150th Annual Zucchini Festival

Amidst the hubbub surrounding Canada’s sesquicentennial, it would be easy to forget that 2017 also marks the 150th anniversary of the first Millbrook Zucchini Festival. This year’s festival, which will take place on September 10, 2017 along the sunny shores of Baxter Creek, commemorates that momentous occasion, 150 years ago,… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Libraries – Celebrate Canada 150!

  This year marks 150 years of Confederation, and with the entire country celebrating, the Cavan Monaghan Libraries are joining in the festivities. The Summer Reading Program, organized this year by Camryn Neilson, is taking the idea of celebrating Canada to heart, and is being designed specifically around our great… Continue reading

Canada 150 Awards to Recognize Outstanding Individuals and Organizations

Last month local MP Jamie Schmale announced plans to recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to communities across Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock to coincide with Canada`s 150th birthday. “I want to recognize the individuals and organizations in our communities that have made our riding what it is today,” said Schmale…. Continue reading

Community Care Celebrates Canada

Baxter Creek Golf Club hosted this year’s Community Care annual meeting featuring a birthday theme celebrating Canada’s 150th year last month and was opened with a rendition the national anthem delivered by Marion Guthrie and Millie Lunn. Mayor McFadden was on hand to greet the crowd of more than 100… Continue reading