Foodshare Hero Clarke Matthew Retires

Millbrook and District Food Share had another successful Christmas Hamper program, providing almost 60 hampers and vouchers to local families. The Food Share would like to thank the various local businesses that donated, including Millbrook Foodland, Millbrook BIA, Millbrook Agricultural Society, Centennial Place, Millbrook Manor, Ivanhoe Cheese courtesy of the Dairy Farmer’s… Continue reading

Common Ground – March 2023

Tossing his mane of snows in wildest eddies and tangles, Lion-like March cometh in, hoarse, with tempestuous breath William Dean Howells The tops of the first bulbs of the year, species crocus and Iris reticulata, were just visible on Valentine’s Day. The bed beside the warm west side of the… Continue reading

Lions Donate to MSC Breakfast Program

Lion Scott McFadden presents a cheque to South Cavan Millbrook breakfast club. In 2022, your Millbrook & District Lions raised and donated over $10,000.00 to local charities in the Millbrook area. We also sent relief to our neighbours in Port Aux Basques (NFLD) in the aftermath of the terrible hurricane… Continue reading

Lions’ Breakfast a Big Hit

Despite snow-covered roads, business for the Lions never let up last Sunday at their monthly breakfast event.  Some quipped that customers came hungry after clearing their driveways.  After serving 30 doz. eggs, supplies were replenished with 9.5 dozen more from local sources. KG

Nurse Launches Nutrition and Wellness Coaching Business

Courtney Sitler has been a Registered Practical Nurse for six years. After graduating from Durham College, her professional career began at Lakeridge Health, a hospital in the Durham Region, where she was a “floater”, giving her exposure to care in departments across the organization.  She recently began working at a… Continue reading

Common Ground – February 2023

“Ah, shall winter mend your case Set your teeth the wind to face Beat the snow down, tread the frost All is gained when all is lost.” William Morris The days are finally getting noticeably longer and both garlic and onions have green shoots inside. Potatoes in the pantry are… Continue reading

Do you like spaghetti? Kawartha Pony club has you covered!

Do you like spaghetti? Would you enjoy a night off from cooking and cleaning? Kawartha Pony club has you covered! We invite you to join us at the IDA church on February 25th for our spaghetti dinner and raffle table fundraiser.  Our members will serve you a delicious meal including… Continue reading