Friendship Force Provides Social Opportunities for Adults with Different Abilities

There were a few hiccups at the start, but late in April, three dedicated mothers launched a new program they call Friendship Force.  It is a social club for local individuals 18 and older who have different abilities.  They meet on Tuesday afternoons from noon until 4pm in the Studio… Continue reading

Mysterious Donor Pays It Forward to Decorating Committee Volunteers

Last week the Decorating Committee was at it again, filling the downtown planters with fresh blooms for the summer season. After the job was done, nine of these volunteers met for lunch at the Pastry Peddler, where someone quietly paid for their meals as a gesture of thanks for their… Continue reading

Millbrook and District Lions Club Celebrates 75 Years of Service at Open House

On January 23, 1948 a group of civic-minded Millbrook area citizens joined together to form the Millbrook and District Lions Club in partnership with the Lions International Club.  For the next 75 years the Millbrook Lions have been serving their community, helping those who need help, and raising money for countless… Continue reading

Strong Community Interest Shown at Heritage Conservation District Forum

Diane Chin, President of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO), Cobourg and East Northumberland Region, joined the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society (MCHS) and about 50 interested community members on May 25 at the Millbrook Legion Hall for an information session and lively Q&A.  Diane, along with Meredith Kennedy from… Continue reading

Art Auction for Belize School Lunch Program Results

An on-line auction was held from the hall of St. John’s Church, Ida on the evening of Friday, April 14. As reported in the April edition of the Millbrook Times, the paintings are the work of local artist, Murray Hofstetter, a retired art teacher who taught at McLaughlin Collegiate in… Continue reading

Local Resident Spearheading Simple Canadian Gesture of Support for Ukraine

Want to be a Canadian Ambassador of kindness?  Send a postcard. Postcards to the Front (Ukraine) was founded by three Ukrainian women shortly after Russia’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine. One of them called Tamara is a postcrosser, which  means she is a member of an international group of over… Continue reading

Fishing Derby Rewards Dedicated Anglers of All Ages

It wasn’t the deluge that was threatened by the forecasters, but the intermittent drizzle was cool and discouraging to some, but those who came out to Saturday’s Fishing Derby were rewarded by active and hungry fish. Trout Unlimited organizer Cori Carveth advised that almost 170 youngsters came out to fish,… Continue reading