Community Care Events – December 2023

Community Care Christmas Bake and Craft Sale: Saturday, Dec. 9th from 9 am to 3pm at Kawartha Downs. Monthly Blood Pressure Clinic: Wednesday Dec. 20th, Clinic # 1 10am – Millbrook Manor, Clinic # 2 12:30pm – Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion. Christmas Luncheon: Thursday, Dec. 14th  at noon at the… Continue reading

Royal Canadian Legion Events – December 2023

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402, Millbrook: Christmas in the Village Roast Beef Dinner:  Thursday, Dec. 7th from 5 to 7 pm at the Millbrook Legion.  Adults $18, children under 12 $9.  Everyone welcome! Jamboree with Stockdale Central:  Sunday, Dec. 3rd from 1 – 4pm$10 per person, light lunch and refreshments… Continue reading

Regular Activities – Children & Youth Events – December 2023

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. Tuesdays and Thursdays : Stay and Play, 9am to 1:30 pm, Open Gym… Continue reading

Millbrook Grade 6 Students ask: Who is Jason Salo?

On November 8 and 9th, 2023, a veteran named Jason Salo visited Millbrook South Cavan School. He met with each grade over two days, allowing him to speak with smaller groups of students. He explained that while in the war he was a Counterintelligence Investigator and a CF Air Marshall…. Continue reading

Cavan Public Works Operation Centre is Open for Business

Last week, Public Works staff celebrated the official opening of the new Operation Centre located at 1470 County Rd. 10.  A township works depot has operated here for many years and rejuvenation of the previous facility was long overdue.  Growth in the community also created a need for additional space,… Continue reading

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

This is the title of a well-known poem by American author and Minister Robert Fulghum where he reminds us that life lessons are simple, but perhaps their execution is less so. Rules like, play fair, don’t hit people, say you’re sorry when you hurt someone, don’t take things that don’t… Continue reading

BIA Bucks to Boost Local Spending

The Millbrook BIA is launching a new program where customers can purchase gift certificates in denominations of $25 to be redeemed at any participating restaurant or retailer in town.  The certificates are available at Exit 38 and the Millbrook Wine Shoppe and can be used for purchases at any location… Continue reading

School Board Examines Ways to Reduce Enrolment Pressure at Crestwood

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDS) is launching an accommodation review for several school catchment areas to address changing student enrolment. According to a board report issued this week, enrolment within the board has been growing by roughly 2% per year over the last five years; a trend… Continue reading

Donation Drive for Personal Hygiene Products brings Significant Contributions to Community

A Period Purse donation drive ran from October 27th through November 10th throughout the Township of Cavan Monaghan. The objective of this drive was to raise awareness about the importance of eliminating period poverty while collecting donations of hygiene products for those in need. I’m happy to share that the… Continue reading