More Ramblin’ with Rollie Rose

We consider ourselves indeed fortunate  that former Ladysmith mayor and owner of the  Chronicle, Rollie Rose has agreed to contribute articles to this website. For his first contribution “The 1970’s” please click on the link below

The 1970’s

In 1962 singer Nat King Cole introduced the song “Rambling Rose” which has become a classic. Ladysmith’s “Rambling Rollie Rose” is another classic – a classic newsman. For a brief glimpse of his colourful career please click on his biography on this website.

Biography

Museum schedule change

Ladysmith Museum Curator Bernardien Knol advises that

Effective, October 7, 2015, Ladysmith Museum is closed for the winter season.

The Museum will make every effort to open for special requests during the winter and will of course open  for Light Up and Old Time Christmas as before.

Watch for our re-opening notice in the spring of 2016

Find a Grave links

We recently added links to the Ladysmith and Nanaimo cemeteries which are provided on the Find A Grave website.

Click on either Ladysmith cemetery or Nanaimo cemetery in the Ladysmith links list shown on the left side of the page.

You can search  by name at either link. The Ladysmith cemetery link shows there are 3,377 interments listed while the Nanaimo link shows 2,204 interments.

Heritage BC Webinars

 

Heritage BC Webinars can be accessed from anywhere in the world and one registration allows multiple staff members at your office to take part from the same location. Webinar registration is $25 for current Heritage BC Members and $35 for non members.

Heritage Basics Tuesday November 10 at 7:00 pm

For individuals or groups new to heritage conservation or those that want to incorporate new legislative tools or values-based management into existing heritage programs, this is the webinar version of Heritage BC’s popular workshop. Great for heritage society members, planners, elected officials, community heritage commissions, heritage property owners, the business and tourism community and the general public. This webinar introduces values centred heritage conservation and benefits (social, environmental, economic) to help identify heritage values and guide decision-making

Writing Statements of Significance Tuesday November 17 at 10:00 am or Tuesday November 17 at 7:00 pm

This webinar helps participants develop the necessary documentation for identified sites on a Community Heritage Register. As an essential component of historic place record documentation, the SOS functions as a key planning tool to inform decision-making in the heritage conservation process. It provides guidance to property owners, architects, developers and others who are making an intervention to an historic place. Gain an understanding of what an SOS is, how it can be used and what elements to include in a well-written document. This webinar is especially useful for those who are applying to the Heritage Legacy Fund, as an SOS for the chosen site is a compulsory element to the Heritage Conservation Program application.

For questions concerning Heritage BC webinars contact Karen Dearlove, Capacity Planner, kdearlove@heritagebc.ca or 778-995-7243.

An online registration form is available at

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