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Newsletter - May 2008


We currently have seventy-six individual members and three corporate members. If you know of anyone who would like to join our Society, there is a 2008 membership form on our website.

New 2008 Corporate Member: AD Williams Engineering ( The company is a national leader in engineering design with services in the realm of architectural, electrical, environmental, mechanical, municipal, and geotechnical.

General Updates

The society has a new coordinator, Stephen Clark, who started with us in mid April 2008. We say goodbye to Cathy Comeau who has been a big help this winter! Stephen is originally from Toronto, has a diploma in Business Administration and has been in Yellowknife since 2004. Stephen is also treasurer of the Yellowknife Bowler’s Association. Aboriginal Engineering and Tli’Cho Landtran have brought in another small load of mining stuff from the remediated Tundra Mine. Wayne Guy continues to work on the mechanical and electrical drawings for the proposed museum. The society has drafted a Collections Policy and will be reviewed by the Board at a later date. Linda Bussey and the fundraising committee have been hammering out a fundraising plan for this summer. We continue to wait for the City to finalize our land lease at Giant. Thanks to Pattie Beales for helping translate the brochures from English to French!

Upcoming Events

Board Meeting: June 3, noon at A.D. Williams Engineering Office

DeBeers Visit: May 5-6. Linda Bussey & Tyler Heal will be going to De Beer’s Snap Lake mine site increase mining heritage awareness, solicit new members and sell our merchandise.

Trade Show: May 10, (10 am – 5 pm) & Sun, May 11 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) We will have a booth and need volunteers. Contact us to volunteer.

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