SPEAKERS: September 2019

September Speakers Arranged by Ken Bedasse




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

September 3, 2019: Dr. Gord Kuder

September 10, 2019: Alex Smith/Helen Lofton

GWMC Board of Directors 2018-2019
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 Altzheimers, Dementia, Senility – Jim Mottin, 519-822-5278; Altzheimers of spouse - Bill Greenaway, 519-766-1316 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; Bill Greenaway, 519-766-1316 Depression- Jim Mottin, 519-822-5278 Driving Accident/Worried – Jim Clarke, 519-821-7196 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; George Hughes, 519-780-0735 Loss of a Loved One - Ivor Wright, 519-836-7335; Mental Health – Ross Knechtel, 226-706-4058 Parkinson’s – Ralph Sykes, 519-837-3640 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 *Hearing Problems * Change of Independence * Heart Problems * Change of Residence * Terminal illness of a spouse or self 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. July 25, 2019

GWMC Support Group

Opportunities for Learning and Fellowship Through Weekly Meetings, Social and Sporting Events September 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.

September 17, 2019: Jim Estill

September 24, 2019: Dr. Joel Lexchin

Become A Guelph Wellington Men’s Club
A Call For

GWMC Member

“An Update on Glaucoma”

Greeters: Art Cutten, J Anthem:Roman Braun Thought for the Day:C Introduction:Walter Jo Thanks: Allan Dyer
President and CEO Danby Products “Saving the PLANET one PARCEL at a Time” Greeters:Doug Black, Anthem:Tom Watson Thought for the Day:G Introduction:George Thanks: Graham Ford

Emergency Department University Health Network

“Pricing of Pharmaceuticals in Canada Compared to

other Countries”

Greeters:Allan Few, Evan Spicer Anthem:Ken Woodside Thought for the Day:Phil Allt Introduction:Dick Baker Thanks: Art Cutten
Alex Smith (Green Hub) and Helen Lofton (City of Guelph) “The Yorklands Update/Revisited” Greeters:Dick Baumg Anthem:Malcolm Coutts Thought for the Day:Bo Introduction:Ted Pri Thanks: Bill Scott
RECRUITING NEW MEMBERS All Men’s Club members are encouraged to help in the recruitment of new members. Club members are reminded that the following regulations are NOT in effect. A member may not sponsor or co-sponsor more than one person a year. A new member may not sponsor or co-sponsor another person until he has been a member of the club for one year. Get out there and recruit a friend or relative as a new member!!!
TRIP TO THE RACES Monday, September 9, 2019 Grand River Raceway, Elora Doors Open 5:30 PM - Buffet Starts at 6:00 PM Races Start at 6:30 PM TICKETS $28 Price includes buffet dinner, tea or coffee, race program, taxes & gratuity. Ticket sales start August 13th

GWMC Choir 2019/2020 Season Starts

Tuesday Sept. 10th

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.