Funfolk Returns

Funfolk Returns
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Get ready for another entertaining event delivered by the local youth theatrical group, Funfolk Theatricals of Millbrook. Now in their 11th year, this group continues to pick up steam, with many returning performers who are happy to commit to weekly rehearsals where they help build sets, learn lines and bond… Continue reading

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest
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On Sunday, February 10th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Millbrook hosted the annual Youth Education Public Speaking Contest.  Participants were invited from all local elementary schools, and twelve entrants joined each of the two age categories, coming from Millbrook South Cavan and North Cavan Public Schools, bravely stepping on stage… Continue reading

Kawartha Pony Club Gears up for the Season

Kawartha Pony Club Gears up for the Season
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Local horselovers find like-minded colleagues at The Kawartha Pony club.  It is one of 150 branches of the Canadian Association which boasts a membership of about 3,500 and is supported by almost 1,000 volunteers.  Managed by volunteers, this association is dedicated to teaching equestrian skills to youth aged 6 to… Continue reading

Digesting Canada’s New Food Guide

Digesting Canada’s New Food Guide
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Canada’s new Food Guide is a welcome update. Gone are the recommendations around serving sizes and portions. Instead, a simple picture of what a healthy meal looks like is provided. The new guide touts a more plant-based diet with a focus on three components, fruits and vegetables (50%), protein (25%),… Continue reading