Community Events

Published on May 9, 2014
Prostate Cancer Support Group

Published on 09 May 2014

<p>The 2014/15 Board of Directors for the Pictou County Prostate Cancer Support Association was elected at their recent annual general meeting. Seated in front are: Ross Cameron; Darrell Rushton; Rick Muise; Murray Gardner.&nbsp; From left to right in back row is: Phil Wyman; Rev. Dr. Morley Shaw; Garnet Fraser; Gerry Clark; Ken Langille; Bruce&nbsp;Tobin.&nbsp; Missing from the photo are:&nbsp; Bob Parker; Bud Brown and Omer Gillis.&nbsp;&nbsp;We meet at the United Commercial Travellers Building beside the Summer Street Industries on Park St., New Glasgow, on the third Thursday of each month from September to May.&nbsp; The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and is followed by a social time and an opportunity to meet and talk with one of our members with similar experiences. The general public is always welcome.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Food Bank Donation

Published on 09 May 2014

<p class="Cutline" align="left"><span lang="EN-US">The Pictou County Food Bank received cash and non-perishable food items from Investors Group consultants on Tuesday. The donations were received from a recent client appreciation event when local consultants accepted cash and non-perishable items for the food bank. Over the past decade, Investors Group consultants and their clients in the Atlantic region have given more than $500,000 to food banks. From the left are IG consultants Mike MacKean, Larry Turner and Gerry Mercer with food bank volunteer Raymond Haynes accepting the cheque from Craig Mercer, division director.</span></p> <p class="Cutline" align="left"><span lang="EN-US">&nbsp;</span></p>

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Chase the Ace

Published on 09 May 2014

<p><span class="Normal">David Whittemore,&nbsp;fundraising co-chair of&nbsp;</span><span class="Normal">New Glasgow Academy Campaign, presents Dianna Visser with the winning prize from the Chase the Ace contest. Chase the Ace takes place very Sunday at the Aberdeen Centre Flea Market and tickets are sold from 10 a.m. to noon. The winning ticket holder has a chance to draw a card from the deck and if the ace of spades is drawn, that person wins the jackpot. &nbsp;</span><span class="Normal">This week's Chase the Ace jackpot is expectd to be $3,400 and there 30 cards left in the deck.&nbsp;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Here are some community events that recently took place in Pictou County. If you would like to submit your own community event, please do so by email to smusick@ngnews.ca