Centennial Place Welcomes a New Kind of Resident

Centennial Place Welcomes a New Kind of Resident
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  A few weeks ago, Centennial Place introduced six new “residents” to their community. The four cats and two dogs are called Companion pets, and came not from a breeder but from the Hasbro toy manufacturer. Much to the delight of the residents, these “pets” look and feel like real … Continue reading

Neither Rain nor Snow will keep these Dart Players Away

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Neither Rain nor Snow Will Keep these Dart Players Away It was a snowy day on February 12th when the Legion hosted the annual Darts for Hearts tournament, which had a significant impact on the participation level which was down by half over last year’s contestants. Undeterred, the fourteen participants … Continue reading

Another Successful Belize Project Concludes

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The 2017 Belize Project was a resounding success because of the generous donations received from Cavan Monaghan residents and supporters elsewhere. Donors raised a smidgen over $5000 dollars. Every cent of the donations was used in Belize to assist the children and a few adults. All participants in the Belize … Continue reading

Hospice Peterborough Palliative Care Volunteer Training Sessions

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Are you interested in working directly with Hospice clients and their families? Hospice Peterborough is offering an introductory orientation session in March to learn more about this unique opportunity to volunteer. Call to register to attend on Wednesday, March 8. Following an interview process, you may then be invited to … Continue reading

Centreville Presbyterian Church Plan Youth Mission Trip to Guatemala

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Carolyn and Dave Brackenridge have been running the youth group at Centreville Presbyterian Church for five years now, and all but two of the original members are now in post-secondary school.  Two years ago, a woman came to Squirrel Creek Farm with Easter Eggs she was selling on behalf of … Continue reading

MS Stem Cell Treatment Making a Difference for Local Mom

MS Stem Cell Treatment Making a Difference for Local Mom
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In the November edition we shared the story of a local mother suffering from an aggressive version of MS. After draining her bank account and accepting the generosity of the community which arrived through a variety of means including a bottle drive, a hockey pool and direct donations funneled through … Continue reading

Historical Society Ramps Up

Historical Society Ramps Up
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It is the busiest time of the year for the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society as preparations for our gala fundraiser in March move into high gear and final steps are taken to secure Needler’s Mill.  At the same time, our regular monthly programming continues. In late January each year, … Continue reading

Consultants Confirm Fundraising Feasibility for Community Centre

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At the December 5th Council meeting, George Stanois of the Goldie Company, who was hired to conduct a fundraising feasibility study presented the study’s findings. The firm conducted personal interviews with the 40 respondents to the 65 requests for interviews, allowing participants to discuss their perceptions of the project, the … Continue reading

Parent Council Treats North Cavan Students to Turkey Lunch

Parent Council Treats North Cavan Students to Turkey Lunch
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On December 16th, the North Cavan Parent Council hosted their annual Turkey Lunch in the gym. Over 170 diners enjoyed hot turkey, stuffing, vegetables, gravy and cookies in long tables occupied by students, staff, bus drivers, volunteers and invited guests in a communal meal prepared by the women of St. … Continue reading

Christmas in the Village Wrapped Up

Christmas in the Village Wrapped Up
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There was something for everyone, young and old, at this year’s Christmas in the Village weekend. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make this happen, and here’s to the beginning of another exciting year. Over 200 visitors cast their ballots on Thursday evening during the Christmas in … Continue reading