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The Civic Museum of Regina and the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame are partnering to celebrate Women's History Month in October through an exciting initiative to celebrate Saskatchewan Women in Sports.

The Women in Sport panel will feature 3 Hall of Fame inductees in celebration of Women’s History Month and Hockey Week in Regina!

Linda Burnam, Curling
Lisa Franks, Basketball
Colleen Sostorics, Hockey

The panel discussion will be wide-ranging with a focus on how sports has shaped their lives, how we can encourage emerging female athletes, and the state of women’s sports on a local & professional level.

This FREE event is Thursday October 4, 7 pm, in the Cornwall Centre - Centre Court.

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Betty Boop

Betty Boop DollThis Betty Boop doll was sent to Freda, a 9-year old living in England. When Freda came to Canada as a war bride, she brought her doll. The decal in front of her dress is a red heart bordered in black with the inscription “Betty Boop Des & Copyright by Fleischer Studio.”
It was donated to the museum in 1996.

 

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Betty Boop is an animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer, who appeared in the talkartoon and the Betty Boop film series produced by Fleischer Studios and released by Paramount Pictures. She is also featured in comic strips and mass merchandising.