Academic journal article Manitoba History

President's Message

Academic journal article Manitoba History

President's Message

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With spring arriving, the MHS will embark upon a fresh, new season. The snow is finally melting which brings the Society many events and activities to plan.

Firstly, many members and friends will have attended the 1879 Dinner in March at St. John's Cathedral. This annual social gathering was highly successful with MHS Past-President, Jim Blanchard as our guest speaker and fiddler Sierra Noble as our musical treat. I know I speak for all who attended in saying what a great time they had and would like to personally congratulate Programme Chair, Alan Crossin and his committee for a job well done. I would also like to thank Patricia Forsythe for her continued assistance in organizing the event as well as St. John's Cathedral for hosting it.

Secondly, many members may have heard by now about the great news regarding Dalnavert. I am pleased to announce that the construction of the Visitor Centre is finally underway! This is the result of some extremely hard work and commitment of numerous individuals over a span of many years. The Museum is presently closed; the de-construction of the residence next door is in progress; and the opening of the new centre is planned to take place during the Fall of this year. …

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