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Month: January 2016

Chase the King Week 7 Winner

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 31, 2016 /

Congratulations to Brenda Goguen, the Rock ‘n Roll Festival’s Chase the King Week 7 Winner with ticket #156! Brenda won $53.60 for the draw. Her designate Rick Goguen cut the eight of Clubs so the King of Spades remains in the deck.

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Call for Artists: Bay of Chaleur Drawing & Painting Symposium

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 30, 2016 /

The SymposiumBDC team is very proud to announce the second Bay of Chaleur drawing & painting Symposium. Graciously hosted by the Village of Atholville, this event will showcase professional New Brunswick artists alongside a selection of the most dynamic visual artists from the Bay of Chaleur region.

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Air Show Atlantic returns to Miramichi!

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 29, 2016 /

The 2016 Atlantic Canada International Air Show returns to Miramichi this summer on August 13th and 14th! This Air Show is unique in that it is the only Air Show in North America that presents world-class performances in a different location each year. The challenge is a big one but, it gets easier when they return…

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Submission Call: 2016 Mighty Miramichi River Guide

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 28, 2016 /

Calling all photographers and writers who love the Miramichi region! The deadline is rapidly approaching for submissions to Mighty Miramichi’s annual Miramichi River Guide to be distributed throughout the greater Miramichi region for tourists and locals to enjoy. If you have some fabulous photos of the area; knowledge of local history or genealogy; a favourite place…

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Register for KidZone Saturdays at Boys and Girls Club Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 27, 2016 /

Register now for KidZone Saturdays at the Boys and Girls Club Miramichi! They do all sorts of fun games, activities, experiments, crafts, indoor play, and outdoor play! If your child is in Grades K – 5 and wants to meet new friends at the Boys and Girls Club – register now!

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NB Power’s Smart Habits Rebates Help Customers Save

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 26, 2016 /

Tens of thousands of New Brunswickers saved money and energy by purchasing nearly 13,000 programmable thermostats last fall as part of NB Power’s Smart Habits rebate program. The program offered in-store rebates on energy efficient products from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30.

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Book Review: “Harbour View” by Binnie Brennan

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 25, 2016 /

Harbour View (2009, Quattro Books) deals with the small inner world of a Halifax nursing home (called Harbour View Centre) in which each character adds notes of wistfulness, sadness, lightheartedness, even tragedy to be combined in a singular literary-musical tapestry that reaches through to the heart and to the mind. Ms. Brennan’s follow-up volume of short stories, A Certain Grace (2012 Quattro Books) and most recently, a novel, Like any Other Monday (2014, Gaspereau Press) are equally as impressive, firmly establishing Ms. Brennan as a writer to note.

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Call for Submissions: The Sweetest Little Thing

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 23, 2016 /

This February 14th, 2016 will be the 17th annual Sweetest Little Thing: the most important annual fundraising event for The Owen’s Art Gallery and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre in Sackville, NB. Organizers are asking for donations of small-scale works from artists all over the world for inclusion in a silent auction on Valentine’s Day, Sunday February 14th, 2016 at the Owen’s Art Gallery.

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Free Community Food Mentors Training & Certification Program

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 22, 2016 /

A Community Food Mentors Training and Certification workshop will be offered on February 9th, 16th, 23rd, March 1st and 16th in the basement of The Point Church, 582 King George Highway in Newcastle.

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A Taste of Chocolate

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 21, 2016 /

Hospice Miramichi will host “A Taste of Chocolate” on Saturday February 13th, 2016 at Tyra’s Infinity Centre (formerly the Douglastown Community Centre). The chocolate themed Dessert Theatre will feature an original one-act play entitled “Semi-Sweetheart” which is written and directed by Sam Crowell. The event will include an Arm’s length Auction with incredible selection of items plus the amazing door…

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St. Raphael’s Hosting Valentine Supper

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 21, 2016 /

St. Raphael’s CWL will be hosting a Valentine Supper at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall in Blackville on Sunday, February 14 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The menu includes ham, scalloped potatoes, peas and dessert. Entertainment will be provided by Amy Jardine and friends. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased by calling Peggy…

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Preventing Tooth Erosion: Advice from the Pros

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 20, 2016 /

Tooth erosion, or tooth wear, is the loss of the surrounding tooth structure. This loss occurs when the hard part of your teeth—which is called the enamel—is worn away by acid. Over time, this erosion can leave your teeth sensitive, cracked, and discoloured.

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