Snow + Sled + Boy = Dream Race Result

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After starting the sport a few short months ago, eight-year-old Hunter George took top prize in the FXR Kawartha Cup held in Lindsay on February 16th, where he scored the most points among the ten participants in his racing class. One of the races in the Canadian Snowcross circuit, it… Continue reading

Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open

Nominate Someone Inspirational: County Recognition Award Nominations Open
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It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community. The categories are broad, ranging from acts of heroism, entrepreneurial initiatives, and leadership in areas including agriculture, volunteering, sports, culture and environmental protection.   Nominees may not have received a… 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

Millbrook’s Community Care Volunteer New to You Store

Millbrook’s Community Care Volunteer New to You Store
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Millbrook’s frugal “fashionistas” have a secret they don’t want you to know. The local Community Care office has a fantastic “New to You” store that sells gently used clothing, shoes, and other smaller items. This store is a hidden gem that offers amazing, high-quality finds for bargain hunters, the environmentally… Continue reading

East Central Therapy Dogs Deliver Unconditional Love

East Central Therapy Dogs Deliver Unconditional Love
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For over 25 years, East Central Therapy Dog Volunteers and their dogs have been visiting hospital wards, long term care homes and VON Day Centres in Peterborough, Lakefield and Millbrook.  They also visit schools including local high schools, Trent University and Fleming College to help students destress at exam time. … Continue reading

Local Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter (TOPS) Gives from the Heart

Local Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter (TOPS) Gives from the Heart
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Millbrook TOPS members lost weight and wanted to share their success by making a Heart Felt Donation on February 14 to the local food bank. By donating in dollars, the number of pounds the chapter lost in 2018, the goal is to provide others with opportunities for healthier food choices…. Continue reading