Eat, Drink & Be Healthy Sessions Prove to be Popular

Eat, Drink & Be Healthy Sessions Prove to be Popular
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21 participated in the 2nd Eat, Drink & Be Healthy Session at the Telegraph House Yesterday (March 3). Participants enjoyed a live demonstration of healthy cooking by Chef George Smith, while educational session and materials from Dietician Debbie MacLean on eating healthy as a kick-off to Nutrition Month.

Participants then enjoyed sampling and refreshments. the 1st session was held successfully in Cape North on Feb 24th with 2 more planned in the Spring: Bay St Lawrence and Wagmatcook.

Thank You Leaders and Participants for contributing to the success of the new initiative benefiting residents and visitors.

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SNOWSHOE HIKE – Saturday, March 8

SNOWSHOE HIKE – Saturday, March 8
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10:00 AM – Meet at the Bell Aliant parking area in Bay Road Valley on the Bay St Lawrence Road.

Bring a lunch or snack and water.
We’ll be back between 12:30 and 1:00.

We will climb to the ridge behind Sugar Loaf Mountain. From the ridge we look down on Wilkie’s Gulch, Cabot Landing Beach, Aspy Bay, and Bay St. Lawrence. The hike ascends the ridge via an old wood road and returns ‘off trail’ through beautiful open hardwood.

For more information call David Rasmussen at 383-2453. Sponsored by Hike The Highlands.

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ZUMBA fitness – “Try a Class for Free!”

ZUMBA fitness
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“Try a Class for Free!”
Thursday March 20, 6-7 pm
Baddeck Academy Gym

8 week session starts March 27th
Certified Instructor: jane Gesner @ 945-2108
Fee: $40 for 8 weeks
Register: March 20 or 27
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“Forget About the Workout – Just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the ultimate dance-fitness party”

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Enjoyed the Ever Popular 3rd Annual 2014 Middle River Baddeck Old Time Commute Trek Yesterday

Enjoyed the Ever Popular 3rd Annual 2014 Middle River Baddeck Old Time Commute Trek Yesterday
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(It will be back next year).

Nice Snowshoeing, social and stew, homemade ice cream at Chef George Smith’s following. Thank you as always guide Jonathan Saul. Nice comments received:

“Memorable moments! – Thanks for the pictures” – J & M Cote, Velo Cape Breton
“Great day snowshoeing over Macmillan’s Mtn to Middle River!” – Pam Ellsworth
“Thanks for organizing and arranging for the weather, too!” – Eileen Woodford

Councilor Athol Grant participated, strategy Chair Eileen Woodford, Rose Anderson, VCAN member Elyane Saul and family, Women on Snow participants….

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Festival and Event Grants Available from NSTA

Festival and Event Grants Available
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The Nova Scotia Tourism Agency (NSTA) has launched the 2014 program criteria for its Festival and Events Program and Tourism Experiences Marketing Program.

The Festivals and Events Program provides financial assistance, to a maximum of $3,000, to Nova Scotia festivals and events which help attract visitors to the province and create an experience for travelers when they are here. Eligibility criteria and program guidelines are online http://novascotia.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1e825375437e190dd7bd78ec1&id=33173efac6&e=d2c24f7b2b

Application deadline is March 28, 2014.

The Tourism Experiences Marketing Program provides co-operative financial assistance (50 per cent of eligible costs to a maximum of $20,000) to assist tourism products, experiences, and major events with marketing projects that will help attract more first time visitors to Nova Scotia and encourage them to stay longer and spend more. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate alignment with the Nova Scotia Tourism Strategy http://novascotia.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1e825375437e190dd7bd78ec1&id=553c609f3d&e=d2c24f7b2b
and measurable value to Nova Scotia tourism. Eligibility criteria and program guidelines are on the NSTA website http://novascotia.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1e825375437e190dd7bd78ec1&id=8f11d45a5a&e=d2c24f7b2b

Application deadline is March 28, 2014.

If you have questions, please contact Sarah Hennebury, Strategic Partnerships Officer, NSTA at (902) 798-6953 or by email at hennebsz@gov.ns.ca

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North Highlands Nordic Hosts Winter ActiveFest Event March 1st

North Highlands Nordic (Cape North) will be taking part in Winter ActiveFest on Saturday March 1st with complimentary day trail passes, draw prizes and the “Giant” radio station broadcasting live from the ski room, this was made possible in partnership with Naturally Active Victoria Countyy Active” and “Take the Roof off Winter”

Great skiing at North Highlands Nordic with all 12 km of trails groomed for both classic and skate skiing. The ski room is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information please call 902-383-2479

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#For the Girls After the Bell Program Resumes Tonight (Feb. 26)

#For the Girls After the Bell Program Resumes After-school at Baddeck Academy tonight (Feb. 26)
with skating at Victoria Highland Civic Centre and a healthy snack.

#For the Girls Program is for Grades 7, 8 & 9 at Baddeck Academy. Meet at 3 pm after the bell. Skating is 3:15-4:14 pm. If you don’t have skates, school or the rink has skates for those needing. FREE Program, please register with Leader Cyndi. Feb 19th the girls enjoyed Zumba, Swimming and a healthy snack.

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