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.
On Saturday November 16th the Milton Muslim Moms and Benevolence Canada held a Fundraising Gala Dinner for United Way Halton & Hamilton to help eliminate poverty. The dinner highlighted the generosity and dedication of the sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers who all contributed to ensure the evening was a great success.
In a city rife with various community events and fundraisers, Milton Show Choir offers a unique presentation at their Annual Open Mic Night. The jampacked event was held November 9, 2019 this year at the Royal Canadian Legion in Downtown Milton.
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.
Pinkies were up on November 3, at the fifth annual High Tea for Hospice for the Townsend Smith Foundation. This year the event found a new home at the Italian Canadian Club of Milton (ICCM) and a new theme with the popular television show Downton Abbey.
Just like the Santa Claus Parade is a signal that the Christmas season is officially upon us, so too is Celebrate the Season, the FASM members art show, displayed in the Holcim Gallery until December 28th at the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton.
The Milton Sports Hall of Fame inducted an outstanding new class of builders and athletes to its hallowed temple of athletic high achievers on Thursday, November 14th.
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.
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.
Halton Gujarati Seniors Samaj (HGSS) hosted the Diwali Festival of Light at the Milton Bible Church on Chisolm Drive on Sunday, November 10th. HGSS is a notfor-profit seniors group representing an association of Gujurati-speaking seniors aged 56 to 74 years who live in the Halton region.