Month: December 2018

Shannex – The Miramichi Nursing Home Project

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 13, 2018 /

An information session was held by Shannex, the developer behind the two new nursing homes coming to Miramichi. The presentation was to inform volunteers from the existing nursing homes about what’s to come regarding the new nursing homes and to answer questions and address concerns. Here are highlights from the presentation…

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Historic Chatham Business District 33rd Annual Parade of Lights

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 12, 2018 /

The streets in Historic Chatham Business District (HCBD) was lined with families, friends and new friends as they waited in anticipation for the arrival of Santa in the 33rd Annual Parade of Lights. They were not disappointed.

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How An Angel Changed My Life by C.P.

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 11, 2018 /

This heartwarming personal essay appeared in the Christmas Issue of Giv’er Miramichi Magazine – December 2018. “Six years ago, I lost my children, the little bit of self-esteem I had, and my freedom. I was twenty-nine years old, and I was remanded for ten months, awaiting sentencing. I felt hopeless!”

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Miramichi Care and Share

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 10, 2018 /

To all women recently diagnosed with cancer, currently on treatment or a survivor  Miramichi Care and Share, is a FREE Weekly Fitness and Healing Program for you. Join them at the Newcastle Public Library, located at 100 Fountain Head Lane, on Tuesdays from 2:00 to 3:15 pm!

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Wings of Change Miramichi – Hope, Recovery and Connecting with Peers

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 8, 2018 /

Wings of Change Miramichi – Hope, Recovery and Connecting with Peers – Strengthening Community Heroes through Constructive Support and Education. Wings of Change is a peer support group for all First-Responders, Law Enforcement Personnel, Communications Officers, Members of the Military, Healthcare Providers, Child Protection, Animal, Funeral, Correctional, and Judicial Service Workers be they career, retired, or volunteer. Meetings are held the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Thursday of every month, 7:30 to 8:30pm at the Nordin Rec Centre, 24 Nordin Lane, Miramichi.

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Fishing the High Country: A Memoir of the River by Wayne Curtis

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 7, 2018 /

James M. Fisher, of The Miramichi Reader shares this book review “Fishing The High Country” by Miramichi Author Wayne Curtis.

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A Mother’s Struggle

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 6, 2018 /

A Mother’s Struggle is a humorous look at everyday life written by Monique Walker, a 27 year old novice photographer/writer. She just moved to New Brunswick from Alberta this past June after buying the camp her Grammy and Grampie built in the Upper Miramichi area.

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Special Olympics Miramichi Hosts Successful Purse Sale

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2018 /

The New Brunswick Special Olympics Winter Games will be hosted in Miramichi February 21st to February 24th! Volunteers with SO Miramichi (Special Olympics Miramichi) recently held a Purse Sale fundraiser which was a great success!

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Miramichi’s Robbie Tucker Launches Newest Album #5

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2018 /

Keith Elliott shares Robbie’s Newest Album #5 with Giv’er Miramichi! Robbie Tucker continues to bang against the restrictions of the conventional pop formula. His passion for his touchstones including Roy Orbison, Paul McCartney, and Elvis Presley are evident in his unique brand of pop/folk.

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Camaro Sue has Met his Match!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 4, 2018 /

Camaro Sue was out and about town this summer and found himself a girlfriend! As you may have seen, he loves to go up and down Water Street, hang around the Tim Horton’s, and say hello to all the people passing by.

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Knights of Columbus Light Up For Christ Ceremony 2018

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 3, 2018 /

The Annual Light Up For Christ Ceremony, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus – Father Michael Egan # 8381 Council will be held at The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 306 Water Street in Miramichi (Chatham Head) on Tuesday evening, December 4th, 2018 commencing at 7:00 PM. 

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Scotiabank donates to Newcastle Rotary 2018 Purse Auction

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 1, 2018 /

The Newcastle Rotary would like to thank the staff at the Scotiabank Chatham, led by Valerie Comeau and the staff at the Scotiabank Henry Street led by Melissa McGloin for their amazing donation to this years Rotary Bags and Bubbles Purse Auction!! Staff of the Scotiabank on Water Street in Chatham are shown in a photo in this article presenting $3000 to the Rotary Club of Newcastle’s Purse Auction co-chair, Karen Howe. Staff volunteered their time to assist the club with fundraising efforts for the event and were able to donate under Scotiabank’s Team Community Program.

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