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Volunteer Spotlight – Aleeta Sepass

Posted on: October 23rd, 2019 by Tristan Evans

My favourite blog to write is the Volunteer Spotlight blog.  During Volunteer Spotlight we highlight one volunteer so that you, the reader, can get a sneak peak into all the wonderful volunteers we have at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives.  Today we are going to look at the one and only, volunteer extraordinaire, Aleeta Sepass.  … Read the full article >>

The World of Volunteerism

Posted on: October 16th, 2019 by Tristan Evans

Written by Cari Moore – Coordinator of Volunteers and Administration I often wonder why people want to volunteer – and why at the museum for that matter. What draws them in to wanting to give back to community? Are they new to our City and have a desire to meet new people? Do they just … Read the full article >>

The Coliseum – An Idea Waiting in the Wings

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 by Tristan Evans

Recently the City announced plans to rename the Prospera Centre the Chilliwack Coliseum.  For new residents of Chilliwack, this announcement may mean very little.  However, long-term residents of Chilliwack will have fond memories of the original Coliseum, affectionately called the “Old Barn on Corbould.”  Prior to and immediately following the closure of the original Chilliwack … Read the full article >>

Reflecting on my Summer

Posted on: August 31st, 2019 by Anna Irwin

By Jordan Sheffield, Archives Summer Student Working in the Chilliwack Museum and Archives this summer has been a fantastic experience, full of interesting challenges, and learning opportunities.  This cannot be truer than in my experiences in working on the two exhibits that took up an enormous amount of my work at the archives, the first … Read the full article >>

Summer Student 2.0

Posted on: August 21st, 2019 by Sarah Belley

This summer, as the Education and Engagement Assistant once again, I have experienced many new and exciting experiences at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives. Working as the assistant for Sarah Belley, the Education and Engagement Coordinator, I have learnt new educational methods, teaching practices, and artistic approaches, while also applying some of my own skills … Read the full article >>