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Ann Morrissy – Cradle To Career Miramichi

Cradle to Career Miramichi is an initiative designed to help prepare every child, who lives within the greater Miramichi area, for success from birth to career. Last year Miramichi was the first city in New Brunswick to launch a city-wide campaign to reduce summer learning loss. This year Cradle to Career Miramichi is further enhancing their efforts.…Continue Reading

Newcastle Rotary donates to the “Downtown Music Festival”

The Downtown music festival will be the next step towards the revitalization of our downtown core. Wynn Curtis (4th from L) representing Gig and Groove, the founders of the Downtown Music Festival has already done a tremendous job promoting our Downtown through the Night Markets that have been held up to this point. Queen Elizabeth…Continue Reading

A Night Out for the Newcastle Rotary Members

Members of the Newcastle Rotary boarded the Max Aitken on August 23, 2019 for a social get together. We are truly blessed to live on such a beautiful river and many thanks to Rotarian Greg MacDiarmid for taking such amazing pictures to help us remember such a fun night!Continue Reading

Brett Gallant – Adaptive Office Solutions

Our weekly lunch meeting speaker today was Brett Gallant, owner of Adaptive Office Solutions, who specializes in computer sales and support. He is father to five children and spoke about Electronic Screen Syndrome, what it is and his personal experiences with it. The information was well received, with a lot of discussion afterwards. Brett is…Continue Reading

Mayors BBQ – August 17, 2019

The Newcastle Rotary was pleased to take part in the 2nd Annual Mayors BBQ on August 17, 2018 that was held at the Waterford Green in Miramichi. The event was hosted in partnership with the Miramichi Regional Multicultural Association and the MNPP (Miramichi Newcomer And Population Partnership). This event welcomes all new citizens to Miramichi, and celebrates…Continue Reading

Carl Watters – Miramichi Timberwolves

Today’s guest speaker was assistant coach to the Miramichi Timberwolves, Carl Watters. The Miramichi Timberwolves are celebrating their 20th year as a Junior “A” hockey team based out of Miramichi, New Brunswick. They play in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. Carl discussed the positives and challenges of coaching the Timberwolves over the years including…Continue Reading

Brooke Hamilton – Parkland Retirement Living

Brooke Hamilton joined us yesterday at our weekly meeting. Brooke is the Lifestyle & Wellness Consultant for Parkland on the River that is scheduled to open in Spring 2020. Parkland Living is a division of Shannex Incorporated. The company has been in business for over 30 years and provides a safe, modern and active community…Continue Reading

John Copp – Guest speaker

A big thank you to John Copp who spoke at our Newcastle Rotary meeting today. John is a self proclaimed ” story teller” on all things concerning Miramichi History and spent his time with our group enlightening us on many interesting facts and stories that come from Miramichi people and places. John first became interested…Continue Reading

Former Rotary International Exchange Student Teo Gonzalez Visits with Newcastle Rotary

Former Rotary exchange student Teo Gonzalez from Mexico along with her parents, Adolfo Gonzalez and Marilú Domínguez, visited with our group today at our weekly meeting. Teo attended Miramichi Valley High School in her grade 12th year and stayed with hosts Rotarian Greg MacDiarmid and Rotarian Rob MacTavish. Teo wanted to take the opportunity to…Continue Reading

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