Encouraging a New Generation of Beekeepers

Encouraging a New Generation of Beekeepers
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The Kawartha Junior Beekeepers Program was established in 2017 and is a hands-on program for children aged 8 to 12 years who are interested in learning about beekeeping. The program follows the beekeepers’ year – from equipment preparation to honey harvesting.  Each month, from February to October, the students learn… Continue reading

Freshly-Minted Law Professional Opens her Doors for Business

Freshly-Minted Law Professional Opens her Doors for Business
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Switching careers is commonplace these days, as the changing economy creates new employment opportunities almost as quickly as it eliminates others.  When Janet Heeringa and her brother Richard decided it was time to leave the dairy industry, few would have anticipated Janet’s next career move- becoming a Paralegal. Both siblings… Continue reading

Discover A Modern Take on a Traditional Craft at the Quilter’s Bolt

Discover A Modern Take on a Traditional Craft at the Quilter’s Bolt
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You might perceive quilting as a creative and relaxing pastime, a throw back reminiscent of the slower pace of times past.  That might be true for many, but not for Quilter’s Bolt owner Kate DeKlerck.  A wife and mother of two daughters ages 8 and 10, she owns and operates… Continue reading

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