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Advo-Cruisin’ the county

Hey guys! It’s Burke and Hannah here. We are so happy that we are your 2019 Advocate community cruisers. So far this summer we have been having a blast exploring Pictou County and all of the events and festivities our beautiful county has to offer. We started off our adventure last week in the lovely...

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MS walk raises $17,000

The annual MS Walk fundraiser at Glasgow Square saw an increase in participant numbers and a grand total raised of $17,000 by the end of the day. The walk has been taking place in Pictou County for 17 years so far with the Kinettes and the Kinsmen helping out for over a decade of that....

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Kinsmen support food bank

The Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow recently made a $5,000 donation to the Pictou County Food Bank (East) at a Weeks Jr. A Crushers hockey game.  The Kinsmen generate their funds through many club initiatives including Kinsmen Eastlink TV Bingo. Pictured from left are:  John Russell, vice-president of the Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow; Ray...

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Hockey gear

There’s hockey gear galore at the West Side Community Centre in New Glasgow where the Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow has an extraordinary amount of hockey gear available for sale in their annual hickey. If you need hockey gear, they have it all. Doors are open the rest of the week from 6-9 p.m. and...

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Chicken barbecue day!

You can smell the chicken grilling! Members of the Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow are at Carmichael Park in New Glasgow preparing the barbecue chicken meals that are for sale today in their annual Chicken Barbecue fundraiser. Here, Ron Jones checks the internal temperature of the chicken. While a large majority of the meals are...

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