Hazoor Elahi came to Canada in the 1960’s from Pakistan. He became a father to three sons who are now all doctors in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). “I think when you are blessed, you have an obligation to give back,” Hazoor said. Each son has donated $25,000 to the Muslim Legacy Initiative.
On a cool evening in June, Milton’s Muslim community invited Miltonians to breakfast together during the month of Ramadan. The delicious Iftar meal was enjoyed at sunset according to tradition, and held on June 4 at Paramount Fine Foods Milton.
The foyer of Hugh Foster Hall on May 30th 2018 thronged with a bustle of caring community leaders who contribute their time, lives and support to important causes dear to their hearts.
The first weekend of May was a very busy time for the members of Hindu Swayamsewak Sangh (HSS), Milton Chapter. On the 5th of May, about 50 members of the HSS –young and old alike participated in the Milton Good Neighbours Community Day clean up.
“The arrival of spring is like an awakening for our souls after months of rkas and toques. As the snow melts, the streams and rivers swell, the flowers and birds reappear and everyone seems happier and lighter.”
On April 18 at the Milton Education Village Innovation Centre the Ontario government gave final approval and financial support to expand access to post-secondary education in the Town of Milton and surrounding region.
Milton Players’ offering this month is the Odd Couple by Neil Simon. It’s a play that follows an “opposites attract” story. Felix Ungar is described as an uptight ‘neat-freak,’ and when he divorces his wife he moves in with his best friend Oscar Madison described as messy, and more relaxed.
The Albatross Restaurant at Granite Ridge Golf Club was impeccably laid out in preparation for the annual Community Awards Gala on Friday, April 13.
The Halton Regional Police Chorus is anticipating a great community evening at St. Paul’s United Church at 123 Main St in Milton on Saturday, May 12. With a Celtic theme in mind the Chorus will be joined by special guests, the Graham Irish Dancers, the Tim’rous Beasties, a father and son duo from Burlington, and the Halton Regional Police Pipes & Drums.
The Rotary Club of Milton has purchased a commercial grade portable BBQ with money awarded by the Milton Community Fund.