Month: September 2018

Electronic Screen Syndrome

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 29, 2018 /

Brett Gallant of Adaptive Office Solutions shared this piece in the Fall Issue of Giv’er Magazine on Electronic Screen Syndrome: The Learning and Behavioural Side Effects on Children.

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Homecoming: A Road Less Travelled – Book Review

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 28, 2018 /

James M. Fisher, of The Miramichi Reader shares this book review on Miramichi Author Wayne Curtis’ new collection of short stories entitled Homecoming: A Road Less Travelled (2017, Pottersfield Press). The bulk of the stories centre around two couples, Sean O’Reilly and Amy Black, and Floyd Harris and his wife Beverley.

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2018 / 2nd Annual Miramichi Food Truck FEASTival

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 27, 2018 /

Come out to Waterford Green Park located in the Historic Chatham Business District in the former Town of Chatham (Miramichi East) from 12:00 pm noon to 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 for the 2018 / 2nd Annual Miramichi Food Truck FEASTival!

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

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 26, 2018 /

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.

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By Giv'er Miramichi / September 25, 2018 /

Miramichi NB rock and roll singer/songwriter Art Murphy has released a new EP entitled “Dreams And Memories”. The EP includes his compositions,”City Nights”, “Foggy Air City Lights”, “Party Of One”, “Till The End” and “My Nelson Girl”. There are also 2 songs on the EP that Art released as singles in 2006 and 2007. The 2 bonus selections are the songs “Butte Montana” and “The Last Buoy Bell”. EP’s will be available at Salt Water Sounds in Miramichi NB as well as other locations around the province as of Oct 1 2018.

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In Times Like These: Missions Festival with Wendell Calder and Dave Mumford at the Little Southwest Baptist Church

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 24, 2018 /

From Friday, September 28th, 2018 to Sunday, September 30th, 2018, come out to the Little Southwest Baptist Church, located at 2601 Route 420 Highway in Sillikers for In Times Like These: Missions Festival with Wendell Calder and Dave Mumford at the Little Southwest Baptist Church. Each service will begin at 7:00 pm. On Saturday evening, September 29th, 2018, their will be a Pot Luck and a Mini Concert starting at 5:30 pm. The guest speaker for the weekend is Wendell Calder with special music by Dave Mumford. All are welcome to attend!

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

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 22, 2018 /

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.

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Angels Remembered Tree Lighting And Other Ways to Support Hospice Miramichi Programs

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 21, 2018 /

As Hospice Miramichi is a charitable organization we need to fundraise in order to offset the costs of delivering our free programs to the most vulnerable members of our community. These individuals are experiencing the effects of progressive life limiting illnesses and as a result tend to isolate themselves in their homes. Volunteers with Hospice Miramichi’s Outreach and Day Hospice Programs are able to show the individual that even though they are ill, they still matter and can make a difference in their community.

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Meet a Librarian: Dana Horrocks

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 20, 2018 /

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.

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The Fall 2018 Issue of Giv’er Miramichi Magazine is Here!

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 19, 2018 /

The Fall 2018 Issue of Giv’er is in the mail this week and is available at locations around the region, and also online at:

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Fall Programs and Activities at the Chatham Public Library

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 18, 2018 /

Adjacent to the Elm Park in the former Town of Chatham (Miramichi East) is the Chatham Public Library located at 24 King Street. Check out this Giv’er Post for the a list of programs and activities happening this fall at the Library for all ages to enjoy!!

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Women’s Exercise Classes at Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 17, 2018 /

Calling all Women! Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., come out to Women’s Exercise Classes! Women’s Exercises Classes are offered at the Parish Centre of the Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church, 36 Saint Samuel’s Street in the former Village of Douglastown (Miramichi), just across the street from the Seamen’s Hospital. For just $2.00 per person and everyone is welcome to attend!! 

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

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 14, 2018 /

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!

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