This new initiative is a breakfast program that happened Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings during July and August at the Newcastle Public Library. It was free to access for children, teens, and their families. They offered scrambled eggs, whole grain toast, crushed berries in place of jam, a piece of fruit, yogurt and crunchy topping,…

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The Metepenagiag Health Centre hosted a Family Wellness Event, filled with great information on overall health, prizes, and even a healthy BBQ! Compared to the typical hotdog and hamburger BBQ, this event had chicken and pork kabobs, whole wheat pitas, salads, vegetable trays, fruit salads, and refreshing watermelon! What an awesome and delicious way to help…

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The Golden Age Club received a 5210 intergenerational grant to give an information session to the Rivière-du-Portage community. The club organized this event with the public health dietitian of the region. The topic of the session was how to balance your meals. The club also provided a nutritious snack to the participants. They expected to welcome between 40…

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The Greater Blackville Resource Centre offered free cooking classes for anyone in the community that was interested in participating. Joy Nordin, Food Bank Manager and Community Food Mentor, gave three cooking classes of three sessions to a total of 15 participants. Participants learned the basics of using a slow cooker, cooking skills, knife skills and…

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Two grade 12 students in the Co-op program with the Blackville Mango Health & Wellness Committee, Mackenzie Stewart and Emily Peterson, promoted 5210 A Way of Life in their school. Every week during Nutrition Month (March), they did a booth on each of the 5210 messages. Many students learned a lot at these booths. Some…

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North and South Esk Elementary received a 5210 Intergenerational Grant to offer the Chefs! Program to students. The students have thoroughly enjoyed every session and have learned many new skills in nutrition, cooking and cooperation with classmates and senior volunteers from our local community. Students participated in pre – sessions prior to every linked cooking…

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Participants taking part in the weekly exercise classes at the St. Samuel’s Church are having fun while taking care of themselves and each other. The group meets three times a week and follows exercise videos projected on a big screen. Adeline Robichaud is the champion that organizes these classes. She says she loves doing it…

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The grade 6 students at Metepenagiag School worked with Elder Malian Ward for 10 weeks to build their understanding of 5210 through culturally relevant activities and cultural teachings. Smudging and Talking Circles were done weekly to help students with problem solving and relieving negative feelings and thoughts. Through Smudging, the students were taught about the…

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The Rogersville Minor Hockey League hosted a Development Day on November 4th, 2017 for all their teams (4-18 years old). They included a session on the 5210 messages. Many teams and their parents decided to embrace the 5210 A Way of Life.

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Every Wednesday morning you will find this energetic group of men & women exercising together. The group attends the led by Tobi Desveaux. Participants perform intervals of walking with gentle strength and core exercises. The program was designed to support 5210 A Way of Life and encourages participants to not only get their physical activity…

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