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 2018-2019OFFICERS:President – Dale Lockie1st Vice-President – Jim Howse2nd Vice-President – TBASecretary – Ron Dolynchuk Treasurer – Keith Devolin Assistant Treasurer – Howard SimpsonMembership Secretary – Robert LindsayPast President – David BainDirectors – to August 31st 2019:Allan Dyer Thom Herrmann Jim McQueen Ralph Sykes David Walpole Wayne HawkesDirectors – to August 31st 2020:David BaconDerek BewleyLloyd HicksNorm HunterLawrence JacksonJim ThomsonFinancial Review Committee:Peter Stonehouse, Joseph ValerioteBulletin – Ken Jeffrey Webmaster – Randy Cook
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . In the body of the email include your Name and Membership Number.
Guelph Wellington Men’s Club
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, 519-780-5240Other 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 * ParkinsonsIf 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 Choir The 2018/2019 concert season started Wed. Oct. 10 at Eden House in Eden Mills with over 50 residents in attendance. As well as 9 choir numbers, the program included opportunities for the audience to participate in sing-a-longs and solos by our accompanist Gregson Lodge. On Nov.6 the choir lead the Remembrance Day service at the GWMC. On Nov.14 the choir sang at St. Joseph’s H.C.C and on Dec 12th will sing at the Elliott.
Need A Ride?A few members have offered to assist fellow members by sharing a ride to a Tuesday morning meeting. Their names are listed below. As this is an unofficial and informal arrangement between yourself and the member, check with one who lives in your area to see if ride arrangements are possible. If you would like to offer a ride for fellow members, please contact David Bain.•Old University Area - Nick Harris, Ron Dolynchuk, or Thom Hermann•Victoria Road South End -Jim Howse •Woodlawn and Victoria Road - Paul Truex•Guelph Lake Area -Graham Ford•Woodland Glen (YMCA) - David Bain
To email one of the Ride Share Members, click on their name.
January 1st: No Meeting - ICC Closed for the Holidays
Attention All MembersEver Member SurveyComing in Early 2019
The Club is in great shape and the Board through your participation want to keep it strong and healthy.
The Board will be requesting your input about the club. By reflecting on the past, evaluating the present and contemplating the future, you will have the opportunity to provide meaningful feedback. We look forward to receiving your thoughtful response.The Board will use your opinions to continue to steer our membership towards expanding our knowledge and cementing our social relationships.Keep Tuned.
January 22, 2019: Tim Mau
January 29, 2019: Craig Johnson
Passings: The Club notes with regret the recent passing of Gilbert Bennett.Membership ChangesAt the December 4th meeting the Board accepted the change in status from Active to Associate of Jack Alex, Steven Faehrmann and Bruce Holden as well as the resignations of Otto Ahlers, John Benham, Jack Bruce, Bob Scott, Earl Sutton, John Walcot, Karl Wettstein, Cam Bailey, Neil McLaren, Dick Kaufman, Ted Burnside and Angelo Longo.Membership ProfileMembership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the December 4th Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as:Active Members 316Associate Members 32Pending 6Life Members 3Wait List 0Health and Celebrations of MembersContact John Keleher at 519-823-6520or Email John here to report on theHealth of Members for January 2019Items for February 2019 BulletinContact Ken Jeffrey at 519 820-0798or Email Ken here By January 22 2019
New MembersThe Club extends a warm hand in friendship to our Newest Members: