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4 Hours at French Fort Cove – Bike Miramichi Event

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 12, 2018 /

On September 16th, 2018 Velo NB and Bike Miramichi hosted their Annual 4 Hour French Fort Cove Mountain Bike Event. The main loop for the event was 10.8 km and the youth category had a 6km loop. Participants of the event must do as many laps as they can around the designated loop they’ve signed up for in the 4 hour time frame. If a participant or team finish a loop at 3h 59 mins, they can continue to do one more lap if they wish.

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Blackville Health & Wellness Group to Host 2nd Annual Community Wellness Day

By Les McLaughlin / October 9, 2018 /

The Blackville Mango Health & Wellness Committee is hosting their 2nd Annual Community Wellness Day on Saturday, October 20 at Blackville School. The event will be held from 11:00am until 2:00pm. This event is FREE of charge and all are welcome. The following exhibitors will be in attendance: Blackville Fire Department Blackville Girl Guides Blackville…

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Swimming with the Miramichi Whitecaps Swim Club

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 9, 2018 /

For many years, Miramichi has had the good fortune of being home to a reputable swim club, the Miramichi Whitecaps. Offering programs for swimmers of all ages and ability, Coach Kozue Williston, with the help of her team, makes the swimming environment fun and safe, while helping swimmers improve skills and endurance, allowing them to align with personal goals. 

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Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Prayer Shawl Ministry Group Seeking New Members

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 2, 2018 /

Do you like to crochet or knit? Come out on Thursday mornings to the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, located at 360 Newcastle Boulevard in the former Town of Newcastle (Miramichi West) Room #120 at 10:00 am for the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Prayer Shawl Ministry Group. Come out for a time of prayer, reflection and sharing as we work on our shawls! New members are always welcome to attend! Visit http://www.stmarysrcmiramichi.com/prayer-shawl.html for more information and what the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Prayer Shawl Ministry Group is all about!

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Electronic Screen Syndrome

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 29, 2018 /

Brett Gallant of Adaptive Office Solutions shared this piece in the Fall Issue of Giv’er Magazine on Electronic Screen Syndrome: The Learning and Behavioural Side Effects on Children.

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GoChi Transportation Cooperative: Go where you need to go, when you need to get there.

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 26, 2018 /

GoChi is a new local community transportation co-operative with a mission to provide efficient, affordable transportation and connections to residents living within Northumberland County. GoChi’s purpose is to provide accessible transportation to people who need it within Northumberland County. As the service evolves, some of the services provided by GoChi may include: – ride-sharing, – ride-home program, community transportation connections by working with other transportation groups within and out of Northumberland County.

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Building a Corn Maze Business: A Dream Come True for the Fletcher Family

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 22, 2018 /

The idea to build a Corn Maze in Nelson (Miramichi) was planted in my head close to a decade ago. I had seen a maze online and was fascinated by the idea. However, the seed laid dormant as my wife and me – like many other Miramichi’ers- moved away from home in pursuit of employment. We had moved a lot over the years, and we finally settled – we thought- in Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2014.

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Meet a Librarian: Dana Horrocks

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 20, 2018 /

Dana Horrocks is the Newcastle Public Library’s new Director and since a librarian is practically every book lover’s favourite person, James M. Fisher, of The Miramichi Reader thought it would be interesting to get to know one better. Dana gladly agreed to be interviewed by The Miramichi Reader.

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The Fall 2018 Issue of Giv’er Miramichi Magazine is Here!

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 19, 2018 /

The Fall 2018 Issue of Giv’er is in the mail this week and is available at locations around the region, and also online at: https://www.giverontheriver.com/magazine/

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Fall Programs and Activities at the Chatham Public Library

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 18, 2018 /

Adjacent to the Elm Park in the former Town of Chatham (Miramichi East) is the Chatham Public Library located at 24 King Street. Check out this Giv’er Post for the a list of programs and activities happening this fall at the Library for all ages to enjoy!!

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Women’s Exercise Classes at Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 17, 2018 /

Calling all Women! Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., come out to Women’s Exercise Classes! Women’s Exercises Classes are offered at the Parish Centre of the Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church, 36 Saint Samuel’s Street in the former Village of Douglastown (Miramichi), just across the street from the Seamen’s Hospital. For just $2.00 per person and everyone is welcome to attend!! 

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Autism Resources Miramichi Autism Walk and Family Day

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 13, 2018 /

The Annual Pumpkin Fling will be hosted September 29th, 2018 at Waterfront Green Miramichi East. Once again Autism Resources Miramichi will be joining in on the Pumpkin Fling celebration. It is Autism Resources Miramichi Inc.’s good fortune to be invited to be part of this wonderful community event. We are so very honored!
We are also hosting our Annual Autism Walk and Family Fun Day in partnership with APEGNB Pumpkin Fling organizers. We urge you to come out from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm for our special fun filled activities.
Don’t forget to join us in our annual Walk for Autism. The walk commences at 11:00 at the Waterfront Green. Families, friends and community are invited to participate in the walk.

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