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

Pat Finnigan – Member of Parliament Miramichi-Grand Lake

Pat Finnigan – Member of Parliament Miramichi-Grand Lake

Elected to Parliament in October 2015, Pat Finnigan proudly represents the riding of Miramichi-Grand Lake. Pat is the Chair of the Standing Committee of Agriculture and Agri-Food and sits as a member of the Standing Committee of Fisheries and Oceans. Mr. Finnigan spoke about the Federal Government’s initiatives on infrastructure spending in Miramichi. As well…Continue Reading

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

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