Cavan Monaghan Volunteer Policing Committee Launches Social Media Sites

Cavan Monaghan Volunteer Policing Committee Launches Social Media Sites
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The Cavan Monaghan Volunteer Policing Committee is excited to announce the official launch of its social media sites.  The goal of the sites is to enhance communication between the volunteer policing committee and the members of the Cavan Monaghan community. The volunteer policing committee was established as a way to … Continue reading

Motorcycles Lined King Street

Motorcycles Lined King Street
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Motorcycles lined King Street on June 2nd preparing for the Legion’s annual Bike Ride.  Forty seven riders travelled to Bancroft for lunch at the Bancroft Legion and returned to a hot dinner prepared and donated by the Millbrook Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary.  With a small top up from the coffers of … Continue reading

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

Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s Strawberry Supper

Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s Strawberry Supper
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Pictured is Mrs. Wilson a member of the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute, serving a strawberry dish to Graciela and Galo Egas, visitors from Ecuador. The visitors were most impressed with the local community spirit and their fantastic ham and mashed potato meal. The Women’s Institute held a successful strawberry supper … Continue reading

Extensive Repairs Complete at Millbrook Legion

Extensive Repairs Complete at Millbrook Legion
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The former armories building that houses the local Legion is more than 100 years old and has suffered wear and tear resulting in loose bricks and mortar on three sides of the building and particularly around the front door.  After months of fundraising, the brick repairs are now complete.  The … Continue reading

Pedal for Hope

Pedal for Hope
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Local elementary schools outdid themselves this year in their fundraising efforts for pediatric cancer research with their donations to the local Pedal for Hope project.  This three-week, 1,000 kilometre cycling tour across central Ontario features local police service staff volunteers who visit 46 elementary schools delivering a message about cancer … Continue reading

Thank you to all the Volunteers in Millbrook

Thank you to all the Volunteers in Millbrook
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  Friday April 20, 2018 was National Volunteer Appreciation Day. Community Care Millbrook celebrated the event in style at Baxter Creek Golf Club. In recognition of the Millbrook volunteers and also in support of our local community a beautiful dinner was provided by the Larmer family.  Community Care certainly appreciates … Continue reading

Bring your Rakes and Shovels to Help with the Millbrook Valley Trails Cleanup

Bring your Rakes and Shovels to Help with the Millbrook Valley Trails Cleanup
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The Millbrook Valley Trails Committee is inviting anyone who wants to volunteer to assist with the annual cleaning and grooming of our trail network taking place this Saturday May 5 from 9am to 12 noon.  If we have poor weather, the alternate rain date will be Saturday May 12. Everyone … 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

Walk Your Dogs for a Good Cause with the Local Lions’ Club

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The Millbrook & District Lions Club is hosting their PetValu Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday, May 27, 2018.  The Walk coincides with the National Walk with more than 200 different communities participating to mark the 32nd Anniversary of the Walk for Dog Guides.  Last year was their 8th event, … Continue reading

Millbrook BIA Contributes $10K to Community Improvement Plan Development

Millbrook BIA Contributes $10K to Community Improvement Plan Development
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Representatives from the Millbrook Business Improvement Area (MBIA) were on hand Monday March 5th, 2018 at the Township of Cavan Monaghan’s Regular Council Meeting to present the Township with a cheque for $10,000 for the development of the Community Improvement Plan. The Township of Cavan Monaghan, in partnership with the … Continue reading

Community Centre Project Tenders Offer Budget Challenge

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It’s the kind of surprise that is unwelcome but common in construction projects – cost over runs.  Despite cost-cutting reports and what the architect describes as “bare bones” building features, tenders for the construction of the new Community Centre all came in above the budget. The firm of MacLennan Jaunkalns … Continue reading

2018 Winter Works in Belize

2018 Winter Works in Belize
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  The 2018 Belize Project involves three separate trips. The first trip; Andy Harjula travelled alone, because he had an opportunity to send 1500 pounds of donated clothing and soccer equipment to Belize by piggy-backing onto a Belize bound shipping container sent by Pastor Binda from Mississauga. The second trip … Continue reading