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Celebrate the Year of the Home Child with Brant County

Image: Tom Curtis, link below

In commemoration of 2010 being the Year of the British Home Child in Canada, the Brant County Branch of OGS is holding a two day open house for descendants of home children and anyone with an interest in the stories of the home children who came to this country. 

The open house will be held Saturday, October 23rd from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 24th from 1 to 8 p.m.
at Smokey Hollow Estates,
 114-118 Powerline Road,
 Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
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Opening ceremonies will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. Admission $2.00 per person.

*Come, meet and talk with other descendants. Renew acquaintances. Make new friends. 

*Put faces to the names on Rootsweb, and wear your t-shirt and a name tag so we’ll know you! – - Everyone welcome! 

*1:00 p.m. on Saturday meet MP Phil McColeman. 

*We’ll have displays, trunks and the Memorial Quilt made by Gail Collins, St Catharines 

*Be sure to bring your research binder or a display. There’s lots of room. 

*There’ll be BHC books and pins for sale. 

*Our adjacent library will be open. 

*Meals will be available both days at $7.00 per person.
              Saturday: lunch 12-2, dinner 4-6 
              Sunday: dinner only 4-6

For more information:
http://brantcountybranchogs.ca/
email – brantogs@bellnet.ca
phone – 519.753.4140
Everyone is welcome!
Hope to see you there!

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