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Muslim Womenpreneurs Build Community with Third annual Show

By: Laura Steiner

A buzz of voices, and array of smells greeted visitors to the Muslim Womenpreneurs show.  The third annual event was held at Milton’s Teatro Conference Centre March 8, and 9. It was a festive mood as people made their way through vendor tables in a grand ballroom.

Vendors displayed everything from cosmetics, and traditional dresses to teas, and a wide variety of services.

Downtown Milton BIA welcomes new Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Downtown Milton Business Improvement Area (BIA) is pleased to welcome Rachel Shuttleworth as the new Executive Director for the organization.

Rachel has a background in strategic management, marketing and communications and has worked extensively in the non-profit and public sectors. Most recently, she worked at Futurpreneur Canada promoting and managing programs to help young entrepreneurs start, buy and grow businesses.

Coldest Night of the year

By William Dixon | Photos by Ann Kornuta

Families, volunteers and key community members congregated en masse at the Milton Sports Centre for the Coldest Night of the Year walk-a-thon on Saturday, February 25.

The national walk to raise money for homelessness is a cross-Canada event and rolls out hourly across the nation. Communities set their goal and select which organization receives the raised funds.