Mission: Accomplished

It was pure old-fashioned Pictou County generosity that enabled the Pictou County Christmas Fund committee to reach its goal. A couple of last-minute pledges just seconds before the telethon ended on Sunday meant that $80,325 was pledged, slightly more than the group’s $80,000 goal. Monique Sobey, PCCF chair, was elated with the result. “We very...

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Glen Haven Manor marking 50th anniversary on Sunday

NEW GLASGOW — The 50th anniversary celebrations for Glen Haven Manor are set for Oct. 27 — 50 years to the day from when the long-term care facility opened its doors. “We are excited to invite our community to join us for the 50th anniversary celebrations,” says CEO Lisa M. Smith. “Glen Haven plays an...

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Exceeding expectations: Community helps Pictou County Christmas Fund more than surpass goal

PICTOU — The phones continued to ring on Sunday after the annual Pictou County Christmas Fund Telethon was off the air. The result: $87,050 in pledges — all of which will be used to help local families in need be able to enjoy a Christmas dinner with all of the trimmings this year. The total...

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Glen Haven Manor to host 48th Annual Garden Party during Festival of the Tartans

NEW GLASGOW –  The music has been booked, the fountain freshly painted, flower baskets hung and a menu of sandwiches, sweets and lemonade is planned as preparations for the 48th annual Glen Haven Manor Festival of the Tartans Garden Party are now in full swing. The special event, which is for the Glen Haven residents...

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