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 First Ontario Centre for the Arts Milton was the venue for the Induction Ceremony for the Class of 2023 into the Milton Sports Hall of Fame.
The Milton Muslim Moms held their Fundraiser Gala & Awards Night in November. It was a lovely affair, with good food, company and live music. Congratulations to…
• Sana Mir Volunteer of the Year
• Saroosh Fatima Entrepreneur of the Year
• Zena Chaudry Woman of Substance
• Aisa Mir Youth Leadership Award
Certificates of Appreciation were also awarded to Shaista Tariq, Syra Salam, Bushra Amir, Shazma Khan, Ayesha Kamran and Kiran Naveed for their volunteer contributions.
The Nutcracker Milton has been a holiday favourite for Miltonian’s for many years. The brainchild of Ashley SummersMacdonald and Kelly Summers the annual event was conceived with the idea of bringing together the greatest entertainers in Milton to celebrate the holiday season. Program highlights included a performance honouring Tchaikovsky’s traditional ‘Nutcracker’ ballet along with a mixed program of holiday favourites.
In a momentous development, Wilfrid Laurier University is set to welcome its inaugural students to the Laurier Milton campus in Fall 2024. This endeavor represents a culmination of years of collaborative effort between the university, the Town of Milton, and the Government of Ontario.