March Program!

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Robin Hanson describing his painting entitled: “Enniskillen” inspired by the small rural community of the same name.

The Program Committee is pleased to announce the following presentation for the York Sunbury Historical Society.  Presentations take place at 7:30pm in the basement of Government House (51 Woodstock Road).  A reception follows the presentation and is free and open to the public.

Speaker: Robin Hanson
Topic:”The Oromocto Watershed one of the Most Scenic and Special Places in Canada”
Date: March 16th, 2017 at 7:30pm
Robin will be presenting a talk on: “The Oromocto Watershed one of the Most Scenic and Special Places in Canada” discussing how the watershed has inspired him to create art and to learn about our local history in the process.
 
More about Robin:
Robin Hanson hails from French Lake in Sunbury County and has been a business man and entrepreneur for many years in the community.
Robin has won many community and business awards such as:
1. Queens Diamond Jubilee Award .
2 . The Paul Harris award
3. NBCC – highest award for outstanding contribution and service. 4. The Friend of New Brunswick Award.
 
Aside from his other achievements, Robin has founded the Oromocto Watershed Association Inc. and continues his life-long passion to protect and conserve our local natural and historic sites while also inspiring himself and others to share the history of the area with others in various ways.
 
Robin loves art of all types and styles and creates many of his own pieces through various modes and materials. Inspired by New Brunswick and its history, Robin has created many pieces that showcase New Brunswick and tells the story of our history and the significance of the area.
Recently Robin has also presented the federal government with bronze statue of R.B. Bennett to be erected on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
 
Admission to this program is free and light refreshments will be provided after the talk.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
This program is presented in partnership with the Oromocto River Watershed Association! If you are looking for something fun to do, or are interested in local history and historic locations, why not visit their website to learn more?
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