The community of Summerland has changed considerably since 1909 when sisters Christine Nixon and Lizzie Verity spent the winter living in a tent house. The Summerland Museum has documented much of the community’s history. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

The community of Summerland has changed considerably since 1909 when sisters Christine Nixon and Lizzie Verity spent the winter living in a tent house. The Summerland Museum has documented much of the community’s history. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland Museum holds membership drive

Individual, corporate and life memberships available

The Summerland Museum is holding its fall membership drive in September and October.

Pat McCutcheon, membership director with the Summerland Museum and Archives, said while this is the second membership drive of the year, memberships can be purchased at any time.

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“We look forward to welcoming new members and as well as all those who are renewing their memberships. With your support, we hope to establish a firm membership base that is representative of our commitment to preserving Summerland’s history,” she said.

The museum’s goal is to reach people who are passionate about preserving Summerland’s history.

Membership rates are: $15 a year for seniors (61 and older) and students, $25 a year for adults, $200 for a life membership with no expiration and $100 a year for corporate memberships.

Gift memberships are popular for special occasions, McCutcheon said.

The museum accepts cheques, credit card, cash and e-transfer payments. For information, visit the museum’s website at www.summerlandmuseum.org.

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