Meeting Tues Aug 16; Firetruck in Parade & Country Fair Kids Activities Sep 10th– Volunteers Needed

The next regular meeting (in person) of the Chestermere Historical Foundation will be held at 1pm on Tuesday August 16th from 1-2pm at the Whitecappers 55+ Room 201 W Chestermere Drive.  Agenda 2022 AGENDA Aug 16 Minutes of the July 19th meeting are2022 Minutes July 19 Some initiatives are paused for summer and hopefully updates will be announced soon for ‘Word of Mouth,’ Historical Bridge Banners, a Community Banner celebrating the Webster Family, the Chelsea Pioneer Trail Sign Project, and the WID sign project.  One project has gone ahead! On Friday August 12th the replica 1917 Red Cross Quilt will…

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Tuesday July 19th 2022 Regular Meeting (Fair, Parade) and Historic Week Event Reminders

       The next regular meeting Tuesday July 19th at 1pm ( see agenda link 2022 AGENDA July 19) will be in person at Whitecappers 55+ Centre 201 W Chestermere Drive.  A number of decisions to be made about the Country Fair display Sep 10th and participation in the parade with the firetruck, so don’t miss this chance to have your say.  See minutes from May 17th here 2022 MINUTES May 17       And starting next week July 22nd it is Historic Calgary Week.  You can see the full agenda at this link.  And here in Chestermere…

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Historic Week Events in Chestermere – ‘Where is Chestermere’s Mammoth Tooth?’ 26 July 2pm and ‘History of the Yacht Club’ 29 July 7pm

     Two programs in Chestermere for Historic Calgary Week.      Read about all the other events here. https://chinookhistory.ca/historic-calgary-week…. NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATIONS FOR EACH                           The Chestermere Events.     Tues July 26th 2pm at the Whitecappers Room 201 W Chestermere Drive, ” The Chestermere Woolly Mammoth Tooth–Where is it now?” ( suitable for children).“Join Chestermere residents and investigators Doreen Masran and Dee Ernst as they discuss the woolly mammoths and mastodons in Chestermere during the ice age and their work to find out where the ‘Chestermere’ Woolly Mammoth tooth found…

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‘Word of Mouth’ Coming Soon! Pioneer Acres Trip 21 June Sign Up Now!

It is finally happening!         Installation of the concrete/brick base for ‘Word of Mouth’ the public art piece using Chestermere municipal artifacts is moving ahead.  See more here.      The first photo is the finished piece, the second one is the location marked off in the retention pond at the NE Corner of Chestermere Blvd and Rainbow Road.       Thanks to Ron Forth, Volunteer Project Manager, who picked up last week the aluminum pipe from designer Illarion Gallant in Victoria ( see first photo). This pipe will anchor the art work in the concrete/brick base, the…

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2022 Memberships; Audited 2021 Statements; Pioneer Trail Proposal

2022 Memberships are due!  Thank you for your support for 1 year, 2 years or 3 years.  See more information here on payment. Don’t forget the in person and virtual AGM and program on Tuesday March 15th 1pm meetings and 2:15pm program on Wooly Mammoth. ( for Zoom see previous Post)  Memberships   Thank you to our 2022 auditors, Kay Clarke and Gail Clarke.  Here are the audited financial statements for CHF for 2021.  These will be presented at the meeting Tuesday Mar 15th 2022 at the AGM starting 1pm.  2022 Audited Financial Report for 2021 March 15 2022  …

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