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Members of the Nordic Society meet for lunch once a month on Monday at 12:00 p.m. from September until June at the historic and beautiful Officers' Mess at 149 Somerset Street West (just east of Elgin Street), Ottawa.

Luncheon schedule from February through June 2018 :
Feb 5
Mar 5
Apr 9
May 7
Jun 4, 2018

All members and guests are cordially invited. For updates or changes go to Canadian Nordic Society Facebook page CNS Facebook

The Annual General Meeting, including the election of Council for 2018-19, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23,2018 at 7:30 PM in the Army Officers' Mess, 149 Somerset Street West, Ottawa.

The nomination form is now available [click here]. Completed nomination forms are to be submitted to the Chairman of the Nominating Committee by 9 May 2018.

The proxy form, for those members unable to attend the AGM, is also available [click here]. Completed proxy forms are to be submitted to the Secretary in advance of the AGM.

The Canadian Nordic Society Distinguished Speakers series runs monthly from September to May.

On April 18, at 7:30 PM, "Your Story: A practical step by step guide to discovering the story of your ancestors." Everyone has a story. Some of us have not discovered it yet. Leta Pedersen and Eric Bawden will tell us how they traced their family stories back to the 17th century and share their steps and creative methods to uncover long forgotten family secrets. Bring a pen and paper. Handouts provided

Army Officers' Mess, 149 Somerset St. W., Ottawa (just east of Elgin Street) at 7:30 p.m. Some parking at the Mess is available for evening events. There is also parking available on neighbourhood streets. 24-hour parking is available a short walk away at Ottawa City Hall on Laurier Avenue.

The Army Officers' Mess has a dress code. For men, it's a sports jacket and trousers with a shirt and tie or turtleneck. For women, it's a dressy blouse or sweater and dress slacks or skirt, or a dress. Jeans are not permitted.

For a list of forthcoming speakers and other events go to Canadian Nordic Society Facebook page CNS Facebook

Members of the public are welcome to attend the Speakers Series for a $5 admission fee.
Ideas and suggestions for speakers and events are welcome. Please contact any member of the Council.

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