A closet of care

If you believe in karma then it’s safe to say that high school students Raven Eldstrom and Jessica Stewart will have a lot of good things coming to them after creating Northumberland Regional High Schools Karma Closet. The project is in its second year and has been a great success, being used by many students....

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Fundraising for a friend

The Abercrombie Fire Department will be a busy spot for a good cause on January 26 as members team up with those from the New Glasgow Fire Department to host a fundraiser for one of their own. Donnie Grant is a 22-year member of the Abercrombie Fire Department who is recipient of a 20-year long...

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MSVU Students’ Union Annual Haunted House to support Shelter Nova Scotia

HALIFAX – Looking for a bit of spooky fun while supporting a good cause? The Mount Saint Vincent University Students’ Union will be holding their annual Haunted House on Saturday, October 21st from 6 to 11pm in the Rosaria Student Centre on the Mount Saint Vincent University campus. This year the MSVU Haunted House will...

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Walk with Reese set for April 30

PICTOU — The sixth annual Walk with Reese is scheduled for Sunday in Pictou. Kora Hanrahan, Reese’s mom, is among those organizing the event that will start at 9 a.m. with registration and the walk at 10 a.m. Walkers will gather at the former Pressroom on Water Street before the five-kilometre trip along the Jitney...

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Pictou Advocate sports

Cancer Sucks hockey Dec. 22, 23

TRENTON – The final schedule has been determined for the seventh annual Oliver Hudson Graham Memorial Cancer Sucks Cup at the Trenton Rink. All but one of the games will feature two 20-minute, straight-time period. The game on Dec. 23 at 11 a.m. between the Oliver Express and the No Stars will have three 20-minute...

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StFX Alumni Council gives boost to Xaverian Fund

ANTIGONISH – StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald’s initiative to establish a $50 million Xaverian Scholarship and Bursary Fund received a big boost during Homecoming weekend when 100 per cent of the StFX Alumni Council, representing alumni chapters from across Canada, agreed to make a personal donation to the Xaverian Fund. This endorsement comes on the...

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Bras Across the Bridge supports Breast Cancer Foundation

NEW GLASGOW – The George Street Bridge may look a little different this week with a splash of colour, all for a good cause. The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is once again stringing Bras Across the Bridge to raise awareness of breast cancer and celebrate Paint Canada Pink Week. “August 13 to 19 is Paint...

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