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Blackville Women's Institute Hosts Christmas Craft & Bake Sale

Juliette Munn and Lillian Brennan

The Blackville Women’s Institute hosted their annual Christmas Craft & Bake Sale on Saturday, November 9 at the community centre. More than a dozen vendors were on hand selling everything from Christmas decor, candles, knitted items, fresh baked goods, preserves, crafts and jewelry.

The sale, held from 9am until 1pm was well attended. Winner of the door prize was Andy Hawkes and winner of the WI’s quilt was Velma Campbell.

This annual event is an important fundraiser for the Blackville WI, one of the few remaining Women’s Institutes in New Brunswick.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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