Check in on Your Mental Health

Check in on Your Mental Health
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This May 7-13 is the 67th Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) week. Since 1951, CMHA Mental Health Week has been raising awareness to end stigma associated with mental illness by making this a “mental illness awareness week.”   It provides an opportunity to take a closer look at ways to maintain … Continue reading

Fraudsters Continue to Scam our Area

Fraudsters Continue to Scam our Area
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The Peterborough Police Service warns residents that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam continues to circulate in our area and becoming more sophisticated. On Monday April 23, 2018 an officer at our ARU (Alternative Response Unit) desk received approximately 36 calls from residents reporting they had been contacted by income … Continue reading

Fundraising Concert Features Award-Winning Country Music Artist

Fundraising Concert Features Award-Winning Country Music Artist
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On June 2nd, Jade Eagleson will be on stage again at the Golden Wheel restaurant in Springville in support of a mission by the youth group from Centreville Presbyterian Church. Next February, a group of twelve young people will head to the Dominican Republic to join members of the Samaritan … Continue reading

Stiff Competition at North Cavan Spelling Bee

Stiff Competition at North Cavan Spelling Bee
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Seventeen students in grades four through six lined up in the North Cavan Public School gymnasium last week to show off their spelling skills to all of the staff and students at the school.  These students had prepared for the challenge, working on word lists with a teacher the previous … Continue reading

Plant a Forest, Help Clean the Air

Plant a Forest, Help Clean the Air
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Eleanor Reed is planting a forest on a private property south of Millbrook.  A licensed Forest Consultant and registered professional Forester, she helps property owners do their part in reducing their carbon footprint by transforming open, fallow fields into true forests, converting these spaces into carbon sponges for many years … Continue reading

Come Spring, Come Gardeners!

Come Spring, Come Gardeners!
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If this tenacious winter has you down and while you are waiting for the first robin to appear, you might want to get a preview of things to come around the Old School. “A Place to Sit” https://nourishproject.ca/place-sit – is a wonderful little video available on Youtube, featuring one of … Continue reading

Walton Wood Products Make You Feel Good Inside and Out

Walton Wood Products Make You Feel Good Inside and Out
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  Walton Wood Farm founder Leslie Scott has something to prove and she’s not done yet.  When she pitched her firm on the 11th season of the Dragon’s Den series, she received more offers than the program aired.  One dragon offered to buy her out completely, but Leslie wasn’t interested … Continue reading

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area
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  Celebrate Mother’s Day by taking her on a tour of the rolling countryside around Bethany and introduce her to local artists in their own studios during the annual Rolling Hills Studio tour.  It runs on Saturday and Sunday of the Mother’s Day weekend from 10 am to 5 pm, … Continue reading

Thanking Moyra Seabright for Shaping the Lives of Our Youngest Residents

Thanking Moyra Seabright for Shaping the Lives of Our Youngest Residents
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For the past fifteen years, Moyra Seabright has been front and centre at the Old Millbrook School Family Centre (OMSFC) where her contribution to the organization and to the lives of local families cannot be overstated. She has helped shaped the early lives of countless numbers of our youngest community … Continue reading

Music Therapy Reaches Residents at a Fundamental Level

Music Therapy Reaches Residents at a Fundamental Level
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  Centennial Place residents are fortunate to receive regular visits from an enthusiastic young man delivering a special form of therapy.  Luke Lee Burton leads group and individual sessions of Music Therapy for residents every other week.  He brings with him extensive training as a musician and therapist, armed with … Continue reading

Local Lions’ Club Breakfast Program Winds up Another Successful Season

Local Lions’ Club Breakfast Program Winds up Another Successful Season
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The Millbrook and District Lions Club turned 70 in January of 2018.  On behalf of the District Governor, Lion Andy Stevenson presented President Lion Bill Hughes with a charter certificate to mark the occasion. Your Lions’ Club has had another busy breakfast season concluding with the pancake breakfast on April … Continue reading