Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020 05:15 AM
Twenty-seven Whitby youth were recognized at the 2020 Celebrating Youth Awards last night at a virtual awards ceremony held in recognition of their outstanding leadership and positive contributions to the community.
“Our young people continue to make Whitby a better place by volunteering their time and talents at school and with community service groups. We should all be inspired to see their spirit of giving continue despite...
Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020 03:00 AM
This holiday season, every dollar spent locally will help make a positive difference to local businesses who are dealing with the ongoing impacts of the pandemic.
That’s why the Town of Whitby and Downtown Whitby Business Improvement Area (BIA) have partnered up to launch ‘12 Days of Local Holiday Shopping’; to encourage residents to find that perfect gift while supporting locally-owned businesses.
For every $100 spent locally, $70...
Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 07:00 PM
While the Town isn’t holding its annual community events such as the Tree Lighting and Christmas in the Square, we can still come together as a community this holiday season to support each other by:
Whitby Fire and Emergency Services is partnering with Durham Regional Police Services (DRPS) on its annual Food and Toy Drive. Now through Christmas Eve, residents can drop off non-perishable food items and unwrapped toys at any fire station or DRPS division in...
Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 03:30 AM
The Town of Whitby proclaimed November Women Abuse Prevention Month and today acknowledges International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
In the 2020 Community Survey residents told us the number one reason they would recommend Whitby as a place to live is because they perceive it as a safe community. Even the safest communities are not immune to violence; there are on occasion random and senseless violent attacks. Earlier this year, local survivor Kimberley was the victim...
Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 02:30 AM
On Saturday, December 5, beginning at 10 a.m., the Town of Whitby, Whitby Fire and Emergency Services and JCI Durham will be touring a special guest through Whitby landmarks and neighbourhoods!
Santa Claus will be taking an early tour of Whitby this holiday season. If you spot him post his location tagging @townofwhitby on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #spotsantawhitby so neighbours can be on the lookout. Hint: he won’t be riding in his usual sleigh but will be in something big and red. Can...