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President’s Report November 2016

Twilight Talks

The talks are making good progress and the interesting program continues at 5pm on Fridays in the Humffray Room.

4 November Dr Jill Blee

Childhood Illnesses on the Goldfields

11 November Ross McMullen

Farewell Dear People – World War One Biographies

18 November Dr Joan Hunt

Northern Pennines to Ballarat – Goldfields Migration

25 November Neil Huybregts

American Dr William Otway: Goldfields Inventor

2 December Yvon Davis

Jan Vennik – a Dutchman at Eureka Stockade

Official Opening of the Façade works and the Finishing Kitchen

As noted previously all BMI members are welcome to attend the Opening that is to be held in the Minerva Space on Wednesday 16 November at 2.30pm. The program will include a new Erin McCuskey film about the Institute and will be followed by afternoon tea in the Humffray Room. If you are able to attend please inform us by phoning 5331 3042 or letting Rosemary McInerney in the library know by Wednesday 10 November – this will assist us in catering for the afternoon tea.

 

Christmas Sales

With Christmas around the corner, prints for gifts or home decoration are available from the BMI library. The cost ranges from $30 for a 20 x 25 cm print to $100 for a 50 x 70cm print. Books are available for sale including, as Christmas specials, the Haymes book Paint Flowing Through the Veins for $40 and the Oliver Book Love Your Feet More for $30.

 

 

 

Phil Roberts

President 2016-17