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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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Uptown Mugs #19 . Liz Miller

It wasn't very long ago that Liz Miller set up shop at 91 Germain Street, but she and her studio, Good Fibrations, are very much a part of the uptown heartbeat already.  Liz is a true artist, always with a strand of some type of organic fibre in her hand,…See More
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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of…See More
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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…See More
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Fossil Hunter at the New Brunswick Museum: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 29, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
June 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015. Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite. Fossil Hunter is an interactive exhibit developed by the New Brunswick Museum. Based on a true story of New Brunswick geologist, Will Matthew, it recounts the true story of a curious young teenage boy, the son of noted fossil expert George Matthew.  Will discovered the largest trilobite fossil in the world, over 100 years ago in Saint John. The fossil of the crab-like creature was about 500 million years old…See More
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"Looking forward to seeing lots of old friends and making some new ones at Harvesting the Arts tomorrow...baking brownies tonight!"
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Saint John Santa Claus Parade at Uptown Saint John

November 15, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Yes, it is indeed almost time for Santa Claus to come to town!Whether you are interested in being a part of our parade, or attending as an eager spectator, please find all of the information on the website: sjsantaparade.comSee More
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Cathedral Place Contest - A Chance to Win Tickets to The Originals 2014

We have tickets to give-away for The Originals which is happening this Friday, September 26th at 7PM | 7th Floor, City Hall - 15 Market Square.This is what you have to do to win.1. Nominate in the comment box of our post on our Facebook page someone you know that is…See More
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Video Pick of the Week: Harvesting the Arts

Stephany invites everyone to the 2014 edition of Harvesting the Arts that takes place Saturday, September 28th in Uptown Saint John. Learn more at: http://ww...
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ALEJANDRA RIBERA ONSTAGE at IMPERIAL THEATRE

November 6, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
This amazing young singer is already being compared to the legendary Lhasa.Born in Toronto, she's the daughter of an Argentinian waiter and a Scottish actress. Her music is an eclectic mix of Latin folk songs, cabaret tunes sung in French and Spanish, jazz numbers and her own alternative pop compositions.Join her in the intimacy of a cabaret-style concert with performer AND audience onstage.See More
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Uptown Mugs #18 - José Carlos Pool

José is one of the freshest faces around Uptown Saint John, working as the lead barber out of the hot new "Famous Barbershop" on Water Street. Specializing in unique cuts that are difficult to get anywhere else in the region, José brings a cool perspective and positive attitude to his job everyday. Let's learn a bit more about…See More
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Author Book Talk and Signing at the New Brunswick Museum: The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812 at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 23, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
23 September Tuesday 7pm: Author Book Talk and Signing at the NBM: The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812. Free admission. Join author John R. Grodzinski for a book talk and signing of his publication The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot in the War of 1812. The 104th Regiment of Foot is best known for its perilous Winter March up the St. John River to the battlefields of Upper Canada. Until recently the story of the 104th had largely been forgotten, until the…See More
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