Milton Strawberry Festival This Weekend

This weekend marks the first official weekend of the summer.  For Miltonians for many years this means Strawberry Festival! For 33 years running the Milton Hospital Auxiliary has been putting on this amazing event that never ceases to amaze.  Lots of fresh strawberries, ice cream, smoothies … you name it, its there. The festival is…

First Annual Indulge Event At Halton Region Museum

With the sun coming down on a very warm Sunday afternoon, hundreds of people went to the Halton Region Museum (after a long line up to Kelso Park) to attend the first annual INDULGE event in support of the Milton District Hospital Foundation. Those in attendance were able to sample food from dozens of local…

McHappy Day May 2nd

Last year I had the privilege of taking part in McHappy Day at McDonalds here in Milton.  Radio personality Scott Fox and myself attended at the drive thru to help raise money for MDHF and Ronald McDonald Houses in the area. This year I am pleased to be a part of the team once again. …

Now THIS Is Community Spirit

Three great articles in today’s Milton Canadian Champion. Thanks to both Angelo from Milton Orthotics , Angelina & Dean and Ken Patterson for their hard work in raising funds for the Milton District Hospital Foundation. Brother and sister donate sales from lemonade stand A $100 donation collected through a neighbourhood lemonade stand was recently presented by…

Milton Haunted House a HUGE Success

This past weekend at the Milton Mall was another edition of the Milton Haunted House.  Hundreds of children, young and old, made their way through a maze of ghouls n ghosts with surprises around every corner. The Haunted House originated from Ward 7 Councillor Rick Di Lorenzo’s garage in Hawthorne Village.  People used to come…

Details on Milton Hospital Expansion

Less than 24 hours later, the grins on the faces of those who had worked so hard over the last few years have not gone anywhere.  I know that I have not lost the feeling of excitement at yesterdays announcement at Milton District Hospital by Health Minister Deb Matthews of the approval of the expansion of…

What would you ask them?

Next week will be my first AMO (Associations of Municipalities of Ontario)Conference.  Its going to be held in London this year and goes from Sunday August 21st to Wednesday the 24th. The conference is designed for municipal leaders from all over the province to meet and discuss issues and share knowledge and resources to help come up with…

Milton Ribfest 2011

It’s ON! The second annual Milton Ribfest starts today (Thursday) and goes all weekend long.  Music, beer, entertainment, vendors and of course the most important ingredient to any successful ribfest celebration…RIBS! From the Milton Ribfest Website Thursday 4PM–10PM:  Come out and enjoy some tasty ribs, beat the crowds and enjoy the opening night with some…

McHappy Day in Milton

Please join me and other Milton dignitaries, such as fellow council members Mayor Gord Krantz (12pm-1pm) councillors Zeeshan Hamid (3pm-5pm) Rick Di Lorenzo (4pm-6pm) and Colin Best (4pm-6pm) and Milton’s own SCOTT FOX at McDonalds today (4:30pm-5:30pm)and support McHappy Day. One dollar from every Big Mac, Coffee or Tea and Happy Meal sold in McDonalds Milton will be…

Tigerfest is TOMORROW

As Tiger Ali Singh says….”BE THERE!” This event has garnered national attention. Check out the article from SLAM! TigerFest debuts this weekend in Milton By GREG OLIVER – Producer, SLAM! Wrestling With a new Milton, Ontario public school named after him opening this fall, Tiger Jeet Singh is out preaching his message: “Stay in school,…