Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Bolton Mill Park Benefits from Caring Community


On October 19th the Bolton & District Horticultural Society hosted a Bolton Mill Park Celebration during which a plaque was unveiled and “Certificates of Appreciation” were awarded to the following organizations and individuals in recognition of their valuable contributions towards the completion of very significant Environmental, Safety and Historical projects in this Park over a 15 year period.

Donor award recipients were Town of Caledon Community Green Fund , Toronto & Region Conservation, Bolton & District Horticultural Society, Bolton Community Action Site Committee, Rotary Club of Bolton, Kinsmen Club of Bolton, Mary Sasiela on behalf of CIBC, Green T Environmental Awareness, Allan Gane, Patti & Len Foley and Ruth & Richard Hunt.

Volunteer award recipients were Humber Valley Heritage Trail Association, Bill Wilson, Jerry Gorman, Heather Broadbent, Brian Baird, Gary Wilkins, Albion Bolton Historical Society, Brenda Heenan and Richard Hunt

The Environmental & Safety improvements and Historical projects in this Park were the Queen St (Hwy 50) Pedestrian Underpass to the east entrance of Bolton Mill Park, Wetlands that is fed from a spring on top of the hill, 300 mixed variety of large & small calliper native coniferous & deciduous trees & shrubs, 3,000 wildflowers, Fishway and the notched dam that now allow salmon to swim upstream into the headwaters of the Humber River to spawn, McFall Lookout on the south side of the Humber which contains plaques of historical photos and details of this section of the Humber River.

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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  • Well deserved recognition Patti and Len. Thank you Patti for your beautiful photo contribution to the CSC Silent Auction and your coming and going today in spite of your extremely busy day of commitments ( and in spite of lousy weather this morning). Warmest Regards, Nora