Monthly Archives: February 2012

Celebrate Easter with us … March 30 6:30 – 8:30

Bring your egg hunting skills and flashlight … the Cooks Mills Community Development Group will be holding their first ever night time egg hunt on Friday March 30th from (6:30 – 8:30) for a small fee of $2.00 per child or $5.00 per family.

We will have 2 hunts – one at 7pm and one at 8pm. Dress appropriately as the hunt will be outside. Colouring contest, craft, special prizes and refreshments.

Location: Cooks Mills Hall

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Email us at for more information.


Great turnout – Family Day 2012

Thanks to all the families that came out and joined us this Family Day.  We had a great turnout and the kids had a blast.  The cupcakes were delicious, the hot chocolate hot and the scavenger hunt entertained all.  Even without skating – families had fun.  We hope you all come to our next event!

Check out the photos on Facebook!

Join us on Family Day

Cooks Mills Families -Join us For Family Day at the Cooks Mills Hall

February 20th, 2012 2-4pm


weather permitting we wIll be skating!  Please leave hockey sticks at home and helmets are recommended.

Bring your detective skills for the family scavenger hunt

Bring your family history to make your own family tree


Juice, Water, Hot Chocolate

Bring your creative side to decorate a cupcake…

This is a family event so all must be accompanied by and adult

Solar Farm Meeting

Solar Farm Special Meeting

Solar Farm Public Meeting – Feb 15, 2012

Location: Community Room of the Welland Civic Centre, 60 East Main Street

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Presentation by SunEdison

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Open Question and Answer Period

Welcome to

Welcome to   We have exciting news to share.  At the end of 2011, the Cooks Mills Community Development Group reformed after a 10 year hiatus.

The group officers include:
Connie McCutcheon, John Spironello, Cyndi Webb, Lesli VanSchie, Silvana Covington, Crystal Haitos, and Stacey Flynn and we have a youth advisor who has joined us that also sits on the Mayor’s Youth Advisory team – Michael Dube.

All members of the community are welcome.  The group meets the first Monday of each month at 7pm at Cooks Mills Hall unless the Monday is a holiday and then we meet the following Monday.   For a meeting schedule and more info on the meetings visit the Meetings page.

We have exciting events planned for the upcoming year and hope to be the place where the community can get together to talk about local issues.   We have also launched which will feature an online version of our newsletter, has a community bulletin board, links to our Facebook page and more!

Let’s us know what you think!