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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 »

Winter and Spring 2019 Programs with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter

Winter and Spring 2019 Programs with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter

The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter is offering Winter and Spring Programs at their Saint John Chapter, located at Hilyard Place, 560 Main Street a315, Saint John, New Brunswick. 
Pre-Registration is required for these programs! For more information and to pre-register, contact 1-506-633-1705 or by email at: saintjohn@cmhnb.ca. Be sure to visit the Canadian Mental Health Assocation of New Brunswick website at: https://cmhanb.ca/ and “view” and “like” on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/CMHANB/. These programs are sponsored by MindCare – “Funding Hope and Understanding” – https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/content/mindcare-new-brunswick Read more »

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Together, The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys will be providing a Grocery Store Tour at Sobeys Rothesay on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. and Sobeys East Point on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. There will be dietitians on hand to help you navigate the grocery store. They will be there to help you learn about what to look for in different areas to make better choices. Pre-Registration is Required! Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter by telephone at 1-506- 633-1705 or by email at: saintjohn@cmhnb.ca. Read more »

Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event

Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event

On New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31st, 2018, come out to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, located at 31 Gondola Point Road, in Rothesay, New Brunswick, for the Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event. This event will be taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. At this time, Walk-Ins and New Donors are greatly needed at this time. Visit http://www.blood.ca / https://myaccount.blood.ca/en/donate for more information and to book an appointment. Read more »

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

Below is the your weekly schedule for December 17th to December 23rd of What is Happening is Uptown Saint John, in the City of Saint John, Parish of Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. There is something for everyone of all ages at various uptown businesses! So why not bring yourself, a friend or a family member out to one or many of these exciting events happening! Be sure to visit Uptown Saint John’s website at: https://uptownsj.com/ and Find them as well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Read more »

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 10th to December 16th, 2018

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 10th to December 16th, 2018

Below is the your weekly schedule for December 10th to December 16th of What is Happening is Uptown Saint John, in the City of Saint John, Parish of Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. There is something for everyone of all ages at various uptown businesses! So why not bring yourself, a friend or a family member out to one or many of these exciting events happening! Be sure to visit Uptown Saint John’s website at: https://uptownsj.com/ and Find them as well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Read more »

Irving Nature Park’s Christmas In The Barn With David Goss

Irving Nature Park’s Christmas In The Barn With David Goss

Christmas in the Barn has become a seasonal tradition at the Irving Nature Park! Join us in the old Manchester Barn at 1379 Sand Cover Road with Storyteller David Goss. He will be sharing his favorite seasonal stories in two sessions. The first will be from 3:00 till 4:30 pm and the second will be from 6:30 till 8:00 pm. **As only 40 can be accommodated at each session, preregistration must be done by calling the park at 653-7367.** In both sessions, there will be stories, old and new, including some from his newest book ‘Christmas in Atlantic Canada’. Read more »

Uptown Sparkles – December 7th, 2018

Uptown Sparkles – December 7th, 2018

It’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year’! Experience the old world charm of the uptown core. Enjoy the Mayor’s Tree Lighting, the historic City Market lit up in spectacular splendour, Victorian Carollers, Horse Trolley Rides, a holiday Craft Market, and much, much more. Bring the family out and visit the Uptown shops, boutiques and restaurants for holiday specials and treats. ‘It’s Christmastime in the City’…and tonight is the most special evening to enjoy the season Uptown! Read more »

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