Advantage Charity Golf Tournament Participants Tee up for Community Care

Advantage Charity Golf Tournament Participants Tee up for Community Care
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Under sunny skies and seasonal temperatures, this year’s Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament took place on June 9th at Baxter Creek Golf Club.  More than 80 golfers teed up and had some fun while raising more than $6400 for the Millbrook Community Care. Sponsors generously stood up for the cause, … Continue reading

Minor Hockey Kicks Off Fundraising Events for the Community Centre

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Millbrook and District Minor hockey has been hard at work for the month of June. While the ice has been out of the current rink for a few months now, we have been prepping for the upcoming hockey season. Summer isn’t “break time” for the MDMHA Board of Directors. There … Continue reading

Millbrook Figure Skating Club Seeks Municipal Support

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At the May 7th meeting, Millbrook Figure Skating Club executives Kelly Hines and Melissa Blakely asked Council to consider a request for $2000 of support for their club.   Last year the club experienced a sharply lower enrolment which fell from 74 to 49 skaters, resulting in a break-even financial year … Continue reading

Baxter Creek Hosts Junior Golf Qualifier

Baxter Creek Hosts Junior Golf Qualifier
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It’s always a great weekend when we get the honour of hosting the Durham Junior Golf Tour Qualifier, and this past Victoria Day weekend was no different.  For the first time in many years of hosting the qualifier, the weather was absolutely perfect for the Juniors. Ages of the kids … Continue reading

Bill C-71 – Aimed at Legal Gun Owners

Bill C-71 – Aimed at Legal Gun Owners
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In Canada you could die in a golfing mishap sooner than being shot to death*. This week our federal government tabled new firearms legislation again aimed at licensed gun owners. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale delivered the proposed Bill C-71 in a lively tone, suggesting these changes are new and … Continue reading

OMHA Changing the Look of Minor Hockey Across the Province

OMHA Changing the Look of Minor Hockey Across the Province
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New programming through 2019-20 for novice and below will benefit learning skills The face of minor hockey in the province is changing, as the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), in partnership with Hockey Canada and the Ontario Hockey Federation, has formally announced a transformation in programming, which includes the implementation … Continue reading

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village

New Spinning Star Block Quilt Welcomes Visitors Entering the Village
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Another block quilt telling the story of the area has been installed at the home of Ray and Fran Lowery on County Rd 21 West.    This traditional quilt pattern is the oddly named “Spinning Star”; and its origins are unclear.  However, with only a little imagination the rays of the … Continue reading

2018 Millbrook Midget Mid-Winter Classic

2018 Millbrook Midget Mid-Winter Classic
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With the 2017-2018 Minor Hockey season winding down, Millbrook District Minor Hockey Association held their 6th annual Midget Mid-Winter Classic tournament for house league teams across the province. The tournament held the weekend of February 23rd-25th featured 24 teams traveling from places like Ottawa, London, and Barry’s Bay. First started … Continue reading

Bantams Bring Home International Silver Stick Trophy

Bantams Bring Home International Silver Stick Trophy
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Millbrook Stars Bantam Green travelled to Niagara Falls to compete in the 2018 International Silver Stick hosted by Pelham Minor Hockey. Our first game was an early 7:00am start Friday morning.  As I gave my pregame speech I looked around the change room to see my team wide awake and … Continue reading

Local Midget Players Rack up Points in District All-Star Game

Local Midget Players Rack up Points in District All-Star Game
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On Sunday January 7th, MDMHA hosted the 2018 Victoria Durham Midget All-Star game. Each of the 8 participating Rep centers in the Victoria Durham loop were asked to send their top 4 players to participate in this year’s game. They were also asked to nominate the top goalie from their … Continue reading

Millbrook Figure Skating Club – Winter Session is Beginning

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The Millbrook Figure Skating Club has had a busy fall session. New and returning skaters have worked hard to develop their skills. Advanced CanSkate and Star Skaters dazzled the audience with solo performances during the Club’s Stars on Ice Show, December 1. The show was followed by the Club’s annual … Continue reading