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Meet Murielle Pitre

Murielle has had an interest in everything “artsy” for her whole life, and gravitates especially towards bright colors, bead embroidery and home decor.   She integrates her love of pink in most everything that she does. Born with Spina Befida, Murielle does all her “repurposing” from her pink motorized wheelchair.  She worked for ExxonMobil for 20 […]

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Meet Mathieu Francoeur

Mathieu FRACA Francoeur is an emerging professional artist based in Moncton, New Brunswick. He begun is artistic career as a therapeutic mean of earning a living during is cancer treatments in 2014. Now in remission, the artist celebrates a new lease on life by artistically repurposing discarded and broken materials. A regular at the Habitat […]

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Meet Matthew Smith + Holly MacNevin

Matthew Smith AKA ReStore Matt, is Habitat For Humanity ReStore Moncton’s store manager.  “I’ve been with the Habitat ReStore for the past year and a half. My interest in joining this organization was to help families achieve their dream of affordable home ownership.” He joined forces with Holly MacNevin, a retired nurse and long-time ReStore […]

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Meet Lisa Casey

My name is Lisa Casey and I am the owner/operator of Front Porch Mercantile in Moncton. Our little shop is dedicated to restyling tired or outdated furniture by refinishing them with one of our three styles of Canadian made artisan paints. My mission is to inspire people to see the treasure in the trash! Save […]

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Meet Laurie Guerrette Arsenault

I’m Laurie, owner of a very new online store, Freckled Finds Shoppe. I have been immersed in the arts since a young age. I started taking oil painting lessons at 8 years old, followed with more drawing and painting classes as a teenager. I went on to obtain a bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and sculpture, and […]

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Meet Kim McMillan

Kim has been a resident of Sackville since 2001. She started her working career as a director of a daycare in Winnipeg. Taking some of the centre’s children to meet David Suzuki at a book signing was just another day on the job. Fun, fulfilling and meaningful are words she uses to describe that time […]

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Meet Jasmine Verge

When not painting furniture, Jasmine Verge works as a public servant.  She is currently raising funds for her third Habitat for Humanity – Global Village humanitarian trip, through her own Chairs for Charity fundraiser and is thrilled to partner with Habitat for Humanity Moncton’s Chairs for Charity event. Previous trips have included Zambia in 2013 […]

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Meet Joni Fleck Andrews

Meet Joni Fleck Andrews AKA Habitat Joni! Joni is Habitat for Humanity Moncton’s Communications & Fundraising Manager, as well Chairs for Charity Coordinator! Joni decided to join the team of Chairs for Charity designers after being challenged to participates by her colleague, ReStore Matt. Originally from Riverview, she now lives with her family in Sackville, […]

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Meet Eric LeBrun

Originally from Dieppe, Erik LeBrun trained as an architect in Québec City and Belgium before coming back to Moncton to found AGILE design + fabrication. AGILE’s mission is to create locally made, high quality and sustainable architecture and furniture, all the while keeping its creations accessible to most.          

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Meet David Frise

I am excited to be participating in this awesome event for the second year. I became aware of Restore and Habitat For Humanity through my employer- the Co-operators – where we have supported both Restore & Habitat through volunteer initiatives and a donation program offered through our claims operation. I love all things creative and […]

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