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Escarpment Artists 6th Annual Art Sale attracts art lovers

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.”

Milton Muslim Moms hosts Community Iftaar

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.

Denim and Diamonds MDHF and Townsend Smith are gala funds recipients

The rafters were ringing at the Country Heritage Park Gambrel Barn on the moonlit Saturday night of April 27th as the 6th Denim and Diamonds Gala presented by the Milton Rotary Club was in the house! 

The goal was to have some serious fun  with participants showing off their country  roots, boots, and line dancing skills. Rebecca  Hunter, Milton Rotary President observed, “It’s not formal and people enter relaxed from the get-go. I think they have fun cracking out their cowboy hats and there’s no having to coax people onto the dance floor, that’s for sure!”

Milton Breaks Fast with the Prime Minister

On May 9th the honorary Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau was in attendance at an Iftar dinner at the Milton Banquet & Conference Centre to break fast alongside members of Milton’s muslim community. This festive Iftar dinner was organized by the, “Canadian-Pakistan Foundation of Friendship” (CPFA) with over 300 people attending the exclusive event, displaying the strength of the Pakistani Muslim community in Milton. This exclusive event also hosted the presence of multiple  members of Parliament, politicians and businessmen from the Greater Milton Area (GMA), connecting and socializing with the community.