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CANCELLATIONS  of any Activity at McMartin House  because of weather are reported here.

 

PERTH SENIORS FELLOWSHIP (PSF) ANNUAL REPORT 2018-2019

PSF's Annual Report for our 2018-2019 fiscal year has been presented to Ontario Heritage Trust (our leaseholder) and to Council Members of the Town of Perth.  You may access a copy of this Annual Report here.

MAXINE McEACHERN NAMED HONOURARY MEMBER

At the September 19th Meeting of the Perth Seniors fellowship Board of Directors, recently retired Board Member Maxine McEachern was named Honourary Member of Perth Seniors Fellowship. This award recognizes special personal contributions assisting PSF to accomplish its Mission of "Serving social, intellectual and recreational needs of our mature adult community while preserving the heritage of McMartin House."  Previous recipients include the late: Mary Bowrin, Helena Hardy, Judy Burns abd Gus Quattrrochi.

MARY BOWRIN BOARDROOM AT McMARTIN HOUSE

PSF is very grateful to have been the beneficiary of a substantial In-Trust award from the Meriama Fund, which hha shelped us to develop and maintain the “Mary Bowrin Boardroom” within McMartin House.Additonal grants have subsequently helped to finance selected maintenance projects within McMartin House.

The new Mary Bowrin Boardroom  seats 8 comfortably. Its central feature is a large double pedestal oak board table styled to be complementary with the heritage of McMartin House.  Other features include conference chairs with armrests, a historic (now decorative) fireplace, oven and cook top, sink, coffeemaker, microwave, printer, projection screen and other accessories commonly needed or useful at Board meetings. For pictures of the new Mary Bowrin Boardroom and information on rentals, click the Mary Bowrin Boardroom tab at the upper right on our home page.