August 28, 2018:  Douglas Gat

SPEAKERS: August 2018

August Speakers Arranged by Graham Ford
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 2018-2019 OFFICERS: President – Dale Lockie 1 st  Vice-President – Jim Howse 2 nd  Vice-President – TBA Secretary – Ron Dolynchuk Treasurer – Keith Devolin Assistant Treasurer – Howard Simpson Membership Secretary – Robert Lindsay Past President – David Bain Directors – to August 31 st  2019: Allan Dyer Thom Herrmann Jim McQueen Ralph Sykes David Walpole Wayne Hawkes Directors – to August 31 st  2020: David Bacon Derek Bewley Lloyd Hicks Norm Hunter Lawrence Jackson Jim Thomson Financial Review Committee: Peter Stonehouse, Joseph Valeriote Bulletin – Ken Jeffrey Webmaster – Randy Cook  
August 2018
Primary Care Physician “Hazards of Drug-Addiction Through  Prescribed Pain Medication”
Greeters:  Al James, Jim McQueen Anthem:  Lawrie Jackson Thought for the Day:  Ken Kasha Introduction:  George Hughes Thanks:  Ken Embree

August 7, 2018: Alan Morgan

August 14, 2018: Brenda Whiteside

Membership Profile Membership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the July 17th Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as: Active Members 330 Associate Members 26 Pending 8 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 Annual Fees:   Members are reminded that the annual membership fee is due September 4th.  Please bring your payment to the Treasurer’s table, or the table in the lobby starting August 14, or mail it to: GWMC, Suite 197, 3-304 Stone Road West, Guelph, ON N1G 4W4 The Annual Fees have been set at: Active membership $120 Associate membership $30 Nominations: Alan Green Chair of the Nominations Committee reported that we now have a full directors committee and a 2nd VP for 2018/19. The new names are as follows: David Bacon, Derek Bewley, Norm Hunter, Lawrence Jackson, Jim Thompson, VP --Jim Saunders. New Members We are very pleased to welcome our new Members:
Passings: None
GWMC Board of Directors 2017-2018
Geology Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo  “Crossing America in a Tesla S85D” 
Greeters:  David Crow, Denis Little Anthem:  David Dorion Thought for the Day:  John Hart Introduction:  Alan Green Thanks:  Charlie Toth
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
Health and Celebrations of Members   Contact Dan O’Connor at 519-821-1355 or to report on the health of members for August 2018 Items for September 2018 Bulletin Phone Ken Jeffrey at 519-820-0798 or email Ken at By August 14
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

August 21, 2018:  Alastair Summerlee

University of Guelph Associate Vice-President (Student Affairs) Developing the Person, Scholar & Citizen”
Greeters:  Roger Hacker, Wayne Hawkes Anthem:  Norm McKenzie Thought for the Day:  Tony Moran Introduction:  Thom Herrmann Thanks:  Doug Black
Greeters:  Bob Brenneman, Helmuth Slisarenko Anthem:  Kris Ottosen Thought for the Day:  Graham Ford Introduction:  Dave Bain Thanks:  Bruce Stone
Blue Jays Baseball Saturday, September 8 Blue Jays vs. Cleveland Indians Ticket Price: $110.00 Each.
Trip to the Races - Monday, September 17 Grand River Raceway. Elora Doors open 5:30 PM - Buffet at 6:00PM - Races start at 6:30 PM Tickets $26 - Tickets Include buffet dinner, race program - Taxes and gratuity. Beverages are extra. - Ticket sales will start August 21.
Chris Harrison         Jonathan Webb
President, University of Guelph, Retired “Walking Through the Kalahari Desert”
GWMC Choir 2018/2019 Season Starts Tuesday September 11th. If 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.