November Speakers Arranged by Jim Sanders and Ken Embree
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
Baisillie School of International Affairs Wilfrid Laurier University“Peace in Pieces”
Greeters: Dave Elliot, John MillerAnthem: Martin BauerThought for the Day: Don JohnsIntroduction: David BainThanks: Thomas Herrmann
At the October 2nd Meeting the Board accepted the resignation of Bruno Will and Bob Mackenzie. Membership ProfileMembership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the July 17th Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as:Active Members 321Associate Members 31Pending 13Life Members 3Wait List 0You 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 email@example.com.Health and Celebrations of MembersHealth and Celebrations of Members Contact David Smith at 519 212-0918or firstname.lastname@example.org to report on the health of members for November 2018Items for December 2018 BulletinContact Ken Jeffrey at 519 820-0798or email@example.com By November 20th 2018 New MembersThe Club extends a warm hand in friendship to our Newest Members;Mike Bouk and Mike Silvani
Passings: The Club notes with regret the recent passings of Grant McRae, Bill Tossell, Tom Hulland and former member Don Sutherland.
GWMC Board of Directors 2018-2019
GWMC Member“Veterans with a Vision: Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War”
Greeters: Arthur Cutten, Jack FindlayAnthem: Men’s Club ChoirThought for the Day: Men’s Club ChoirIntroduction: Ken EmbreeThanks: Charlie Toth
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
Ontario Federation of Agriculture (Retired) “Supply Management: Utter Nonsense?”
GWMC Choir 2018/2019 SeasonIf you enjoy singing, even if you cannot read music, come and join the Choir Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 AM at the ICC.Reap the benefits of group singing: improved health, cognition and happiness while enjoying the fun and fellowship of like minded men.
2018 Christmas LuncheonHold the Date ! - December 11, 2018 - Italian Canadian Club at NoonGood Food - Good Wine - Good Entertainment - Good FellowshipHow Could You Ask for More ?Tuesday December 11th at 12 Noon•Turkey Dinner (vegetarian option)with appetizer and dessert•Red and White Wine•Live Entertainment: - Graham and Bowie•Ticket Sales - November 20th ,27th and, December 4th
Opportunities for Learning and Fellowship Through Weekly Meetings, Social and Sporting Events
Tours and LunchesNovember 20thUniversity of Guelph Fish FarmDetails to follow
New Member OrientationTuesday, November 27th at 11:15 am – 1:00 pm in the Board Room next to our meeting room.Objectives: •-To meet other new members;•-To increase your comfort zone in the Club;•-To provide a fuller understanding of the Club and what it stands for•-To outline the role of a Club member.Lunch will be served at 12:30 pm.Register at the orientation table at the regular meetings on November 13 and 20 or email email@example.com .
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.