Professor Graeme Davison will be the guest Speaker at the anniversary dinner. Prof Davison is the Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor of History at Monash University and the author of 'The Rise and Fall of Marvellous Melbourne' and 'Car Wars'. Graeme grew up in Essendon and went to school at Aberfeldie Primary and Essendon High. His parents George and May were both involved in the EHS between 1979-1992. The dinner will be held at Gannawarra Convention Centre, Keilor Road, North Essendon, on Tuesday August 24th, 2010. Bookings and payments by August 15th please ring Essendon Historical Society on 9370 4607.