Putting for pets

If puppy dog eyes melt your heart then it will be impossible to resist the SPCA Pictou County annual golf tournament, now named the Kathy Skoke-Fortin Memorial golf tournament. The tournament has been running for a number of years as a fundraiser for the local animal shelter to help it maintain conditions and care for […]

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Luau love

A little piece of Hawaii transported guests at the New Glasgow Farmers Market Luau to a sunny beach with delicious food and entertainment Saturday night during the fundraising event. With 125 guests enjoying a traditional roasted pig, also offered was a Hawaiian-themed salad bar and a sundae bar. Hula dancers, hula lessons, hula competition and […]

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Pet Paw-ty a joint venture

Pets were the focus of an event at Pier 15: Riverfront Marina recently. Pictou SPCA, CARMA Pictou County and Pier 15 partnered for a Pet Paw-ty that raised money and spread information for the two animal care organizations. “We’re trying to get people to understand the difference between what CARMA does versus the SPCA,” said […]

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United Way hitting the green

Pictou County United Way is ready to have some fun on the green this week with their fourth annual golf tournament. While the fundraiser is not their biggest of the year, the organization is thankful for the teams that participate as well as enjoying the fun day out on the green. “For us it’s about […]

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Autism walk 2018 raises record funds

STELLARTON – The annual Autism Walk just keeps growing. More than 700 people registered for the seventh edition of the walk on Saturday in Stellarton, and organizer Allison Kearley marvels at how the event keeps drawing more participants and raising more funds. Kearley is among members of Autism Pictou County, which is a chapter of Autism […]

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Routes to Riches Race 2018 launched

The Routes to Riches Race, a fundraiser for Pictou Co. Roots for Youth, is taking place on July 14. The start/finish line is behind Roots House at the Pictou Co. Gymnastics Club at 558 South Frederick Street, New Glasgow (the old YMCA building). Teams will check in from 9 a.m., and the starting bell will […]

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