Monthly Archives: May 2007

A whale took the wrong turn yesterday and ended up beached in Nelson. Unfortunately rescue attempts were unable to save the poor mammal. Read more »

Mobility being celebrated during the month of May Health care professionals of the Miramichi Regional Health Authority are promoting the importance of mobility during the month of May. Throughout the month various activities will be held that include an informational display in the lobby of the Miramichi Regional Hospital from May 28- June 1, and… Read more »

Giant yard sale benefits Juvenile Diabetes research A family dealing with Juvenile Diabetes is hosting a giant yard sale this weekend. Proceeds from the sale will benefit research for a cure. The event was conceived and organized by Jennifer Keenan. The Barnettville resident and her husband Jason have two children living with the disease. Almost… Read more »

Surprise! Two weeks ago we were outside getting a sunburn, and now this! Spring buds peak out from beneath a blanket of the white stuff. Read more »

Grand Opening Ceremony of the Miramichi Independent Living Resource Centre The Board, Staff and volunteers of Miramichi Independent Living Resource Centre/Centre de Ressource Vie Autonome, would like to invite you to the Official Grand Opening of our new Centre (1756 Water St., Suite B, Miramichi, NB, E1N1B5) which will be held Friday, May 18, 2007… Read more »

Putting the FUN in FUNdraiser for the French Fort Cove Eco-Centre. Saturday, May 26th Join the FUN at O’Donahue’s Pub, 1696 Water Street, Historic Business District Chatham. Irish music by Chopper Robinson (just returned from a visit to Ireland). Donations accepted at the door. 50/50 draws, spot prizes, lots of FUN! For more information contact… Read more »

Service now available to help with kidney stones Lithotripsy treatment is now available in the Miramichi. Shock wave lithotripsy treatment is used to break up kidney stones so the stones can be passed more comfortably by the patient. The service is available every six weeks through the outpatient clinic department at the Miramichi Regional Hospital.… Read more »

Proving How Great Canadian Kids Are Today, to conclude International Youth Week, educators, child-focused organizations, issue experts, healthcare workers and parents will meet to try and change the way Canadians view youth to a more positive light at the third Helping Canadian Kids Thrive! Conference. The conference will highlight success stories to illustrate how great… Read more »

New state of the art equipment now available in the MRHA’s operating room facilities The Miramichi Regional Health Authority recently installed two new state of the art pieces of equipment in its operating room facilities. A mobile x-ray unit called a C-Arm and an urological imaging system are now operational. The diagnostic imaging equipment valued… Read more »

RED SHIELD CAMPAIGN The Salvation Army’s 88th National Red Shield Campaign runs during the month of May.The theme of this year’s campaign is “Open Your Eyes”. Every year the Miramichi Community “sees the need” and responds generously to support The Salvation Army to “meet the needs” of our local people. We are able to provide… Read more »

Thrive Conference Best selling author, Dr. Scott Wooding to speak at James M. Hill TheatreAs part of the National Thrive Conference on Positive Youth Development, on Wednesday, May 9th, Dr. Scott Wooding is scheduled to speak on today’s teenagers and and stress. Dr. Scott is a best-selling author, and is considered one of the leading… Read more »

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