Heritage Matters: Concrete Centenarian - April 3

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Heritage Matters: Concrete Centenarian - April 3

Postby Carolyn Ryder » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:05 am

Join Calgary Heritage Authority Chair Scott Jolliffe for the launch of his entertaining and passionate account of the Ogden Grain Elevator, one of Calgary’s iconic structures, also affectionately known as “The Government” and the attempt to preserve its memory.

The book Concrete Centenarian: The Life and Death of Calgary’s Canadian Government Elevator will be for sale at the event and the author will be signing copies. Payment is by cash or cheque only, $30 (includes GST). Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
7 – 9 p.m.

2nd Floor, Memorial Park Library
1221 2nd Street SW


Register for this free event in person at any Calgary Public Library branch or by calling 403.260.2620 or online:
http://calgarypubliclibrary.com/service ... 3290#p3290
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Postby newsposter » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:11 am

City of Calgary blog posting of the Concrete Centenarian book launch. Wedneday evening April 3. Details above or at the link.

http://www.calgarycitynews.com/2013/03/ ... crete.html

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Postby newsposter » Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:58 am

It was a great book launch on April 3 with over 75 people in attendance.

Concrete Centenarian is available in Calgary at the Glenbow Museum shop, Shelf Life Books, Owl's Nest Books and Pages. It is also available directly from the Calgary Heritage Authority for $30. For the CHA, email elevatorbookinfo@gmail.com
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