrate our City in transformation, Redefining Hamilton will include engaging experiences with local artists, musicians, foodies, thought-leaders, change-makers, influencers and leaders. This isn’t your typical gala.

Event Details:
Event Name: Redefining Hamilton
Location: Tim Hortons Field, Champions Club (64 Melrose Ave N, Hamilton, ON L8L 8C1)
Date: Friday, October 21st
Reception: 7:00PM
Dinner: 7:30PM
Dress Code: Cocktail
Ticket Price: $125
Ticket Details: Marché-Dinner | Dessert | Cash Bar | Silent Auction

Performances by:
Elissa Barber
The Vaudevillian
Reflexion

Event Information:

We’re undergoing a very exciting and optimistic time in Hamilton’s history—something many are calling a Renaissance of growth, economic diversification and culture. Though we’re seeing an upswing in development and prosperity, it’s important not to lose sight of the issues and challenges we still face in
Hamilton and the surrounding region.

Our most recent census data for Hamilton indicates that approximately 90,000 residents are living below the poverty line and that approximately 6,000 families are waiting for subsidized housing. As we know, access to adequate housing is incredibly important, directly impacting Hamilton’s economy, communities and people.

This year, Habitat Hamilton will be hosting its inaugural signature event—Redefining Hamilton—at Tim Hortons Field, paying tribute to the incredible successes of yesterday and the challenges we’re inspired to overcome tomorrow.

This isn’t your typical gala.

On Friday, October 21st, attendees will have the opportunity to experience Tim Hortons Field like never before. As the first gala-styled event to take place in our City’s new stadium, our event is sure to impress with incredible views of our industrial north-end, our tree-lined escarpment and our iconic downtown skyline.

Themed to celebrate our City in transformation, Redefining Hamilton will include engaging experiences with local artists, entertainers, chefs, foodies, thought-leaders, change-makers, influencers and leaders. Attendees will receive a full-course meal, uniquely delivered via action stations, with a smorgasbord of marché-styled experiences. The meal will be accompanied by live dinner music, followed by a few short words from our leadership team. Throughout the evening, guests will have the opportunity to bid on a wide array of highly-localized and noteworthy items at our silent auction. The evening will conclude with live (and local!) entertainment.

All proceeds from the gala will support Habitat for Humanity Hamilton and its Home Build Program.

Pomeranian and small breed rescue

Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue is a volunteer rescue group, providing care for dogs that have been surrendered, or are in danger of losing their lives in local Animal Control facilities. We are a registered Canadian charity, operated by a group of

Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue is a volunteer rescue group, providing care for dogs that have been surrendered, or are in danger of losing their lives in local Animal Control facilities. We are a registered Canadian charity, operated by a group of dedicated individuals working to provide a safe and loving environment for these wonderful animals.

Since its onset, Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue has successfully placed over 500 dogs into caring, loving homes. We have gone from one foster home to over 40 active volunteers. Tags: dog adoption, dogs, rescue, PSBR

This Is #HamOnt, Radio Show

This Is HamOnt is a weekly radio show on McMaster University’s 93.3 CFMU focused on life in Hamilton and how people and organization are making the city a better place to live, work, and play.

Hosted by Ashleigh & Jonathon Patterson, This Is HamOnt is a weekly radio show on 93.3 CFMU McMaster focused on life in Hamilton and how people and organization are making the city a better place to live, work, and play. People can make a difference in their community, we encourage listeners to get involved by volunteering in Hamilton, Ontario. Listen live every Wednesday morning at 9:00 am or on our website.

James North Art Crawl – Hamilton

Join the James North Art Crawl on the second Friday night of each month, galleries keep their doors open until late, so visitors can explore and chat.

Join the James North Art Crawl in Hamilton on the second Friday night of each month.

Galleries, shops and restaurants keep their doors open late, so visitors can explore and chat.

The aim is simple, have people come to a amazing place where you can go to an art gallery, eat at a nice cafe and check out the amazing architecture.

Cystic Fibrosis Research

Shinerama found its name when students used to shine clients shoes in exchange for donations going toward Cystic Fibrosis Research. Cystic Fibrosis is a disease without a cure. Please help us by donating at the link provided. Thank you!

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults. There is no cure. CF is a multi-system disease, primarily affecting the lungs and digestive system. In the lungs, where the effects of the disease are most devastating, a build-up of thick mucus causes increasingly severe respiratory problems. It may be difficult to clear bacteria from the lungs, leading to cycles of infection and inflammation, which damage delicate lung tissue.

Abandoned Cats Rescue

Abandoned Cats Rescue is a 100% volunteer run registered charity that is dedicated to rescuing orphaned, abandoned and otherwise unwanted cats and kittens. Please visit our website to see cats looking for forever homes or fundraising events

Abandoned Cats Rescue takes in unwanted, stray, abandoned an orphaned cats and kittens.

Through our 100% volunteer force, cats and kittens are vet checked, treated for any illnesses or injuries and placed in a loving foster home to be socialized and trained in a family environment while they await adoption into their Forever Home.

Many local vets have been gracious enough to provide care for our cats at discounted prices but vet bills can still get pretty large, especially for ill or injured cats.

Fundraising events are held year round, as well as adoptathons in participating PetSmart locations.

PKD Foundation of Canada – Hamilton Chapter

Renowned kidney experts give free public talks on potential new therapies for polycystic kidney disease at 2-hour informational support meetings of the Hamilton Chapter of the PKD Foundation of Canada, a registered charity.

Launched in July 2011, the Hamilton Chapter of the PKD Foundation of Canada offers area polycystic kidney disease (PKD) patients, their families and friends support and education, and raises funds for PKD research.

Meetings are open to the public, free of charge. Paid on-site parking and street parking is available and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

Hamilton Chapter support meetings take place from 2pm to 4pm every other month, in Juravinski Tower on the Charlton Campus of St. Josephs Healthcare Hamilton hospital.

Dr. Bob Kemp Centre for Hospice Palliative Care

Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to excellence in the provision of supportive care to individuals in the Hamilton-Wentworth region who are living with a life-threatening illness.

The Dr. Bob Kemp Centre for Hospice Palliative Care is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to excellence in the provision of supportive care to individuals in the Hamilton-Wentworth region who are living with a life-threatening illness.

Annual Events:

Walk For Hospice

In 2010, the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice’s annual walk for Hospice raised more than $60,000. In 2011, our plan is to double that number.

The date is tentatively booked for the second weekend in June and promises to be full of fun for the whole family to enjoy

Labrador Retriever Adoption Service

Labrador Retriever Adoption Service (Lab Rescue) is a non-profit organization serving the GTA, staffed by volunteers who are dedicated to rescuing Labrador Retrievers

Labrador Retrievers are the most popular breed in Canada and the United States, and that is why so many need to be rescued.

Once a dog is surrendered to Lab Rescue they will are evaluated, immunized (and any other medical care that might be necessary),
micro-chipped and adopted. If the Lab can not reside in its current household they will be
placed in a temporary foster home until a new loving permanent home can be located to place them in.

Ugly Mutts Dog Rescue

Ugly Mutts Ontario dog rescue, dog adoption and dog rehoming agency is dedicated to saving the lives of abandoned canines, and supporting dog owners that are looking to rehome their pets.

Ugly Mutts is an all breed Ontario dog rescue and companion animal rehoming service that is comprised of dedicated and experienced dog rescuers along with a host of volunteer foster families, funded solely by your donations.

Working together with local shelters, other rescues, and caring pet owners we are able to rescue, rehabilitate, train and provide quality foster care to homeless and owner surrendered pets until they can be adopted into suitable, loving new homes with committed adopters. Ugly Mutts volunteers have been committed to promoting responsible dog ownership for over 30 years and in 2009 alone they successfully rehomed over 250 pets that might have met with an otherwise untimely fate.

Shalem Mental Health Network

Shalem Mental Health Network is a faith- based, Ontario-focused network that provides responsive mental health support and resources to individuals and families.

Our services include:

Counselling – Building healthy couples, families and individuals; fostering attachment in children.

Congregational Assistance Plan – Churches making available to all of their members solution-focused counselling sessions from a local, professional Christian therapist, anonymously and at no charge to the church member.

WrapAround – Empowering a community to offer real hope to people struggling with complex, overwhelming needs. Restorative Justice – Repairing harm, transforming conflict in communities, schools and churches. RE-create –

A drop-in art studio engaging street-involved youth in downtown Hamilton.

Social Media Consultant for Nonprofits

Social Media Web Solutions is an extremely talented web and online marketing group in Toronto, Hamilton, and Burlington. We help businesses reach their goals by using the latest web technologies and social media strategies.

Neil Reeve-Newson is a social media consultant in Hamilton. He helps companies in Hamilton, Toronto, and Burlington reach their goals using social media site like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Linkedin.

Neil also has experience as a social media consultant for nonprofits. He helps nonprofits and charities to gain awareness and increase donations though social media.

Social Media companies in Hamilton have tremendous knowledge and power to do good will. We will see more activism in the near future.