Inaugural Halton Heroes Gala
The inaugural Halton Heroes Gala took place at the Burlington Convention Centre on September 21, 2012.
The event raised over $140,000 which will be used to help families of Halton Regional Police Service members who are injured or killed in the line of duty.
Next year’s event will take place on September 22, 2013. Please mark your calendars. We look forward to celebrating the wonderful members of the Halton Regional Police Service members and ensuring that their families are cared for in their greatest time of need.
Dorothy Borovich one of 44 Burlingtonians to receive Diamond Jubilee Medal
On Canada Day weekend MP Mike Wallace and MPP Jane McKenna presented 44 Diamond Jubilee Medals to community members in Burlington who have made exceptional contributions to Burlington, the province, and Canada as a whole. Among the recipients was Dorothy Borovich of Burlington Rehab Services, who was recognized for her role as a leader in assisting youth in our community by participating in the development of YouthFest, which connects Burlington youth with the concept of lifelong volunteerism.