Month: February 2020

Leadership Prayer Breakfast 2020

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 26, 2020 /

The 13th Annual Leadership Prayer Breakfast will be held from 7 am to 9 am at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, 1809 Water Street on Friday, May 8th, 2020. This year’s speaker will be key-note speaker Genelle Guzman McMillan. She was the last rescued survivor pulled out of the rubble after the collapse of the…

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Book Launch: MIRAMICHI LADS AND LADIES: We Will Remember Them

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 25, 2020 /

On Saturday, April 11th, 2020, from 10 am to 12 pm noon at the Mill Cove Coffee, 144 Newcastle Boulevard and from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 3, 18 McCurdy Street, come out to the Book Launch: MIRAMICHI LADS AND LADIES: We Will Remember Them, edited by Johannes…

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Remembering the Church River Credit Union

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 24, 2020 /

By: Anthony William Jeremiah McLean “t-Tone” A few years ago, on a crisp fall day, I went out for an afternoon drive down to a little community on the outskirts of Miramichi, know as Church River, which is situated towards the Burnt Church Community / Esgenoôpetitj 1st Nation. This wasn’t just a drive to take…

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Well Isn’t that Interesting… at Beaubears Island

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 21, 2020 /

This convertible high chair/stroller is just one of the interesting pieces of history on display at Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre. This is an example of late Victorian and early Edwardian furniture from around the dawn of the 20th century. The high chair/stroller combo is a multipurpose object indicative of that era. The chair converts into…

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Upcoming Events and Happenings at the Saint Andrew’s United Church, Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 20, 2020 /

The Saint Andrew’s United Church, Miramichi is having some upcoming events and happenings that you and your family don’t want to miss out on throughout this coming year and be sure to mark your calendars! Tuesday, February 25th – Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be held from 4pm to 6pm. Admission is a freewill offering.…

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Over the Hills and Far Away

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 19, 2020 /

by Brendon Sturgeon I’ve heard it said that some of your memories may not be real. That they contain fragments of your imagination. If this is true, then that would explain those aliens and monsters of my memories. These little stories are my memories. Yours may differ. Sometimes I try to imagine kids of today…

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Ecumenical Lenten Services

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 18, 2020 /

Beginning on Ash Wednesday, February 26th, 2020, at 12:15 p.m. the Chatham Ministerial Association will be beginning Ecumenical Lenten Services at the Saint Mary’s Anglican Church, located at 207 Wellington Street in Miramichi (Chatham). The theme for this year’s Lenten Services is “Seven Encounters with Jesus”. Following each service, they are followed by a lunch…

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Nominations are open for the Order of New Brunswick

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 17, 2020 /

New Brunswickers are invited to submit nominations for the Order of New Brunswick.
It is the highest honour awarded by the Province of New Brunswick. Established in 2000, it honours and celebrates the achievements of New Brunswickers who have contributed to the economic, cultural and social development of the province. Since its inception, more than 170 individuals have been invested into the order.

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Friends of Camp Sheldrake Fundraising Dinner

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 14, 2020 /

Friends of Camp Sheldrake will be holding a fundraising dinner on Saturday February 29th, 2020, at 5:15 PM at the Friendly Neighbours Senior’s Hall, 26 Sutton Road, Nelson Miramichi. This will be a beef and pork meat pie dinner with a variety of veggies, coffee, tea and desserts. There will be a limited number of…

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Miramichi Historical Society – 61 Years of Preserving History

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 13, 2020 /

The Miramichi Historical Society was organized in 1959 with 21 charter members. Their mission was to collect and organize the history of the Miramichi, to aid researchers of history and to present programs to the public on Miramichi historical events and people. Dr. Louise Manny and Edith MacAlllister, both noted local historians and writers were…

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Hospice Miramichi Continuing to Offer Support from New Location

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 12, 2020 /

It’s a new year and a new location for the offices of Hospice Miramichi! After 8 years of occupying the former convent behind Saint Michaels Basilica we have moved to the 3rd floor of the NBCC St. Michaels building until such time as our new Residential Hospice facility opens this year. We would like to…

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Miramichi Winter Classic Coming to the Nordin Rink

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 11, 2020 /

February 15 – Miramichi Winter ClassicChampions Hockey Academy, founded by Dax MacLean and Stacy Smallman, are hosting the Miramichi Winter Classic at the Nordin Rink!This will be an outdoor old school shinny hockey tournament for teams of 6 in 3 divisions; IP, Novice, and Atom levels. We invite all registered players and community members to…

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Miramichi Valley High School Drama Club Presents “Biloxi Blues”

By Giv'er Miramichi / February 10, 2020 /

The Miramichi Valley High School Drama Club presents “Biloxi Blues” from Wednesday, February 19th to Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 at the Miramichi Valley High School Theatre, 345 McKenna Avenue, Miramichi (Newcastle). When we last met Eugene Jerome (Franky Corcoran), in Brighton Beach Memoirs, he was coping with adolescence in 1930’s Brooklyn. Now, in Biloxi Blues,…

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