New Glasgow Rotary’s Tasting with a Twist to showcase Nova Scotian flavours and support a local charity

NEW GLASGOW — The New Glasgow Rotary Club is bringing back its signature tasting fundraising event that will support Nova Scotian culinary and local charities. Tasting will a Twist will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Summer Street Industries, featuring Nova Scotian fare, produced by local food trunks as well as homegrown breweries, […]

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Pulling together

The rainy weather on Saturday morning didn’t stop Pictou County from pulling together — literally — as the United Way Pulling for Change event started up after a half hour delay. With 11 teams registering for this year’s event, participation may have been slightly down but the soggy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of participants […]

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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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