VIMY NIGHT PHOTO GALLERY
Photos by Edd McArthur
The Museum was the proud recipient of this stunning painting by Jessie Jannuska.
INDIGENOUS MILITARY CONTRIBUTIONS
The painting will be formally unveiled at a later date. And on display in the Museum.
Accepting the painting from Jessie is Museum President Don Berry.
Jessie Jannuska Bio:
Jessie Jannuska is a Winnipeg based visual artist with mixed Dakota, Ojibway, and settler ancestry.
Her family is from Canupawakpa.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors from Brandon University in 2018.
She primarily works in acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, beadwork, and murals.
Her work can be seen on her website
A FEW OF THE ITEMS UP FOR OUR VIMY LIVE AUCTION
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This year's Vimy & Beyond Fundraiser is commemorating
The 80th Anniversary of Battle of Atlantic.
Merchant ships and passenger liners all helped
transport troops and equipment to England and Europe.
This stunning quilt, hand crafted by
Georgina Marshall and Sheila Smith,
was generously donated to our Museum.
MORE ADDITIONS TO THE AUCTION
1. Tara Quilt Donated by Shirley Proven
2. Date Night Basket Donated by Michelle and Shawn Fortin
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PROGRAM OF EVENTS VIMY NIGHT 20236:20 pm Welcome Everyone (Brian Midwinter)
5:30 pm Door Open
Housekeeping - Washrooms locations
Edd present explanation of Battle of Atlantic
Announce that the Museum is open for viewing
50/50 Raffle Tickets Sales ongoing till 8:45 pm. Also Rainbow Auction until 8:40 pm
6:29 pm Invite ????? to say grace
6:30 pm Dinner begins Numbers on the table will be called randomly
6:45 pm Zoom Virtual Conferencing Commences
TOAST TO THE KING WITH PORT. CALLUM TO SING GOD SAVE THE KING
7:00 pm Introductions:
38 CBG ATG Commanding Officer LCol Mark Wilson will bring greetings
Acknowledgements - Museum Board, FOMI Board & planning committee, Sea Cadets, Air Cadets and everyone who helped with the night.
7:10 pm Neelin Choir under the direction of Carolyn Gwyer 3 selections (The White Cliffs of Dover, ?, ?)
Callum Morrison 3 selections (Heart of Oak, (The Last Sea Shanty ?, The Barber Pole? There Will Always Be An England?)
Ukranian Choir Ukranian Nation Anthem, ?
Pipes & Drums
8:00 pm Live Auction (Chuck)
8:20 pm Break Last chance for 50/50 tickets, Rainbow Auction
8:30 pm Live Auction (Chuck)
8:40 pm Rainbow Auction Closes and winners posted on wall.
9:00 pm 50/50 Electronic Draw and Winner announced.
Thanks to all. Good night.
** Reminder that any items bought must be paid by e-transfer to email@example.com or in person to Penny.
History of 26th Field Regiment
by Colonel Ian Barnes
Copies are available from the Museum or the
Orderly Room of 26 Field Regiment.
The cost is $20.00
CHECK OUT THIS MONTH'S WWII NOSTALGIA WEBZINE:
AS YOU WERE . . .
BILL HILLMAN'S MILITARY TRIBUTE SITE
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