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Tuesday, Dec 20th, 2011

A big thank you to our members who came out to the Christmas Party at the Baker's Centre on Demcember 17. Everyone enjoyed food and treats and a special slideshow of photos from the collection of the Society.

We also presented 'lifetime memberships' to former directors Mike Byrne and Yvonne Quick in appreciate for all of their work over the years in preserving mining heritage.

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Wednesday, Nov 30th, 2011

In this issue: Collections Management: Ideas for the Future - Baker Creek: A Living Exhibit - Faces of Mining: New Photo Galleries - Spotlight on the Collections - Historic Photo Gallery - New Public Display Open for Geoscience Forum

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Friday, Nov 11th, 2011

There is a new display of mining artifacts, photographs, and rock samples at the Northern Frontier Visitor's Centre in Yellowknife, put together by the Society as part of a temporary exhibit. The display is open in time for Geoscience Forum and we hope it will be a great draw for delegates and tourists to the city this month! Check it out and let us know what you think.

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Friday, Nov 4th, 2011

The NWT Mining Heritage Society maintains a large collection of photographs documenting the places and faces of mining in the NWT and Nunavut from the 1930s to the present, and we are showcasing a select number of them here in search of your assistance!

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Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2011

In this issue: Year in Review at Annual General Meeting - Board of Directors 2011-2012 - Society Supports Geology Education in Schools - Wishing Robin Wylie Well - Recent Editions to the Collection - Early Days at Giant Mine

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Friday, Sep 9th, 2011

At the annual general meeting of the NWT Mining Heritage Society on August 31, new board members were elected to office for the 2011-2012 year.

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Wednesday, Aug 3rd, 2011

The Beer Barge BBQ held in June in Yellowknife was the third annual fundraising event for the NWT Mining Heritage Society. Great weather and a wonderful atmosphere of cheer and history brought forth yet another great Beer Barge BBQ Bash in June, the third annual fundraising event for the NWT Mining Heritage Society.

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Tuesday, Aug 2nd, 2011

Re-scheduled Annual General Meeting August 31, 2011 at the Giant Mine Townsite (if good weather) or at the Northern Frontier Visitor's Centre (if poor weather).

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Tuesday, Jun 7th, 2011

The annual Beer Barge BBQ Bash will be held on Saturday, June 18 at the Wardair Docks in Old Town, the NWT Mining Heritage Society’s grand party and fundraising event, now in its third year. Tickets are now on sale by contacting the Society office at 873-6078 (Steve) or 873-4036 (Yvonne) and available from most of the Society Directors personally.

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Monday, May 16th, 2011

Our Annual General Meeting and BBQ will be at the Giant Mine picnic site on the 29 June 2011. All members are encouraged to attend. After the BBQ we will have our Annual General Meeting and election of officers for the coming year. Make sure you submit your Nomination Form to the Co-Ordinator one week before the meeting.

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