Character-Building Assembly for North Cavan Students

Last month, North Cavan students were told they could all be champions in an entertaining presentation called the NED show.  This character education program is delivered to elementary students and centers around a cardboard cartoon character whose name is an acronym for Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your… Continue reading

Preventing Concussions Should Be a No-Brainer

What do Ken Dryden and Gordon Stringer have in common? They both want action to help prevent concussion injuries in all Canadians who engage in sports. As Ken Dryden puts it, they want a “game change.” Both are moved by tragedies – in the case of Ken Dryden, his recently… Continue reading

Boosting Veggies and Fruit with Kids – Doing it Together!

Are you and your family getting enough veggies and fruit? Does the thought of encouraging kids to eat vegetables and fruit make your heart rate go up? Meal and snack times can sometimes feel stressful for parents and caregivers. Healthy Kids Community Challenge Peterborough has tips and tricks for you,… Continue reading

Millbrook Stars Bantam Green Wins Silver Stick Tournament

On Friday November 17th, the Millbrook Stars Bantam Green travelled to Lambton Shores to compete in the International Silver Stick Regional tournament.  We played our first game against Strathroy Rockets Blue and pulled off a 4 – 0 victory giving our Goalie his 1st tournament shutout. Our second game of… Continue reading

Through Lace Curtains, Presenting Esperanca Melo

  Esperança Melo has lived in the village of Millbrook for 27 years.  She works as an artist and exhibits her work locally at the Cavan Art Gallery.  She is also a widely sought after, successful illustrator of children’s books.  She was born in the Azores, then moved to Toronto,… Continue reading

In Her Second Career, Janet Stobie Writes

In her previous career, Janet Stobie was a United Church Minister, caring for congregations across Ontario.  Seven years ago she decided to serve in a different way; one where she could stay put and enjoy a new phase in her life with more time for her own family.  With each… Continue reading