If you are a Highland piper and looking for summer employment then there may be a place for you at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada in 2017. The Halifax Citadel Regimental Association is a non-profit, charitable society that re-creates the 19th century garrison of the 78th Highlanders’ (Ross-shire Buffs) infantry, pipes and drums for the entertainment and education of site visitors. If you are looking for a summer work experience that is both personally rewarding and out of the ordinary this may be the opportunity for you. For more information and how to apply check us out on-line at http://www.regimental.com/table/employment-opportunities/ on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HalifaxCitadel or email us at email@example.com.
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UPCOMING EVENTS October 6, 2017Ian K. MacDonald and Andrew Lee in Concert in Scotia, New YorkFirst Reformed Church of ScotiaOctober 7, 2017The 35th Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Solo Piping ContestFirst Reformed Church of Scotia in Scotia, New YorkOctober 7, 2017Captain John Maclellan MBE Piping ChampionshipArmy School of Piping and Highland Drumming, EdinburghOctober 8, 2017Master Class with Ian K. MacDonald and Ben McClamrock in Albany, New YorkCeltic Hall, Albany, New YorkOctober 8, 2017Bloomington Pipers’ Society October GatheringSt Thomas Lutheran Church, Bloomington, IN
TIP OF THE DAY
Big bags aren’t always the way to go, choose one that fits you – your arm won’t be so cramped reaching for your chanter.
Sean McKeown, Toronto