The Mildmay Agricultural Society welcomes all Mildmay businesses to put up a display in their front window to advertise the upcoming Fall Fair. The Fair dates are September 8, 9 and 10 and the theme is “A Taste of Canadian”. This is not a competition and no judging will take place. The Town Crier is showing their support with this “in-store” display of tasty Canadian favourites. – Town Crier photo
Happy Administrative Professionals Day to Karen who keeps everything running so smoothly at the Crier office!
Complex beneficiary of Trillium ROOTS funding – Trillium Mutual Insurance of Listowel is pleased to announce financial support in the amount of $30,000.00 to the Mildmay- Carrick Recreation Complex through its ROOTS Community Fund. This generous donation will assist with the upcoming lobby renovation and expansion which is scheduled for the spring of 2017. The ROOTS Community Fund was established by Trillium Mutual to administer (at arm’s length), the company’s philanthropy program. Through ROOTS, Trillium continues to provide meaningful financial assistance and support to rural communities in which its policyholder members live and serve. The company will announce in the very near future 2017 funding being made available for capital projects, with a focus in the areas of Healthcare, Recreation & Wellness, Emergency Response and Agricultural and Eco/Sustainability. More information about the ROOTS “Recognizing Our Opportunity To Support” Community Fund can be found at www.trilliummutual.com. The deadline for the next intake of applications is February 2, 2017. Attending the cheque presentation (left to right) were Brian Durrer, MCRC Fundraising Committee; Joe Dietrich, President & CEO, Trillium Mutual; Karen Schmalz, Trillium ROOTS Council; Ken Schaus, Trillium Mutual Director; Kyle Bross, Trillium staff; Kelly Fotheringham, MCRC Fundraising Committee. – Town Crier photo
Cowan Insurance donates to Lobby Reno – Three big cheques were presented to members of the Mildmay-Carrick Recreation Complex Lobby Renovation committee recently. The project received a $10,000.00 donation from Cowan Insurance Group from Stratford. Jay Riegling, Commercial Account Executive, made the presentation. Pictured (left to right) are Paula Culbert MCRC Fundraising Committee; Brian Durrer, MCRC Fundraising Committee; Ron Schnurr, Chair of the MCRC Building Committee; Morris Schmalz, MCRC Fundraising Committee; Jay Riegling; Kelly Fotheringham MCRC Fundraising Committee. – Town Crier photo
Receive funds from Minor Hockey – The MCRC Lobby Renovation committee also received a $6,000.00 donation from South Bruce Minor Hockey. The funds were earmarked by the former Mildmay-Carrick Minor Hockey Association for arena renovations. Pictured (left to right) are Brian Durrer, MCRC Fundraising Committee; Morris Schmalz, MCRC Fundraising Committee; Donna Ruetz, Minor Hockey Treasurer; Ron Schnurr, Chair of the MCRC Building Committee; Ryan Kreager, Minor Hockey President; Paula Culbert MCRC Fundraising Committee; Kelly Fotheringham MCRC Fundraising Commitee.
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The Mildmay Bluefins Swim Team hosted a very successful Swim Meet at the Mildmay-Carrick Pool on Saturday, July 16, 2016. – Town Crier photo
A total of 500 rubber duckies made their way down Otter Creek in Mildmay on Easter Sunday, March 27th during the Optimist Club’s Annual Duck Race.
Audrey McDiarmid recently delivered over 20 filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child to the Crier office. They were donated by members of Mercy Hill Christian Fellowship. A big thank you to everyone who has filled a shoebox this year – your generous donations are certainly appreciated!