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
Renowned Artist David Craig, now living in Carlisle, Ontario, was born in Saskatchewan, raised in Ottawa and lived in Milton from 1984 to 1994. He has always been fascinated with the history of Canada.
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.
The rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm at the Spring Milton Farm Craft show. The vendors from near and far were gearing up to showcase their unique crafts and edibles. Everything from homemade jam, one-of-a-kind jewellry, bold fashion and perfect gifts like hand crafted tooth fairy pillows are available for sale this weekend at Country Heritage Park on 8560 Tremaine Road.
Photo by Denise Cooperwhite
On May 27th kick off your celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary with the Milton Choristers and their presentation of Canada Sings Eh?! Part Deux, bringing to a close their 48th season.
Last year at this time the choir performed its first all-Canadian repertoire Canada Sings ‘Eh?! to a very enthusiastic response from the audience. At the fondly named “Brag and Drag” end-of-season wrap up meeting, a choir member put it to the others saying “I think we’ve only just touched the tip of the iceberg on Canadian music.
Photos by Ann Kornuta
What do you do when the Mayor of your town is the longest-serving in the country? You hold a Comedy Roast. That’s exactly what Milton Transitional Housing (MTH) did Saturday April 1, 2017. Roasters included councillors, and community leaders. It was emceed by MTH Executive Director Donna Danielli, and raised $2500.