The Milton Chamber of Commerce hosted some high voltage stars at their annual Sports’ Celebrity Dinner fundraiser February 4. The 2020 lineup included Team Canada alum Tessa Bonhomme, former NHL Player Eric Lindros, Raptors’ broadcaster Jack Armstrong, and Raptors’ alum point guard Alvin Williams. Proceeds went to the Scholarship program.
Larose bakery is closed to all but curbside pickup, meaning the parking lot is pretty well empty. On weekends the Optimist Club of Milton takes a corner of it with a trailer, and a couple of tables for their weekly food drive.
Dean Wooley was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, at 56. He was reassured that the disease, which causes joint pain could be managed well enough to allow him to continue enjoying participating in sports. He used his birthday in 2018 as a fundraiser called “No Limits” for the Arthritis Society. February 2, 2020 marked the second annual fundraiser.
January 26 marked India’s 71st republic day when the country’s constitution came into effect. In Milton members of Canadian Indian Association (CIA) of Halton Region gathered together to enjoy an afternoon of cultural performances from all regions of India.
Ontario is now home to 24 new Engineers. The Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) Oakville Chapter held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Licence presentation on January 23, 2020 at Rattlesnake Point Golf Club.
The Christmas spirit came alive in Downtown Milton on December 9, 2019. The Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation (TJSF) held its 11th annual Miracle on Main St closing off a stretch of road in front of Troy’s Diner up to Martin St from 6:30am-9:30am.
Pinkies were up on November 3, at the fifth annual High Tea for Hospice for the Townsend Smith Foundation. This year the event found a new home at the Italian Canadian Club of Milton (ICCM) and a new theme with the popular television show Downton Abbey.
October 12th was World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. The Townsend Smith Foundation (TSF) marked the day bringing awareness to hospice care with a series of events throughout the week culminating in a vigil Thursday October 10, 2019 at Chris Hadfield Park. The vigil started at nightfall with a series of readings accompanied by acoustic music.
Members of Milton’s Hindu Community gathered at the Milton Lions Club Hall to mark the annual nine day festival of Navaratri. Halton Gurjati Samaj hosted the ninth annual Garba Ni Raat on September 27. The festival is celebrated for nine days across India. It marks the passing of the seasons from summer to autumn. It is associated with a battle of good over evil.
Six years ago Aesthetician Sarah started Spring Mist Spa. She has put her 15 years local experience to work offering a full array of spa treatments from threading and waxing to laser hair removal, and hydrafacials in a relaxing, elegant atmosphere.Sarah attributes the success of Spring Mist Spa to three important factors.“We offer superior service, advanced treatments and affordable prices. That simply is the secret of our success,”stated