Giv'er Miramichi

Stay & Play – Staycation Draw Night

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 10, 2020 /

The Miramichi SPCA & Operation Kind Kids have teamed up to create this amazing Staycation Draw! Helping two worthy non-profits at once – you can’t go wrong!Ticket Price: $25 Draw Date: January 15th, 2021*TEN PRIZES INCLUDED IN THIS DRAW* and this will be held at Mike’s Bar and Grill, 484 King George Highway. *ONLY 800…

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Swedish Tea Ring

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 9, 2020 /

This recipe comes from a small Betty Crocker Holiday Cookbook, 1967 and is described as “A festive wreath of tender, cinnamon-swirled pastry.” Prep time:  2 hours 45 mins     Cook time:  30 mins Serves: 12-14 Ingredients FOR THE DOUGH: 2 packages active dry yeast½ cup warm water (105 to 115°F)½ cup lukewarm milk (scalded then cooled)½ cup sugar1 tsp…

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Stay Fit and Have Fun This Winter

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 8, 2020 /

By Deana Gadd, for Miramichi Cross Country Ski Club This winter many people will be looking for outdoor activities for fun and fitness. We at the Miramichi Cross Country Ski Club (MCCSC) recommend that you check us out! The MCCSC is located in the Nelson area of the city on route 126. We offer three…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Mighty Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 7, 2020 /

Be Happy, Be Positive, Be Mighty! Mighty Miramichi is a phrase we’ve all grown up hearing, and it not only describes our river, but also the heart of our community and region. It was for this reason that Terry Matchett chose it as the name of his new business, back in November 1999, when Mighty…

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Anthony Goguen Memorial Volunteer Award 2020 Recipient – Anna Buckley

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2020 /

The Anthony Goguen Memorial Volunteer Award in recognition and contribution to Volunteer Community Work in the Chatham Head Community for the 2020 year was recently awarded to Mrs. Anna Buckley. She is so deserving of this award and a sincere thank you for all your volunteerism and work you do Anna! This was first featured…

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Camp Sheldrake Memorial Board – Sponsor A Child At Camp!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 4, 2020 /

A Memorial Board has been placed in the main lodge at Camp Sheldrake in Bartibog Bridge. For a minimum donation of $500, a deceased loved one’s name will be placed on the Board and a child will be sponsored in the deceased loved one’s name to attend one week of camp. Donors will be invited…

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The Christmas Giv’er is Here!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 3, 2020 /

The Christmas Issue of Giv’er Miramichi magazine went out in the mail last week and is available to pick-up at locations around the region, and also online at: www.giverontheriver.com/magazine/ In This Issue Christmas Events Crafts, Sweet Treats, Unique Gifts and More at the Farmers Markets Searching for Roots – New Brunswick Genealogical Society – Miramichi The Miramichi Fire…

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Splash of Greens – A New Way to Be Healthy

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 3, 2020 /

By Tyler Matchett Microgreens – what started as an element of high-class dining is now quickly taking the health world by storm. If you haven’t heard of these tiny plant superstars yet, it’s time to say hello. Even if you are not a huge fan of veggies, we’re pretty sure you’re about to jump on…

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Aunt Kay’s Memories of Growing up in a Simpler Time

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 2, 2020 /

“It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” – Oprah Winfrey      Kathleen Quayle agrees. The Williamstown woman is to celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 16.      She is one of 11 kids born to Murdock and Catherine (Mullin) Sutherland on the Northwest Miramichi.   I…

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Miramichi SPCA Family Pet Pics

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 1, 2020 /

Dreamland Photography presents Miramichi SPCA Christmas Family Pet Pics on Saturday, December 5th, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm and on Sunday, December 6th, 2020 from 12 pm noon to 4 pm at the Seaman’s Hospital, 12 Vye Street, Miramichi (Douglastown). Santa won’t be joining us this year but we will have a beautiful…

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The Miramichi Fire – A History by Alan McEachreon

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 29, 2020 /

Book Review by Faye Baisley, NBGS – Miramichi Branch The Miramichi Fire occurred on October 7, 1825, destroying approximately 6,000 square miles and devastating entire communities along the river. It was the largest wildfire ever to occur within the British Empire and one of the largest in North American history. In spite of the historical…

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Searching For Roots – New Brunswick Genealogical Society

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 28, 2020 /

The Miramichi Branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society (NBGS) often receives inquiries from individuals researching their family roots. QUERIES DOYLE – Looking for information on my great great aunt, Mary Doyle who was born in 1843 in Armstrong’s Brook, the daughter of Patrick Doyle and Bridget Daly. In 1849, the family moved to Jacquet…

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‘Tis the Season… to give a Garden Gift!  

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 27, 2020 /

As we honour the service of our great Canadians who gave all this month, we remember, our attention now moving on to gift-giving and Christmas trees. This year, there are more ways to honour and remember in our community while supporting a wonderful community gardens project located at the Mount Saint Joseph Sensory Garden grounds,…

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