Community Care Events – May 2024

Monthly Blood Pressure Clinic: Wednesday May 15th, Clinic # 1 10am – Millbrook Manor, Clinic # 2 12:30pm – Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion. May Luncheon: Thursday, May 16th at noon at Baxter Creek Golf Club.  Chicken dinner- $22.  Musical entertainment: Vintage. Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament – in support of… Continue reading

Royal Canadian Legion Events – May 2024

Lunch BBQ:  Friday, May 3rd from 11:30 to 1:30 pm at the Millbrook Legion. Take out or eat on the patio. Jamboree with Stockdale Central: Sunday, May 5th from 1 to 4pm $10 per person, light lunch and refreshments available. Euchre Tournament: Friday, May 24th from 6:30 to 10 pm. … Continue reading

Regular Activities – Children & Youth Events – May 2024

EarlyON Family Centre Programs:  offered at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin St., Millbrook Mondays: Music and Movement from 10 am to 11 am on the 2nd floor offering songs, dances and instruments to get youngsters moving. 11:30 am Indoor Stroller walk at the CMCC. Tuesdays and Thursdays : Stay… Continue reading

Anglers Young and Old Come out for the Annual Fishing Derby

More than 250 youngsters participated in last Saturday’s popular fishing Derby hosted by the Millbrook and District Lions’ Club and the Millbrook Chapter of Trout Unlimited. They were looking to snag one of six tagged fish among the 256 Brook Trout that had been added to the pond the week… Continue reading

Accommodation Review Begins to Rebalance Enrolment at Peterborough High Schools

Those words strike terror into the hearts of parents of most school children because it means change is coming to their daily school routines. Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Trustee presented a brief outline of the process that the board has begun to address enrolment imbalances in schools in our… Continue reading

Peterborough County Seeks Input for Future Health Care Delivery in the Region

Last week, Peterborough County launched a new Healthcare Needs Assessment form, designed to gather crucial insights directly from the residents of Peterborough County. The feedback will form the foundation of a new strategic plan for the delivery of healthcare in our region. All residents are encouraged to complete the survey… Continue reading

Cavan-Monaghan Receives Q4 OLG Payment

Last month, Cavan Monaghan received the fourth quarter (January 1 – March 31) payment from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) totaling $72,868 for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This payment brings the township’s total payment for OLG’s fiscal year to $324,499.  Since the gaming site opened in… Continue reading

Local Film Production Contributes to Local and Provincial Economies

This week’s film production seems to have had a different flavour than ones in the past. The disruption to the downtown was well-managed by friendly, helpful crew.  Considerable investment was made in the downtown area to bring the village to the director’s vision of a small, seaside town called Whispering… Continue reading

COMMENT – Building Resilience

My six-year-old grandson has discovered hockey this year and become an ardent Leafs fan.  Disappointment is around the corner, but losing teaches important life lessons. As a young mother, I remember feeling the insults and injuries received by my children and felt their pain keenly. I wanted to protect them,… Continue reading

When the Weather Warms and Exciting Programs are Created

We are having an Ice Cream Social Fundraiser this month! Join us at either branch on Saturday, May 11th from 12:30-2:00pm to enjoy a delicious treat for Mother’s Day. We will have ice cream, cones, and a variety of toppings to choose from. The cost for each person will be… Continue reading

Christmas Hamper Program a Testament to the Community’s Generosity

Millbrook and District Food Share had another successful Christmas Hamper program, providing over 60 hampers filled with staples as well as local produce. The Food Share would like to thank the various local businesses that donated, including Millbrook Foodland, Millbrook BIA, Millbrook Agricultural Society, Centennial Place, Millbrook Manor, Millbrook-Cavan Firefighter’s… Continue reading