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100 Years/100 Women Pillars of Our Community

In a formal letter inviting her to the Opening Night Gala at the Holcim Gallery on Wednesday, November 27th, the much loved and esteemed Jessie Brown was told that she is one of the hundred noteworthy women that the CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) has chosen for special recognition. The letter states that: ‘By delving into a century of accomplishments by the strong women from within our community, we have been awed and humbled.

Final Rotary District Governor’s Visit

On Tuesday November 19th, the Rotary Clubs of Milton, Acton and Georgetown (the North Halton Cluster) held a dinner meeting at the Granite Ridge Golf club in honour of the District Governor Lesley Barmania (Rotary District 7080). This meeting served as an exciting opportunity for the members of the three clubs to connect with each other as well as to learn about the projects being undertaken by each club.

Milton Santa Claus Parade 2019

November 17th marked the 2019 Milton Santa Claus Parade. The streets were crowded with parade goers over an hour before the parade was set to begin. This year was special as Colonel Chris Hadfield joined his parents and Mayor Krantz in the Lead Car at the start of the Parade. Residents were thrilled to see Col. Hadfield who spent significant amount of time talking and meeting with people both at the start and end of the Parade.

Milton Miracle on Main Street 2019

The Miracle on Main initiative has raised millions through donations and sponsorships for underprivileged families, McMaster Children’s Hospital, SickKids, local charities and school boards. Last year, Halton Regional Police Services merged Toys for Tots into Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation’s Miracle on Main Street and the signature event is happening on Monday, December 9th, 2019 in Milton. It is a Christmas carnival with rides, free food and refreshments, entertainment and a massive collection of toys for those in need. In addition to the anticipated attendees, students are bussed in from schools to partake in the activities where admission is FREE with a donation of a new unwrapped toy.