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Posted Thursday, December 12, 2019

On Tuesday, December 11, the Town of Whitby recognized and celebrated its more than 200 Event Volunteers at the Town’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Night held at Landmark Cinemas. Volunteers, community members and Town staff were in attendance at the event, which featured a certificate presentation by Mayor Don Mitchell and a video showcasing the work and commitment of this year’s event volunteeers. Congratulations to the following event volunteers who have reached Event Volunte...

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Town of Whitby would like to thank the dozens of event volunteers who gave generously of their time to support this year’s holiday events – Christmas in the Village and the Whitby Tree Lighting. More than 170 new event volunteers have signed up to be part of the Town’s new Event Volunteer Program, launched in April of this year. To date, event volunteers have donated more than 1,000 hours to help with event set-up and teardown, kids’ crafts, taking photos, greeting g...

Posted Monday, December 09, 2019

On December 28 and 29, Whitby’s Iroquois Park Sports Centre will host Rogers Hometown Hockey – a free, weekend festival that will feature live entertainment, NHL alumni, and hockey-themed activities, culminating with a live outdoor viewing party of an NHL broadcast. As part of the lead up to the event, on November 14, the Town launched a “Paint the Town Red” contest inviting all local schools, hockey associations, businesses and residents to show their community pride by...

Posted Monday, December 09, 2019

From now until December 21, residents are invited to bring new, unwrapped toys or non-perishable food donations to Iroquois Park Sports Centre (IPSC), as part of the Town's annual Stuff-A-Bug Toy and Food Drive. The gifts will be distributed through the Salvation Army to local families in need. Each year, Town partner Owasco Volkswagon provides the holiday-themed Volkswagon Beetle (Bug) to be filled. Today, Mayor Don Mitchell and Members of Council - along with Robert Verwey Jr., Owasco General...

Posted Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Do you know someone in Whitby who volunteers their time to shovel your snow? The ‘Snow Angels' program is back as of today for a second year, giving residents the opportunity to thank community members who help to clear the snow and ice off their neighbours' driveways and/or sidewalks. “Snow and ice can be difficult to manage during the winter, especially for our seniors and residents with mobility challenges,” said Mayor Don Mitchell. “Whitby is a caring community and ...