This past Monday, our volunteers Mike and Les participated in Colonel By Day, alongside other local museum workers and volunteers. The event took place at the Bytown Museum. With a booth set up in a prime location and some Cold War artefacts on-hand, our dedicated volunteers stood (or basked) in the hot sun from 9:30am to 4pm informing (and I’m sure amusing with their great sense of humour) the passers-by. Mike and Les were able to share with people information about our ever improving and varying programs, our volunteer opportunities, as well as the possibility to rent storage space…after all, we are a 100,000 square foot building. They even received a warm visit from our former Director, Alex Badzak. All in all, Colonel By day proved to be a success. We would like to say thank you to Mike and Les for their efforts and we hope to see more people next year!
Photograph courtesy of Mike Braham (Colonel By Day, 2011)