Annual telethon continues to grow

The Pictou County Christmas Fund is continuing a long-standing tradition of providing a traditional Christmas to families in need. The dedicated volunteers who form this non-profit group are currently working on this year’s telethon which will take place Sunday, Nov. 25 at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou. It will be broadcast simultaneously from...

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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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Over the top, again

PICTOU – It was another big day for upholding Pictou County’s Christmas spirit. More than $80,000 was raised on Sunday at the deCoste Centre during the annual Pictou County Christmas Fund with proceeds going toward Christmas dinner for many families in the area. Final figures were to come and based crucially on pledges being honoured,...

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Annual Christmas telethon helping spread holiday cheer

PICTOU – All systems are go for the Pictou County Christmas Fund telethon set to take place this weekend. The annual event is being held Sunday, November 27 at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre from 1 through to 7 p.m.. In it’s 42nd year, the fund is preparing to provide food gift cards for families...

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Christmas Fund telethon gearing up

The Pictou County Christmas Fund organizing committee met at the Sobey Community Room for the last time this week before the annual fund-raising and concert scheduled for Sunday, November 27 at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre. In it’s 42nd year, the fund is preparing to provide food gift cards for families in need this holiday...

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Christmas fund telethon Nov. 27

PICTOU – Christmas is a time to cherish family, friends and loved ones, not stress over whether you have enough money to put food on the table or purchase gifts for your children. Thanks to the Pictou County Christmas Fund, that decision has been made easier. For the 42nd year, the fund is preparing to...

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