Heritage Society announces AGM and Railway guest speaker

OLP.982.168aOliver and District Heritage Society

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wednesday May 1

7 pm

Quail’s Nest Arts Centre,

5840 Airport St., Oliver

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Our guest speaker is Ian Pooley, an historian and retired teacher. He recently published “Moving Fresh Fruit by Steam Tugboat” in the Okanagan Historical Society 76th Report and “When the Titans Met: Railway Rivalry and Kelowna’s Rise as a Fruit Shipping Centre” in BC Studies Winter 2012/1013. He is currently researching the history of early theatre productions in the Okanagan. Mr. Pooley will be presenting “Doodlebugs and Diesel Tugs: The CNR’s Great Okanagan Railway Invasion”

Only members in good standing may vote at the AGM so please drop by the Archives Monday through Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm and renew your membership for 2013.

For more info: 250-498-4027 or