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Month: August 2013

Upcoming Lunch n’ Learn

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2013 / 0 Comments
Succession Planning Lunch n' Learn at Howard Johnsons in Miramichi

Lunch n’ Learn: Starting the Succession Planning Conversation, a two hour Networking Session for Entrepreneurs with guest speaker, Sara Phelan happens on Tuesday, September 10th at the Howard Johnson in Miramichi from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The cost is $20 and includes lunch. RSVP before Monday September 9th to julie.pinette@cbdc.ca The Goal of this session…

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Eel Ground Eagles Top Tourney

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2013 / 0 Comments
League Vice-President Mike McKenzie presents the championship trophy and plaque to Eel Ground Eagles player/coach Kelvin Simonson

Eel Ground Eagles Top Tourney by Shawn McCarthy The exciting conclusion to the Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch League played out as part of the Remembering Nelson Fair, Sunday afternoon. The finals saw the unexpected pairing of the Miramichi ‘Jungle Jim’ Brewers, who defeated the Douglasfield Dodgers in the semi-finals, taking on the Eel Ground Eagles, who…

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Miramichi Folklore Park Hosts First Play

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2013 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous presents Jens Jeppesen and Joel Leblanc

The Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous is pleased to announce they will present “Still Whoopin’ and Drivin’er, Miramichi Folksong Festival 2035” as the Miramichi Heritage Players first play in their new home at the Park. This play was produced for the first time at the Miramichi Folksong Festival this summer and was very well received…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 29, 2013

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2013 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 29, 2013

For August, the fishing is not bad, but over all, it is only fair.  Fish are being seen, but not always in a taking mood.  Some are being caught with most being dark, although there are small numbers of brights dribbling through the system.  Most are hoping for a good Fall run which we did […]

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MYPIE Golf Scramble

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2013 / 0 Comments
MYPIE Golf Scramble 2013

  MYPIE is pleased to announce they will be hosting a Golf Scramble on Friday, September 13th beginning with registration at 4:30 pm. All are welcome to attend! There is no AGM with this event this year. Join us for a night of golf and business networking at the Miramichi Golf and Country Club. No…

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Volleyball Registration

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2013 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Volleyball Registration

Volleyball Registration Information The Miramichi Volleyball Association will once again be conducting instructional clinics on Saturdays at Miramichi Valley High School (MVHS). Registration will take place Saturday September 7 at the MVHS gymnasium from 9 – 11:30 am. September 7th will also be the first day for the clinics. Athletes aged 8-10 (grades 3,4 and…

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School Supplies Drive

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 27, 2013 / 0 Comments
School Supplies Drive

School Supplies Drive! On August 29th from 10 am – 3 pm, come out to the Queen Elizabeth Square in the Newcastle Business District for a BBQ and to help fill a car with school supplies! All proceeds will go to Harkins schools right here on the Miramichi! School supplies needed: Pencils/Pens Pencil cases Paper Binders…

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Blackville Resource Centre Receives Grant

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 24, 2013 / Comments Off on Blackville Resource Centre Receives Grant

The Greater Blackville Resource Centre has received a grant in the amount of $1,960 from the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. These funds are in support of the centre’s community-driven project to increase access to healthy food, enhance food skills, and strengthen their community capacity. Southwest Miramichi MLA Jake Stewart announced at their fundraising […]

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Whoop ‘N Driver Weekend Starts Today

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 23, 2013 / Comments Off on Whoop ‘N Driver Weekend Starts Today

The 2nd Annual Whoop ‘N Driver Weekend takes place this weekend, Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25 at the Dungarvon Whooper Lounge in Blackville. A weekend celebration of ATVing and the great outdoors! There will be live music on Saturday night with a beer garden. Weekend long ATV Scavenger Hunt! Saturday is Race Day! […]

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BHS Class of 1988 to Host 25 Year Reunion

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 23, 2013 / Comments Off on BHS Class of 1988 to Host 25 Year Reunion

The Blackville High School Class of 1988 will host their 25 Year Reunion this weekend, Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24, beginning with a “Hot Tub Time Machine” at Wanda & Perry Underhill’s house on Church Street in Blackville starting at 7pm. Bring your food & beverages, as well as some pictures of back […]

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Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch Final Week

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 22, 2013 / 0 Comments
Miramichi Men's Fastpitch action: Stephen Boulay makes a grab in the outfield, dashing the hopes of the Douglasfield Dodgers.

Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch Week 14 by Shawn McCarthy As the Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch season draws to a close, the action continued into the final game Monday night. The Nelson ‘Days Inn’ Red Sox and the Douglasfield Dodgers had it out, as the Sox looked to tie their old rivals, the Miramichi ‘Towne Ford’ Rangers for…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 22, 2013

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 22, 2013 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 22, 2013

There is still plenty of water in all of the rivers which is not making getting to the water an easy chore.  However, this is a much better scenario for August than the traditional low and warm water of an usual August.  At least it is good for the fish.  There are not many fresh […]

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