April 4th. 2019 - Ed Butts - "The History of Bodyguards"
Presentation: Ed is the author of a book for young readers on the history of bodyguards, and today he’s going to tell us how that profession evolved from ancient times until the present.
Bio: Ed Butts was born in Toronto, but grew up in Guelph and has always considered it his hometown. He attended the University of Waterloo, and spent eight years teaching at a school in the Dominican Republic. Ed has written more than twenty books for both adults and juvenile readers. They include Simon Girty: Wilderness Warrior, Wrong Side of the Law,The Mad, Bad and Dangerous, and Wartime: The First World War in a Canadian Town. Several of his books have been nominated for awards. Ed has contributed articles to many publications, including the Toronto Star and the Globe & Mail. He writes a monthly column about Guelph history for the Mercury-Tribune. He is also a contributor to Historica, the online Canadian Encyclopedia. Ed lives in Guelph with his daughter and grandson.
10:00 Refreshments 10:45 Meeting
- April 18th. 2019
9:30 Refreshments 9:55 Meeting
Future general meetings for May 2019: Thurs. May 2nd. Thurs. May 16th. and Thurs. May 30th.
Activities & Events
Coffee/Breakfast 10:am at the Boathouse or theAirPark Café: 50 Skyway Dr.Guelph Airport:519-836-0984
Thurs. April11th. and Thurs. April 25th. This is an informal get together and all RCMC members are welcome.