Pictou County Christmas Fund telethon Sunday

The Pictou County Christmas Fund telethon will once again dominate Sunday events in Pictou County. The annual event, held at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou, runs 1-7 p.m. and local residents are encouraged to drop into the deCoste to see and hear the talented local artists live. And make a pledge while you’re...

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Beginning to look like Christmas

The Pictou County Christmas Fund organizing committee is at it again — working to raise funds that will provide a Christmas dinner to families in need this holiday. As it has done since the mid-1950s, the committee organizes a telethon featuring many talented members of the community. This year’s event is scheduled to take place...

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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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Over the top — again

They did it again: The 43rd annual Pictou County Christmas Fund telethon went over the top! Volunteers succeeded in raising $85,240 — that’s more than the $80,000 goal — thanks to the generous support of the community. Every year, the funds are raised in the community, for the community — to help provide a Christmas...

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Decking the halls

Renee Henderson was part of the team decorating the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou on Saturday for the annual Pictou County Christmas Fund. The telethon takes place Sunday, 1-7 p.m. at the deCoste. Drop in to make a pledge, enjoy the entertainment – or both! (Jess photo)...

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