The December-January edition of The Southern Yarn bridges the start of a new decade as we enter 2020. We’ve got reports on the not-so-formal dinner, the AGM, the Christmas party, and other club events, Give it a read, and we look forward to seeing you all next year.
And here are some photos from the Christmas party that we could not fit into the Yarn.
Commonwealth Day was celebrated at Government House in Winnipeg, with several DUCW members in attendance. L-R: Jenny Gates, Gordon Keatch, Lt. Gov. Janice Filmon, and Besty and Murray Burt. Photo: Leon Badali.
The second Monday in March is the annual celebration of Commonwealth Day. And every year, the Province marks the day with an event hosted at Government House.
On Tuesday March 15, members of the Down Under Club of Winnipeg (DUCW) and the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) gathered at Government House to celebrate Commonwealth Day. As president of the Manitoba Branch of the RCS, Murray Burt addressed the gathering at the evening’s event, which was hosted by the Lieutenant http://onhealthy.net/product-category/allergy/ Governor of Manitoba Janice Filmon. Members of the DUCW in attendance were Murray and Betsy Burt, Gordon Keatch, Leon Badali and Jenny Gates. Continue reading →
Winnipeg is hosting a conference of the Royal Commonwealth Society this weekend. The events kicked off last night (Thursday, May 28, 2015) with a reception at Manitoba’s Government House, hosted by the Lt. Governor. Here are some photos from the event last night.
Government House – the residence of the Lt. Gov.
Members and guests of the Royal Commonwealth Society were in attendance, including members of the DUCW.
His Honour Philip S. Lee, Lt. Gov. of Manitoba.
Murray Burt, President of the Manitoba Branch of the Commonwealth Society, and active member of the DUCW .
The buffet dinner was enjoyed by all.
DUCW members Jenny Gates, Gordon Keatch and Liz Hydesmith congratulate His Honour Philip S. Lee at one of his final formal functions at Government House.
Inside you will find some fascinating stories of early aviation history down under, an interview with The Ashworths as well Murray Burt’s collection of Commonwealth news (anyone want to buy property in Kiribati?) and our regular sections.