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February 2011 Blog Posts (10)

This is Ricky's story.....

I have been attending evening classes at the Saint John Learning Exchange for almost a year. I am attending this class so I can read and spell words to my kids. It will be real nice to get my GED too. It would make me feel more of a dad and a man.

 

Public school was very hard for me because at the time I could not read or spell at all. Later on when I got older some of it came to me, but now in my classroom I feel real good and in the end I will get my GED. Life was really…

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Added by The Saint John Learning Exchange on February 24, 2011 at 3:22pm — No Comments

"Integrity is Everything"

We go through life looking after others and then one day things change. We have aged, fallen ill, had surgery and now we need help. Don't be left alone when you can call for quality care from a home care provider. Personal care, light household duties or just for someone to assist you while you heal. We have compassionate HSW and PSW who are bonded and can work from 2 hours to full days and overnights. Some of our staff drive clients to appointments and on errands. Be safe and comfortable in… Continue

Added by Integrity Home Health Services on February 17, 2011 at 3:28pm — No Comments

This is Yvon's story.....

The Learning Exchange did change my life. I am a 48 year old male with an 8th grade education. Before I decided to go back to school I always had a hard time to find a good paying job.



When I was younger I did have a chance to go and finish my grade 12. It was at the tech in Moncton N.B. I got there the first day and they gave me some books, and I was on my own with no help from the teacher. At the Learning Exchange the teachers are willing to work with you one on one.…

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Added by The Saint John Learning Exchange on February 10, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

2 Bags or Less - a campaign to 'brag' about





 

 

Fundy Region Solid Waste Commission has started a new campaign called 2 Bags or Less.  This social networking campaign is designed for two simple reasons:



It allows those of us who are proud of our efforts to brag.



We hope to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 10, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments

Retail hints from Barbara World . Ten Tips for Effective Customer Service Training

Ten Tips for Effective Customer Service Training



Important points to consider when training customer service employees. . .



 



Who are the most important people in your organization? It may come as a surprise to learn that the most important people are your employees -- not your customers. Customers come second.



 



Without qualified and well-trained employees committed to strong customer service all of your efforts to please customers will be… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 4, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments

This is Mark's story.....

I took an important step to increase my knowledge on the nine Essential Skills required for success in today’s workplace.  The TIES 2 Work Program did just that.  This twelve week program taught me how to work as a TEAM, a team that was happy and productive.  The program also provided me the knowledge to interact with various age groups, personalities, and cultures.  It also helped me know what my levels were in the Essential Skills and bring them to what was required for my job placement. …

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Added by The Saint John Learning Exchange on February 3, 2011 at 12:54pm — No Comments

The Saltys - Saint John Social Media Awards

On February 17th the Saint John Ale House will be the setting for the 1st ever Saint John Social Media Awards - The Saltys. With awards for Twitter Person of the Year, Best Facebook Page, Coolest Blog and Best Use of Social Media in a Campaign the event is certain to be a blast. The evening starts at 5pm…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 2, 2011 at 1:32pm — No Comments

9th Annual Saint John Wine Fair



Please join us February 26 at the Trade and Convention Centre for the 9th Annual Saint John Wine Fair presented by Stewart… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 2, 2011 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Lovin' Uptown . Valentines Week

If you are looking for the coziest, classiest, most unique and charming place to celebrate this special time of year...uptown Saint John is it.  You will not find anything comparable elsewhere.  Below are just a few of the awesome venues uptown and the specials they are offering.  Impress your date…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 1, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

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Heritage Crafting Evenings at NB Museum: June is Pressed Flower Creations at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 30, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
30 June Thursday 6:30-8pm: Heritage Crafting Evenings: June is Pressed Flower Creations. Free in NBM Foyer. Small fee of $2 per project, or bring your own supplies. Don’t miss these evenings of friendship and fun. Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca          506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Les Mikeys de Paul Édouard Bourque exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 23, 2016 at 9am to September 18, 2016 at 5pm
Until 18 September 2016: Les Mikeys de Paul Édouard Bourque exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition is organized and toured by Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen of Université de Moncton, with the support of the New Brunswick Tourism, Heritage and Culture. Curated by Rémi Belliveau, the exhibition includes a selection from more than fifty works from the artist Paul Édouard Bourque’s Mikey series, presented together in one exhibition. Produced during Paul Édouard Bourque’s…See More
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The Franklin Exploration Pop-Up Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 23, 2016 at 9am to September 30, 2016 at 5pm
On-going: Franklin Museum Network Pop-Up Exhibit – The Franklin Exploration at the New Brunswick Museum. Led by Parks Canada and the Royal Ontario Museum, the Franklin Exploration Pop-up Exhibit highlights the story of the expedition as well as the discovery of HMS Erebus.  This three year national project will share the story of the Franklin Expedition and its discovery through displays, video and public programmes. The Franklin Expedition has fascinated generations of Canadians. Last seen…See More
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Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 23, 2016 at 9am to September 30, 2016 at 5pm
Until 30 October 2016: Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. Marie Hélène Allain from Sainte-Marie-de-Kent is one of New Brunswick’s most acclaimed artists. Allain’s installation, Imagerie de l’héritière, is the culmination of forty-five years of creativity and is an evocative statement about belonging. Imagerie de l’héritière is arranged in three interrelated sections: an upturned tree trunk with a mass of natural and sculpted stones; a pair of…See More
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New Brunswick Museum Under the Sea! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 18, 2016 from 10am to 4pm
18 and 25 June Saturdays 10am-4pm: NBM Under the Sea! Regular admission. Learn all about what’s happening under the sea around NB. Hear the story of Delilah, the beached North Atlantic Right Whale whose skeleton hangs in the Hall of Great Whales, and learn how her legacy is carrying on! Activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual).New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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National Aboriginal Day at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 21, 2016 from 9am to 5pm
21 June Tuesday 9am-5pm: National Aboriginal Day at the New Brunswick Museum. Free admission. Join the NBM for a day filled with art creation, storytelling and other demonstrations celebrating the Indigenous people in New Brunswick. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca          506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Celebrate New Brunswick Day Weekend at Market Square Boardwalk

July 29, 2016 at 5pm to August 1, 2016 at 6pm
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Les Mikeys de Paul Édouard Bourque - exhibition opening at the NB Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 9, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm
9 June Thursday 5pm-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Les Mikeys de Paul Édouard Bourque. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.caThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This exhibition is organized and toured by Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen of Université de Moncton, with the support of the New…See More
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New Brunswick Museum Under the Sea! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 11, 2016 from 10am to 4pm
11, 18 and 25 June Saturdays 10am-4pm: NBM Under the Sea! Regular admission. Learn all about what’s happening under the sea around NB. Hear the story of Delilah, the beached North Atlantic Right Whale whose skeleton hangs in the Hall of Great Whales, and learn how her legacy is carrying on! Activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual).New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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