Board Meeting Jan 31 2023 & ‘Discover Historical Artifacts’ at Chestermere Library Program Feb 5 2-3pm

Happy New Year!       There is no regular meeting at the Whitecappers Room on Tuesday Jan 17th. Instead the Board will meet on Tues Jan 31st 1pm at 619 E Chestermere Drive.   Minutes from the  November meeting 2022 Minutes Nov 15 and a  Board meeting agenda will be sent out before the meeting.         Regular  meetings will resume Tuesday February 21st 1pm.  Spread the word about the February 5th program at the Chestermere Library.  It’s a family friendly close-up  look at and delve into the history of some historical Chestermere artifacts.        Eventbrite ticket…

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‘Christmas Open House’ Tuesday Dec 20th Everyone Welcome – Historical Photo Show – Refreshments -FREE

       On Tuesday December 20th 1-3pm stop in to the Chestermere Whitecappers 50+ Centre at 201 W Chestermere Drive for a look at what the Chestermere Historical Foundation is all about.  Get to know what CHF does and meet the Board of Directors.          Enjoy refreshments as you watch an historical photo slide show, view some artifacts and chat with CHF members about past and upcoming projects.       Memberships available!       There will be a sale table with excellent items for holiday gift giving.     For information email or call/text 403 200…

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Tuesday Nov 15th 2022 Meeting 1pm and Program 2pm “Chestermere at War”

Meeting 1pm Program 2pm and new Library display. Following the 1pm-2pm regular meeting CHF is pleased to welcome the Clarke family presentation on ‘Chestermere at War.”  You will learn about those soldiers who served from the Chestermere area in WWI and WWII.  Also, details o the story of the crash of two Harvard trainers in 1943 on the McElroy farm just north of the city. Also, thanks to materials loaned by Don Lemna, Kay Clarke, Eileen McElroy and Jen Peddlesden for a new display mounted in the Chestermere Library cabinets to complement this program until Nov 30th.  Also, here is…

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Regular Meeting Tues Oct 18th 2022 1pm and ‘Made Beaver – Currency of Fur Trade’ 2pm at Whitecappers

Regular Meeting and Program upcoming this week…      Meeting – 1pm at Chestermere Whitecappers (Senior 55+ Centre 201 W Chestermere Drive) , 2022 AGENDA Oct 18 here and 2022 Minutes 20 Sep here.         After the meeting at 2pm stay to  hear Todd Mc Bride speak about a passion of his, a coin called ‘Made Beaver – Currency of the Fur Trade in Canada’.  He will have samples he has ‘minted’ to share with participants.  FB Event link here please share.             Watch for a new display at the library “Chestermere at War’…

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Hodgson Plaque Unveiling Sep 17th 2022 and Regular Meeting Tues Sept 20th 1pm

The Hodgson Farm barn. Plaque Unveiling and Meeting       Looking forward to seeing those of you who sent your RSVP at the unveiling this coming Saturday Sept 17th 11am near the pathway on Chelsea Heath.  (Any questions please call 403 200 8046)       And on Tuesday Sept 20th join us for a regular meeting to set out our plans for the fall and winter programs and hear reports on other activities.  The meeting will be in person at the Whitecappers 55 + Centre 201 West Chestermere Drive at 1pm.  Come and enjoy some home made biscuits made with…

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Hodgson Plaque Unveiling 17 Sep RSVP by Sep 9 and Volunteers Needed Sep 10th at Fair

     Thank you to Anthem for embracing history and recognizing the Hodgson Family. Join the celebration and unveiling of a plaque on Saturday Sept 17th 11am in Chelsea — in the park off Chelsea Heath.  Enter via pathway. This would be between 263 and 271 on Chelsea Heath. ( Head West on West Lakeview Drive to the end, turn left that is Chelsea Heath). *** PLEASE RSVP to Jen Peddlesden on or before Friday September 9th NOON. Call/text 403 200 8046 or email Many of you may recall the red barn on the #1A Highway, also the home…

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