On June 6th two Milton teenagers helped organize a peaceful protest in support of Black Lives Matter. This was the latest in a series of rally’s that have occurred since the release of a video showing a police officer kneeling on the neck of a black man, George Floyd, who subsequently fell still and died while the officer’s knee was still on him.
Anthony Costanzo, owner of McCormack Auto Services, recently purchased John’s Truck & Car Service. John Hasselfeldt has officially retired and is thrilled that Anthony will continue to provide service excellence for his loyal customers of over 30 years.
On Saturday November 16th the Milton Muslim Moms and Benevolence Canada held a Fundraising Gala Dinner for United Way Halton & Hamilton to help eliminate poverty. The dinner highlighted the generosity and dedication of the sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers who all contributed to ensure the evening was a great success.
The Milton Sports Hall of Fame inducted an outstanding new class of builders and athletes to its hallowed temple of athletic high achievers on Thursday, November 14th.
A massive thank you to The Cliff Barron Team for raising an amazing $468.75 through proceeds from their 4th Annual Pumpkin Giveaway this past weekend. Cliff Barron and his team were at Beaty Trail Park on October 20th giving away pumpkins to Milton families and accepting donations for Milton’s local hospital foundation. “We are so grateful that you chose Milton District Hospital Foundation to be the beneficiary of your event. Thank you to everyone who came out that day to support!”, said Milton District Hospital Foundation in their thank you note online to Cliff and his team.
The EOSCL-Event Ontario Softball Cricket League held their Championship event recently and you could feel the high energy all around. Whether the teams took first place or not the support and encouragement of each other was obvious. As in in soccer, and other sports, Cricket has two levels. The Premier teams and the Division teams.
On April 1, 2019 Dana Hale opened her new store taking over Ditto’s Boutique on Main Street and you can feel the excitement about it in her voice. The store is loaded with fresh new and close to new clothes, shoes, jewelry, wallets and a whole lot of amazing handbags and many of them by designer Kate Spade that Dana calls “super cute” and other designer names.
Sometimes it only takes one person with an idea and ta..ta… it happens. Susan Capone (Event coordinator) decided it would be a great idea to host a community event including dogs since she is a dog lover herself and owns a rescue German Shepherd named Brady who is about 6 years of age. With her idea and some advertising on social media the word got out pretty fast and many came out to BarkFest bringing their dogs with them.