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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

Karen Howe – Executive director Volunteer Miramichi

Thank you to Newcastle Rotarian and newly appointed Executive Director to Volunteer Miramichi Karen Howe for taking time to speak at our weekly meeting about her new roll at Volunteer Miramichi. Volunteer Miramichi is the voice of Volunteer Activities in the Greater Miramichi area. Through our leadership and proactive approach they promote, facilitate and co-ordinate…Continue Reading

Newcastle Rotary donates to Friends of Beaubears Island

Jack Christie, Treasurer, Newcastle Rotary Charitable Trust, presented a donation to Shawn McCarthy, Executive Director, Friends of Beaubears Island, for their educational programs.  Through guided tours of its Interpretive Centre, Beaubears Island and Wilsons Point, interpreters inform visitors, especially school children during the month of June, of the significance of the Boishébert and Beaubears Island Shipbuilding…Continue Reading

Newcastle Rotary Donates to Cradle to Career

The Newcastle Rotary Club is donating funds to help children improve  literacy this summer 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.  Cradle to Career Miramichi is working with Frontier College…Continue Reading

Ribfest 2019 – Thank you to all our Sponsors!!

As our Ribfest Weekend approaches we would like to take the time to thank our amazing sponsors that help to make this weekend a reality!! Presenting Sponsor: 95.9 Sun FM Gold Sponsor:The Co-operatorsMyles-Gerrish Financial GroupLounsbury Auto Bronze Sponsor:White Lighting Auto CenterMighty MiramichiEastern Tile & CarpetCity of MiramichiDr. Greg MacDiarmidMacCallum Building SupplyArbecScotiabankHuestis InsuranceCasey TireDixie-Lee Service MasterPharmasaveCarrefour BeausoleilCIBCGovernor’s…Continue Reading

Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool – Top 10 winners

Congratulations to all who participated in this years Newcastle Rotary Scott Knowles Memorial Hockey Pool. Your contribution made this years fundraiser another amazing success!! Below are the top 10 winners for 2018-2019: 1. Service Devils – Wendy Wilson 2. I.E.R.T. T5 – Art Matheson 3. David D’Intino 2 4. Jason McIntyre 5. Kevin Bowes 6.…Continue Reading


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