Community happenings

Published on June 12, 2014
Multicultural Association

Published on 12 June 2014

<p>Multicultural Association of Pictou County (MAPC) Co-President Fatemeh Jafarnia speaking to students from Pictou Elementary about Iran during a recent presentation.&nbsp;</p>

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Ducky race

Published on 12 June 2014

<p>Matthew Veenhuis is getting all his ducks in a row as he gets ready for the Great Duckie Race on the East River June 21 at high tide. Ducks can be adopted at the flea market on Sunday or at different venues around town as well as from local police and members of Crime Prevention and Crime Stoppers. First place duck will win $100, second prize will win $75, third place $50 and the last place duck in the race will win $25.&nbsp; Prizes will also be awarded to children and adults who come the race dressed in a duck costume.&nbsp;</p>

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DeCoste Award

Published on 12 June 2014

Recently the Board of Directors for the deCoste Entertainment Centre Society recognized two employees for outstanding 25 years of consecutive service with the deCoste Centre in Pictou,Nova Scotia. Both are familiar faces of the Centre and pictured left to right are ,Darlene MacDonald,General Manager and Nancy MacDonald ,Box Office Manager and Wayne MacGillivary ,Chair Board of Directors&nbsp; of the Centre

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Chad transit

Published on 12 June 2014

<p>On Friday, June 6th CHAD Transit offered a free drive to the Pictou DeCoste Centre and free return for any veterans, wives or legion members who wished to go to the Decoste Centre for “The Pipes of War – 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Here, &nbsp;war bride Florence Hughes and CHAD Transit driver Philip Fisher as they get ready to depart to the Decoste Centre for the show. &nbsp;</p>

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Pictou County residents have been busy being generous with many events taking place or scheduled to take place in June. If you have a community event you would like to submit to The News, you can do so by email smusick@ngnews.ca