Photos by: Denise Cooperwhite
The dismal skies and consistent rainfall did not dissuade more than 800 Miltonians from their volunteer duties on Milton Good Neighbours Community Day – May 6, 2017. Attendees included singular do-gooders who created clean-up teams, as well as representation from various community groups including the Milton Youth Club, Beavers, the Muslim Association of Milton, and the Pakistani Canadian Council of Milton.
Photos by: Birra Ahmed
3rd Annual Halton Walk for Down Syndrome on June 17 at the Milton Fairgrounds in Milton.This was a fun, 2-km walk, open to family, friends, and the community to increase awareness about Down syndrome and to raise funds for research, education and advocacy programs.
Photos by: Jason DiMichele
“One of the intrinsic goals of the Fine Arts Society of Milton (FASM) has been to engage the community in art appreciation, with an emphasis on local talent.” said FASM President Ursula McDermid as she described how in November of 2015, she met with the officials of the Milton District Hospital Expansion to consider bringing local art to the newly developed hospital.
DC Inc. Live Event Providers have partnered up with the Italian Canadian Club of Milton and are proud to release a new project we have been working on, and has finally come together. A new series of music concerts called “Music at the Escarpment” beginning Sunday June 11th 2017, at the Italian Canadian Club of Milton.
Photos by: Birra Ahmed
Giving back to the community is part of the Ahmadiyya’s faith. The spirit of generosity com was on display Sunday May 14, at the second annual Run for Milton. Funds raised went to the Milton District Hospital Foundation (MDHF.)
As the 2017 Milton Youth Award nominees begin to arrive with their families & supporters, I can feel the joy & excitement in the room. Proud parents, siblings, friends, and other esteemed guests are invited to join the Milton Youth Advisory Committee members in celebrating the achievements of the incredible nominees in this year’s awards.
Photos by: Ann Kornuta
In order to better remember, respect and recognise those who have served their country, Milton Branch 136 of the Royal Canadian Legion’ revitalized its displays at the Remembrance Hall and was open to the public on April 2nd. 2017. This first phase featured a WW1 gallery in conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Eventually memorabilia from WW2 and later conflicts will be displayed.
The 4th Annual Denim & Diamonds took place on Saturday, April 22 within the inviting Gambrel Barn at the historic Country Heritage Park. Hosted by The Rotary Club of Milton, the event was planned this year in support of the Milton District Hospital Foundation.
Photos by Ryan Tonegawa
The Milton United Way ended its 2016 by surpassing its goal of $1 million. The total unveiled at a “touchdown” celebration March 24 broke through the $1 million mark at: $1,002,312.
Key members of Milton took the evening to congratulate and celebrate the bright young minds in our community. With 18 nominees and only six categories, it was a tough decision for the co-chairs of the Milton Youth Advisory Committee to come to.