Bottle donations Through Millbrook Farm Supply Continue to Help Local Organizations

Angela Lloyd, Michelle and Emily Horner at Millbrook Farm Supply have continued to collection bottle donations on behalf of local organizations.  Lately they have provided $1500 to the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute to help with their renovations.  They also supported Five Counties with $2000.00 to help with their work in… Continue reading

Charity Golf Tournament Honours Late Daughter

Black Diamond Golf Course in Pontypool is hosting a charity golf tournament this summer on July 7th.  The Emma Purdie Memorial Golf Tournament was established by Emma’s parents Barb and Bryan Purdie.  This summer marks the tenth anniversary of her tragic passing at the age of 20.  Home for the… Continue reading

Telecare Peterborough Seeking Volunteers

Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough is a free, anonymous and strictly confidential 24-hour call line for people in need of a friendly person who will listen. Their phones are answered by volunteers who are good listeners, enjoy talking to people and are trained to handle crisis situations.  The volunteers and… Continue reading

First Annual Fill a Truck Event a Great Success

On Sunday March 6th, The Old Millbrook School EarlyON Child and Family Centre in partnership with One City Peterborough hosted their first “Fill a Truck” Event.  Nancy Hurley, the Centre Administrator for The Old Millbrook School EarlyON Child and Family Centre and San Williamson, the Outreach Coordinator for One City… Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Public School Says Thanks

A heartfelt thank you to Angela Lloyd, Michelle and Emily Horner as well as the other staff at Millbrook Farm & Pet Supplies for organizing and running the Bottle drive to support Millbrook South Cavan Public Schools Outdoor Spaces project. Our wonderful community came together and because of their bottle… Continue reading

Millbrook Food Share Seeks New Leadership

Twenty-five years ago, Millbrook/Cavan United Church Minister John Sloan spearheaded the packing of approximately twenty Christmas hampers in the basement of the Lions’ Den for distribution in the community. Clarke Mayhew was on hand, acting as a Christmas “elf”.  Some leftover food was stored in the town hall, but the… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – February 2022

Millbrook and District Food Share had another successful Christmas Hamper program, providing 48 hampers and vouchers to local families. The Food Share would like to thank the various local businesses that donated, including Millbrook Foodland, Millbrook Agricultural Society, Centennial Place, Millbrook Manor, Ivanhoe Cheese, Old Jars Candle Company, Kawartha Downs… Continue reading