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Past Author Events for 2007
Photo by G. Purdy, copyright M. Forster
Here's a schedule of events where Merna Forster has appeared in 2007.
Upcoming Author Events
- Speaking Tour for Association of Canadian Clubs
October 2006 - April 2007
October is Women's History Month in Canada, and Merna began a nine-city tour across Canada to share stories of great Canadian women. Thanks to the support of the Association of Canadian Clubs, she travelled to Saskatoon, Prince Albert and Moose Jaw in October. Then Lindsay, Ontario in November. Merna will also be visiting clubs in Victoria, Revelstoke, Kelowna, Calgary and Edmonton.
- Presentation for 1st Keating Sparks (Girl Guides of Canada)
Shady Creek Community Hall
East Saanich, British Columbia
January 25th, 2007
Merna Forster gave a presentation about great Canadian women to the girls that belong to 1st Keating Sparks. Sparks is the first level of guiding in Canada.
- Book Signing at Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
Vancouver, British Columbia
February 12, 2007
Thanks to the generosity of Telus, Merna Forster was a special guest at the annual gala of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs in British Columbia. Each of the three hundred guests at the event received a gift bag which included a copy of Merna's book 100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces, courtesy of Telus. Following the banquet, the author autographed books for gala participants.
- Presentation for Canadian Club of Victoria
February 20, 2007
The Holiday Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia
Merna Forster gave a luncheon presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Victoria, her new hometown.
- Presentation for Canadian Club of Revelstoke
February 21, 2007
Revelstoke Community Centre
Revelstoke, British Columbia
Merna Forster gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Revelstoke.
- Presentation for Canadian Club of Kelowna
February 22, 2007
Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia
Merna Forster gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Canadian Club of Kelowna at 6:00 pm.
- Interview on CBC Radio
Wild Rose Country
Noontime show on March 7, 2007
Merna was a guest of Holly Preston on the CBC Radio's provincial noon-hour program in Alberta. As a tribute to International Women's Day on March 8th, the author shared some stories about notable women in the history of Alberta.
- Presentation for Women's Canadian Club of Calgary
March 7, 2007
Merna gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to the Women's Canadian Club of Calgary at a luncheon, in the beautiful Crystal Ballroom at the historic Palliser Hotel. An enthusiastic group of about 250 women attended the event.
- Presentation for Women's Canadian Club of Edmonton
April 17, 2007 at 12:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe
Merna gave a presentation about "Celebrating Canadian Heroines" to about two hundred women belonging to the Women's Canadian Club of Edmonton.This was the last stop on the author's nine-city tour sponsored by the Association of Canadian Clubs.
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