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Picnic 2011 - Invitation

Reserve the date! Area 1 Picnic 2011 - Invitation - Illustration: Maria Romero

Area 1 Picnic 2011

Area 1 Picnic - June 11,  2011 By Carolyn Ells Centennial Hall, Beaconsfield The Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild (BHCG) hosted the annual picnic for the Area 1 of the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild (OHCG) at Centennial Hall in Beaconsfield , QC . Approximately 50 hookers from Ottawa Old Forge, Prescott Hoops & Hooks, Beaconsfield , On Track 2, Brockville Thousand Island and others OHCG branches met for an active day of visiting, hooking and admiring each other’s talents.   Denise Vandenbemden Hookers arrived to the welcoming scent (and taste) of Belgian waffles and coffee. Denise Vandenbemden made waffles for as many people as could eat them, using a recipe (Gaufre de Liège) created in 1700 as a dessert for the Prince of Liège. Hookers kept Denise in action at the waffle iron until nearly lunchtime! The emcee throughout the day was Louise G. de Tonnancour, president of BHCG. She was assisted by her two nieces, ages 13 and 16, who helped out in ma