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Newcastle Rotary visit with students and teachers of the Max Aitken Academy  – Purple Pinkie Day

Newcastle Rotary visit with students and teachers of the Max Aitken Academy – Purple Pinkie Day

Members of the Newcastle Rotary Valerie Comeau, Stacey Sutherland and Karen Howe and Rotary exchange student Clara Tremosa visited with the students and teachers of the Max Aitken Academy this morning with the purpose of educating children, teachers and parents in understanding the ongoing threat of polio. Purple Pinkies was aimed at teaching children the…Continue Reading

Purple Pinkies For Polio 2018

Over thirty years ago Rotary International made a promise to the children of the world to eradicate polio. This dreadful disease has killed millions and disabled millions more. In 2004, the Mechanicville Rotary Club initiated an educational program at area schools to help children and parents in understanding the ongoing threat of polio. Purple Pinkies…Continue Reading

Kim Hotton and Gary Foley 2018 Paul Harris recognition recipients

The Rotary Club of Newcastle is pleased to announce this years Paul Harris recognition recipients, Kim Hotton and Gary Foley for their community involvement and leadership. A celebration dinner will take place at the Miramichi Golf and Country Club on Nov. 22/18 starting at 6pm. Choice of Salmon, BBQ Chicken or Pork for $32.50 taxes/gratuity included. All Rotary…Continue Reading

Duane Woods- President of Kilmer Forestry

Duane Woods- President of Kilmer Forestry

The club was pleased last week to hear from Duane Woods, a native of Campbellton, and President of Kilmer Forestry. After graduating from UNB and starting a career with the Federal Government, Duane was appointed Industrial Commissioner in 1991. In 1994 he decided to leave this behind and joined three Maltais brothers to form Chaleur…Continue Reading

Louis-Phillipe Gautier & Rachel Richard – CFIB

Louis-Phillipe Gautier & Rachel Richard – CFIB

Today Rotarian Jack Christie (R) thanked Director of Provincial Affairs, NB Louis-Phillipe and  District Manager Rachel Richard of The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) for speaking at our weekly meeting. Louis-Phillipe is responsible for the management of legislative affairs, identifying relevant issues and developing public and government relations strategies to advocate on behalf of small and medium-sized…Continue Reading

Newcastle Rotary donates to the Natoaganeg Community Food Centre

Newcastle Rotary donates to the Natoaganeg Community Food Centre

Newcastle Rotary presented the Natoaganeg Community Food Centre’s management team with a $1,000 donation to help purchase trees for their fruit orchard.  This is  one of only ten Community Food Centres in Canada and the only First Nation Community Food Centre.  Their ongoing mission is to promote healthy eating and active living.  Pictured (LtoR) Rotarian Tara…Continue Reading

Wynn Curtis – Miramichi Music Festival 2019

Wynn Curtis – Miramichi Music Festival 2019

Wynn Curtis is a Miramichier, born and raised. Wynn grew up in Blackville and graduated from MVHS in 1985. A drummer and a photographer, Wynn also has a passion for helping other musicians find their audience. So, In 2015 he launched the online magazine – Gig and Groove. Gig and Groove is set up to…Continue Reading

2018 Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool

2018 Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool

        The 2018 Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool is in full swing. Entry fee is #20 for 1, $50 for 3 and $100 for 7. Entry deadline is Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 8 PM. Prizes and Rules are all found on entry form as well. Will be available at various stores around…Continue Reading

Newcastle Rotary 2017-2018 Bronze ShelterBox Hero

Newcastle Rotary 2017-2018 Bronze ShelterBox Hero

The Rotary Club of Newcastle and it’s members are very proud to have been recognized by ShelterBox Canada as a 2017/2018 Bronze ShelterBox Hero.  Rotary International in partner with ShelterBox is made up of people who believe in shelter as a human right – that shelter from the chaos of disaster and conflict is vital. No…Continue Reading

I Am Rotary – Greg MacDiarmid

I Am Rotary – Greg MacDiarmid

Greg MacDiarmid has been a practicing optometrist in Miramichi since 1988, and a member of the Rotary Club of Newcastle since 1998.  He has been very involved with the club, serving as chair of the Fund Run for 2 years and chair of the Rotary Music Festival for 8 years, as well as supplying extensive…Continue Reading

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