Posts in category Community Pride

New Venue Attracts Music Lovers

The Working Class is a new music venue in the City and is the result of a collaborative effort between local promoter John Cayen and musician Krys Saudino. The venue is dedicated to live entertainment and features a stage that will be dedicated to different types of performers. There is a lack of suitable infrastructure […]

Timmins Pride a Huge Success

The 2nd annual Timmins Pride week was a huge success. The weeklong event kicked off with a flag raising and proclamation at City Hall and featured a host of events like rock and bowl, a pancake breakfast, musical performances and a drag show. The main event of the week was the parade on Saturday June […]

YMCA Gearing up for Annual Fundraiser

The 4th Annual Mixed Golf Tournament in support of the YMCA will be held August 1-2, 2015 at the Hollinger Golf Course. Creating partnerships is a great way to tackle local issues and support local not for profits. The title sponsor this year is Porcupine Timber Mart who will be donating $5,000. The Steering Committee […]

Timmins Rock Unveil New Jersey Design

The Timmins Rock have unveiled their new jerseys! The team is proud to be in Timmins and demonstrated that pride by adding the new crest to their new jersey. Building community pride can be as simple as adding the new logo to your promotional materials. It is a great way to build a solid image […]

YMCA Youth Forum Increases Youth Engagement

The Timmins Family YMCA hosted the Youth 4 Timmins Youth Forum on Friday June 12. A group of 18 young people, ranging in age from 13 to 22, participated in the event and provided input into what Timmins looks like from their perspective. The group was visited by Mayor Black and local youth entrepreneur Justin […]

Community Foundation Moving Forward

One of the recommendations in the Timmins 2020 Strategic Plan is to stimulate strategic community investment by creating a community foundation.┬áTimmins is one of the only cities in Ontario that doesn’t have a community foundation. The foundation will provide a destination for donated funds to be given to local non-profits and it will complement the […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee is working toward changing the music scene here in Timmins. They recently circulated a survey in the community to get feedback on what people want in terms of musical genres, and types of acts they want to see. The information will help the committee get a feel for local […]

Have Your Say About Music in Timmins!

The Timmins Festival and Events Committee wants to improve the local music scene. They want your feedback on what you would like to see in Timmins. This survey will provide them with information to help plan future musical events. Fill out the short survey here.  

Signage Project Coming to Fruition

The Timmins Signage Project that began in 2011 is finally coming to fruition. The Gateway signs are being delivered in June and will be installed over the summer. The signs are a great way to welcome visitors to our community and beautify our City. The signage project also features a service club sign that will […]

Farmers Market Gets Two Year Lease for Centennial Hall

The Mountjoy Independent Farmers Market will continue to call the Mountjoy Centennial Hall home for at least two more years. The Market has been renting Centennial Hall on a year-by-year basis for quite some time and the City has agreed to give them a two year lease. City council has been debating the fate of […]