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THE SCOTTISH STUDIES SOCIETY
invites you to











at

Casa Loma


1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, Ontario
Wednesday April 18, 2007

Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.
Dinner: 8:30 p.m.
Dancing: 9:45 p.m.

Experience an elegant evening of fine food, Scottish music and dance in a setting reminiscent of a Highland castle.

During the meal we will be presenting our annual "Scot of the Year Award" which was initiated in 1993 to honour individuals with a Scottish connection who have achieved distinction through their contribution to Canadian society or the international community at large. This year's recipient will be Jean Watson from Nova Scotia. Jean is the person whose unrelenting efforts succeeded in establishing the concept of Tartan Day which is now celebrated all over the world. The award will be presented by Hugh Boyle, Scot of the Year 2006.



Tickets: $150 per person

Tel: 416-699-9942
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"Tartan Day" commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath on April 6, 1320, an event described by Canadian writer John Prebble as being unequalled in its eloquent plea for the liberty of man... "From the darkness of medieval minds it shone a torch upon future struggles which its signatories could not have foreseen or understood."

It is not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom - for that alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself. From The Declaration of Arbroath 1320 AD