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Full House for First Mississippi Mills Business Breakfast of 2024

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 02:54 PM

This morning, we had a full house for our first Mississippi Mills Business Breakfast of 2024 at the Almonte Civitan Club, including 25-30 new attendees!

Guests had the opportunity to network, enjoy a delicious breakfast served up by Almonte Civitan Club volunteers, and hear from guest speaker, Executive Coach Tina Collins.

Tina is an award-winning ICF-accredited coach with over 25 years of experience. She works with business leaders and their teams to turn their strengths into force multipliers...

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Nominations Open for 2024 WXN Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 10:00 AM

Press Release – Women’s Executive Network

It is that time of the year …. to identify, recognize, and nominate powerful women for the 2024 Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women … those women who have:

  • Made groundbreaking achievements in advancing our economic and social health;

  • Demonstrated resiliency when faced with personal and professional challenges;

  • Meaningfully influenced change in the boardroom and in society;

  • Crashed through barriers, standing up for what’s...

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MVCA Watershed Conditions Statement – Stay Clear of Waterways

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:00 PM

With above seasonal daytime temperatures and several millimetres of rain forecasted over the next few days, the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is reminding residents to exercise extreme caution near rivers and waterbodies that have high flows and slippery bank conditions. No flooding is anticipated at this time; however, runoff amounts may result in higher water levels in creeks and streams, and along roadside ditches.

Ice thickness can also change drastically due to increased...

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2024 Flood Season Information

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 10:37 AM

The winter of 2023-24 is quickly coming to an end, and the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, along with the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) are monitoring for potential spring flooding.

If you own property or live in a floodplain, or areas prone to flooding, here are some steps you can take to prepare your property for a flood:

  • Ensuring sump pump is clear, in good working condition and has a backwater valve
  • Ensuring easy access to a portable backup generator and pump
  • Ensuring...

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Spring Fling at St. Andrew’s United Church in Pakenham – Saturday, March 23

Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2024 02:00 PM

Spring is in the air!

St. Andrew’s United Church in Pakenham is inviting one and all to a community dance.

Come and kick up your heels to great music by Andrew Charlebois, visit with family, friends and neighbours, bid on donated treasures with auctioneer John O'Neill, and enjoy a light lunch.

Spring Fling

Saturday, March 23, 2024

8:00 p.m. to Midnight

Upper Hall, Stewart Community Centre in Pakenham

Live Auction with John O’Neill

Music by Andrew Charlebois

Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door

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March Break for Adults at Mississippi Mills Public Library – March 9-17

Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2024 11:00 AM

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March Break for Kids at Mississippi Mills Public Library – March 9-17

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 09:31 AM

Lots of fun and inspiration planned at the Mississippi Mills Public Library (MMPL) for kids over the March Break!

  • All week – Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15: DROP-IN Maker Space at both branches. Find all the supplies you need to get creative as well as craft ideas! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

  • Monday, March 11 – Children’s Movie Afternoon at 1 p.m. – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. This event is a DROP-IN, Almonte branch. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.