St. Thomas More Donation

On January 9th, St. Thomas More Catholic Church made donations to Millbrook Food Share and Millbrook Community Care.  During the year Church runs fundraising events consisting of dinners, raffle, and a Christmas bazaar to raise funds, and make annual contributions to the Community. Pictured from left to right are Pastor… Continue reading

“Giv’er for Charity” Campaign

Pictured is Millbrook South Cavan student Bryar Rancier with Cody Deaner holding the wrestler’s championship belt.  A professional wrestler and motivational speaker, Cody paid a visit to the school during his brief speaking tour at a few schools in the area.  A professional wrestler and popular motivational speaker for youth,… Continue reading

Auction for the Belize Children

Pictured is John MacFarlane, in front, our local bee keeper and Alpaca farmer who lives in Ida. John is assisting Jason McIntosh (behind John) who was the auctioneer of the 80 items that were sold Saturday, January 25. With Jason’s formidable persuasive powers, he and the silent auction raised $5000 for the children… Continue reading

Fundraiser for the Bushfire Emergency in Australia

On the first and third Saturdays of the month from 12pm-2pm the CMLibraries’ Community Threads group will be hosting a crafting bee to raise funds for those impacted by the Australian Wildfires. We have connected with an Australian pattern maker: Anthea Christian – owner and designer at Angel Lea Designs,… Continue reading

Recognizing our Amazing Local Heroes: County Recognition Nominations Open

It’s that time of year again where we identify local groups and individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to our community. Nominations for exemplary residents and businesses is open until March 15h, so get out your pencils/tablets/ computers and fill in a nomination form.  The categories are broad, ranging from… Continue reading

St. Thomas Anglican Donations

St. Thomas Anglican Church presented cheques for $000 each to Cavan Monaghan Libraries, the Old Millbrook School Family Centre, and the Canadian Foodgrain Bank at their last spaghetti dinner of the year in November, 2019. At their annual turkey dinner in December, additional donations of $1000 each were donated to:… Continue reading

The History of Bethany Illuminated in New Book

“Reflections of Bethany” is the title Kathy Morton’s latest book which was launched at Bethany United Church on November 30th.   The author is recognized as the unofficial spokesperson and expert on the area.  In her role as the President of the Manvers Township Historical Society she has organized many events… Continue reading

Millbrook Puck and Stick Score Some Points Helping Prepare Christmas Hampers

On Tuesday December l7th, the Millbrook Puck and Stick gang got together and assisted Foodshare volunteers with the Christmas hampers at Millbrook Food Share at the Old Millbrook School. Previously these hampers had been put together by the Millbrook Rangers and Pathfinders.  Each needy family is given a quantity of… Continue reading