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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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going out of business like it's going out of style by sophia bartholomew, with Christa Treadwell at 122 Germain Street

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Explorer Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum: Fort Lore! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

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Heritage Crafting Evenings at the New Brunswick Museum: November is Macramé Memories at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

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6, 13, 20, and 27 November Thursdays 6:30-8pm: Heritage Crafting Evenings: November is Macramé Memories. Free in NBM Foyer. Each Thursday evening throughout the fall and winter. Some evenings will feature guest artists working on their own projects.  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 …See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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Until January 4, 2015: 1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. On June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Britain and placed His Majesty’s colonies in British North America (now Canada) in peril. Already fighting a life and death struggle with Napoleon, Britain had no desire for a conflict on two fronts. The United States, on the other hand, felt their young independence threatened by a British embargo on American trade with France, the seizure of British…See More
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The Lost War: 1776-1783 - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. New Brunswick was created out of the western portion of Nova Scotia in 1784 as a result of the American War of Independence. Many had opposed rebellion. More than 500,000 of these Tories or Loyalists existed at one time or another but most chose to remain part of American society. For others, at least 60,000, exile was the only alternative. In 1783, over 30,000 boarded vessels in New York for Nova Scotia and…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

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