Newcastle Rotary recognizes contributions to Rotary Foundation

At our most recent business meeting, Foundation Chair Linda Hudson had the opportunity to do some presentations for contributions to the Rotary Foundation. Receiving his first Paul Harris was Michael Mersereau. Charles Hubbard was presented with PHF+1. Club President Greg MacDiarmid was presented with PHF+3. Congratulations to all and thank you for all you do…Continue Reading

March 2019 – Newcastle Rotary New Inductees

At our monthly business meeting, the club Membership Chair Matt Doherty had the opportunity to officially induct our four newest members. LtoR  Katrina Donovan of Newcastle Pharmasave, Adam Hayward of Anglophone North School Board, Membership Chair Matt Doherty, April Dickson of Denim Warehouse, and Dave Dunnett of Peak Performance Chiropractic.The Rotary Club of Newcastle extends…Continue Reading

I Am Rotary – Barb Stothart

Born in Newcastle,NB, Barb Stothart Graduated from MVHS in 1973. Barb obtained a Bachelor of Education at UNB Fredericton in 1978, while working with Saga Food Services, in a variety of positions to pay her way through school. Barb worked with the UNB Comptroller office, then joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1981 as a…Continue Reading

Friends of Beaubears Island Inc. – Shawn McCarthy

Shawn McCarthy, Executive Director of Friends of Beaubears Island Inc in Miramichi NB was our February 6, 2019 Newcastle Rotary guest speaker. A doctoral graduate of Western University, Shawn specializes in experiential heritage offerings, utilizing on-site character-based re-enactment. During his 18 year tenure at the Boishebert, Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Sites of Canada, he…Continue Reading

Thank You from the Newcastle Rotary!!

Since the charter of the club in 1943, members of the Rotary Club of Newcastle have dedicated time and effort to fundraising and volunteer activities in support of community projects and international endeavors – this past year was no exception! To highlight just a few, we have made donations to our local 315 Newcastle Cadets,…Continue Reading

Newcastle Rotary Donates to Miramichi Curling Club

The Rotary Club of Newcastle was pleased to present the Miramichi Curling Club with $5400 to enable the purchase of one complete set of “little rocks” for their children’s program. These special curling stones are designed to be 20 pounds instead of the normal 40, despite being the same physical size as the adult version.…Continue Reading

I Am Rotary – Matt Doherty

Matt Doherty is no stranger to the Rotary Club of Newcastle as he has been an active member for over a year.  Matt became involved very quickly with volunteering for our annual Rib Fest and Purse Auction and he is also the Chair of the Membership Committee.  He has been employed by Pepsi Co in Bathurst…Continue Reading

Douglas Mullin – Go Chi Cooperative

Douglas Mullin has been interested in getting from point A to point B since childhood. His first experience travelling on his own was on VIA Rail to Ottawa. He has traveled regularly on the mtatus of Nairobi, and the extensive public transit of Seoul, South Korea. Douglas then moved to Fredericton for university where he…Continue Reading


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