Millbrook Lions’ Big Donation

Millbrook Lions’ Big Donation
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Lion President Bill Hughes presents a cheque for $5,000.00 to Lion Larry Franks and PID Lion Carl Young of the Fowlers Corners Lions Club, who are coordinating this fundraising campaign.  Thirteen local Lions’ club are working towards a goal of raising the funds to purchase a new cataract machine, which … Continue reading

The Community Centre Fundraising Effort Gets Going

The Community Centre Fundraising Effort Gets Going
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Donning custom embroidered toques representing their first fundraising initiative, Co- Chairs of the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre Fundraising Committee Matthew Graham and Dorothea Kelly Hines gave Council an enthusiastic update on their plans for the project and their progress to date at the December 18th Council meeting.  The committee has … Continue reading

The Flu Doesn’t Care if You’ve Been Naughty or Nice

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  It’s official. Flu season has begun in Canada, with Influenza A H3N2 in the lead as the strain causing the most illnesses. H3N2 tends to be a more severe influenza, and fortunately has been included in the flu vaccine this year. So if you haven’t been immunized yet, take … Continue reading

North Cavan Students Share Their Christmas Spirit

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North Cavan students in grades four, five and six took the day to spread some Christmas cheer at a number of long term care homes in the area during their last week of school before the holiday break.  Travelling by school bus with their teachers Mr. Wollocot and Mrs. Caravaggio, … Continue reading

Canada Summer Jobs Program Applications Due February 2nd

Canada Summer Jobs Program Applications Due February 2nd
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Local employers in any sector with 50 or fewer employees are eligible for a funding program to create summer job opportunities for  young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year. According to MP Jamie Schmale, more … Continue reading

Police Clarify Rules of the Road for Farm Equipment

Police Clarify Rules of the Road for Farm Equipment
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On December 4th, Peterborough Police officers Rob Videto and Tom White offered local farmers some insight into the Ministry of Transportation regulations for farm equipment at a presentation held at the Township office.  The objective was to clarify some areas of confusion and ensure farm equipment operators understood the legislative … Continue reading

Elvis Tribute Comes to Millbrook Legion

Elvis Tribute Comes to Millbrook Legion
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World renowned Elvis tribute artist Garry Wesley is passing through the area during an extensive tour later this month. Wesley’s impersonation of “The King” reflects the performer’s passion and charisma, and his performances are enhanced by his striking resemblance to the late artist.   Wesley sounds like Elvis, he looks like … Continue reading

New Programs to Address Anxiety and Depression

New Programs to Address Anxiety and Depression
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For many, Christmas is definitely NOT the most wonderful time of the year, and the demand for help with depression and anxiety spikes during the winter months.  The wait times for support are long- a recent call to a psychiatrist was met with the news that there were 100 names … Continue reading