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Mental Health First Aid

Adult course offered in French The PEI French Health Network and the Centre Belle-Alliance announce [ ... ]

Blood donors needed

Canadian Blood Services has announced that more than 22,000 donors are urgently needed across Canada [ ... ]

PEI Writers’ Guild Board of Directors  L-R: Richard Furlong, Nicole Lewis Kemp, Sophia Ball, Gillian Mahen, Cindy Midgley, Mo Duffy Cobb, Christine Gordon Manley, Keith Burgoyne, Bruce McCallum. Missing from photo are Julie Pellisier, Katie Mac, Kelsie Danielle MacDonaldThe PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG) has elected its 2018–2019 Board of Directors.

President Keith Burgoyne stepped down and is taking on the role of Past President. Local author and entrepreneur Mo Duffy Cobb was elected as the new President. Bruce McCallum and Cindy Midgley will continue in their roles as Vice President and Treasurer, respectfully. New member Sophia Ball will resume the role of Secretary.

Members At Large voted in include: Christine Gordon Manley (new), Julie Pellisier Lush (new), Richard Furlong (staying on), Gillian Mahen (new), Katie Mac (new), Nicole Lewis Kemp (new), and Kelise Danielle MacDonald (new).

The Board thanked outgoing members Lorraine Clements, Kathy Birt, and Brad Bernard for their dedication and hard work.

The Guild facilitates writing workshops throughout the year, as well as the open mic nights at Receiver Coffee and other professional development opportunities for local writers.

There are approx 175 members of the PEI Writers’ Guild, and the Board invites anyone with an interest in writing to consider becoming a member. Members get a discount on workshops and a chance to participate in planning writing events for PEI.

www.peiwritersguild.com

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Some Upcoming Events

DMayne Event returns

With guests Jerry–Faye, Jamie Comeau and the Crooked Teeth, and Math Class October 12 at Spo [ ... ]

Support the Girls

Until September 22
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity
Dir: Andrew Bujalski, US, 90 min. Regina  [ ... ]

21st century Anne

Producing a 54-year-old play for a modern audience Select dates to September 22
Homburg Theatre Ann [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]