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A Key Messages Update is published monthly and includes items from the Board, Museum Advisory Council (MAC), and the administration. These topics include the highlights and successes of the month, as well as the Board’s perspective on matters of importance. Key Messages for the month are presented under each of the four Strategic Plan Goals. Subscribe to our Key Messages.

Key Messages of the Month-July 2019

Posted by Sabrina on July 20, 2019

Vibrant Spaces

  • The Vibrant Spaces & Capital Campaign Committee, with CEO, have continued to meet with TBM SMT on the future expansion opportunities to LE Shore. We look forward to the presentation to Council prior to the 2020 Budget submissions.

Organizational Capacity

  • The Board welcomed the new Board members onto the standing committees. Membership through November 2019 is now:
    • Communication & Strategic Planning (C-SP)
      Laurey Gillies (C-SP Chair)
      Odeen Probert
      Dorothy Cammaert
    • Vibrant Spaces & Capital Campaign (VS-CC)
      Laurey Gillies (VS-CC Chair)
      Maurice Pepper
      Joanne Vivona
      Gary Zalot
    • Organizational Capacity, By-Laws & Governance (OC-BLG)
      Laurey Gillies (OG-BLG Chair)
      Maurice Pepper
      Jesse Glass

These committees meet monthly, with additional meetings as required. All schedules are available on the BMPL website Event Calendar.

Service Excellence

  • The 3rd Annual Canada Day Eve program was another success with our highest attendance to date. Over 1,800 people joined us for the four-hour celebration. The program grossed over $9,500 and will net several thousand dollars which will support our programming budget for 2019. Many thanks go out to our sponsors and partners: TBM, Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary, Creemore Springs, Georgian Hills Wine, Ardiel Cider, AXED Throwing Club, Black Angus Fine Meats and Game, Culinary Designs, Rocky Shores Health and Wellness, and Chapman’s Ice Cream
  • The Inter-Library Loan program at BMPL is now reinstated. For more information on the program visit our website.

There is no Regular Board Meeting scheduled in August and December. Meetings will resume in September with the next Key Message Update following the September 19th meeting.

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