Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club

Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club
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As the days begin to stretch a bit and the Christmas décor is safely stashed away for another season, it’s natural for the gardener to look longingly out the window, envisioning a new look for the garden, showcasing one of the latest cultivars that promise to flourish in all garden… Continue reading

Community Care Volunteer Spotlight – Susan Streefland

Community Care Volunteer Spotlight – Susan Streefland
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Millbrook’s Volunteer of the Year, Susan Streefland keeps extremely busy in her retirement by helping others and volunteering with Community Care. As Susan explains, “I enjoy being involved in the community. There is so much satisfaction from helping others. As well, I get to work with amazing people such as… Continue reading

What’s on the Horizon for 2019?

What’s on the Horizon for 2019?
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With the dawn of 2019 upon us, I pulled out four healthcare themes from the past year that I think will have a significant impact moving forward. These four themes were partially chosen because they relate to an important Canadian policy change that could be on the near horizon. Combination… Continue reading

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell
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Food.  Glorious Food!  That’s the theme for the annual afternoon get-together at the Millbrook Manor this January, hosted jointly by the Manor and the Historical Society.  The focus, as always, is on stories – memories and anecdotes shared over coffee, tea and goodies in the Manor Common Room.  The stories… Continue reading

New Dairy Farms of Ontario Sponsorship Program Supports Local Minor Hockey Team

New Dairy Farms of Ontario Sponsorship Program Supports Local Minor Hockey Team
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Thanks to some quick action by Melissa Harrigan, the Millbrook Novice Rep Team was the beneficiary of sponsorship funding from a new program established by the Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) in support youth sport.  A dairy farmer herself and mother of four on Zion Line, Melissa discovered the opportunity… Continue reading