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July 16, 2001
Torontonians can make a difference as a heritage board member
Economic Development, Culture and Tourism -- The City of Toronto's
Museum and Heritage Services, Culture Division seeks qualified volunteers whose
expertise in board development and fundraising for not-for-profit groups can
help support the City's rich cultural heritage through development of museum

Interested applicants are invited to attend an information seminar on Thursday,
August 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Metro Hall, 55 John Street, 3rd floor, room
307. Arrangements can be made for individuals with special requirements.

Museum boards with openings:
  • Collections and Conservation
  • Colborne Lodge, Spadina Historic House and Gardens, and Mackenzie House
  • Gibson House
  • Montgomery's Inn
  • Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre
For an appointment to a community museum board, you must
be a qualified elector who is a resident of the City of Toronto or an owner or
tenant of land in Toronto (or the spouse of someone who is) and a Canadian
citizen who is at least 18 years old. Employees of the City of Toronto along
with its agencies, boards and commissions are not eligible applicants.

To reflect the culturally diverse nature of the city's population, women,
people with disabilities, native people, and racial and ethnic minorities are
especially encouraged to participate. Interested candidates must submit an
application form for consideration no later than Friday, August 17, 2001, at
4.30 p.m. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. All
applicants will be notified of the final appointments once approved by Toronto
City Council.

For more information or an application form, call 416-392-6827 (extension 227)
or e-mail

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