Mayor Gordon Krantz, with the support of Milton Council and the Town’s Crisis Management Team has officially declared a State of Emergency in the Town of Milton. This declaration supports Halton Region and the Province of Ontario’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and ongoing measures to flatten the curve.
We are in an unprecedented situation where we are faced with a serious health challenge facing our community as well as the world. Health and safety must be our top priority. We need to practice social distancing and as a community work together to do everything we can to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Held at Granite Ridge Golf Club in Milton on February 15th the Valentine Dinner & Dance in support of Townsend Smith Foundation was organized by the Milton Knights of Columbus.
The Coldest Night of the Year is a fun, family-friendly national walk that helps raise funds for charities that serve hungry, homeless and hurting people in the community.
“By the grace of the Almighty the twelve months I have given to this project have been nothing short of a labour of love.” This is how Fahim Hamid Ali ends his afterword in the program for his documentary “Magical Milton.” The film premiered at the Mattamy Theatre inside the FirstOntario Centre for the Arts Milton.
On December 14 at the Waldie Blacksmith Shop in beautiful downtown Milton the Milton Historical Society (MHS) had the launch of its latest book of local history, Historic Homes & Buildings of Milton, Volume III, written by Marsha Waldie.
HMC Connections held their New Year Around the World event at the Milton Mall on March 7th. The event showcased the different New Year’s celebration experiences around the world. There were booths showcasing Canada, Iran, Pakistan, India, the Philippines, China, Korea, Afghanistan, Yemen, Lithunia, Romania as well as traditions from Latin America and the Middle East. Every year, HMC organizes a new year event highlighting culture, traditions, customs and culinary experiences from around the world.
The Town of Milton will be hosting a New Year’s Day Levee on Tuesday January 1st from 1 to 3 pm at Milton Town Hall (150 Mary Street). Residents are warmly invited to come and exchange New Year’s wishes with Mayor Gord Krantz and councillors.
On March 24th the Halton Multicutural Council (also known as HMC Connections) welcomed attendees to Celebrate Pakistan Day at the Annual Community Leadership Awards Night & Fundraising Gala which was held at Milton Banquet Centre.
Milton was filled with the sounds of celebration at the annual Lunar New Year Festival, held at Milton Mall on February 24th.