Tribute Signs created by Students

Tribute signs created by Millbrook South Cavan students surround the Centennial Place sign in anticipation of the appreciation event hosted by the Lions a few weeks ago. Young people in our community are taking the lead in their demonstration of appreciation and compassion, cutting their hair for a cause, starting… Continue reading

Millbrook Mason’s Food Drive

On Saturday, members of the Millbrook Masons conducted a drive for Kawartha Food Share on King Street.  Collecting cash with an extended fishing net to maintain social distancing, the group collected 350 lbs of food and $3,669.50 in cash and were very pleased with the response from local residents.  Since… Continue reading

Lions Club Hosts Tribute to Heath Care Workers at Centennial Place

On Wednesday June 3rd, the Millbrook and District Lions Club hosted a tribute to the Health Care Workers at Centennial Place thanking them for working through these difficult times.  If you have driven by Centennial Place recently you cannot help but see the signs of encouragement and thanks that adorn… Continue reading

Michael Field’s Hair-Razing Adventure Leaves Local Charities $2000+ Richer

  Michael Field lost his hair last month, and he did it for a good cause.  The 13-year old South Cavan student decided to get sponsors to add an altruistic result to his summer ‘do.  With his father equipped with a camera and his mother equipped with a razor, Michael’s… Continue reading

Centennial Place – East Central Therapy Dogs

Last week, Brion Aubrey and Laurie Mann brought some human and canine friends for a visit to residents of Centennial Place.  All visitors are members of East Central Therapy Dogs, which brings their screened and trained dogs to visit people in long term care homes like Centennial Place, Adult Day… Continue reading

Millbrook Food Share Redirects Potential Customers to Kawartha Food Share

When the province shut down most of the province in March and recommended that seniors take particular precautions to protect themselves from infection from COVID-19, our local food bank was forced to close its doors until the danger passed.  All of their volunteers are more than 70 years of age,… Continue reading

A Different Kind of Walk for MS Supporters

At this time in any normal year, I am usually busy sending out emails and visiting sponsors, asking for their generous donations in support of Multiple Sclerosis. This year, it saddens me to have to cancel “Kelly’s Crazy Kids” Bowling event. It would have marked my 10th year in organizing… Continue reading