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MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER

May 2, 2018

MAY 2018 Ballarat Heritage Month Edition everything that is happening at the BMI in one place Download your PDF copy here only 930kb President’s Report Rosemary’s Library News

From the Library – May 2018

May 2, 2018

BOOK OF THE MONTH Rather His Own Man by Geoffrey Robertson This is a witty, engrossing memoir, of the long and dedicated legal life of Geoffrey Robertson, who spent a life time defending human rights. This is a beautifully written memoir. AUTHOR OF THE MONTH Camilla Lackberg Camilla graduated from Gothenburg University of Economics, before…

President’s Report – May 2018

May 2, 2018

PRESIDENT’S REPORT –  May 2018 Social Media Information The BMI Board has contracted Wordsworth communicating to undertake the Institute’s newsletter, web site updating and other social media work. We thank David Berry for his work with the recent newsletters. If any BMI member would like to have an item considered for our newsletter, they need…

APRIL 2018 NEWSLETTER

April 5, 2018

APRIL 2018 Pick up your copy in the library today or download it here   Read some of the newsletter content online, including: President’s Report  Twilight Talks Series 2 News from the Library  

President’s Report – April 2018

April 4, 2018

Executive Manager It is with a great amount of pleasure that we announce our new Manager is Tony Godfrey. Tony starts work in the 0.5 role on Tuesday 3 April. He brings a breadth of previous experience, financial capability, enthusiasm about the Executive Manager role and commitment to future directions of the Institute. His previous positions have…

From the Library – April 2018

March 31, 2018

Author of the Month Rachel Amphlett Rachel who is originally from the UK, is currently based in Brisbane.  Rachel worked in the UK publishing industry, played lead guitar in rock bands and worked with BBC radio. Book of the Month Bella and Chaim: The Story of Beauty and Life – Sara Rena Vidal This memoir is…

THANK YOU – White Night at the BMI

March 19, 2018

Dear Members Sincere thanks to the many volunteers of the Ballarat Mechanics Institute who so generously gave of their time to support the White Night event held on Saturday night. Thousands of appreciative public came through our doors to partake in a night of musical extravaganza set against the backdrop of our wonderful building. The night’s success…

MEDIA RELEASE – Executive Manager of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute Announced

March 17, 2018

OUT NOW! MARCH 2018 – NEWSLETTER

March 7, 2018

MARCH 2018 Pick up your copy in the library today or download it here   Plus, read some of the newsletter content online, including: President’s Report  White Night at the BMI Twilight Talks News from the Library  

News from the BMI Library – March 2018

March 7, 2018

Book of the Month The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. Losing yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision, he will move his family north to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. The Great Alone is a daring,…