VIA Deal & Calgary Branch, Christmas reception, 17 December

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The Calgary Branch of the RMC Club will host its annual Christmas reception on 17 December 2010 at Mewata Armoury, starting at 1700 in the Officers’ Mess. Cadets are encouraged to wear uniforms, but don’t have to (unless the order is given at the college). Cadets and their families are invited as guests of the branch, all ex-cadets are asked to bring $10 which will be donated to the Veterans’ Food Bank in Calgary.

The bar will be open, and finger food will be served.

Please contact myself ([email protected]) or Tim Toews ([email protected]) with questions or to confirm attendance.

The Branch president will buy a suitable libation for any cadet that travels home and attends the reception on the same day. If the cadet has written an exam on the day of the reception and attends, we will let them drink it.

Cheers,

Scott Treadwell, P.Eng, MBA

Vice-President, Oil and Gas Research

Macquarie Capital Markets Canada

2020, 335-8th Ave SW

Calgary, AB T2P1C9

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