The Milton Knights of Columbus are once again having a Valentine Dinner and Dance in support of the Townsend Smith Foundation (TSF). TSF is a charitable organization working to build the first residential hospice in North Halton.
In early 2011 the consensus in Milton was the location was cursed. A string of restaurants and bars at the north-west corner of Derry & Ontario Street had opened and closed, sometimes remaining in business only a scant few months. Then along came the Radojcic family. “The key is to give people a reason not to leave Milton” said Roger Radojcic Roger.
The Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation (TJSF), in partnership with Halton Regional Police and The Downtown Milton BIA with presenting sponsor Wallace Chevrolet held the 15th annual “Miracle on Main Street” in downtown Milton December 9th. Miracle on Main Street is an engaging and inclusive holiday festival, and charity toy drive in support of underprivileged children and families living throughout Halton.
The annual Milton Film Festival is ready to roll out the red carpet once again at the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton with an extraordinary line-up of feature films from Canada and around the world, plus short films, special guests, audience Q&As, and an Opening Night Gala After-Party at Marquee Steakhouse.
Milton has a new Cricket League for youth! In December try-outs were held over several time periods where individuals were scored and placed in teams appropriately with the goal of making teams balance so team growth and even-handed competitiveness can be highlighted.
The Dance Shoppe “Milton’s Family Dance Studio!” a cherished Milton institution, celebrates its 30th anniversary under the guidance of its founder and director, Miss Ruth-Ann Gray (nee Hill).
The Community Foundation of Halton North has been providing grants to charities in Milton and Halton Hills since 2015. The Foundation has granted over 1.5 million dollars since it’s start and over $700,000 in 2023. The organization enables donors to give to their favorite causes for years to come, a donation in the foundation is invested and never spent, it keeps earning interest year after year. On December 12th they held a Celebration of Philanthropy at their offices in Milton. Bringing donors, fundholders and grantees in 2023 together serving warm drinks and snacks and talking about the year of good works.
On December 27th Halton Hacks. com held the first Halton Region Hackathon at Milton Public Library. This local community led hackathon was planned and organized by local Milton high school students as well as others from Halton Region.
The Townsend Smith Foundation which is dedicated to building a Residential Hospice for North Halton held their Donor and Recognition event on November 28th at their future hospice site at 8958 Trafalgar Road
November marked the first anniversary of Ladypreneur Junction, celebrated as part of their 6th session at Chef Kausar Autaq Banquet Hall, Mississauga. The Ladypreneur Junction initiative is a brainchild of Hafsa Hussam.
The event brought more than 70 female entrepreneurs from Milton under a roof, with the purpose to help them connect, collaborate and grow together.