Sunday, March 8, 2020

Cancelled -- March 2020 meeting potluck and speaker

CANCELLED ---   Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Potluck Lunch and Model Car Presentation, Markdale

 Due to Covid-19 risks and the concerns for the health of all, we are cancelling the potluck and meeting. Watch for notification on future meetings. It is hoped that we can meet in April in Markdale and have what would have been our March program. The visit to Holstein will be moved to a different date.

Bring your dishes, cutlery and food to share at what has become our annual potluck event. 

Our guest speaker will be Mr. Ross Kentner, retired media executive, who will speak and demonstrate his long time hobby of vintage model cars – all sizes.

Location: Cookes' Presbyterian Church, 14 George Street, Markdale, Ontario

Everyone is welcome.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Heritage Certificate of Recognition - Who will you nominate?

Have you been thinking about who would be a worthwhile recipient of the  Grey County Historical Society 2020 Heritage Certificate of Recognition?

The nomination is due March 1, 2020 by noon.
The Grey County Historical Society (GCHS) Heritage Certificate of Recognition honours and recognizes a work or works of heritage by an individual, organization, institution or business that has made a significant contribution to the promotion or preservation of the history of Grey County. 

Nominations are invited from members of the public. The nominees must confirm their willingness to be nominated and accept the subsequent publicity. Current members of the Board of Directors of GCHS, the judging panel and their immediate family may not be nominated. The Board of Directors reserves the right not to award a certificate of recognition in any given year.

Heritage work that may be nominated includes any of the following:
• Long time service in the heritage field,
• Built heritage,
• Natural heritage,
• Written work and research in formats other than print, such as the visual or dramatic arts.

Nominations will be reviewed by the GCHS Award Presentation Committee and its recommendation will be presented to the Board of Directors for ratification.
The Award
A framed certificate will be presented to the winner at the GCHS Annual Dinner at the Rocklyn Community Hall on May 20, 2020, where the winner will be a guest. If the award winner is unable to attend, the award will be presented at another appropriate time. If a business, institution or organization is selected, up to two people will be recognized and invited. Each award winner may bring a guest to the Annual Dinner. 

For detailed information about how to submit and the criteria check the website.
There is a link to the nomination for downloading.