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Yvette Comeau, new manager, Rendez-vous de la Baie Visitor Information Centre

Church Point (Nova Scotia) April 18, 2017 – The Municipality of Clare is pleased to announce the arrival of Yvette Comeau to the position of Manager, Visitor Information Centre and Programming, at the Rendez-vous de la Baie Visitor Centre. She takes over the position left vacant when Denis Comeau retired in the fall of 2016. Yvette Comeau will be responsible for managing the Visitor Information Centre, offering guided tours of the Acadian Interpretive Centre, as well as coordinating and leading guided walks of the trails in Le Petit Bois. From April 21 to 23, Yvette will be representing the Municipality of Clare at the Saltscapes Expo in Halifax with Larry Peach, Clare Tourism Manager. As part of her teamwork within the Tourism Division, she will also be participating in various tourism initiatives, including marketing projects.

Originally from Saulnierville, Miss Comeau obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration (co-op program) from Université Sainte-Anne in 2004 and a Bachelor of Arts with a specialization in translation from Ottawa University in 2008. For the last 8 years, she had been employed in a variety of translation positions in Ontario. She has been an active volunteer for several years with the Ottawa Folk Festival, and more recently in Clare with the Gran Fondo Baie Sainte-Marie. Yvette has extensive experience in the tourism sector, thanks to her passion for travelling. Over the course of several years, Yvette has travelled the globe for long periods visiting Europe, Asia and South America. She looks forward to tapping into her global experiences to bring a unique perspective to her new position.

Yvette started in her role on April 3 and will occupy this seasonal position until early December. She can be reached at 902-769-2345, or by email at [ email ]. Her office is situated at the Rendez-vous de la Baie Visitor Centre, 23 Lighthouse Road, Unit 1, on the campus of Université Sainte-Anne, Route 1, in Church Point.

For more information:
Larry Peach
Tourism Manager, Municipality of Clare
902-769-1234
[ email ]

Caisse populaire de Clare – Sponsor of the Month – April 2017

Caisse populaire de ClareWebsite: www.caissepopclare.com
Contact: Renel Doucet, 902-769-5315
Email: rdoucet[at]caissepopclare.com


The Rendez-vous de la Baie is very pleased to announce that the Caisse populaire de Clare is the sponsor of the month for April 2017. Their generous contribution provides everyone with free access to the Acadian Interpretive Centre museum halls.

Caisse populaire de Clare is a locally owned, progressive cooperative financial institution offering quality, professional and personal service to our members while enhancing the social well-being of the community. The credit union is a full service financial institution offering products and services for personal and commercial members. They have two full service branches/ATMs located in Church Point and Meteghan.

ATM Caisse populaire de Clare

Access to the Acadian Interpretive Centre (Museum) at Rendez-vous de la Baie is now free of charge. New since 2012, the admission fees have been replaced by a Donation box, as well as a new Corporate Sponsorship Program.

For more information on the Corporate Sponsorship Program, please view the PDF.

Le CDENE – Sponsor of the Month for March 2017

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Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse – Business Development & Entrepreneurship (BDE)

The Rendez-vous de la Baie is very pleased to announce that the Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse – BDE is the sponsor of the month for March 2017. Their generous contribution provides everyone with free access to the Acadian Interpretive Centre museum halls.

The Conseil de development de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ), Business Development and Entrepreneurship Services provides high-quality business services in the rural Acadian and Francophone regions of Nova Scotia. The team members are able to work with you to develop different strategies to manage or grow your business in addition to realizing your ideas to start your own business.

CDÉNÉ primarily offers business counselling and consulting services for aspiring entrepreneurs and for those wishing to expand and/or upgrade their business.

CDÉNÉ provides entrepreneurs a range of information relevant to the business world and frequently organizes networking events. The center conducts numerous activities to raise awareness (especially for young people) to the importance of entrepreneurship.

We invite you to visit our website: http://cdene.ns.ca/en/services/business-and-entrepreneurship

Access to the Acadian Interpretive Centre (Museum) at Rendez-vous de la Baie is now free of charge. New since 2012, the admission fees have been replaced by a Donation box, as well as a new Corporate Sponsorship Program.

For more information on the Corporate Sponsorship Program, please view the PDF.

Mark’s RV & Auto Repair – Sponsor for February 2017

Mark’s RV & Auto Repair

Civic Address: 9865 Hwy 1, Saulnierville NS B0W 2Z0
Website: http://marksrvandautorepair.com/
Contact: 902-769-2323 Fax: 902-769-3722
Email: info@marksrvandautorepair.com


The Rendez-vous de la Baie is very pleased to announce that the Mark’s RV & Auto Repair is the sponsor of the month for February 2017. Their generous contribution provides everyone with free access to the Acadian Interpretive Centre museum halls.

We are a full service RV and Auto repair facility. 2 RV mechanics and 2 automotive mechanics

We offer RV repair at your location or at the shop. See below to see a full list of services available. Dedicated to providing you with up-front and courteous family style service, whether your job is large or small. Trailer Inspections * Hitches * Elec. Brake Wiring * Winterizing * L.P.G. Service & Parts * Hardware * Plumbing * Electrical * Water Heaters * Furnaces * Fridges & Stoves * Windows & Doors * And Much More.

• Full RV Repair Facility
• Insurance Jobs
• Batteries
• Electrical Systems
• Towing Service
• Winterizing
• De-winterizing
• Full Trailer Inspections
• Propane
• Mobile Services

We can order parts and accessories for both RV and Automotive uses. If we don’t have it on stock ask and we may be able to special order it for you!

L’accès au Centre d’interprétation acadien (musée) du Rendez-vous de la Baie est maintenant gratuit. Depuis 2012, on y trouve une boîte de dons ainsi qu’un programme de commanditaires, qui ont permis d’éliminer les frais d’entrée aux salles d’exposition.

Pour de plus amples renseignements sur le programme de commanditaires, veuillez voir le PDF.