Kinsmen support food bank

The Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow recently made a $5,000 donation to the Pictou County Food Bank (East) at a Weeks Jr. A Crushers hockey game.  The Kinsmen generate their funds through many club initiatives including Kinsmen Eastlink TV Bingo. Pictured from left are:  John Russell, vice-president of the Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow; Ray […]

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Christmas Kettle Campaign Reaches $1.86 Million in the Maritimes

HALIFAX – Once again, Maritimers answered The Salvation Army’s call for support for its annual Kettle Campaign contributing $1.86 million to help deliver vital programs and services across our communities this year. Kettle funds were collected at 200 sites across the Maritimes from mid-November through to December 23. Donations were also received through The Salvation […]

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NSCC principal lauds Sobey donation

STELLARTON — The principal of the Pictou Campus Nova Scotia Community College was over the moon with joy at the announcement of a multi-million dollar contribution to the community college. Donald R. Sobey Foundation, The Sobey Foundation, and Frank, Heather, Karl and Ann Sobey will collectively contribute $6.5 million to empower generations of Nova Scotia […]

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Aberdeen Health Foundation puts out Giving Tuesday Challenge

NEW GLASGOW – Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now there’s Giving Tuesday. It is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place annually after Black Friday, this year on November 29. Locally, the Aberdeen Health Foundation is getting involved. A donation to the Foundation is a gift that keeps on […]

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‘100 Women Who Care’ gives Big Brothers group 10,000 reasons to smile

The power of positivity was prevalent last week when a local agency was presented with more than $10,000. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County received more than $10,000 from 100 Women Who Care following the group’s most recent meeting held in Pictou. Big Brothers will use this money to start a scholarship for graduating […]

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