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.
Written by Kiran Khan
“Each character has a story, a story about looking for happiness, about really stopping to look at yourself, the world around you, and the opportunity for love,” said Ryk Simpson, the director, when asked about the upcoming play Gibson and Sons.
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.
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.
By Jenny Panda | Photos by Ann Kornuta
The ESCARPMENT PROBUS met on March 15th, 2017 at Milton Memorial Arena on Thompson Road in Milton to celebrate National PROBUS month in Canada. Mayor Gordon Krantz was invited to be an honored guest at the event.
The Milton Centre for the Arts seemed at first to be an elaborate movie set for some lavish Hollywood event: then gradually Miltonians were brought back to earth with hugs, chats and laughter amongst the familiar crowd. They had gathered together in honour of their beloved Mayor Gord Krantz.