Monthly Archives: January 2007

Summary of January 22, 2007 Board Meeting The Miramichi Regional Health Authority Board of Directors held its monthly meeting January 22, 2007 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. The following are highlights of the meeting: 1. Minute of silence held to acknowledge the death of Dr. S. Pershad As a gesture of respect, the Board of… Read more »

Family Literacy Day Spelling bees and community readers are on the schedule for Family Literacy Day happening Saturday, January 27 at Northumberland Square mall. Family Literacy Day activities have been organized by community partners including Miramichi Regional Health Authority’s Early Language Service, Miramichi Literacy Council and the New Brunswick Public Library Service. The day begins… Read more »

Former patient donates equipment to the physiotherapy unit Thanks to a generous donation from a former patient, the Restorative and Rehabilitation unit at the Miramichi Regional Hospital has a new piece of equipment to help patients with their road to recovery and independence. Wayne MacCallum suffered an incomplete spinal cord injury as a result of… Read more »

Miramichi Regional Health Authority celebrates National Non-smoking Week The Miramichi Regional Health Authority (MRHA) will be holding an information display during National Non-Smoking Week, January 21-27 in the main lobby of the Miramichi Regional Hospital. The display will contain information about the benefits of quitting smoking, available resources for people to help them quit and… Read more »

Bridal show set for Jan. 21 at Newcastle Lions Club Brides and grooms planning on getting married soon may want to attend the 12th annual wedding bridal shower scheduled Sunday, Jan. 21. Show organizer Anne Bracken says 25 businesses will attend the event to display their products and services to future brides. The program starts… Read more »

Maritime Idol Competition in Miramichi at Flo’s Hide-A-Way Where: Flo’s Hide-A-Way, 8 Enclosure Rd., Derby Junction, NB or call 622 – 0680 When: January 20th, four consecutive weeks Auditions 8 to 9pm, Competition 9 to 11pm.Open Mic from 11pm till 1am Maritime Idol, the Maritime Provinces premiere competition, is in search of talented singers who… Read more »

Robert Munsch Video-Conference in Eel GroundThe Eel Ground School will be hosting a one-on-one video conference with the world famous children’s author, Robert Munsch. The conference is on Wednesday, January 17th, at 10:00am Atlantic. First Nation Schools from Burnt Church, Big Cove, Red Bank, and Listuguj, Quebec, will be sending classes to attend. The students… Read more »

Health Authority Continues to ask for Public’s Assistance The Miramichi Regional Health Authority is continuing to ask the public for its assistance in helping to prevent the spread of norovirus and respiratory illness by not visiting patients at the Miramichi Regional Hospital if they have any gastrointestinal or respiratory illness symptoms. Gastrointestinal symptoms include vomiting… Read more »

Residents of Miramichi Region Asked to Celebrate Heart February is listed as “Heart Month” in the Health Canada calendar of monthly celebrations. The Cardiac Wellness Department at the Miramichi Regional Health Authority is organizing activities to commemorate the month and create awareness of the importance of heart disease prevention. “The activities we have planned during… Read more »

Compello Institute of Language Announces Language Courses Offered This Winter The Compello Institute of Language is a private language training school. Courses in Spanish, German, French and English for travellers, beginners and more advanced students will begin the week of January 22nd. Fees range from $125 to $185 for 6-10 weeks or 18-30 hours of… Read more »

Deadline Extended for Pond Hockey Tournament The deadline to enter the Rotary Club of Newcastle’s annual Pond Hockey Tournament has been extended. The new deadline is Saturday, January 13, 2007. WE HAVE ICE! The Rotary Club of Newcastle has been keeping a watchful eye on the formation of ice over French Fort Cove, in anticipation… Read more »

Stepping Out with Mango keeping you motivated in winter Looking for a way to fight off winter blues, or maybe drop those 10 pounds you accumulated over the holidays? Mango wants to help the community this winter by offering a second session of its Stepping Out with Mango program. After the success of the initial… Read more »

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