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T&AAC TALK NEWSLETTER

“Tweed has it covered – you can feel, see, touch the enthusiasm!”

Postal address: Box 359, Tweed, Ontario, K0K 3J0

www.tweedartscouncil.ca

Fall Edition
Volume 4
Issue 4

Editors: Meriel Child
            Gill Sparrow

NEWS FROM THE BOARD

photo: Jim Corcoran

From the Chair:-

First I want to thank those board members who retired following the AGM in September for their outstanding contribution to the T&AAC over the years. Second, I want to welcome the new members who, with those returning for the second year of their term, have already laid out detailed plans for events for 2010 you won't want to miss!

Renovation work is continuing on the Marble Church Arts Centre with electrical upgrades in the performance and studio spaces and interior repairs in the studio now underway. In the spring a wheelchair access ramp and path will be installed. Remember that we will not undertake any work unless necessary funds are in place.

We held the first of many board meetings in the arts centre in October and, even though work will be continuing, the studio is now available for rentals for meetings, workshops and other functions. Please contact Wayne Kay for rental information (613-478-3753). It will be an extremely busy year ahead but by the spring we will have scheduled an exciting program for the Marble Church Arts Centre and for other venues in the area. There'll be something for everyone so 'watch this space'!

Don Herbertson

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
At the September 28th A.G.M., the new Board of Directors was elected for 2009-2010, as follows:
Don Herbertson - Chair, Finance, Grants
Roely DeVries - Vice Chair, Live performance
Meriel Child - Secretary, Special Events
Wayne Kay - Arts Centre Renovations, Rentals, Business Advisor
Bonnie Marentette - Membership, Youth Programming
Richard Rashotte - Fundraising
Maril Swan - Communications, Seniors Programming
Jane Szilvassy - Workshops
Jack Vance - At Large

UPCOMING EVENTS

ARTS & CRAFTS SALE at the Heritage Centre.
A large number of Local artists are participating. Wonderful items for your Christmas shopping list. Hours: November 26 to Dec 5 (except Sundays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FESTIVAL OF TREES – Dec 4,5,6 in the White Building
TWEED SANTA CLAUS PARADE - December 5.
Look for the T&AAC float.
WRITERS’ COMPETITION – Coming after Christmas. Details will be available on our website.
WORKSHOPS – We are planning some workshops for the new year. Check our website for further details
THIRD ANNUAL JACK VANCE GOLF CLASSIC Mark this date on your calendar Sunday August 29, 2010
INUKSHUKS – Get your Inukshuks in place and show that we “believe” in Tweed.

COMMENTS & SUGGESTIONS
Comments and suggestions to the T&AAC are most welcome. In fact they are a necessary component in our development.
Mail: Tweed & Area Arts Council
P.O. Box 359, Tweed Ontario, K0K 3J0 (or)
e-mail Don Herbertson at don.herbertson@iistweed.ca
Please send all newsletter items to Meriel Child -
613-478-3614 e-mail: meriel253@live.com
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