Computer Solutions donated five laptops to Belize Project!

Computer Solutions donated five laptops to Belize Project!
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Computer Solutions “Plus” donated five laptop computers to the Belize Project. Pictured are Mike VanDrunen, Wayne Blaby and Reverend Peter Mills. Rev. Mills, from St. John’s Anglican Church in Ida, accepted the five laptops from Computer Solutions “Plus”. These laptops were donated to Wayne Blaby by his customers, when they … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – The Day the Music Died

Letter to the Editor – The Day the Music Died
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UPDATE: February 5, 2018 The situation will be resolved today with a change to the noise by-law to allow for Joe’s music to continue. Thanks to everyone for their overwhelming response and concern! KG When we came to this area in 1975, we were overwhelmed by the beauty of the … Continue reading

Generous Donations by St Thomas More Parishioners

Generous Donations by St Thomas More Parishioners
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Just in time for Christmas – St. Thomas More Catholic Church parishioners donated $500 each to Millbrook Community Care and to the Millbrook and District Food Share as a Christmas gift to these community organizations. Pictured from left to right are Fr. Craig Cruikshank, Claire van Loon, and Pat Schier … Continue reading

Donor Impact at Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Donor Impact at Peterborough Regional Health Centre
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  As the year winds up, many people take time to consider their charitable givings.  There are plenty of organizations clamouring for charitable contributions, with a vast array of worthy issues stemming from social, environmental and religious causes, specific diseases or calamities, with equally varied reputations regarding the effectiveness of … Continue reading

Community Centre Fundraising Committee Launched

Community Centre Fundraising Committee Launched
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They’re off!  After several meetings, the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre Fundraising Committee is getting ready to kick off their fundraising efforts for the new community centre.   This committee is a collection of volunteers from parts of the community who have taken on the responsibility for raising the $1 million dollars … Continue reading

Comment – It’s All About Attitude

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Retired Millbrook South Cavan Grade 8 teacher Rhonda Fallis had it right; it’s all about attitude.  As she was prepared her grade eight students for high school life, she made the point that the attitude students bring to the table is the most important factor in determining their success.   She … Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – November

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Millbrook Community Garden It is with regret that I have to write this letter, but it has to be addressed. Our great volunteers have worked diligently for years to provide fresh produce for our Food Share, rolling up sod by hand, tilling the garden, building fences and sowing seeds into … Continue reading

Council Column – November

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  Last Saturday, we attended the Millbrook BIA’s Millbrook, the Valley of Volunteers Cocktail Party. It was a great evening with friends old and new brought together by their recognition that it is up to all of us to make our community thrive. Whether we do it grudgingly or with … Continue reading

WWII Vet Travelled with Bomb in his Pocket

WWII Vet Travelled with Bomb in his Pocket
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In 1940, Ab Sinyard was approaching eighteen years of age in his home town of Deere Lake just outside Cornerbrook, Nfld.  His mother ran the local hotel and times were tight, so as soon as he was eligible, he enlisted with the Royal Air Force.  At the time, Newfoundland was … Continue reading

Remembrance Day Events

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Remembrance Day Banquet at the Legion on Saturday, Nov. 4th at 6 pm Bethany Cenotaph Service on Sunday, November 5th in Bethany at 1:30 pm Millbrook Cenotaph Service on Saturday, November 11th in Millbrook at 10:45 am Remembrance Day Service on Saturday, November 11th at Centennial Place at 1:30 pm

Poppy Financial Report

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ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR. 402 POPPY FINANCIAL REPORT   Opening Balance Oct. 1, 2016 $1,606.22 Income from all sources 9,844.75 Subtotal (available balance) $11,450.97                                          Campaign Expenses Poppies and Wreath purchases $3,990.23 Youth education 450.00 Total Expenses $4,440.23   Disbursements Handicapped Door Opener $1,679.00   Homeless Veteran Fund Ontario … Continue reading

Our Debt of Gratitude to our Armed Forces Members

Our Debt of Gratitude to our Armed Forces Members
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The next time you are stopped behind a high school bus, take a look at the students getting off- wearing earphones, joking with friends, or off in a world of their own.  Now imagine them in an armed forces uniform.  Young men like the late Clarence Munroe, Bailieboro resident Bill … Continue reading