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Thursday, Jan 30th, 2003

The first Board meeting of 2003 occurred on January 19, and the following were some of the issues discussed:

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Monday, Dec 30th, 2002

Due to the holiday season, December was a rather quiet month for our members. No meetings were held, however about 40 members, family and friends assembled at the Prospector on December 15 for a potluck "get-together" -- the first annual we hope. We sold a few calendars, received a few donations and signed up a few new members.

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Saturday, Nov 30th, 2002

oing into the month of November, our society members had their lives spinning with chores. The 2002 NWT Geoscience Forum was approaching! 

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Wednesday, Oct 30th, 2002

The Society's first general meeting was held October 3rd. Five committee groups were suggested and chair person's elected for each. They are as follows:
 

Artifact Acquisition
Diane Baldwin     Site Development
Walt Humphries   Fundraising
Wayne Bryant   

 

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Monday, Sep 30th, 2002

The Society's first annual general meeting was held September 25th 2002 in Yellowknife, NWT. An attendance of 20 individuals was recorded. Our first Board of Directors was elected and consists of the following 9 society members:

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Thursday, Aug 15th, 2002

No meeting was held during the month. Our first Annual General Meeting as a registered society is scheduled for mid September.

Artifact collection continued. Two trips were made to Discovery Mine by Ryan Silke and Wayne Bryant to collect some interesting items. Discovery is scheduled to be cleaned up in the coming years by the Federal Government.

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Tuesday, Jul 30th, 2002

The NWT Mining Heritage Group will now be known as the NWT Mining Heritage Society. This change in name coincides with a change in the status of the group, as it moves towards becoming a registered society. At the July 18 meeting, members of the group agreed on a constitution and bylaws. We are happy to report this new direction, which we believe will open up doors for us in the future.

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Sunday, Jun 30th, 2002

A meeting was held on June 26th to update on our plans for the summer.

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Thursday, May 30th, 2002

No meeting was held during the month, although some progress has been made in our efforts to create a future Mining Centre at Giant Mine.

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Monday, Apr 15th, 2002

Very little work was done during the month by our group. A meeting was held on April 26th, but attendance was low and since the author did not attend, little can be shared about it. Ron Connell, official with Miramar Mining, attended the meeting to share some information regarding cleanup plans and also to share his thoughts on our proposed mining museum.

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