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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 ...

Posted Friday, November 29, 2019

Town Council has proclaimed Thursday, December 19, 2019 as Whitby Jersey Day – one of the many ways the Town is inviting the community to celebrate the upcoming stop of Rogers Hometown Hockey in Whitby on December 28 and 29. Local schools and businesses are invited to participate in Whitby Jersey Day by encouraging their students and teams to wear their favourite hockey jersey or red. All are encouraged to share their photos on social media and be part of the celebration of Hometown Hocke...

Posted Monday, November 25, 2019

On Sunday, November 24, the Town of Whitby celebrated the community kick-off to Rogers Hometown Hockey with two free family skate events held at the McKinney Centre and Iroquois Park Sports Centre. Around 350 community members made their way to the arenas to hit the ice, enjoy some free hot chocolate and cookies, snap some photos and join in on the excitement of Rogers Hometown Hockey. The community kick-off event celebrated Whitby’s stop on the cross-Canada Hometown Hockey Tour, which wi...