Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results – 2019

Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results After setting a fundraising target of $1000 for their Terry Fox event this year, Millbrook South Cavan students brought in more than double their goal, raising $2337.55 for the Terry Fox Foundation.   Staff members including Principal White and teachers Mrs. Thomson, Mrs…. Continue reading

Decorating Committee

The Millbrook BIA Decorating Committee and some helping hands have been at work making wooden mitts for the winter planter arrangements and wooden poppies for a display at the Legion the early part of November. Seated, left to right: Nancy Robinson, Jeanne Shields; Standing, left to right: Sharon Roffey, Sue… Continue reading

Fur Coats for Matilda in Nunatsiavut

Pictured is Rev. Peter Mills of Saint John’s Anglican Church in Ida, holding up his wife’s mink coat.  It is being donated to an Inuit artisan named Matilda Karpik.  Matilda lives in Nain which is a fly-in community (in the winter) at the very north end of the settled part… Continue reading

Registration for Christmas Hamper Program Begins

Millbrook and District Food Share volunteers are getting organized for this year’s Christmas Hamper program.  Each year this organization prepares and distributes approximately 80 Christmas Hampers for local families.  These customized boxes of goodies are prepared for registered recipients only, with contents based on the size and composition of the… Continue reading

Grand Opening Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

The Grand Opening of the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, featuring breakfast served by the Millbrook Lions’ Club, ice cream treats, a free skate, tours of the facility, an open practice by OHL’s Peterborough Petes’ Team, followed by an exhibition game on the new ice pad. The facility boasts an NHL… Continue reading

North Cavan 2019 Terry Fox Run

This is North Cavan students’ 16th year of participation in the annual Terry Fox run. Last week, students were inspired by a video in the gym about the Canadian hero, then moved outside to follow his lead. Each class took tours of the school fields, once for each year of… Continue reading

Cavan Hills Run – 2019

Despite the gloomy weather, 115 runners lined up for the St. John’s Ida Anglican Outreach Committee. Participants who showed their stuff along winding routes which began at the McCamus Farm on Stewart Line. The event drew a wide range of participants tackling a 4.7 or 10 km route, having fun… Continue reading