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Statement Re: Blackville's 50th Anniversary Coverage


Below is a statement from village of Blackville councillor Cindy Underhill regarding media coverage of our recent 50th Anniversary celebrations:

I was very happy with the Miramichi Leader covering our 50th Anniversary celebrations, but I would like to clear something up in the article on page B6 of Wednesday, September 7th’s paper.

With regards to the barbecue – the Grads of 2017 did prepare the barbecue for us, and I, in no way want to diminish their participation, we really and truly appreciated everything they did for us on Saturday, but I would also like to give thanks where thanks is due.

I mentioned this in my ‘Thank you’ speech on Saturday, but I would also like to mention it here, so that anybody that wasn’t there understands – our barbecue was sponsored by Blackville Foodland/Jerry Stafford.

I would not want Jerry to not get the appreciation he also deserves. So a big shout out to Blackville Foodland AND the Grads of 2017 ?

Councillor Underhill

Miramichi River Valley

Miramichi River Valley

The Rural Community of Miramichi River Valley is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and six councillors.


  1. Les McLaughlin Les McLaughlin on September 7, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    Jerry has done so much for our community. Nice to see him get recognized.

  2. Avatar Ashley Jardine on September 7, 2016 at 11:40 pm

    Jerry Stafford is indeed a great supporter and slides under the radar on alot of things he does

  3. Avatar Bev Donovan on September 7, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    Jerry Stafford is a great supporter of your community of Renous

  4. Avatar Bev Boies on September 7, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    Great guy, and a former Marysviller.

  5. Avatar Perry Fortune on September 7, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    Does so much for all the charities and groups a fine gentleman!

  6. Avatar Phil Brewer on September 7, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    Remember whip from Marysville school.

  7. Avatar Hoover Patles on September 7, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    Good man.

  8. Avatar Jackie Sherry Curtis on September 7, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    Great job Jerry

  9. Avatar Jamie Tod Keenan on September 7, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    Way to go Foodland and the Blackville Grad class. Thanks for sharing your post Cindy.

  10. Avatar Marion Donohue on September 7, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    Jerry has been very good for Blackville and deserves a lot of credit for all he does for all events that he has given to since he came to blackville. Thank you Jerry and Foodland

  11. Avatar cecilia brophy on September 8, 2016 at 8:36 pm

    A big thanks to Jerry for all the great things that he has done for our village. Thanks Cindy.

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