Millbrook Dental Centre Offers Day of Free Dental Care

Pictured in the back row from left to right are Millbrook Dental staff Chantelle, Stacey, Alex, Brianna and Melissa with Dr. Lee, Carrie and Heather in front.  Last month the clinic hosted their first annual free dental care day to give back to the community.  Participants were grateful for the… Continue reading

Sandwich Sisters Making a Difference 

At the beginning of the COVID pandemic, the dining rooms of shelters across the province closed to meet public health regulations.  These restrictions limited the shelters’ clientele to a regular food supply, and prompted two women in the Beaches are of Toronto to launch a volunteer profram providing sandwiches to… Continue reading

Donation Drive for Personal Hygiene Products brings Significant Contributions to Community

A Period Purse donation drive ran from October 27th through November 10th throughout the Township of Cavan Monaghan. The objective of this drive was to raise awareness about the importance of eliminating period poverty while collecting donations of hygiene products for those in need. I’m happy to share that the… Continue reading

Our Volunteers Get It Done

A little like Santa’s elves, our Historical Society gets things done out of the spotlight with the help of dedicated volunteers. Each has a particular interest or skill that finds expression in the variety of tasks that we take on to promote and preserve our local history. Like the Christmas… Continue reading

Enbridge Gas Donation

At the November 20th Council meeting, Cavan Monaghan Chief Bill Balfour, pictured right, accepts a $5,000 donation from Janice Page ofEnbridge Gas to support Firefighter Training in the township. Cavan Monaghan is one of fifty Ontario communities receiving similar donations which will be used to purchase educational materials to assist… Continue reading

Lions’ Breakfasts are Back!

Pictured from left to right are Lions Gary Robinson, David Goode and Steve Paul recovering from the Lions’ first breakfast event of the season.  On Sunday 155 people dropped in for a meal and some fellowship.  The next one is scheduled for November 26th, from 8:30 to noon at the… Continue reading

Memorial Tree Recognizes Courageous Hockey Mom

In 2022 Joshua Palewandrem joined the Millbrook Stars U15 hockey team, while his Mom Brenda was in the midst of fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Brenda never missed coming to a game and cheering on the team. Once while travelling a great distance to a tournament, she became stuck… Continue reading

Local Drive for Personal Hygiene Products

About a year ago, a close friend was telling me about her daughter’s upcoming volunteer project; she was collecting donations of period products at their community church over the span of two weekends. This was called “A Period Purse Drive,” with the goal of fighting period poverty in her community…. Continue reading