Category Archives: Business & Employment

Rotary Club of Newcastle 7th Annual Purse Auction Fundraiser

Rotary Club of Newcastle 7th Annual Purse Auction Fundraiser

The 7th Annual Purse Auction happens November 2 at the MAEA from 6-12 PM. Tables of eight are available, cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Scotiabank (Chatham or Newcastle), or Brookdales and Town Hill Jewelry in Newcastle, as well as by contacting Newcastle Rotary Club members. A multitude of purses will be available through silent auction, as well as a live auction of celebrity purses. The fashion show component will provided by Denim Warehouse and Town Square Boutique. There will be a dessert competition, as well as other fun activities. Emcees for the evening will be popular hosts Judy Losier and Gerry Green. Read more »

Dickison’s Pharmasave: Your Locally Owned and Operated Community Pharmacy Since 1921

Dickison’s Pharmasave: Your Locally Owned and Operated Community Pharmacy Since 1921

CM Dickison & Sons, a well-known pharmacy throughout the Miramichi, was founded by Charles M Dickison in February 1921, after he operating another pharmacy since March 1910 with a business partner. In 1921 he had associated with his three sons, Albert, Roy and Charles D, all certified drug clerks. From 1921 to 1954 the business was carried on in the MacMillan Block, Ellen Street. On October 21, 1954 they moved into their spacious new store on Henry Street one of the most up to date pharmacies in the province. Read more »

Miramichi Chamber of Commerce 20th Business Awards Gala

Miramichi Chamber of Commerce 20th Business Awards Gala

The Miramichi Chamber of Commerce 20th Annual Business Awards Gala is happening on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at the Tyra’s Infinity Center (former Douglastown Community Center), 1 Marina Drive in the former Village of Douglastown. The event kicks off with Cocktails at 6:00 pm and at 6:30 pm the Dinner and Ceremony will begin. Tickets are just $60.00 per person or for a table of 8 people just $440.00. To reserve a ticket, please contact the Miramichi Chamber of Commerce Office at 1-506-622-5522 or by email at mirchamber@nb.aibn.com. Read more »

GoChi Transportation Cooperative:  Go where you need to go, when you need to get there.

GoChi Transportation Cooperative: Go where you need to go, when you need to get there.

GoChi is a new local community transportation co-operative with a mission to provide efficient, affordable transportation and connections to residents living within Northumberland County. GoChi’s purpose is to provide accessible transportation to people who need it within Northumberland County. As the service evolves, some of the services provided by GoChi may include: – ride-sharing, – ride-home program, community transportation connections by working with other transportation groups within and out of Northumberland County. Read more »

Building a Corn Maze Business: A Dream Come True for the Fletcher Family

Building a Corn Maze Business: A Dream Come True for the Fletcher Family

The idea to build a Corn Maze in Nelson (Miramichi) was planted in my head close to a decade ago. I had seen a maze online and was fascinated by the idea. However, the seed laid dormant as my wife and me – like many other Miramichi’ers- moved away from home in pursuit of employment. We had moved a lot over the years, and we finally settled – we thought- in Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2014. Read more »

Meet a Librarian: Dana Horrocks

Meet a Librarian: Dana Horrocks

Dana Horrocks is the Newcastle Public Library’s new Director and since a librarian is practically every book lover’s favourite person, James M. Fisher, of The Miramichi Reader thought it would be interesting to get to know one better. Dana gladly agreed to be interviewed by The Miramichi Reader. Read more »

10th Annual MYPIE (Miramichi Young Professionals & Involved Entrepreneurs‎) Awards Gala

10th Annual MYPIE (Miramichi Young Professionals & Involved Entrepreneurs‎) Awards Gala

On Saturday evening, September 29th, 2018, beginning at 7 pm at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, 1809 Water Street, in the Historic Chatham Business District (former Town of Chatham / Miramichi East), the City of Miramichi presents the 10th Annual MYPIE (Miramichi Young Professionals & Involved Entrepreneurs‎) Awards Gala!
Standing reception with Hors D’Oeuvres. Cocktail Hour starts at 7 pm, Awards Presentation at 8 pm and Dance to follow at 9 pm. Music by “DJ Dave”. We will presenting 5 exciting awards: Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, New Business of the Year, Community Champion Award and Customer Service Award! Read more »

Beaubear Co-Op 2018 Annual General Meeting

Beaubear Co-Op 2018 Annual General Meeting

On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018, the Beaubear Co-Op will be hosting their Annual General Meeting beginning at 7:00 pm at the Friendly Neighbor Senior Citizens Hall, 26 Sutton Road in Nelson Miramichi (Miramichi).  All Members of the Beaubear Co-Op, along with everyone are welcomed to attend. Read more »

Interesting Facts Submitted From Miramichi Adult Learning

Interesting Facts Submitted From Miramichi Adult Learning

Founded in 2008, Miramichi Adult Learning is a non-profit organization funded by the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labor.Their main goal is still the same, to promote the importance of education and provide services that meet the needs of learners within the greater Miramichi region. Check out this article Interesting Facts Submitted From Miramichi Adult Learning sent into Mighty Miramichi / Giv’er On The River! Read more »

Fair Trade Gift Sale

Fair Trade Gift Sale

Saint Andrew’s Anglican Church is making a difference in the lives of artisans around the world by selling exquisite, handcrafted gifts and home décor. The event, to be held from 10 am to 9 pm on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Saint Andrew’s Anglican Church Hall, 214 Pleasant St. offers an opportunity for citizens of Miramichi, NB to make a difference by shopping fair trade. Read more »

Tours All Day

Tours All Day

With August drawing to a close, the Friends of Beaubears Island will be hosting their annual Tours All Day event, consisting of a full day of historical tours, every hour on the hour – Saturday August 25th at 10 am, 11 am, 12pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. Cost for admission is just $10. Watch history unfold before you on this unique adventure on Beaubears Island. Read more »

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