SPEAKERS: February 2020

February Speakers Arranged by Dan Waterston and Craig Cornell




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 2019-2020 OFFICERS: President – Jim Howse 1 st Vice-President – Jim Sanders 2 nd Vice-President – John Hart Secretary – Ron Dolynchuk Treasurer – Keith Devolin Assistant Treasurer – Howard Simpson Membership Secretary – Robert Lindsay Past President – Dale Lockie Bulletin Editor – Ken Jeffrey Webmaster – Randy Cook Directors – to August 31 st 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 31 st 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
GWMC Board of Directors - 2019 - 2020 Click on Photo to Enlarge
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; Alzheimer’s 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 February 2020
Become A Guelph Wellington Men’s Club
A Call For
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!!!
Health and Celebrations of Members Contact Alex Smith at 519-821-3117 or alexander.d.smith@outlook.com to report on the health of members for February 2020
Items for the March 2020 Bulletin Contact Ken Jeffrey at 519-820-0798 Or Email Ken By February 19th
Tours and Lunches
Assistant Bulletin Editor
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 519-820-0798 or Email Ken here.
Passings The Club notes with regrets the recent passing of Alvin Gillies and Donald H. Parr. Membership Changes At the January 7th meeting the Board accepted the resignations of Andy Kozakavich, Jack Zavitz and Glenn White Membership Profile Membership Secretary Rob Lindsay, at the January 7th Board Meeting, indicated the membership profile as: Active Members 298 Associate Members 21 Pending 1 Life Members 3 Wait List 0 New Members The Club extends a warm hand in friendship to our newest member:
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.
Tour of Model Train Museum February 18 2020 Lunch at Harvest Moon $25/person Ticket sales Feb 4 and 11
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION If you joined as a new member since November 2018 or you will becoming a new member in the near future, you are invited to “THE NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION” Tuesday, January 28th 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; and - 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 Jan 7th or 14th or email adyer@uoguelph.ca . All new members have paid for this event. Come and enjoy it with other new members.
SPRING LUNCHEON Tuesday April 14 Details next month. Mark the date.
"Things I think I have learned".
Tom Watson
Guelph Wellington Club Member