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The End of a McAdam Tradition

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Railway pie has long been a tradition with the community of, and visitors to McAdam.  Sadly it has now come to an end but there is an exciting new event to take its place, “Tour & Tea with Abigail”.   To hear the Frank Carroll  interview on CBC radio regarding the end of one era and the beginning of a new please click on the following link.

https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1519905859660?fbclid=IwAR1pecGJZ6BDK-W6WERn8wkgqJj8y6NMmzFRA451_bLpC-OSEwEeiP8arKg

 A huge heart felt thank you to the ladies who, over many, many years produced the delicious pies which left customers always wanting more.

McAdam Nature Trail Work

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Work begins on 16th May 2019 on the McAdam Nature trail.  The Village would respectfully ask the community to adhere to the signs and not to use the trail when it is closed for the necessary repairs.  Certain sections will be completely impassable due to bridge repair.

NEW TIME FOR BINGO

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PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME FOR BINGO

Time: NEW TIME!!!

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30

EARLY BIRD GAMES 6-7pm

REGULAR GAMES 7-9pm

Where: McAdam Lions Club

PLEASE spread the word on the time change

*Don’t forget to bring in a canned food item for our Lakeland food drive and receive a FREE 1 Face up card

**Also for May** Bring a friend who has never been to Bingo before and you and that friend will receive a FREE 1 Face up card!

MORE PLAYERS ARE NEEDED IF WE ARE TO KEEP BINGO GOING.

THE MORE PLAYERS WE GET THE HIGHER THE CASH PRIZES WILL BE.

Green Space Naming

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The McAdam Beautification Committee would like to thank the community for their nominations for “Green Space” Naming project.  The citizens group reviewed all submissions, and through an open and fair voting process, narrowed the selection down to four names to be voted upon by the public.  Each name has historical value and meaning to McAdam.  They are, as follows, in no particular order:

  • McAdam Village Green
  • Royal Hotel Park
  • Whistle Stop Park
  • Railside Park

Voting opens, Tuesday, May 7th at 9am. A ballot filled out at the McAdam Village Office. Voting closes May 24th, at 4pm.

It has been noted that there were many candidates worthy of a “Memorial” or “Honourary”.   Due to this, the Beautification Committee is looking at future opportunities to recognize these deserving individuals.

 

Spring Clean Up

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VILLAGE OF MCADAM
SPRING CLEAN UP
66 WEST STREET – VILLAGE GARAGE
Beginning May 13th- 16th, 2019

The McAdam Village Council is pleased to announce the annual Spring Clean Up Day will commence on May 13th beginning at 8:00 am- 8:00 pm. The location will be held open so that you can dispose of items normally not accepted at the curb side on regular collection day. It will be the resident’s responsibility to bring their garbage to the location, there will be someone available to help unload your vehicle at the dates and times mentioned.
ITEMS THAT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR DISPOSAL ARE:
VEHICLE AND VEHICLE PARTS, PAPER AND FIBRE PRODUCTS, BRUSH, TREES, BRICKS OR CONCRETE BLOCKS, CONCRETE PIECES, ASPHALT, ROCKS, SAND, GRAVEL AND CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS.
Any Garbage, Building, materials and Construction debris left at the curb side during Clean Up Campaign will not be picked up. Thank you for your co-operation with this matter.
For any seniors with mobility issues, please contact the Village Office to make arrangements.
This is an opportunity for you to dispose of products that are cluttering your yard, basement or garage. As discussed at the previous public meeting, this Spring Clean Up is provided to assist with the beautification of the Village of McAdam.

Thank you,
McAdam Village Council

Summer 2019 Employment for Students

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SUMMER 2019 EMPLOYMENT
FOR STUDENTS
With The
Village of McAdam – Green Jobs Initiative
“Outdoor Ambassador”

1 POSITION AVAILABLE: Outdoor Ambassador (12 weeks/40 hours/week/$11.50/hr)

(a) WHO MAY APPLY:
(i) between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive);
(ii) has been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year .

Job Specification: Employee will assist in community beautification through garden maintenance, litter removal, tree trimming, park maintenance, flower watering, nature trail maintenance, community engagement and assist in general with beautification of McAdam.

Do I Need to Be Returning to School in Order to Qualify?

Yes. Include with your application your acceptance letter from the post secondary institution that you will be attending in September, 2019.

How Do I Apply?

In Writing to:
Green Jobs Initiative
Village of McAdam
146 Saunders Road
McAdam, NB E6J 1L2

Or Drop Your Application off at the McAdam Village Office

DEADLINE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 24th, 2019

PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A POSITION WITH THE VILLAGE OF MCADAM YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SEND A LETTER OF APPLICATION AND RESUME.

Thank you,

McAdam Village Council

 

Mother’s Day Pendant Raffle

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McAdam Library are holding a Mother’s Day Pendant Raffle.  The pendant is 10k gold with diamonds and valued over $300.

Tickets are on sale at the library, Scotiabank and the Village office.

$5 for 1 ticket

$10 for 3 tickets

Proceeds will go to the library board.

Draw date is 10th May 2019