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Clubs of District 1, West

2019 Spring Escape

April 30th, 2019 at 11:30 am

Three course lunch served at 1:00 PM

Location: The National Air Force Museum of Canada, Trenton, Ontario

Tickets: $50 - available at your club.

Special Guest Speaker - Author Ted Barris 

Ted BarrisTed Barris is an award-winning journalist, author, and broadcaster. He regularly writes in the national media (National Post, Air Force magazine, Zoomer among many), and has hosted many CBC Radio network programs and shows on TV Ontario. His weekly blog The Barris Beat features commentary and narrative from his travels/experience. Among his 18 previous bestselling, non-fiction books: Juno, Behind the Glory, Deadlock in Korea, Victory at Vimy, and Breaking the Silence. In June 2014, his book The Great Escape: A Canadian Story won the Libris Non-Fiction Book Award of the Year.

Dam Busters is Ted's 19th non-fiction book, published by HarperCollins. It was published on Sept. 11, 2018, and within two days was on the Globe & Mail's bestsellers list.

Also - see the exhibits in the museum - especially the one about the Great Escape.