Sherry Blinkhorn elated with Vision Award

NEW GLASGOW — Sherry Blinkhorn says she is overjoyed and humbled to have received the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia’s Vision Award for Outstanding Volunteer. The local real estate operator and Loch Broom resident received the award last week in conjunction with the foundation’s annual general meeting. “Many advocates better than I am have […]

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Br. 16 president enjoys volunteering for Legion

PICTOU — Ten years of volunteering for Branch 16 of the Royal Canadian Legion has been rewarding for Janice Watters. She was recently elected for her third term as president of Branch 16 and feels she has grown in the role. Watters originally succeeded Violet Arbuckle as president in 2015 and remained president in 2016. […]

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Gary Stewart teams up with Red Kettle drive

Gary Stewart says he’s glad to help a cause that is important at this time of year, Stewart chairs the Nova Scotia Highlanders Association, Pictou Chapter. He also serves on the community advisory board for the Construction Engineering Flight (CEF) 144 Pictou. He says he’s honoured to represent the groups while volunteering to stand beside […]

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TRENTON — Peter Corbin had a banner running day on Monday. The young runner from Linacy, known more for his exploits on the track, won both the one-mile and five-mile races during the Joe Earle Memorial Road Races in Trenton. Corbin won the Baxter MacArthur Memorial one-mile race that opened the program in four minutes, […]

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