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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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