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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Reach Team on Top

The Kennebecasis Valley High School Reach for the Top team is on top so far at the National Championships.

The team finishes out the round robin part of the competition with 11 wins and 0 losses.

Coach Jason Thorne says this is the first time KV has gone through the initial round with an undefeated record at nationals.

They now automatically move on to round two at the Royal St-Georges College in Ottawa.

Author Visits Rothesay

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People will soon get to meet the author behind the book of this year's Big Rothesay Read.

Lawrence Hill, author of The Book of Negroes is coming to Saint John this week to speak and answer questions on his book.

Mary Ann Gallagher, the Read's Event Chair, says it was a local committee that chose Hill's book.

She says the book has been getting a great response from both students and adults.

You can go see Hill speak on Wednesday night at 7 o'clock at Rothesay High School.

Heart Procedure Announcement

A big announcement is coming from the province's New Brunswick Heart Centre.

Health Minister Mary Schryer will be at the Regional Hospital tomorrow to announce a new life saving procedure that is now being done in the Province.

There will be an in-depth presentation as well so people can see how the procedure works.

Things get started at 10am in the Level 1 Amphitheatre.

Aids Memorial Tonight

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People who have died of Aids and people who are still living with the disease are being remembered today.

Aids Saint John is holding their annual candlelight memorial at St.Vincent's church tonight at seven.

Support Coordinator Maragret Nickerson says the memorial is to support people in their journey with Aids.

Nickerson says lieutenant-govenor Graydon Nicholas is the guest speaker for the evening and the Quartet from the Saint John Symphony will also be performing.

Mentorship Program For Immigrants

Enterprise Saint John is starting a mentorship program for immigrants in Saint John to help them establish businesses.

The program will run in two sessions from July to December and September to February 2011.

Anita Punamiya tells CHSJ News the appliants do not have to be familliar with business.
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