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Friends of Heritage Monthly Bulletin

Bulletin of Friends of Heritage - April 2006


Re-application as Friends of Heritage (FOH)

If you are one of the 6th batch FOH who have not attained 10 hours of voluntary work, but would like to join our FOH Scheme again this year, please submit the completed reply slip to us by fax (2377 9792) on or before 31 March (Friday); ii) you may also contact Mr. Fan directly (2208 4407) or send an email to Miss Alice Tang (asmtang@lcsd.gov.hk) for re-application. Please be informed that your previous voluntary working hours will be accumulated to your record this year.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Fan at 2208 4407.

Activity (1)

Orientation Gathering for 7th Batch FOH cum
Certificates and Service Awards Presentation Ceremony for 6th Batch FOH

The above events will be held in April, details are as follows:

Date : 22 April 2006 (Saturday)
Time : 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Contents :
1) Orientation Gathering for 7th Batch FOH
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Introduction on FOH Scheme, experience sharing
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Refreshment
2) Certificates and Service Awards Presentation Ceremony for 6th Batch FOH
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Presentation of Certificates and Service Awards
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Refreshment
* Interested FOH must contact Mr. Fan for enrolment.
Venue : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre
Application &
Enquiry :
Mr. Fan (Tel: 2208 4407)
Deadline for Application : 18 April 2006 (Tuesday)

Activity (2)

Special Lectures in April

The Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre will organize a series of lectures on historic buildings in April 2006. Details are as follows:

Time : 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre
Quota : 110 seats; free admission, first come, first served.
Remarks :
  1. No advance booking is needed.
  2. Audience will be admitted 15 minutes before the lecture starts.
  3. 2 hours will be granted to FOH for attending the lecture.
8.4.2006 The Cottage and the Empire: The Story of Globalization of a British House Form (in English) Dr. Lynne DiStefano
22.4.2006 An Introduction of Building Conservation Practice in Yorkshire, the United Kingdom Ms. Fione Lo

Activity (3)

Teacher Training:NSS Understanding and Interpreting the History Curriculum

The Antiquities and Monuments Office and Education Manpower Bureau will co-organize teacher training in April. As the training programme is well-received by teachers, the quota has been over-booked by teachers, but we will arrange live broadcast of the programme at the Activity Room and reserve 30 seats for FOH. Interested Friends please contact Miss Alice Tang (2208 4408) on or before 18 April (Tuesday) for enrollment. For details of the schedule, please refer to the attachment.

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