According to Cliff Barron, it’s alive and well! The Milton market is strong, as homes are consistently in demand and this has been a good year so far. Plus, the mortgage interest rates are still good, he says.
Please stand with us NOW against the proposed CN Milton Logistics Hub (inter-modal terminal) planned for Britannia and Tremaine Roads (and flanked by Lower Base Line). This massive, 400-acre, heavy-industrial facility will add 1,600 transport trucks PER DAY to our roads and does not belong in this proposed location.
Teeing Off For a Miracle marked its sixth anniversary on Friday June 14, 2019. The tournament hosted by the Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation (TJSF) is in support of the annual Miracle on Main St. This year’s edition was held at Granite Ridge Golf Tournament, and raised $100,000 that will be used in support of charity.
The beginnin Artists group owes a lot to happenstance as local artists g of the Escarpment came together to lend their creative talents to the Rotary Clubs ‘Camel Race’ fundraiser back in 2013.
“We had a really fun time together,” says Diana Tuszynski, artist and business owner, “so why don’t we take this group and do something with it. We decided it would be fun to show together, as it would be an efficient use of our time as well as to pool our resources.”
Kids entertainment was top of mind at this year’s annual SuperStarrs 2 SuperHeros event – benefiting the Toronto Sick Kids Foundation. Children visiting with their families were encouraged to dress up as their favorite fictional character or superhero. The event’s organizers are Leesa Ervin and Deana Wilson. Wilson is a Milton mother who aims to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis – her son Liam was diagnosed with the disease at 3 weeks old.
The Rotary Club of Milton makes up a team of good Samaritans who are committed to raising and distributing funds for important community causes. Their history within our town stretches more than 65 years. On May 28, 2019, Rotarians gathered with supporters to announce the recipients of their various awards and donations.
Summer in Milton for the last four years has meant cricket on the pitch at Sherwood Park. The Events Ontario Softball Cricket League kicked off its fourth season with an event June 15, 2019 at the EC Drury High Schools sports complex.
Milton Muslim Moms, along with its community partners, was proud to host the first interfaith iftaar for the Milton community on May 15th at the Milton Fairgrounds. The goal of this event was to bring people of all backgrounds together to promote unity. Many community religious leaders along with the honorable Member of Parliament Lisa Raitt and members of Milton Town Council were in attendance.
Between a the Theme song from Close Encounters of the Third Kind, presentation of and the Raiders March from Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, MPO Music Director Sabatino Vacca led a surprisingly intimate and humourous question and answer period with an audience of almost 500 attendees. One guest queried which instrument Vacca felt was the most integral within an orchestra. Before he could respond, a musician on stage raised his trombone up high in answer, followed quickly by laughter and a succession of musicians raising their own instruments. After a poll of the many children in attendance, a youth near the front asked how one might join the Milton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Music Director encouraged him warmly to audition for the group.
Pastor Howard Sullivan is known in Milton – at the hospital, at Allendale, at Knox- for his caring nature. Bereaved families when they have no pastor of their own, repeatedly ask for Howard to lead funeral ceremonies because of his concern and compassion.