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Saint John Search Quest

Saint John Search Quest

Saint John Search Quest Looking for a fun family day out with great physical distancing!? Join the action at the Saint John Search Quest Family Fun Day on October 25th in support of Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick (CMHA of NB). This family fun day will teach your family about the historic city… Read more »

1ST Annual Blanket DRIVE

1ST Annual Blanket DRIVE

1ST Annual Blanket DRIVE  The cold weather is coming!! My wife (Amanda Bizeau) and I (Shane Bizeau) have come up with a way we would like help the homeless in our wonderful city. We all have blankets laying around the house we do not use that someone a lot less fortunate than us could. We… Read more »

9th Annual Full Moon Paddle

9th Annual Full Moon Paddle

9th Annual Full Moon Paddle The 9th Annual Full Moon Paddle will be happening on Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 beginning at 6 pm at the Dominion Park. This popular tour has limited space so please email gofundyfullmoonpaddle@gmail.com to reserve your spot. We launch from Dominion Park beach for a fun, relaxing paddle out to the… Read more »

Living Widowed Dinner Date – Roadtrip to Westfield

Living Widowed Dinner Date – Roadtrip to Westfield

Living Widowed is a group that meets for casual conversation, peer support and a few laughs with people who know understand what it takes to live after loss. Our last roadtrip was so much fun, we have decided to do it again!
We will not only have the chance to chat on the way, but we’ll be supporting a fellow member in her business adventure. It is also an opportunity to meet up with some of our Saint John area friends. The Fredericton folks will be meeting at the Irving Big Stop in Lincoln at 5pm to car pool to Grand Bay – Westfield. Read more »

Government of Canada invests in projects to help Canadians living with Dementia and Caregivers

Government of Canada invests in projects to help Canadians living with Dementia and Caregivers

From: Public Health Agency of Canada News release For Immediate Release First projects announced under the Dementia Community Investment funding program January 31, 2020           Ottawa, Ontario               Public Health Agency of Canada More than 432,000 Canadians aged 65 and older are living with diagnosed dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia… Read more »

Charity Auction for Emma Leavitt

Charity Auction for Emma Leavitt

WE NEED YOUR HELP!
On Saturday, October 26th, 2019, beginning at 7:30 pm, come out to the West Sider – Fairville Shooters, located in Lancaster Plaza, 638 Manawagonish Road, Saint John, New Brunswick, for a Charity Auction for Emma Leavitt. To donate a prize or an auction item, please contact April Adams at 1-506-651-4288 or Melissa McKenna Garland at 1-506-645-1362. Read more »

N B A S L P A 2019 Conference and AGM in Fredericton (New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists)

N B A S L P A 2019 Conference and AGM in Fredericton (New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists)

A tremendous educational opportunity for healthcare workers, parents, and caregivers is coming to Fredericton this September! The New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NBASLPA) will be holding their conference and AGM at the Crowne Plaza Fredericton – Lord Beaverbrook Hotel on September 27-28th, 2019. This educational opportunity includes sessions in both English and French that feature topics of interest for the parents/caregivers and for a variety of healthcare professionals including speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, child psychologists, counsellors, mental health workers, and early childhood intervention specialists. Read more »

Pauline Spatz Leadership Award

Pauline Spatz Leadership Award

2019 Recipient The third annual Pauline Spatz Leadership Award was presented to George Allen of Saint John, NB. Pictured above is George Allen with Mark Harris and Rebecca McMurrer of the Alzheimer Society of NB Saint John Resource Centre.   George first came to know the Society in 2013 when his dear wife of over… Read more »

IWK  Telethon for Children

IWK Telethon for Children

This year the IWK telethon for Children on CTV will be celebrating its 35th year! Broadcasting live on CTV on June 1st and 2nd from the IWK Health Center in Halifax, along wit remote sites at Centre 200 in Sydney, Murphys Community Centre in PEI and Mcallister Place in Saint John, the IWK Telethon is… Read more »

4-Week Diabetes Workshop at The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy – Grand Bay-Westfield

4-Week Diabetes Workshop at The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy – Grand Bay-Westfield

The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy – Grand Bay-Westfield is pleased to announce a repeat of a Diabetes Workshop for four weeks from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm noon beginning on Friday, January 11th, 2019 to Friday, February February 1st, 2019 at the pharmacy located at 317 River Valley Drive, Grand Bay – Westfield, New Brunswick.
Join Pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Educator Dr. Jennifer Ryan and Registered Dietitian Karen Simon for a 4 week Diabetes Care workshop. This workshop is geared towards clients and their families who are living with Diabetes or supporting someone with Diabetes. To register for this event, contact The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy – Grand-Bay-Westfield at 1-506-738-3355. Read more »

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