Jan Keefe returns to teaching music

NEW GLASGOW – Jan Keefe is reigniting her passion for music. Keefe is leaving her position at Roots House to resume her career as a music teacher at the Centre of Music on Summit that has been established in New Glasgow. The centre on Summit Avenue in New Glasgow was established by Marsha Sobey after she purchased and...

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Revving up for Routes to Riches race

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! may be the perfect theme for the second annual Great Pictou County Routes to Riches race. Participants in the July 15 fundraiser will more than likely see and visit places in Pictou County they have never seen before, say organizers Jan Keefe and Stacey Dlamini of...

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Community support for race helps youth

To the Editor: We’re so thrilled that summer is finally here and for us, that means it’s time for our second Annual Routes to Riches Race. As you’ve supported us in the past, we just wanted to make sure you were aware of this fun family-oriented event, taking place on July 15, 2017. What is...

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Routes to Riches taking second spin around county

Buckle up and get ready for The Great Pictou County Routes to Riches Race — round two. This is Pictou County Roots for Youth’s second annual Routes to Riches fundraiser. Date is July 15 – same weekend as last year. And the organizers couldn’t be more excited to get their motors runnin’. “We are ecstatic...

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Coldest Night walkers raise $40,000+

NEW GLASGOW — Walkers demonstrated last Saturday how they hold the same feeling for Roots House as they did for the Life Shelter in New Glasgow. More than 300 walkers and nearly 40 volunteers combined their efforts to raise $40,973.70. Pictou County Roots for Youth Society program director Stacey Dlamini was ecstatic with the result...

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