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Fundraising Benefit for Philip Merritt & Family


A fundraising benefit will be held on Saturday, November 12 for Philip Merritt and his family at the United Church Hall, 143 Main Street in Blackville.  Philip has been recently diagnosed with cancer and has been off work for more than a year.

Philip is married to April Walls Merritt and they have two sons: Cole, 15 and Hunter, 14.  Philip is the son of Bob (Robert) and Irene Merritt and son-in-law of Danny and Marjorie Walls of Blackville.

There will be a light lunch and entertainment. Music will be provided by Lori Ann and Craig Curtis, Jake Stewart, Amber Walls and more.

The benefit will be held from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. For more information, please call 843-6004.

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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