Month: January 2019

Highland Society of the Miramichi’s Annual Robbie Burns Night

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 15, 2019 /

On Friday, January 25th, 2019, come out to the Highland Society of the Miramichi’s Annual Robbie Burns Night! The event will be taking place at the Miramichi Curling Club, located at 21 Cove Road. Admission is $10.00 a person, and for the evening you can enjoy Curling, Cards {Auction 45’s – 8 Hand}, Chowder, Chili and Music by Jimmy Lawlor! There will be prizes and a trophy presentation to be awarded as well!

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Mik’maq Language Course (Conversational) at the Metepenagiag Heritage Park

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 14, 2019 /

Beginning on Tuesday evenings, January 15th, 2019 and Thursday evenings, January 17th, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., for 12 weeks, come out to the Metepenagiag Heritage Park, located at 2202 Micmac Road, on the Metepenagiag (Red Bank) First Nation for a Mi’kmaq Language Course (Conversational). This is an evening course for adults only, you are welcome whether you are First Nations or not. Instructor is George Paul. Contact and sign up as soon as possible by calling Patricia Dunnett at 1-506-251-5566.

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Brad Burns – Miramichi Salmon Blog Update

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 11, 2019 /

Even though this is a slow time of the year for salmon news, Brad Burns has been maintaining his Miramichi Salmon Blog with interesting bits and pieces of information. Check it out for photographs of river ice, beaver pelts, wildlife sightings, and more.

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Rotary Club of Newcastle Donates to the Miramichi Minor Football Association

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 10, 2019 /

The Rotary Club of Newcastle is proud to announce that our committee has provided the Miramichi Minor Football Association with a donation of $1000 that went towards the purchase of 4 new helmets. The helmets on display in the picture have the new logo which is the head of a MINOTAUR. A minotaur is a beast from Greek mythology that is half human and half beast. The beast portion resembles the head of a bull. Each helmet shown in the picture represents the portion of funds donated by Rotary and now have a Rotary logo attached to the back of each helmet.

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A Night of Laughs

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 9, 2019 /

The J.M.H. (James M. Hill Memorial High School) Alumni is hosting “A Night of Laughs” at the Riverside Entertainment Center Inc., located at 2546 King George Highway, Miramichi, (Douglastown) on Saturday, February 9th, 2019, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The host is Paddy Quinn, and Local Comedian Jimmy MacKinley will have you laughing all night long! Again this year with a few tweaks will be The Dating Game and The Not So Newlywed Game. There will be a Martini Bar, Chinese Auction and a 50 / 50 also available. All proceeds will go back to James M. Hill Memorial High School.

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Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys Feast Day Special Mass

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 8, 2019 /

On Saturday, January 12th, 2019, at 10:00 am, come out to the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, located at 360 Newcastle Boulevard, in the former Town of Newcastle [Miramichi West] for a Special Mass to celebrate the feast day of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys. A light reception will follow the Mass in the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Parish Centre and everyone is welcome to attend!

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2019 SEED (Student Employment Experience Development) Applications Now Available

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 7, 2019 /

Summer job applications for the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program are now available.

Students may access the applications and other information on the program online. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, March 31st, 2019.

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Southwest Miramichi – Bay du Vin Riding Annual General Meeting of the People’s Alliance of New Brunswick

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 5, 2019 /

The Annual General Meeting for the Southwest Miramichi – Bay du Vin Riding of the People’s Alliance Party of New Brunswick will be held on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Miramichi Beaverbrook Kin Centre, located at 100 Newcastle Boulevard. Guest Speaker of this event is Kris Austin, People’s Alliance Party Leader and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fredericton – Grand Lake.

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City of Miramichi Annual New Year Levee

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 4, 2019 /

The City of Miramichi Annual New Year Levee that was scheduled for New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1st, 2019, was rescheduled for Saturday, January 5th, 2019, due to a pending storm. Mayor Adam Lordon and City Council invite all Miramichers to join them at the City of Miramichi Annual New Year Levee to be held from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Seaman’s Hospital, located at 12 Vye Street, across the street from the Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church, in the former Village of Douglastown. Finger foods and beverages will be served.

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Ageless Grace – Educator Certification / Personal Practice Seminar in Miramichi as well as Current Educators

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 3, 2019 /

Are you interested in adding a Brain Health Fitness Program to your résumé or learning how to use this program as a Personal Practice? Join Trudy (Gorman) Walsh, Certified Ageless Grace Educator/Trainer of Ageless Grace, Miramichi, at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites, located at 1 Jane Street, in the former Town of Newcastle, for a Ageless Grace Educator Certification / Personal Practice Seminar, as well, for Current Educators. For more information, and to register in advance, contact Trudy (Gorman) Walsh at 1-506-773-8908 or
email: .

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Kourabiedes – Traditional Greek Cookies Recipe

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 2, 2019 /

Georgia Halavrezos, mother of Anthony McLean, Mighty Content Co-ordinator with MCG Media – Giv’er On The River and Mighty Miramichi shares this traditional family favorite recipe with Giv’er On The River. Kourabiedes are traditional Greek melt in-the-mouth cookies! 

Kourabiedes resemble light and airy shortbread, but are made with the addition of almonds. Almonds are the most important ingredient in Kourabiedes, and provide the cookie’s signature almond flavor.

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