December Speakers Arranged by The Program Committee
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 2019-2020OFFICERS:President – Jim Howse1st Vice-President – Jim Sanders2nd Vice-President – John HartSecretary – Ron Dolynchuk Treasurer – Keith Devolin Assistant Treasurer – Howard SimpsonMembership Secretary – Robert LindsayPast President – Dale LockieBulletin Editor – Ken Jeffrey Webmaster – Randy CookDirectors – to August 31st 2020:Derek Bewley(House Committee) Dick Haas (Thought of the Day)Lloyd Hicks (Health of Members)Norm Hunter (Special Events) Jim Thompson (Tours and Lunch) Lawrie Jackson (Anthems) Jim Tsujita(Sports Events)Directors – to August 31st 2021:Graham Ford (Meeting Program)Thom Herrmann(New Initiatives)Art Cutten(Greeters)Ken Lelacheur(Christmas Luncheon)Bob Keleher(Spring Luncheon)Jim Tsujita(Sports Events)Financial Review Committee:Peter Stonehouse, Joseph Valeriote
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, 519-836-1066Altzheimers, Dementia, Senility – Jim Mottin, 519-822-5278; Altzheimers of spouse - Bill Greenaway, 519-766-1316Anxiety – John Core, 519-836-6250Bipolarism – Ray Middleton, 519-836-1066Cardiac Arrest – Keith Devolin, 519-836-7675Child Abuse – Ken Hills, 519-836-8414Death of a Wife – George Hughes, 519-780-0735; Bill Greenaway, 519-766-1316Depression- Jim Mottin, 519-822-5278Driving Accident/Worried – Jim Clarke, 519-821-7196Family Problems – Vince Wall, 519-836-0622Heart Attack – Bob Renton, 519-822-4008Inability to Cough Effectively – Danny Butler, 519-763-8409Loss of a Child – Dick Haas, 519-843-3113; George Hughes, 519-780-0735Loss of a Loved One - Ivor Wright, 519-836-7335; Mental Health – Ross Knechtel, 226-706-4058Parkinson’s – Ralph Sykes, 519-837-3640Prostate Cancer – Lawrie Jackson – 519-763-1595 or 519-763-0035; Ted Pritchard – 519-826-6121Suicide In Family – Jim Clarke, 519-821-7196 Vision Problems/Blindness – Jim Sanders, 519-780-5240Other 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
RECRUITING NEW MEMBERSAll 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 personuntil he has been a member of the club for one year.Get out there and recruit a friend or relative as a new member!!!
GWMC Choir 2019/2020 Season
Started 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.The Choir will be performing at:THE ELLIOT on Wednesday December 4, 2019
The Annual GWMCChristmas Luncheon
Health and Celebrations of MembersContact Rob Morris at 519-835-7332 or email@example.com to report on the health of members for December 2019.
Items for the December 2019 BulletinContact Ken Jeffrey at 519-820-0798Or Email Ken By December 10
There is a real need for an assistant to help with the GWMC monthly bulletin. This person should have an email account, a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and be able to handle PDF files. It is also helpful if the person enjoys bullying member to get their contributions to the bulletin in on time!!!If interested contact Ken Jeffrey at 519-820-0798or Email Ken here.
Mark Your CalendarsFor the Men’s ClubChristmas LuncheonTuesday, December 10thAt 11:30 am for lunch at 12 noon The price will be $36 per personThere will be a cash barTable Chits will be available starting November 12th to allow you to organize your friends and family who you may wish to invite and sit with you.Ticket sales beganTuesday November 19th
PassingsThe Club notes with regret the recent passing of John Thompson, Bill Scott and Cam Mullen.Membership ChangesAt the November 5th meeting the Board accepted the change in status from Active to Associate of George MacLean and Dan O’Connor. As well the Board noted the resignations of active members John Wilkie, Al Hauff, Chris Harrison, Dick Julian, Doug Rodenburg, Brock Tanner, Bruce Whitestone, Ernie McFarland, Steven Faehrmann, Bernie Kiely, Jack Alex and Bill Malone and associate members Ken Reeve and Peter Valentine.Membership ProfileMembership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the November 6th Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as:Active Members306Associate Members24Pending4Life Members3Wait List0New MembersThe Club extends a warm hand in friendship to our newest members:
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 BainTo email one of the Ride Share Members, click on their name.