Dig Deep: A Gala Fundraiser & The Betsy Nicholls Award

Dig Deep: A Gala Fundraiser

When: April 20, 2019
Where: The Access Event Centre, 111 Gilmour Street, Morden, MB.
Price: $75/ticket ($50 tax receipt); Table of eight – $580
Purchase: Contact 204.822.3406 or email info@discoverfossils.com to purchase tickets

Dig Deep is a gala fundraiser that celebrates palaeontology and the ongoing work of the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. Proceeds raised at the gala go towards the CFDC’s fund with the Morden Area Foundation. Starting in 2018 our guest speaker will be the recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Nicholls Award for Outstanding Contributions to Palaeontology. 2018 marks the first year the award will be given.

The Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Nicholls Award
for Outstanding Contributions to Palaeontology

At the CFDC’s 2nd Annual Dig Deep Gala fundraiser in 2017 the Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Nicholls Award for Outstanding Contributions to Palaeontology was announced.

In the presence of the late Dr. Nicholl’s family, CFDC board president Dr. Kevin Campbell unveiled the new award as a way of recognizing Dr. Nicholl’s significant contributions to the field of palaeontology and to the CFDC. The first award was given to Dr. Mary Higby Schweitzer at our 3rd gala in 2018.

For more information about the award and our selection criteria please see the Terms of Reference below:

Terms of Reference – Elizabeth (Betsy) L. Nicholls Award

Below please find the link to Dr. Anthony Russell’s excellent presentation about Dr. Nicholl’s from our 2017 gala: