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How to Deal with Cyberbullying and Substance Abuse

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to the Megan Meier Foundation—a foundation created by Tina Meier after her 13-year-old daughter, Megan, took her own life as a result of being cyberbullied—approximately 34 percent of all school-aged kids have endured cyberbullying at some point in their lives. While many people think of this type of bullying as strictly a teenage issue,…

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Purchase Your Memorial Butterfly by June 30th

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

On July 21 Hospice will be holding their 3rd Annual Butterfly Release and Family Day on the grounds of 14 Howard St. from 12-4 PM.  There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, reptile exhibit, bouncy castles, face painting by Amy, BBQ, live entertainment and more. The admission to the grounds is a good will offering.  For the butterfly release we are asking the public to purchase their butterflies in memory of loved ones before the end of June.

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Are Plastic Bags Recyclable?

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Did you know that soft plastics such as shopping bags, bread bags, frozen food bags, plastic wrap and chip bags are not recyclable in the Residential Curbside Recycling Program?

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1st Annual Bike Run – In Memory of Stephen “Steve” Lee Morris

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The 1st Annual Bike Run in memory of Stephen “Steve” Lee Morris will be taking place on Friday, July 6th, 2018. Following the run, a gathering with food and beverages will be held at Stephen “Steve’s” home.

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Carstar Annual Soaps It Up National Car Wash Fundraiser In Support Of Cystic Fibrosis

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Come out to Carstar Miramichi for the Carstar Annual Soaps It Up National Car Wash Fundraiser on June 16th. Proceeds will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis. 

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New Brunswick Chapter of Special Olympics Canada – Miramichi Region  June and Premiere Update

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

June has kicked off to a great start for New Brunswick Chapter of Special Olympics Canada – Miramichi Region! Anthony McLean, our Mighty Content Coordinator with Giv’er On The River and a participant with the Special Olympics Canada – Miramichi Region shares this story about a recent Candlepin Provincial Bowling Tournament held in Moncton from June 1st-3rd, 2018.

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2018 City of Miramichi Outings for Seniors

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

THE MIRAMICHI COMMUNITY WELLNESS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT HAS A BROCHURE FOR SENIOR OUTDOOR OUTINGS.

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Real “Good Food” Needs a Real Community Impact

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Five years ago, inspired by farms across the globe, Rebeka Frazer-Chiasson started a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program in Miramichi. The concept was simple yet powerful. People “invest in a share” of the farm during the spring, a time when the farm’s expenses are high and the revenues are low.

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Walk For Alzheimer’s May 6

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Join the Walk For Alzheimer’s! Hosted by the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, the Walk for Alzheimer’s Miramichi will take place on Sunday, May 6 at James M. Hill Memorial High School. Registration is at 12:00pm with the Walk starting at 1:00pm. In New Brunswick alone, an estimated 20% of our population is impacted by dementia…

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World Tai Chi Day – April 28th

By Giv'er Miramichi / April 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Celebrate World Tai Chi Day on April 28th at Ritchie Wharf Park with the Miramichi Oriental Arts Tai Chi & Qi Gong Club. A public demonstration will be held at 10am. Tai Chi, an amazingly Healthy Oriental Art and Tai Chi Day has been celebrated on the Miramichi for the past 18 years.

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The Miramichi Wellness Holistic Fair is Back for a 5th Year

By Giv'er Miramichi / March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Miramichi Wellness/Holistic Fair is back after a two-year hiatus and will be held on the weekend of May 12-13, 2018 at the Miramichi Curling Club.  Organizer Joanne Maillet is very excited to be back planning the fair.

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The Wellness Movement: Brad’s Story

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 29, 2018 / 2 Comments

Hi there my name is Brad MacMillan, this is my FITNESS story. I have always said that the greatest gift my parents ever gave me was the gift of FITNESS. I remember seeing my mom and dad always working out, running, doing sit ups, pushups, always doing something. My dad introduced me to working out…

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