Corrections Officers at MapleHurst Detention Centre spent 24 hours out in the cold on February 19 to raise $3700. The eﬀorts were part of a fundraiser for Halton Women’s Place, and to raise awareness of homelessness.
2019 is the Year of the Pig, known to be a symbol of generosity, optimism and sincerity. This were certainly the mood at Milton Mall as the Lunar New Year Festival took place on February 9th. Te day started oﬀ with members of the Milton Monkeys Kids’ Club making themed crafts and posing for family portraits. After getting their free photos and fortune cookies, families had the chance to watch Chinese art demonstrations and also browse through FASM at the Mall, the in mall art gallery operated by the Fine Arts Society of Milton.
The Coldest Night of the Year is a fun, family-friendly national walk that helps you raise funds for charities that serve hungry, homeless and hurting people in your community.
The dinner was a great evening of dinner and dance with friends while supporting a local charitable organization, the Townsend Smith Foundation. Music and live entertainment was provided by Charlie Graci and the Groovy Brothers.Thanks to the Milton Knights of Columbus for running this annual event. Townsend Smith’s foundation’s mission is to establish and maintain a residential hospice in Milton to serve the needs of the terminally ill and their families. The Milton Knights of Columbus are actively involved in the Milton Parish community providing financial aid and volunteer services to local charities. To learn more about the Milton Knights of Columbus you can visit their website at http://holyrosaryknights.ca
Milton District Hospital Foundation (MDHF) honored its community partners on February 7 with a reception. Community partners refer to people, and organizations that have helped the foundation raise funds for space, training and equipment and the newly upgraded Milton District Hospital.
Milton District Hospital Foundation (MDHF) invites you to join us in ‘Winning for Health’ at our upcoming Gift of Health Gala. Taking place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Burlington Convention Centre, we look forward to welcoming local community members, donors, and business owners. Te Gift of Health Gala is the Foundation’s signature black-tie fundraising event, made possible by the significant generosity and support of many committed individuals whose goal is to support quality healthcare in Milton. Te evening begins with an impressive antipasto bar and cocktail reception, silent auction, 4-course gourmet dinner, exciting live auction, live entertainment, games, and more.
Milton’s Ahmadiyya Muslims have a pathway to peace. Th ey unveiled it at a Dinner for Muslims event January 23, 2019 at Paramount Fine Foods. “We’re reaching out to the community and giving them an opportunity to learn about Islam. What better way to do that than enjoying a delicious meal together,” Advocacy Director Maqbool Sheikh said.
Just as December is synonymous with Christmas, February brings Milton Mall to life in the midst of the winter with the Chinese New Year Festival! Take a peak at a few of the family activities happening at Milton Mall this month.
On Sunday, January 27th Hum-We held a thank you luncheon for volunteers and contributors to their cause.
Hum-WE is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to providing resources and support for women in the community. They are committed to raising awareness within the South Asian community about the incidence rate and severity of domestic abuse, mental illnesses, and the associated health-risk factors. They strive to spread awareness as there is strength in both knowledge and numbers and they work to bring hope and bring positive change for women around the world.
Food, clothes, and jewelry came together at Winter Fest 2019. The networking event organized by Events Ontario’s Ayeesha Naeem and Yasmeena Menon brought together a wide variety of businesses for an afternoon of networking and workshops.
Winter Fest started in 2016, as a smaller event organized a wintry evening in December. “We had a lot of vendors that said you know what? In winter we really don’t have much to do, we don’t mind being part of the team,” Menon explained. The workshops developed as a way to support their vendors, and keeping people interested. “These businesses need support, so that’s how we do business coaching for them,” she said. They teach everything from how to advertise, to how to properly do their taxes.