Milton recognized the best of the best at the Community Awards Gala hosted by the Milton Chamber of Commerce

Marina Huissoon was recognized as Milton Citizen of the Year. Marinagives her time to CFUW Milton & District (Canadian Federation of University Women), Sustainable Milton which is a grass-rootsorganization dedicated to making Milton a more sustainable place, aswell as Town send Smith Foundation looking towards establishing a local hospice in the Milton area. HediNowak winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award believes art is everywhere and inspires beauty and balance in the world. Supporting local artists for 47 years, contributing to 100 Women Who Care Milton,and donating and supporting localcharities in Milton for almost half a century. Hedi has truly spent a lifetime helping people in Milton. Hedi is the proprietor of The Gallery Upstairs ( which has been an Art Shop bedrock of Milton for almost half a century.

Ted Tomlin (Volunteer of the Year believes strongly in the right for every child to play sports this is why he spends 4 to 6 hours every day after his full time job to volunteer his time to youth sports events. He’s been giving back to Milton Youth through the local Milton Youth Soccer Club as both a board member and volunteer. You can find more information about Milton Youth Soccer club at

Sara Khan winner of Entrepreneur of the Year for Kashda Couture. Kashda Couture makes customized and personalized gifts that have been givento a wide audience now of Miltonresidents. Sara also helps organizeevents in Milton and the surroundingarea. Milton Halal Food Festival being one of the events she organized with attendees of over 20,000 people. She also thanked both her son and daughter who have given their own time of help and support, as well as Amir Shamsi for the opportunities he’s helped given her.

There were many other winner sand nominees from non-profits like Halton Women’s Place, Milton Transitional Housing, Darling Home for Kids, Milton Youth Theatre Productions. To local businesses such as The Kind Matter Company and The Dance Shoppe just to name a couple.

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