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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Breakfast Fundraiser For Flood Victims on Tuesday

The Delta Brunswick Hotel and Brunswick Square holding a breakfast fundraiser for the Charlotte County Relief Fund.

The event goes this Tuesday with 100 percent of the proceeds going towards the fund which will help those affected by flooding in Charlotte County.

General Manager of the Delta and Brunswick Square Paulette Hicks tells CHSJ News Saint Johners and local businesses have always been willing to help those in need.

The Brunswick Square Parking Garage will be free those attending.  Tickets are 25 dollars for adults and 10 dollars for children. 

The event goes from 7am to 9am.  Our sister station, 97.3 The Wave, will be broadcasting live from the event.

Joshua Group Founder Finalist in National Competition

The Joshua Group's goal of building a camp for underprivileged youths could be 25 thousand dollars closer: founder Bobby Hayes is a top ten finalist in the Champions for Change competition.

President of the Joshua Group Rick Demone tells CHSJ News the camp would be a fantastic offering for the youths.

The group has already won 10-thousand dollars for placing in the top ten. 

To vote for Bobby Hayes, click here.

UNBSJ Students Could Be Getting Deal On Buss Pass

 A Universal Bus Pass for UNBSJ students is in the works.

The Saint John Transit Commission is proposing a Universal Bus Pass which will offer unlimited rides during the school year.

Brian Thorne with the Transit Commisson tells CHSJ News it's a joint idea between them and the student council.

The pass would be mandatory for all time-students and would cost $200 for students registering in
September or $100 for those registering in January.

Students will vote on the pass in February.