Upcoming General Membership Meetings
Monthly Membership Meetings are held at Betty's Restaurant in Chippawa the first Saturday of the month - February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December at 11:45 am. Our meetings begin with lunch and end with an interesting speaker.
2019 Winter/Spring Speakers :
Saturday, February 2, 2019. Travis Hill: Wampum Belts: What are they?
Travis Hill, Supervisor of Visitor Activities at Old Fort Erie, will give an introduction to wampum belts, the earliest form of agreements between Indigenous People and the British Crown.
Saturday, March 2, 2019. Richard Hatt: Reclaiming an Ancestral Cemetery
Richard Hatt, recent recipient of the Cemetery Preservation Award from the Ontario Historical Society, struggled for 20 years to protect an ancient burying ground from a developer’s bulldozers. The cemetery is the burial site of his ancestor, Richard Hatt who founded Dundas, and the Loyalist Cooley ancestors of his wife, Mary Cooley.
April 6, 2019. Adam Shoalts: “A History of Canada in Ten Maps”
For Adam Shoalts, intrepid Canadian explorer, “the best adventures, it seems, often start with a map.” His newest book tells stories of the last thousand years as revealed by maps drawn by early explorers who ventured into remote areas of what became Canada.
May 4, 2019. Ruth Nicholson UE: Three Loyalist Heroes
What makes a hero a hero? Ruth Nicholson looks at Robert Land, Isaac Ferriss, and John Cornwall, three very different men who were each heroes in their own way. Ruth Nicholson UE is Past President of the Hamilton Branch of UELAC.
Meetings are open to anyone interested. Come and join us for lunch, hear a great speaker. All for only $25.00 for CJB members and $30.00 for non-members. If you would like to attend one of our meetings, please send us an email by using the Contact Us form.
President: Dale Flagler, UE
Vice President: Wendy Broda, UE
Past President: Carol Cox, UE
Treasurer: Linda Prytula, UE
Secretary: Tim Lowrey, UE
Membership: Errol Wilson
Genealogist: Rod Craig
Program: Janet Hodgkins, UE