Community Harvest Dinner at the Fernie Family Centre

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 17, 2017
5:30pm - 8:00pm

In celebration of the harvest, the organizing committee for the Chautauqua and Fall Fair invites you to an authentic Ukrainian dinner with all the trimmings to celebrate the bonds of community and to celebrate the contributions of the Ukrainian, Slavic and Polish communities to Fernie. Proceeds from the supper will benefit the Syrian Refugee Committee, continuing Fernie's long tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world.

Guest speaker will be Lubomyr Luciuk, who will speak about the Ukrainian experience in western Canada and the internment operations at Morrissey, BC. 

Tickets are $20 and are available at the Fernie branch of Scotiabank.

Lubomyr Luciuk is a full professor of political geography in the Department of Political Science at The Royal Military College of Canada, in Kingston. The author, editor or co-editor of 30 books and over 300 opinion editorials published in major Canadian newspapers, Dr Luciuk served as director of research for the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association which spearheaded the campaign to secure symbolic redress and recognition for Canada’s first national internment operations.