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Newly created endowment fund will aid YMCA

A newly created endowment fund will assist the YMCA of Pictou County. Citizens for a Healthy Pictou County, the group responsible for initiating the $37 million Pictou County Wellness Centre project, and subsequently the successful fundraising campaign, are creating, in co-operation with the YMCA of Pictou County, the fund to assist the Y to offer...

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Pictou Rotary club pays tribute to Art MacDonald, presents awards

BRAESHORE — It was a night of humour and reverence — and a few surprises — as the Rotary Club of Pictou  celebrated its 75th anniversary and honoured 50-year club member Art MacDonald. Members of MacDonald’s family — four generations — joined him for tributes paid to Art MacDonald in the areas of education, health...

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Tartan Day events slated for Sunday

NEW GLASGOW — Tartan Day will be observed on Sunday with several events planned. The St. Andrew’s Society of Pictou County is supporting a gathering on Sunday that is being hosted by the McCulloch House Museum and Genealogy Centre in Pictou. “I’m very proud to be part of this,” said society president Heather Tulloch, who...

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