Opportunities for Learning and Fellowship Through Weekly Meetings, Social and Sporting Events
The GWMC Club Meets Weekly at the Italian Canadian Club135 Ferguson Street, Guelph, Ontario N1E 2Y7Meetings start at 10a.m. promptly and end by 11a.m. each Tuesday morning unless otherwise indicated in the monthly schedule. Check the home page for the month's presentations, activities and dates.For further information Contact Via - Email Here.
The Guelph WellingtonMen's ClubSuite 197, 3-304 Stone Road West, Guelph, Ontario, CA N1G 4W4. Regular meetings of the Club are held most Tuesdays at the Italian Canadian Club of Guelph Opportunities for learning and fellowship through weekly meetings, social and sporting events.
Board Members 2017-2018OFFICERS:President – David Bain1st Vice-President – Dale Lockie – New Initiatives2nd Vice-President – Jim Howse – Finance + GreetersSecretary – Ron Dolynchuk Treasurer – Keith Devolin Assistant Treasurer – Howard SimpsonMembership Secretary – Robert LindsayPast President – Alan Green – Nominations and AwardsDirectors – to August 31st 2018:Graham Ford – Thought of the DayGlen Froom – Anniversary LuncheonIan McMillan – Choir and AnthemsJohn Prescott – Health of MembersJack Schill – Tours and LunchGary Thomson – House CommitteesDirectors – to August 31st 2019:Allan Dyer – Program CommitteeThom Herrmann – Sporting Events Jim McQueen – Christmas LuncheonRalph Sykes – Special Events (Theatre and Races)David Walpole – Spring LuncheonTBDFinancial Review Committee:Peter Stonehouse, Joseph ValerioteBulletin – Ken Jeffrey Webmaster – Randy Cook
Benefit Auctioneer Specialist “The Inside Scoop on Being an Auctioneer”
Greeters: Bruce Watson, David ChurchillAnthem: Lane Van GeestThought for the Day: John ThomsonIntroduction: Glen FroomThanks: Jim McQueen
Membership ProfileMembership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the March 6th Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as:Active Members320Associate Members26Pending7Life Members3Wait List0You will notice that the wait list for membership in the club is down to zero! All members are encouraged to recruit colleagues and friends to join us.NEEDED FOR THE ARCHIVESClub Rosters for 1985/86, 1990/91, 1992/93, 1994/95,1995/96, 2000/01.If you have any of these please contact the Club archivist David Hull at 519-821-9972 or firstname.lastname@example.org.New MembersWe are very pleased to our most recent new Members:
PassingsThe Club notes with regret the recent passings of Brock Pilkey and Sylvia wife of Doug Long.
GWMC Board of Directors 2017-2018
Director, Aquaculture CentreUniversity of Guelph“The Blue Revolution: Aquaculture is a Game Changer in the World's Seafood Supply”
Greeters: Charles Toth, Gerry HydeAnthem: Wayne GatehouseThought for the Day: John MillerIntroduction: Glen FroomThanks: Gerald Hyde
April 24, 2018: Dr. Laura Harrington
Greeters: Don Rudman, Helmut SlisarenkoAnthem: Fred GrahamThought for the Day: Murray WoodsIntroduction: Glen FroomThanks: Don McKay
Managing Director McMaster Institute for Research on Aging and Labarge Centre for Mobility in Aging “Why Research in Aging Matters, and How to Use It to Your Advantage”
Thursday May 10thThe Theatre Subcommittee has booked a block of seats for a Drayton Entertainment production of "West Side Story" Matinee on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2 P.M. in the St Jacobs Country Playhouse. Lunch at the COURTYARD MARRIOTT (Right next Door)includes a Dinner Buffet, Cash Bar and a Free Draw. ALL THIS FOR $80.00 PER PERSON NON-MEMBERS WELCOMED
REGISTER TO RECEIVE EMAILS FROM THE CLUBMembers (especially new members) who haven’t alreadydone so are invited to register to receive emails from the club. They should register by sending an email to the following email address email@example.com . In the body of the email include your Name and Membership Number.
Guelph Wellington Men’s Club
Ken Murray Harley Nicholson Bill Grexton Scott Jamieson
Health and Celebrations of MembersTo report on the Health of Members for April 1 to 15:Contact Don Crow at 519-843-5537 or email Don here.From April 16 to April 30:Contact Denis Little at 519-400-3839 or email Denis here.Items for May 2018 BulletinContact Ken Jeffrey at 519-820-0798 or email Ken HereBy April 20
Are you experiencing a ‘trying’ time in your life and would like contact with someone in the Club who has gone through the same experience? The following is a list of Club Members that have volunteered and that you may contact directly by phone. If you are not able to connect with that support person, you can call Jim Hunt, 519-821-1577, George Hughes 519-780-0735, Jim Clarke 519-821-7196 or Jim Sanders 519-780-5240 for assistance.The following issues and support people are ready to help.•Alcohol Addiction – Ray Middleton, 519-836-1066•Anxiety – John Core, 519-836-6250•Bipolarism – Ray Middleton, 519-836-1066•Cardiac Arrest – Keith Devolin, 519-836-7675•Child Abuse – Ken Hills, 519-836-8414•Death of a Wife – George Hughes, 519-780-0735•Depression- Ivor Wright, 519-836-7335•Family Problems – Vince Wall, 519-836-0622•Heart Attack – Bob Renton, 519-822-4008•Inability to Cough Effectively – Danny Butler, 519-763-8409•Loss of a Child – Dick Haas, 519-843-3113•Mental Health – Ross Knechtel, 226-706-4058•Prostate Cancer – Lawrie Jackson – 519-763-1595 or 519-763-0035•Suicide In Family – Jim Clarke, 519-821-7196 •Vision Problems/Blindness – Jim Sanders, 519-780-5240If you would like to be an additional support person for one of the above listed topics or for a new topic such as listed below, please give your name, telephone number and topic to Jim Hunt, 519-821-1577, George Hughes 519-780-0735, Jim Clarke 519-821-7196 or Jim Sanders 519-780-5240.Other topics could include•Aging and general health problems•Alzheimers / Dementia of Spouse•Change of Independence•Change of Residence•Giving Up Driver’s Licence•Hearing Problems•Heart Problems•Parkinsons •Terminal illness of a spouse or self