Monthly Archives: August 2018

Roy Silliker – NB Construction Safety Association

Roy Silliker – NB Construction Safety Association

Roy Silliker, along with his wife, Ellen and their daughter Morlan currently reside in Whitney, NB on the banks of the Beautiful Miramichi. Roy has more than a 35-year background in the construction sector. Starting as a tradesman, he worked his way up to a Labour Relations/Safety Manager for one of New Brunswick’s largest industrial…Continue Reading

2018 Rotary Exchange Student – Clara Tremosa

2018 Rotary Exchange Student – Clara Tremosa

Newcastle Rotary President Greg MacDiarmid introduced the members to Clara Tremosa. Clara is a Rotary exchange student from Spain who will be attending grade 10 at Miramichi Valley High School for the year 2018-2019. Rotary Youth Exchange is a Rotary International student exchange program for students in secondary school. Since 1929, Rotary International has sent…Continue Reading

Trading Club Banners

Trading Club Banners

Trading club banners is a time honored tradition between Rotary clubs. The practice involves visiting Rotarians trading a copy of their club banner with the club they are visiting. These banners are often displayed on larger tapestries. Club president Greg MacDiarmid (L) is shown trading banners with Lyndonville Vermont president Chip Devenger (R). Greg was…Continue Reading

I Am Rotary – Charlie Hubbard

Charlie Hubbard believes that “We need to thank those that have helped and influenced us”.  Inspiring words from the Rotary Club of Newcastle longest standing member. After school, Charlie attended the University of New Brunswick Fredericton on full scholarship and completed 3 degrees. He then became a teacher at the university helping teachers improve on…Continue Reading

Kristen Pinsent-Close, Vice-Chair of the Max Aitken Academy’s Parent-School Support Committee

Kristen Pinsent-Close, Vice-Chair of the Max Aitken Academy’s Parent-School Support Committee

The club was pleased to have as their speaker today Kristen Pinsent-Close, Vice-Chair of the Max Aitken Academy’s Parent-School Support Committee, and a member of the Board of Directors of the “Play to the Max Playground Inc.”.  Kristen spoke about the playground and soccer field development at the new school, which will be available to…Continue Reading

2018 Miramichi Irish Festival Review

2018 Miramichi Irish Festival Review

         Every year, thousands of people gather in Miramichi for jam-packed entertainment and without a doubt the Miramichi Irish Festival Committee led by Paddy Quinn succeeded again with big crowds, awesome entertainment, warm sunshine, and attractions to please the entire family. Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi since 1984 was celebrated from July…Continue Reading

Interact Student Based Trip Abroad In 2020

Interact Student Based Trip Abroad In 2020

Anglophone North teachers Adam Hayward, Tyson Theriault, and Krista Cabel spoke to the club in July about their plans for an Interact student based trip abroad in 2020. The trip would feature volunteer opportunities and partnership with an Interact club in the destination country, and will build on the Anglophone North trip to Juno Beach …Continue Reading

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