News from Kamloops

April 27, 2012

Kamloops Museum & Archives Lecture Series: Women Caring for Kamloops

Kamloops, B.C. - The Kamloops Museum & Archives presents a special presentation by retired history professor Dr. Andrew Yarmie on how women have influenced Kamloops' history. The work of women caring for the community that began in the pioneer period continues to the present and remains an integral part of our community. Filling a major gap in Kamloops history, this lecture acknowledges women's role in molding societal values, developing community goals and providing essential services in health care, education, and cultural development.

The lecture focuses on the Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Inland Hospital, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Red Cross Society, the Council of Women and the Young Women's Christian Association.

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Kamloops Museum and Archives
207 Seymour Street
Fee: $8

Register online at www.kamloops.ca/ezreg or call 250-828-3500 and quote course number 190989.

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Media Contact:
Melissa Baker, Museum Educator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3493
mbaker@kamloops.ca