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RewardAward Day

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									                                                                                                                                     THURSDAY JUNE 28TH 2007 FOCUS     ON   KENT   9


 Reward/Award Day



                                                                                                                                Limited success of
                                                                                                                                 The Coats 4 Kids
                                                                                                                                    Campaign
                                                                                                                                         By : Jean-Paul LeBlanc
                                                                                                                                The Coats 4 Kids           the schools in the area
                                                                                                                             Campaign, initiated by        covered by the successful
                                                                                                                             Rebecca Caissie in early      collection. We are cur-
                                                                                                    P HOTOS CONTRIBUTED      Spring, had a limited         rently entering the warm
On June 21st the Harcourt School held their Reward/Award Day. They also bid farewell to their grade 5's. Prizes and          success. The coat dona-       season but warm clothes
ribbons were awarded to each of the students in K-5 for everything from attendance to chess. As well, the students           tion was good in the          will again be needed next
                                                                                                                             Richibucto and Rexton         winter when the cold
and staff thanked Rita Mitchell for 25 years of service as a bus driver. Shown in picture L to R. is Michael Dowie,          area where eight bags         wind blows the snow
Dustin Kirkpatrick, Dalton Mitchell & Josh Wellman - grade 5's. Mr. Richard (principal), Rita Mitchell (25 years ser-        full of coats were col-       around.
vice), Dalton Mitchell (grandson of Mrs. Mitchell).                                                                          lected. The barrels              Rebecca Caissie would
                                                                                                                             almost went unnoticed         like to thank all the vol-

 Village of Rexton to Host Official New                                                                                      in the Bouctouche,
                                                                                                                             Richibuctou-Village and
                                                                                                                                                           unteers who made this
                                                                                                                                                           drive a success and all
                                                                                                                             Saint Louis areas. The        the major partners who
      Brunswick Day Celebrations                                                                                             timing may not have been
                                                                                                                             right and Mrs. Caissie is
                                                                                                                                                           made important contri-
                                                                                                                                                           butions to the Coats 4
                                              Raymond Murphy is acting as          cate emblazoned with the provin-          willing to try again in       kids Campaign. It was
       By : Darlene Lawson                Chairman of the New Brunswick            cial logo. It is signed by the Premier,   the Fall: "I will try to      run under the theme
   The Village of Rexton in co-           Day Celebration in Rexton                the Mayor of the Community and            organize something in         "We're not asking for the
operation with the New Brunswick          on behalf of the Commission.             the appropriate member of the             the Fall for these areas as   shirt off your back, Just
Provincial Capital Commission is          As Executive Director of the             Legislative Assembly.                     they will indeed be need-     the Coat!" Some needy
proud to be hosting the official          Union of Municipalities of New              Awards will also be given to           ing the coats."               children will be see and
New Brunswick Day Celebrations            Brunswick, Raymond is a member           students who participated in the             In fairness to the areas   feel the benefits of this
on August 6th, at the Bonar Law           of the Board of Directors of the         annual story writing and draw-            that responded to the         drive with the arrival of
Historic Farm. The official celebra-      Provincial Capital Commission. He        ing contest. Students are asked to        call, coats were given to     the next cold season.
tion will take place between the          is joined on the local committee by      explain in a story of 250 words, or
hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Lunch         Mayor of Rexton, Dave Hanson,            to illustrate by drawing examples of          Summer games in Richibucto
will be served.                           and Administrative Clerk, Barry          why they are proud to live in New                                The Richibucto Recreation
   The theme for the 2007 celebra-        Glencross.                               Brunswick. Two winners, first and                                Council is inviting young kids 6
tion is Pride in our Province! Premier        The celebrations in Rexton           second place, will be chosen in each                             to 10 years old to participate in
Shawn Graham and the Lieutenant           will honor our rich culture of           age category in the Anglophone,                                  the summer games at Jardine
Governor of New Brunswick,                Anglophone, Francophone and              Francophone and First Nation                                     Municipal Park starting July 9 to
Hermenegilde Chaisson, will be in         First Nation heritage. Dancers from      sectors. Entries will be evaluated                               August 31, 2007.
attendance as well as other digni-        Elsipogtog will perform, Acadian         by a group of professional writers
taries from the province.                 music will be played, and our local      and graphic artists - prizes will be                             The inscriptions ($ 25.00) will
   The       Provincial        Capital    talented artists will be featured.       awarded.                                                         be July 3rd and 4th from 9 am to
Commission was formed in March                Merit Awards will be presented          The celebrations on August 6th                                12 am and 1 pm to 3:30 pm at
with the mandate to promote the           recognizing the contribution indi-       will be a wonderful opportunity                                  the Richibucto
history and culture of the Province       viduals have made to the communi-        for people from all communities                                  Town Hall, 9235 Main Street.
and this is the first time the Province   ty. The awards will feature various      to come together and celebrate the                               For more information please
will have a Commission involved in        categories. The New Brunswick Day        uniqueness and diversity of our                                  contact Christine Doiron at
coordinating the official celebrations.   Merit Award is an attractive certifi-    cultures throughout our Province.                                523-7843.

								
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