Community & Fundraising

Centre Communautaire Collette Community Centre

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 21, 2018 /

Looking for a place to host a event? Birthday? Anniversary? Wedding Shower? Bachelorette Party? Bachelor Party? Family Function? Baptism? Wedding Reception? Hootenanny / Benefit? Penny Sale? Bingo?Breakfast / Supper? Look no further than the Centre Communautaire Collette Community Centre! It is situated just off the Route 126 Highway, between the City of Miramichi and Village of Rogersville, in the Rural Community of Collette, located at 330 Chemin Collette Road, next to the Notre Dame – Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church. As the Christmas season is fast approaching, this facility offers Christmas Décor during the Holiday season!

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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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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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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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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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Miramichi Athletes to Represent Canada at the Dance World Cup

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 30, 2018 /

Five Miramichi athletes have been chosen by World Performers Canada to compete at the Dance World Cup in Portugal 2019. Sydnee Gallant, Tyra Humphreys, Abby Keenan, Anna Sturgeon and Claire Wood, who dance under the direction of Nancy Hutt at Spotlights & Sequins dance studio, auditioned for and were selected by World Performers Canada in August. World Performers Canada Inc. (WPC) in partnership with Dance World Cup Europe, is proud to offer exciting opportunities to competitive dancers across Canada.

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Introducing… GoChi Cooperative Ltd ‘’Go where you need to go, when you need to get there’’

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 29, 2018 /

‘Tis the season of all things shiny and bright, and with the launch of GoChi, folks on and around the Miramichi will soon have a new option for their local transportation needs. GoChi is Northumberland County’s new local community transportation co-operative with a mission to provide efficient, affordable transportation and connections to residents within county lines. Northumberland County has a large, rural geographical area with an aging population spread over miles of rural routes leading to several small urban centres with increasingly centralized public services.

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Christmas is Coming! Is your home ready? Are you?

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 27, 2018 /

Jamie Alexander is an awardwinning designer, home decor writer and TV personality that has been named one of the “Top 10 designers in Canada”. Hailing originally from Moncton, Jamie maintains clients across the country and can be found from time to time working in the design studio with Julie & Joanne at Decor Haute Look in the scenic town of Neguac. Here are his tips for a not so crazy or drive you tipsy Christmas this year (unless you like Aunt Verna’s spiked eggnog)!

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Christmas at MacDonald Farm – December 1st and 2nd, 2018

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 26, 2018 /

Step back in time and experience “Christmas at MacDonald Farm”. Take a horse and wagon ride back to the 1800’s and see what lies behind the doors of Alexander and Grace MacDonald’s historic farmhouse at Christmas time.
Tour the beautifully decorated 18th century home and feast on homemade baked beans, brown bread and a sweet treat. Stroll around the farmyard and enjoy the live Nativity Scene and warm your toes around the outdoor bonfire with friends and family. This event is proudly sponsored by the Miramichi Highland Society.

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Annual General Meeting of the Agricultural Museum of New Brunswick

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 22, 2018 /

Located at 28 Perry Street, in Sussex, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada is the Agricultural Museum of New Brunswick, and from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 (with a storm date to be announced later), is the Museum’s Annual General Meeting at the Agricultural Building, located at 701 Main Street, in Sussex, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada. Everyone is welcome!!!!!

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Festival of Trees at Miramichi Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 16, 2018 /

The Festival of Trees is back at Miramichi Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club! A free community event to celebrate the christmas season and come and come meet friends and family at the Festival of Trees. Admission is Free and all will be happening at the Miramichi Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, 115 Maher Street, Miramichi (Chatham).

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