Yearly Archives: 2014

Youth Citizens of 2014

Local Youth Citizen of the Year: Emma Hicks Emma was nominated by Becky Partridge as Sackville’s 2014 Local Youth Citizen of the year. “She gives up her spare Saturday mornings during the Fall/Winter to spend it on the ice with Sackville’s Can-Skaters.  She is an incredible coach to these young skaters, for her only being […]

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Puppet Making Report

  PUPPET MAKING AND PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP With the support of Renaissane Sackville, Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre offered a children’s puppet making and performance workshop from July 29 to August 2, 2014 with artist Barbara Safran de Niverville. The weeklong workshop was offered free of charge and took place at 7 Lorne Street […]

Beginner Farmer Report

With the support of Renaissance, local organization ACORN brought together over 160 Farmers from the Maritimes and beyond for an amazing event. On behalf of the board of Renaissance, we’d like to congratulate ACORN on a great success providing much needed support to rural economic development in our region! Here is their official report to Renaissance […]


Youth Citizen Poster

Nominate Sackville’s Youth Citizens!

Youth Citizen of the Year Awards Renaissance Sackville is again asking for nominations for their Youth Citizen of the Year Awards, to be presented at the Fall Fair opening ceremony on Friday, Sept 19th. Two awards are offered each year: Youth Citizen - Must be a resident of Sackville; must demonstrate service to the community without […]

Our Summer Newsletter!

We have a Newsletter! Here it is online! Want some automatic updates? Sign up to receive updates regularly. If you are interested, our report to Sackville Town Council is available here too. Special Thanks to Scott Harris for training our crew of Community Bake Oven Trainers last Saturday! Training & events will be ongoing, so […]



Our 20th year AGM!

  Thanks so much for covering our Annual General Meeting, CHMA! Here’s CHMA’s audio coverage of our AGM including Jeff Schnurr’s  inspiring speech about how Renaissance Sackville affected his story and the future of his organization, Community Forests International.   Here is our Renaissance Booklet AGM, a list of Renaissance Past Projects, our Renaissance Sackville […]

Bake Oven Launch!

After a long & rewarding process, Renaissance is proud to announce Sackville has a functional, outdoor bake oven on site at The Sackville Community Garden!     There was an excellent launch to celebrate! This year also marks the launch of a seed library at the SCG! Come on over and check it out and look […]


Matt McDuff

Extreme Sackville!

 Thanks to everyone that attended Extreme Sackville!   and to all the amazing partners that supported this great community event! There were demonstrations by pro freestyle mountain biker Matt McDuff & his crew, bouncy castle, bike rodeo, booths, raffles & over a hundred people!   Renaissance was proud to donate funds for the grand raffle […]

Help Wanted

Renaissance is Hiring a Summer Student!

  Active Living & Sustainable Transportation Coordinator Applicant must be a student/returning to school. Applicant must be self-motivated, organized & independent. Willing to collaborate /coordinate with local organizations. Flexible & have a sense of humour. Willing to  be trained in bike mechanics, train others & fix bikes. Previous experience with poster design, promotion, event coordination, […]