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Date(s) - 02/07/2017 - 31/12/2017
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Summer camp poster

July 3 – September 1
Ages 5 – 12
$125 / week
$30 / day
Children will explore the forests,
fields, beaches and trails of the Park in a fun
and adventurous day camp!
Visit ganongnaturepark.com for a registration form.
Every week is a different theme.
Spaces are limited.

Vibrant Communities Charlotte County (VCCC) is hosting a Summer Gathering for Poverty Reduction on Friday, July 14th 2017. This event starts at 11:30 am ends at 2:30 pm. Eat a delicious catered lunch in a beautiful location. Engage, network, and stay current with what is happening in the southwest region. Come hear from our speaker David Alston in a fireside chat with our new Community Coordinator Joy Benson Green. No cost associated with event. Wild Salmon Nature Center. 24 Chamcook Lake Road #1. VCCC’s annual general meeting is being held at 10:00 am in the same location.  Click here to Register and to learn more about who David Alston is.

Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications from families for a house to be located on Boundary St.  If you live in a home/apartment with health or safety conditions (such as mold), overcrowded conditions, or in an unsafe neighbourhood, have a family income of $30,000+ per year, and are willing to donate 500 volunteer hours working on your own home, please apply now.

Applications can be picked up and dropped off at the Milltown Elementary School until the last day of school or the Town Hall in June and July.  For more information, please call Cathy Halstead at 466-7362.

Ministers Island Heritage Park is looking for an Executive Director. 

The Van Horne Estate on Ministers Island Inc. (VHEMI) is a non-profit corporation working in partnership with the Province of New Brunswick in the protection and development of the Ministers Island Heritage Park, its physical assets and the delivery of programming reflecting the Island’s diverse history, celebrating the life and achievements of Sir William Cornelius Van Horne, as well as the Passamaquoddy heritage and other eras of settlement and development.

Click here for more information.

I had the privilege of interviewing our very own Jeremy Barham for Vibrant Communities Canada.  Jeremy and I talk about the ins-and-outs of Business Bootcamp as a replicable, scalable model of collaborative poverty reduction and local economic development.  Check it out here.

Oak Hill Christian Camp

All details here.

Hello, From The Anglican Parish in St. Andrews,

Ecumenical Service & BBQ?

Also, we are thinking a BBQ after the July 2nd Ecumenical service would be fun and we can use the grounds and our Parish Hall.  We don’t have quite enough volunteers from our Church to do this but combined with all the Churches we might.  Please enquire and see if anyone in your Church is interested and let us know.

Sunday, July 2nd

The July 2nd Ecumenical 150th Celebration Service

3:00 pm, on Sunday July 2nd

All Saints Church, 77 King Street, St. Andrews, NB

Preacher: Reverend Morley Shaw

We are thinking a BBQ after the service would be fun and we can use the grounds and our Parish Hall.  We don’t have quite enough volunteers from our Church to do this but combined with al the Churches we must might.  Please enquire and see if anyone in your Church is interested and let us know.

Sunday, June 25th –  Two Free Events

  1. JOHN THE BAPTIST DAY, ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC – Free Service & Picnic Open to the Public

We will celebrate St. John the Baptist Day at the Chapel of Ease on Sunday, June 25, beginning with a service at 10:00 am, followed by our annual picnic at the Atlantic Salmon Federation. Sunday services at All Saints Church will continue at 8:00 am but there will be no 11:00 am service because of the St. John the Baptist Day celebration. Let us know if you can help coordinate this event. Sign up sheets for food and volunteering are at the Chapel and All Saints.

 12-50th Anniversary Lecture Series – Free and Everyone is Welcome.

3:00 pm June 25                John Williamson, Sr.        All Saints Clergy in the 19th Century

Everyone welcome, refreshments and discussion afterwards.

Saturday, July 1st

9am-3pm

Vintage and Antique Sale

(with onsite Canteen)

All Saints Anglican Church Hall

75 King Street, Saint Andrews

This is a fundraising event to support outreach activities for the All Saints Craft Guild and for equipment for the New Hall Kitchen. Table rentals are available for $20 per table. For more information or to find out how you can help with this event, please contact Nancy at 529-8813 or text 467-5257.

Sunday, July 2nd

The July 2nd Ecumenical 150th Celebration Service (plus possible BBQ)

3:00 pm, on Sunday July 2nd

All Saints Church, 77 King Street, St. Andrews, NB

Preacher: Reverend Morley Shaw

We are think a BBQ after the service would be fun and we can use the grounds and our Parish Hall.  We don’t have quite enough volunteers from our Church to do this but combined with all the Churches we might.  Please enquire and see if anyone in your Church is interested. Everyone is invited and it is Free.

Rachel T. Scott,
Administrator

The Anglican Parish of St. Andrews
77 King Street, Saint Andrews,
New Brunswick, Canada E5B 1X7
Telephone: (506) 529 – 8662
Email: allsaints@nb.ainb.com

Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications from families for a house to be located on Boundary St.
If you live in a home/apartment with health or safety conditions (such as mold), overcrowded conditions, or in an unsafe neighbourhood, have a family income of $30,000+ per year, and are willing to donate 500 volunteer hours working on your own home, please apply now.
Applications can be picked up and dropped off at the Milltown Elementary School until the last day of school or at the Town Hall in June and July.  For more information, please call Cathy Halstead at 466-7362.

Ongoing in the Community:

  • As a charity or community organizations in Charlotte County, are you interested in ways to do what you do even better?  The United Way is looking for 2-3 organizations they could work with to help strengthen. You could be looking for support with something like governance, operations, financial management or reorganization. First they would work with you to do to identify where to focus our attention, then they would match you with a coach with expertise to help you create the change you would like to see. If you are interested, please contact Sarah@unitedwaysaintjohn.com
  • Lonicera Hall is a non-for-profit housing organization in St. Stephen providing affordable assisted living accommodation for older adults. The home is currently seeking eighteen more people to come live with them in their beautiful 1841 mansion. Recent updates include a new elevator to access second and third stories, new bathrooms, and new bedroom decor. The home is centrally located and within walking distance to shopping, places of activity, and services. Contact lonicerahall@nb.aibn.com for more details.
  • If you are an employer, please fill out this survey which the Women’s Equality Branch is using to determine the knowledge and use of pay equity in compensation practices in NB.
  • Click here to access the Canadian Financial Literacy database.
  • Go to NBCC’s elevatED page to comment on and contribute to their 2017-2022 Strategic Plan.
  • The HungerCount 2016 study shows that food bank usage in New Brunswick has persistently increased in the last decade, from 15,368 in 2008 to 19,769 in 2016. See attached letter from the Common Front on Social Justice which summarizes the results and calls for action.
  • To see the attached poster to see type of projects that community inclusion networks (like Vibrant Communities Charlotte County) across NB have funded through grants from the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation.
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters needs four men to be mentors for boys who are between the ages of 10-14 in Charlotte County. This will involve hanging out and playing sports for 90 minutes a week for 10 weeks through the Game On! program. Contact at meagin.huisman@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca or 635-1145 for more information.
  • Please see the attachment from the St. Andrews Food Bank calling for donations of baking, hand-made items, and clothing for their Sweet & Warm Holidays campaign.
  • Vibrant Community Charlotte County and the United Way are looking for people in Charlotte County with expertise that would be helpful to charities in the region. We are looking for people with expertise in areas such as; governance, finance, strategic planning, evaluation, program planning, needs assessments, management practices, fund development or fund raising, human resources, communications, change management, technology. There may be opportunities to volunteer or obtain short term contract work in the region and we want to be ready. If you are interested, please send a brief description of what you have to offer to sarah@unitedwaysaintjohn.com

Future scenarios of Charlotte County

Working Together to Reduce Poverty/
La réduction de la pauvreté, c’est l’affaire de tous!