The date, time, venue and menu have been confirmed:
We will dine in the Lakeside Cottage (follow the path beside the main building) on Sunday, March 29th.
Arrive at 11:30 for refreshments (from the cash bar) on the lawn.
Lunch will be served at 12:00, followed by entertainment and, if time permits, croquet on the lawn.
The price: $52 per person. This also includes prizes and swag.
Please RSVP to Fran at: email@example.com before March 10th to confirm numbers.
Please bring payment to the next meeting (March 3rd in New Westminster. Cheques are made payable to the Stormy Petrels of BC. If you cannot make the meeting, please mail your payment to Fran (e-mail for address)
Also please inform Fran if you wish to propose a toast.
For more information, please contact Fran at the above e-mail.
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Fran Martin became a member of The Bootmakers of Toronto in 1987 and The Stormy Petrels of B.C. in 1988.
She has attended several Sherlockian conferences including: In 1992 "Aspects of Holmes" in Bradford, England (hosted by The Northern Musgraves); In 2006 "ACD at 35" in Toronto (hosted by The Bootmakers of Toronto); 2013 "Sherlock Holmes Through Time & and Place" in Minneapolis (hosted by The Norwegian Explorers); 2014 "Gillette to Brett IV" in Bloomington (hosted by Wessex Press); 2015 SherlockCon in Seattle; 2015 "A Scintillation of Scions VIII" in Baltimore (hosted by Watson's Tin Box); 2016 "The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes" (hosted by The Norwegian Explorers); in 2018 in Dayton, Ohio for the "Holmes, Doyle & Friends" conference (hosted by the Agra Treasurers).
Fran has held several positions with The Stormy Petrels of B.C. including secretary, vice-president, special events coordinator and is currently president and editor of the "Petrel Flyer".
She was honoured with being awarded the title of "Master Bootmaker" in 2014. She was very pleased to present a paper to a meeting of Sir Hugo's Companions in Chicago in 2017.
Fran has contributed articles to Canadian Holmes magazine, the Watsonian and Chris Redmond's "About Sixty" and "Sherlock Holmes is Like...". In May, 2018 she attended the 78th annual Speckled Band of Boston dinner. She was very honoured to have been one of the first women invited.
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