SPEAKERS: February 2019

February Speakers Arranged by John Prescott




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  

February 5 2019: Jeff Durish

February 12, 2019: Linda Parker

GWMC Board of Directors 2018-2019
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 registerme@guelphwellingtonmensclub.ca .  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, 519-780-5240 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

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. 
The Annual GWMC Christmas Luncheon View Pictures Taken at the Event Here !
Opportunities for Learning and Fellowship Through Weekly Meetings, Social and Sporting Events February 2019
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.
Attention All Members Every Member Survey Now Available Online and in Paper Format.
The Every Member Survey is now available. We are encouraging all members to respond. To that end, the survey has been e-mailed to all members with a listed address.   In addition to the PDF version of the form sent out we are providing an online Survey Form as an alternative method of responding.  Access the online form by clicking here or on the word Survey.                 . Enter your input as indicated in the form and submit.  If you wish a copy of your input emailed to you, enter your email address as indicated. The survey will also be handed out at the club meetings of Jan 22 and Jan 29. Please complete and return the survey by the Feb 5th Club Meeting. A collection box will be at the next three meetings to receive paper copies.

February 19, 2019: Gert Hartmann

February 26, 2019: Shelley Candel, Lorne Widmer

Passings The Club notes with regrets the recent passing of Peter Moore’s wife June. Membership Changes At the January 8th meeting the Board accepted the change in status from Active to Associate of Wilson Clark as well as the resignations of John Caron, Gord MacFarlane, Hugh Rose, Neil Sullivan, Wilf Park and Derek Jamieson Membership Profile Membership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the January 8th Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as: Active Members 314 Associate Members 29 Pending 6 Life Members 3 Wait List 0 Health and Celebrations of Members Contact John Keleher at 519-823-6520 or Email John here to report on the Health of Members for January 2019 Items for February 2019 Bulletin Contact Ken Jeffrey at 519 820-0798 or Email Ken here  By January 22 2019  
New Members The Club extends a warm hand in friendship to our Newest Member: John Holt
Become A Guelph Wellington Men’s Club
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