Exploring the Wreck of Titanic

A Conversation with Steve Blasco;

Marine Geologist with Natural Resources Canada

Cheif Scientist aboard the 1991 Canada, USA and Russian expedition to the wreck site; filming IMAX’S TITANICA. Cheif Science Advisor to James Cameron’s TITANIC.

The Tupper Building Medical School, Dalhousie University Theater A

5850 College Street, Halifax Nova Scotia

May 9th 2012 7PM doors open at 6:30PM

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We invite You to join the CHALLENGE

Please join The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards in an Evening of Celebration a musical tribute to H.M. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh on the occasion of The Queen’s Birthday. To ensure a seat, please RSVP with a request for tickets. All tickets will be at the door after 6pm at the will call table with your names.

THIS IS A FREE EVENT TO CELBRATE HER MAJESTY AND THE VOLUNTEER SPIRIT THAT MAKES CANADA GREAT!

Get your friends together and Join us Friday April 20th, 2012

7:00 PM doors open at 6:30pm

Cathedral Church of All Saints

1330 Martello Street , Halifax NS

R.S.V.P.  by April 18th 2012                                                    jubileeaward@gmail.com                                                      

We invite you to recognize two Royal milestones!

A commemorative medal has been created to mark the celebration of both the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne, and the 40th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Programme in Nova Scotia, honouring Her Majesty for 60 years of Service, and HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Founder of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Programme. The Century Award will also serve to recognize citizens who represent the best of the Canadian Spirit of Service and Achievement.

A special committee, consisting of members and supporters of The Nova Scotia Division, The Duke of Edinburgh Award in Canada, will administer.

 The  2012 Diamond Jubilee
Century of Service CHALLENGE Award
We invite YOU
to earn this prestigious Honour.
For information on The Diamond Jubilee CHALLENGE:
jubileeaward@gmail.com

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What is the Diamond Jubilee CHALLENGE AWARD?

2012
Diamond Jubilee
Century of Service
CHALLENGE Award
Together: A Century of Service

60 years: Her Majesty, Elizabeth II as Canada’s Ruling Monarch

40 years: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Programme in Nova Scotia

The Diamond Jubilee Century of Service CHALLENGE AWARD

During 2012, Nova Scotians and residents of Canada will be invited to recognize two royal milestones. A commemorative medal has been created to mark the celebration of both the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne in 1952, as well as the 40th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotians have created The Diamond Jubilee Century of Service CHALLENGE Award as a tangible way to honour Her Majesty for 60 years of Service, and HRH The Prince Philip, who founded The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Programme in 1956. The CHALLENGE will also serve to honour citizens who choose to volunteer, Commemorate, and Celebrate, and through their participation, they will represent and exemplify the best of the Canadian spirit of Service and Achievement. Participants will be asked to challenge themselves by: (i) spending 60 hours to complete a project exploring Royal history; and /or learning a new skill, AND (ii) contributing at least 40 hours of service to their local communities. The Award will be given at four levels: Bronze; Silver; Gold, and Diamond, with the number of hours contributed to community service differentiates the Award levels. The inaugural presentation ceremony of The Diamond Jubilee Century of Service CHALLENGE Award will take place in Halifax on December 12, 2012. A special committee consisting of members and supporters of the Nova Scotia Division, The Duke of Edinburgh Award in Canada will administer the Award programme.

Description of the medal

The obverse: Her Majesty and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, in profile, recognizing the value of cooperation, and the strength of their royal partnership – Together a Century of Service; and the emblem of the Nova Scotia Division of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Canada.

The obverse depicts Century of Service Award Crest. The Thistle represents the royal heritage of New Scotland; the Mayflower is the floral symbol of Nova Scotia and the Blueberry is its official fruit. The Crown, centred, symbolizes the 60 year reign of Her Majesty. The Cipher of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh rests on the Mayflower representing the NS Division and its 40 years of service.