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April 03, 2016 News from “Heritage Acres”

April 3, 2016

The Meetings on Saturday April 2, 2016 were well attended and a new committee structure was introduced at the General Meeting of the Society. We covered a lot of business and there were many motions approved.  Any member wishing to sign up for one or more of the committees should contact the office.

March 22, 2016 – Mystery Tour for the “Honourable Judith Guichon”

March 22, 2016

chapelSaanich Historical Artifacts Society   Hosted  a , Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, and the “Government House Historical Society” at Heritage Acres on Tuesday March 22, 2016.  A total of 38 volunteers from the Government House  attended the Mystery Tour and five Heritage Acres volunteer tour guides took them through the various buildings and pointed out interesting artifacts for their enjoyment. Thank you to our guides and our bus driver for the safe return of our visitors.

A superb lunch was catered by Graham Little, of Island Culinary Services, which was enjoyed by all.

It was a great honour and privilege to host this tour for the Government House Volunteers, and we look forward to our next meeting.

Jim Rice,  President  Saanich Historical Artifacts Society

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