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Learn about Portage Atlantic's fundraising and awareness-building activities, in support of the residential drug rehab treatment centre for youth at Cassidy Lake, in New Brunswick.

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Port City firms urged to make a ‘Stride for Success’


T4G News Port City firms urged to make a ‘Stride for Success’ SAINT JOHN, May 14, 2010 – Future Focus Foundation, the charitable organization founded by technology company T4G Limited, is seeking up to 20 relay teams from New Brunswick corporations to participate in the “Stride for Success” portion of the Run Through History-Celebration of… Read more »

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Fundraiser trades running shoes for guitar to help addiction centre


The Daily Gleaner Fundraiser trades running shoes for guitar to help addiction centre Nineteen-year-old Alicha Hachey was a typical teenager. She loved to spend time with her family and ride horses, until her addiction to drugs and trouble with the law sent her down the wrong path. That’s when she discovered Portage Atlantic. “I was… Read more »

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The Portage Atlantic “Recovery Trail” Project in Partnership with the Future Focus Foundation


Portage Atlantic’s drug addiction rehabilitation treatment centre sits on 165 acres, mostly undeveloped, on the shores of Cassidy Lake. The Recovery Trail Project involves extending and enhancing Cassidy Lake’s existing 3.8 km path, to include wheelchair accessibility and provide a safe and picturesque route for walking, running, biking and snowshoeing. The project will provide for… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic Community Breakfast raises awareness about drug addiction treatment at Portage Cass


April 12th, 2010 – Portage Atlantic will be hosting a Community Breakfast on Monday, April 12th from 8:00 to 9:30 am at the Fairmount Algonquin Hotel in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. The theme of this gathering is entitled “Freedom from Addiction” Charlotte County Mayors invite you to join them and the Portage representatives for an… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic celebrates the Riverview Lions Club’s 50th anniversary


The Riverview Lions Club has been a proud supporter and partner of Portage Atlantic’s for many years, having made significant financial contributions to the drug addiction rehabilitation program at Cassidy Lake. On March 6th, 2010, the Club celebrated its 50th anniversary as a dedicated community organisation. Over two hundred guests were present, including Portage Atlantic… Read more »

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$1 million will be used for construction of new facility


Times & Transcript $1 million will be used for construction of new facility The federal government is contributing $1 million to the construction of a new multi-purpose centre for a New Brunswick youth addiction treatment centre. The funding for Portage Atlantic, located on Cassidy Lake near Norton, was announced last week when Minister of State… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic receives $1 million in federal funding


On January 26, 2010, the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of National Revenue and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) announced significant new funding for the Portage Atlantic facility at Cassidy Lake in New Brunswick. “This is a great day for the youth of Atlantic Canada who are in need of Portage services,”… Read more »

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A growing reach for Portage Atlantic Community Breakfasts


Portage Atlantic added two more events to its series of Community Breakfasts over the past few months, hosting information sessions in Charlotte County, NB and Summerside, PEI. The Charlotte County breakfast took place on April 12th at the Fairmont Algonquin Hotel in St. Andrews with more than sixty people in attendance. Portage graduate, Eric Buckley,… Read more »

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Greater Moncton set for Portage Altantic Campaign


Moncton – October 30, 2006 – Local volunteers with the not-for-profit organisation Portage Atlantic are optimistic they will reach the Greater Moncton area goal of $250,000, part of an Atlantic campaign aimed at upgrading a facility that helps youth overcome drug and alcohol addictions. Luigi Rocca, Vice-President, RBC Dominion Securities, and Marie-Claude Blais, a lawyer… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic launches $1.25 million fundraising campaign


Fredericton – October 23, 2006 – A not-for-profit organisation that helps youth from across Atlantic Canada overcome drug and alcohol addictions unveiled a $1.25-million fundraising campaign today aimed at improving its New Brunswick treatment facility. Officials for Portage Atlantic launched the Making Miracles Happen capital campaign in Fredericton. Portage, an internationally recognised charitable organization, offers… Read more »