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Located In Bridgewater
Where To Find Us
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
25 Phoenix St
Bridgewater B4V 2H6
Areas Served South Shore Region
Contact Heather Gordon, Director, Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia - South Shore; Phone: (902) 531-2384; Email:
Alternate Contact Judith Nelson, Communications Director, Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia - South Shore; Phone: 902-766-0136; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Heather Gordon 
PO Box 101 
Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0
Description & Services
Information The Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia (RHGNS) is a non-profit organization for those interested in keeping the art and craft of rug hooking alive and flourishing. 
The RHGNS is divided into thirteen regions covering the three Maritime Provinces. 
For more information on RHGNS, programs and services offered, how to become a member, or rug hooking groups near you, please visit the website listed above, or contact the director for your region (Heather Gordon). 
As listed on the RHGNS website, the following groups are currently active throughout the South Shore: 
Main Street Hookers: Mahone Bay 
Contact Christine Little 902-624-0370, 
Spruce Top: Mahone Bay 
Contact Carol Harvey Clark 902-624-9312, 
Contact Gail Daniels 902-656-2574, 
Contact Karin Allen 902-354-2208, 
Trinity: Rose Bay/Riverport  
Contact Carol Harvey Clark 902-624-9312, 
Hebbville Fire Hall  
Contact Jean Wentzell, 902- 354-3550 
Carpetbaggers: Yarmouth 
Contact Shirley Bradshaw 902-742-2468 
Rugg Bees: Yarmouth 
Contact Leslie Cranley-Blades 902-742-9447 
The Harbour Hookers: Yarmouth 
Contact Dorothy Cameron 902-723-2660; Bernice D’Entremont 902-762-3380
Meetings RHGNS - South Shore monthly guild meetings occur on the last Thursday of each month (except July, Aug. & Dec). 
Meeting time is 10 am to 2 pm 
Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 
Bring your own lunch
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Visual Arts