Milton Mayor Gord Krantz has spent more than five decades in the public eye - as a councillor from 1965 and Mayor of the growing Town of Milton from 1980 to presnt day.
On December 1, 2016, he will will pass the longest serving mayor of Ontario record currently held by the now retired Hazel McCallion.
Putting a celebrity in the cross hairs of comedic barbs is what's fun about a roast. A panel , made up of the mayor's peers will come together comically trash this "honored guest" both personally and professionally.
Join friends and family as we lead up to his momentous anniversary, not with a toast to his achievements, but a good natured roast of a man who has dedicated his adult life to public service.
This light hearted event will poke fun at the the man, the mayor and the legend .Although as Mayor Krantz is quick to point out - as the roastee - he will have the last word!
All proceeds for the event will be directed to Milton Transitional Housing - a local agency assisting those experiencing a housing crisis in our community. Its mandate of providing rent geared to income supportive housing and case management enables individuals and families to graduate to independent living.…from Hope to Home, summarizes our belief that people’s lives can be rebuilt with support and assistance from their community.
The Comedy Roast of Mayor Gord Krantz will feature hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar and a whole lot of laughs as we celebrate the life, times and politics of Milton;s longest standing Mayor.