Raise the Flag!

Posted: October 4, 2010

Students from Harkins Elementary and Harkins Middle School attended the opening flag raising ceremony for Wellness Week on Friday October 1st on the front lawn of the landmark Harkins Academy building in Newcastle-Miramichi. Representatives from Mango, School District 16, the City of Miramichi and the Horizon Health Network addressed the students, pointing out the importance of all aspects of individual wellness such as healthy eating, daily physical activity, rest and mental and emotional health. Following the Wellness Week flag raising by Dr. Mike Dickinson, the assembled group participated in a workout led by fitness instructor Toby Deveaux. Wellness Week is being recognized across New Brunswick from October 1st to 7th. For photos visit http://www.district16.nbed.nb.ca/gallery/wellness-week .