Norman Leach has sent me an announcement for an upcoming presentation he will be giving:
"The Winnipeg Press Club Presents: Bringing Canada's Military History to Life Military Storytelling: It is Possible to Make History Interesting
The Winnipeg Press Club is proud to host a luncheon featuring our Ambassador at Large, author of best-seller Passchendaele: Canada’s Tragedy and Triumph on the Fields of Flanders, and a historian on the Paul Gross movie by the same name.
Join us for lunch and a lively discussion on the art of military storytelling.
When: Monday, September 19, 2011 at 12:00 noon
Where: Games Room, Royal Canadian Legion #4, 1755 Portage Avenue., Wpg.
Cost: $25, including taxes $20 for members of the Winnipeg Press Club and St. James Legion #4 and students – including taxes
Advance reservations are required by September 9.
To reserve your space and buy tickets:
go on-line to www.winnipegpressclub.com and click on the “events” tab
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
by phone, call Wendy Hart at 204-800-1887
Note that the Legion #4 has a cash bar. It does not accept debit or credit cards.
About Norm Leach: Norm Leach brings Canadian military history vividly to life through his books, documentaries and presentations. Not for him the stodgy and dull recitation of battles won and lost and too many dates to memorize.
Norm is a historian, award-winning writer, documentary producer, professional speaker and adventurer. He has written five books on Canada’s military history. His latest is Sam Steele: A Canadian Hero. He’s currently working on a documentary on Steele.