Silent Witness group receives 100 Women Who Care award

PICTOU — The Pictou County Chapter of Silent Witness has a ready-made use for the funds it has received from 100 Women Who Care Pictou County. The local group received the funds at the most recent 100 Women Who Care event last Thursday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre and plans to use the money...

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Kettle donations still needed

With a goal of raising $1.9 million and only three days until The Salvation Army’s Kettle campaign comes to an end, more donations across the Maritimes are needed to help reach this goal. “While many Maritimers have already generously contributed to the kettles, funds generated to date are lower than expected. As of today, we’re...

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Hospital foundation marks decade of giving by UCT

NEW GLASGOW – The Aberdeen Health Foundation has many reasons to celebrate this Philanthropy Day. The United Commercial Travellers (UCT) is one example of the many generous donors that help the foundation fulfil its goal to enhance health care in Pictou County. UCT has been donating to the AHF since 2006 and in a decade,...

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Nursing education gets boost from generous donation

The “Edith Were Fraser Family Memorial Endowment” has been established through the Aberdeen Health Foundation to provide continuing education opportunities for nursing staff throughout Pictou County. Edith Fraser (nee Were), of Eureka, was a graduate of the Aberdeen Nursing School and she helped deliver the first set of triplets born at the Aberdeen Hospital in...

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Ordinary to remarkable

In this, the season of giving, many are wondering what they can do to help make a difference in the lives of others. Once the gifts are unwrapped, the Christmas feast is consumed and the New Year has been rung in, continue that spirit of goodwill by mobilizing a team of family members and friends...

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