County Recognizes Exceptional Citizens of All Stripes

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On Friday, May 27th, the County held its annual Recognition awards in Havelock for citizens making significant contributions to their communities. Among the winners for Cavan Monaghan Township were John and Susan French, who were recognized for their agricultural leadership. For the past 38 years, they have raised beef cattle … Continue reading

Legion Bikers Ride for their Wounded Comrades

Legion Bikers Ride for their Wounded Comrades
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Under clear skies and warm breezes, 42 motorcyclists embarked on the third Annual Bike Event hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402 last Saturday for a day of comradery that extended beyond the event’s immediate participants. They were riding in support of a very fitting cause, the Wounded Warriors … Continue reading

Pedal for Hope Brings Record Donations

Pedal for Hope Brings Record Donations
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The Cops for Cancer events arrived at the local schools on May 13th, bringing their usual combination of entertainment laced with education to North Cavan and Millbrook South Cavan public schools. With a movie theme, bright lights, costumes and skits, students participated in the event with enthusiasm. At the main … Continue reading

Millbrook & District Lions Purina Walk for Dog Guides Raises $3,839

Millbrook & District Lions Purina Walk for Dog Guides Raises $3,839
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By Linda Hughes On Sunday, May 29th, the Millbrook & District Lions group hosted their 7th annual Purina Walk for Dog Guides, raising $3,839.00 to support the Lions Foundation of Canada. This brings the total raised in these events to $28,609. The Millbrook & District Lions are so proud of … Continue reading

Local Volunteers Recognized

Local Volunteers Recognized
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  The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards recognize individual volunteers for continuous years of commitment and dedicated service to an organization The award is presented at a special ceremony held at the Trentwinds International Centre Peterborough. Recipients are presented with a service pin acknowledging their years of service. Recipients also receive … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed! Annual Cleaning & Grooming of Trails

Volunteers Needed! Annual Cleaning & Grooming of Trails
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By Celia Hunter Volunteers are sought to assist in the annual cleaning and grooming of the trails for Spring/Summer/Fall seasons in a Volunteer Work Day for the Millbrook Valley Trails. The Volunteer Work Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a rain date … Continue reading

National Volunteer Appreciation at Community Care Millbrook

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By Karen Morton “Where would we be without volunteers?” More than 40 volunteers, several board members, took part in a volunteer appreciation dessert party at the St. Thomas Anglican Church. Where would we be in Millbrook without our volunteers? They have such an impact not only on the organization, but … Continue reading

The Harvest

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Lorraine Hughes “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13 The summer is winding down, the nights are starting to get chilly and we gardeners are busy harvesting, preserving and canning … Continue reading