Top 4-H’ers get awards during National 4-H Month

RIVERTON – More than 150 people attended the annual Celebrating Pictou County 4-H awards event on November 7 at the Dr. W.A. MacLeod School. Leadership awards were among those presented to long-serving club leaders. Mike Hollis and his wife Nancy Hollis received 35-year certificates, while Brenda Sharpe and Kaye Sharpe received 25-year certificates. Cathy MacPherson...

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41st Annual 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show being hosted in Bridgewater

The 41st annual 4-H Nova Scotia Provincial Show will be held at the South Shore Exhibition Grounds in Bridgewater from September 28 to 30. This year’s show is being hosted by 4-H Nova Scotia’s South Shore region which includes Lunenburg, Queens and Shelburne counties. The 4-H NS Provincial Show is the largest 4-H show in...

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Ex-cellent Ex

PICTOU — It was a special time for the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. The 2018 edition wrapped up on Sunday with large crowds daily for the event since it opened last Wednesday with 4-H Day. Touring the new 4-H Legends Building, viewing the 4-H exhibits and enjoying the refreshments offered by volunteers in the kitchen was...

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Atlantic high school students invited by 4-H to explore leadership in communication and community engagement at StFX

Atlantic High School Students invited by 4-H to Explore Leadership in Communication and Community Engagement at StFX   ANTIGONISH – One hundred Atlantic high schools students and 4-H seniors will come to the St. Francis Xavier University From May 11 to 13 to participate in workshops and sessions on communication and community engagement. Jordan MacDonald,...

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Tug of war fun!

These 4-H members gave it their best shot at tug of war on Wednesday at the annual Pictou North Colchester Exhibition! The exhibition continues today and runs until Sunday, September 10. A variety of displays and exhibits will interest festival-goers from cattle and horses to homemade goods, sheep to poultry, fruits and vegetables to live...

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Making history

Pictou County is proud of Betty Lou Scott of WindCrest Farm, Mount Thom, the first recipient of the Atlantic Women of Agriculture Award. It was presented last weekend at the Atlantic Farm Women conference in Halifax. The retired educator is a past recipient of the Rosemary Davis Award for her lifelong involvement and commitment to...

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WI gets involved with Ex displays

PICTOU – New energy has been injected into the task of organizing displays in the Kinsmen Building for the 2016 Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. Members of the Pictou County Women’s Institute (WI) have stepped in to help those who have been involved in the project over the years, including Pat Christensen, who chairs the agriculture committee....

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