May 22, 2018: Gerry Barker

SPEAKERS: May 2018

May Speakers Arranged by Bruce Donaldson
Opportunities for Learning and Fellowship Through Weekly Meetings, Social and Sporting Events




The GWMC Club Meets Weekly at the Italian Canadian Club 135 Ferguson Street, Guelph, Ontario  N1E 2Y7 Meetings 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 Wellington Men's Club Suite 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 2017-2018 OFFICERS: President – David Bain 1 st  Vice-President – Dale Lockie – New Initiatives 2 nd  Vice-President – Jim Howse – Finance + Greeters Secretary – Ron Dolynchuk Treasurer – Keith Devolin Assistant Treasurer – Howard Simpson Membership Secretary – Robert Lindsay Past President – Alan Green – Nominations and Awards Directors – to August 31 st  2018: Graham Ford – Thought of the Day Glen Froom – Anniversary Luncheon Ian McMillan – Choir and Anthems John Prescott – Health of Members Jack Schill – Tours and Lunch Gary Thomson – House Committees Directors – to August 31 st  2019: Allan Dyer – Program Committee Thom Herrmann – Sporting Events Jim McQueen – Christmas Luncheon Ralph Sykes – Special Events (Theatre and Races) David Walpole – Spring Luncheon TBD Financial Review Committee: Peter Stonehouse, Joseph Valeriote Bulletin – Ken Jeffrey Webmaster – Randy Cook  
May 2018
Owner and Editor, Guelph Speaks “The State of the City of Guelph Approaching the Civic Elections”
Greeters:  Les Bibby, Jim Sanders Anthem:  David Ireland Thought for the Day:  Roger Hacker Introduction: Bruce Donaldson Thanks: Bruce Elliott

May 1, 2018: Sarah Bowers-Peter

May 8, 2018:  Scott Long

Membership Profile Membership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the April 3rd Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as Active Members 323 Associate Members 25 Pending 11 Life Members 3 Wait List 0 You 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 ARCHIVES Club 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 New Members We are very pleased to our most recent new Members:
Passings The Club notes with regret the recent passings of Bill Richardson and Russ Willoughby.
GWMC Board of Directors 2017-2018
Program Coordinator, Crime Stoppers, Guelph-Wellington “Human Trafficking”   
Greeters:  Bernhard Vanderkamp, David Walpole Anthem:  David Kuhn Thought for the Day:  Bob Brenneman Introduction:  Bruce Donaldson Thanks:  Jim Clarke

May 29, 2018:  Jeffrey Klomus

Greeters:  Brian Skerrett, Ivor Wright Anthem:  Daniel Buttler Thought for the Day:  Ken Hills Introduction: Bruce Donaldson Thanks: Cas Herold
Wealth Advisor, Meridian Credit Union “Elder Abuse-What Everybody Needs to Know”
The Theatre Outing on May 10th to the Drayton Entertainment production of "West Side Story" in the St Jacobs Country Playhouse with Lunch at the COURTYARD MARRIOTT Follow this Link to View Pictures taken at the Event.
REGISTER TO RECEIVE EMAILS FROM THE CLUB Members (especially new members) who haven’t already done so are invited to register to receive emails from the club. They should register by sending an email to the following email address .  In the body of the email include your Name and Membership Number.  
Guelph Wellington Men’s Club
Doug Black        Owen Shewfelt  Tony Martin   
Health and Celebrations of Members   Contact Bill Blackie at 519-763-3777 or  to report on the health of members for May 2018 Items for June 2018 Bulletin Contact Ken Jeffrey at 519-820-0798 or -  By May 22
If you are experiencing a “trying” time and would like to contact someone in confidence who has gone through the same experience you may phone/contact that person directly, see list below. If you are not able to contact that support person you can phone Jim Hunt, 519-821-1577, George Hughes 519-780-0735, Jim Clarke 519-821-7196 or Jim Sanders 519-780-5240. The following issues and support people who have volunteered to share experiences are listed below. Alcohol Addiction – Ray Middleton, 519-836-1066 Alzheimer's, Dementia, Senility – Jim Mottin, 519-822-5278 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- Jim Mottin, 519-822-5278 Loss of a Loved One - 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; Ted Pritchard – 519-826-6121 Suicide In Family – Jim Clarke, 519-821-7196 Vision Problems/Blindness – Jim Sanders, 519-780-5240 Other topics could include       * Aging and general health problems        * Giving Up Driver’s Licence                   * Heart Problems                                           *Hearing Problems                                        * Change of Independence                           * Terminal illness of a spouse or self       * Change of Residence                                  * Parkinsons If you are willing to be a support person or an additional support person for one of the above topics or to add to this list and/or share your “trying times” this way, 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. April 19, 2018

GWMC Support Group

Become A Guelph Wellington Men’s Club
A Call For

May 15, 2018: Dr. Leonard Friesen

Education Officer Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council. “Car-Buying Seminar”
Greeters:  Dave Ireland, Bill Irving Anthem:  John Prescott Thought for the Day:  Don Rudman Introduction: Bruce Donaldson Thanks: Gerry Hyde
Professor of History Wilfred Laurier University “Cold War Without End”
Greeters:  Ken Bedasse, Derek Bewley Anthem:  Paul Truex Thought for the Day:  Jack Schill Introduction: Bruce Donaldson Thanks: Gary Thomson
Blue Jays Baseball Saturday, September 8 Blue Jays vs. Cleveland Indians Ticket sales start Tuesday June 05,2018 - Price $110.00 Each.