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Month: October 2015

Restoring Ancient Portage Trails in New Brunswick

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 27, 2015 /

Canoe Kayak New Brunswick (CKNB) is a volunteer non-profit organization devoted to safe recreational paddling in New Brunswick (NB) through awareness, education, instruction and community engagement “The Ancient Portage Trails of NB” project is a special project under Canoe Kayak NB (CKNB). The project deals specifically with restoring only six ancient portage trails of the…

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Poppy Campaign Launch

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 26, 2015 /

The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Campaign Chairpersons Comrades Marianne Morby-Harris (Br#3) and Joe Pineau (Br#10) presented His Worship Gerry Cormier, City of Miramichi Mayor, with the Symbolic First Poppy at City Hall on Friday October 23rd. This event sets the stage for the Poppy Campaign to get under way officially on Friday, October 30th. The…

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Black Tie Bingo Fundraiser for Mount Saint Joseph Foundation

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 25, 2015 /

The annual Black Tie Bingo hosted by the Mount Saint Joseph Foundation and 99.3 The River was held last night, Saturday October 24th, at the Rodd Miramichi. The event provided a full evening of fun with bingo calling being done by Bob Comeau, live auction with auctioneer Greg Mitchell, silent auction and entertainment. Also part of the…

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NSER Haunted House Fundraiser for 2016 Grads

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 25, 2015 /

The halls and classrooms of North and South Esk Regional High School (NSER) in Sunny Corner were transformed into a frightening Haunted House on Friday night, October 23rd. Those who dared took the tour and encountered lab experiments that had gone terribly wrong, gruesome characters and many other scary things in support of the Grad…

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Sing Out! Free Workshop for Miramichi Seniors

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 24, 2015 /

The Atlantic Institute on Aging in partnership with artsnb present “SING OUT! A workshop for Miramichi Seniors” on Saturday November 7th, 2015 from 11 am to 4 pm. The workshop is FREE but pre-registration is required.

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Re-Mission Art Exhibit Opening Reception

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 23, 2015 /

There will be a wine and cheese opening reception for Mathieu Francoeur’s exhibit Re-Mission in the Gallerie ARTcadienne at Carrefour Beausoleil on Saturday, October 24th at 7 pm. About Re-Mission Last year, Mathieu Francoeur’s first exhibition was strongly inspired by his fight against testicular cancer. Today, Mathieu is back with a new series of bright works…

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Sistema New Brunswick program expands to Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 23, 2015 /

The provincial government is supporting the expansion of Sistema New Brunswick’s free after-school music program to Miramichi. “Sistema is a proven program designed to inspire children and youth to achieve their full potential and to acquire the values they need to grow and to have a positive impact on society,” said Tourism, Heritage and Culture…

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Chase The King Week 1 Winner

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 22, 2015 /

Congratulations to Patrick Flynn. Patrick won $33.20 for this week’s draw. He cut the 9 of hearts so the King of Spades jackpot of $49.80 will be added to next week’s draw! Get your toonies in by 4 pm on Tuesday.

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Miramichi Legion Branch #10 Recent Chase the Ace Winner

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 20, 2015 /

The most recent winner in the Miramichi Legion’s Chase the Ace fundraiser is Jantzen Lynch. He won $281.25! Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10 in Newcastle has been running a Chase the Ace fundraiser since the fall of 2013. Anyone can play, as long as you are 19 years of age or older, of course. Funds…

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Fall Fling in Doaktown Saturday

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 20, 2015 /

Everyone is invited to come out and join the fun of the Fall Fling happening this Saturday, October 24th, at the Doaktown Curling Club from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is by donation in support of Doaktown Self Help. There will be a market with over 40 vendors, entertainment for children, free popcorn and lemonade, 50/50 draw, basket…

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Lunch & Learn Tomorrow at the Rodd

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 20, 2015 /

The Miramichi Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Lunch & Learn event tomorrow, Wednesday October 21st, from noon to 1 pm at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel on Water Street in the Historic Chatham Downtown Business District. The guest speaker will be Jim Kokocki, Toastmasters International President, who will give a presentation about “Why Ideas…

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4×4 Truck Pull Raises Funds for Roof that Jack Started

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 19, 2015 /

In spite of the colder temperatures a 4×4 Truck Pull happened yesterday, Sunday October 18th, at the Napan Hall. All proceeds from the event went toward the Roof that Jack Started, a project to build a new arena for the Napan Agricultural Show and other community events. Winners List A Class – 1st Katie Corcoran, 2nd…

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