Travels in Newfoundland
Sep 21, 2022 12:00 PM
Mickey Sirota
Travels in Newfoundland

 Mickey has made more than a half-dozen visits to Newfoundland and Labrador over the past 20 years. He has grown to love the people and scenery, the natural wonders, small towns and big(gish) cities, food and even the weather. He would like to share some of the reasons whay he finds the trek to the easternmost points of north America so fascinating.




August 10, 2022



Mickey Sirota is a semi-retired fund raising and publicity professional. Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised on Long Island, NY, Mickey has a bachelour of commerce degree from McGill University in Montreal, and master’s degrees in economics from Columbia University and fine arts (directing and performance management) from Boston University. After a stint in theater management, he began his fund raising career in 1970 and worked with theaters and nonprofit agencies in Boston, Bangor, Waterville and coastal Maine for more than 40 years until his official retirement in 2012. Since then he has continued to work as a sometime-paid professional, sometime-volunteer fund raiser and publicist. He is a retired member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, has been a delegate of the New England Moxie Congress, member of the Laurel and Hardy Sons of the Desert Boston Tent, and an associate member of the 20th Maine Regiment of Civil War re-enactors. Mickey is an acknowledged authority on the history of roadside diners in America and has an intense interest in the RMS Titanic. Mickey and his wife Joyce have lived in Searsmont for more than 30 years, where they have served on numerous boards and committees, grow vegetables, root for the Boston Red Sox, and enjoy travel throughout the U.S., Canada, and New Zealand.