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News Letter June 2022

Next Meeting: June 16th

Collingwood Legion
Coffee: 9:30 a.m.
Meeting: 10:00 a.m.
Lunch: 12:00 at the Legion

Meeting Agenda

Speaker: Michael Coward
Topic: The Secret of Trout Hollow As Michael has outlined in his message to the Executive, he is a member of the Tuesday Literary Club in Collingwood and this tale will be engaging and fascinating!
Profiler: Stephen McKee

Management Committee

  • President: Ron Mitchell
  • Vice President: John Hillier
  • Treasurer: Gene Peycha
  • Membership: Dan Edwards
  • Past President: Doug Ellsworth
  • Secretary: George Powell
  • Newsletter: Jake Johnston
  • Support & Compassionate Care: Larry Gee
  • Ex-Officio: Doug Smith
  • Webmaster: Bill Booth

Club Leaders

Bridge:
Ski Legends: Monty Richardson
PROBus Travel:
Cycling: Carl Wintermeyer
Paddling: Carl Wintermeyer
Investment: Ed Long


Message from the President

Gentlemen, your PREZ is still at home trying to get a new knee cap up and running. I hope to make it to the July meeting.

The Club is lucky to have Ron Mitchell as our VP who stepped up and got things rolling.

Looking forward to the King’s Wharf Theatre outing in July and a return to normalcy.

Regards, Doug Ellsworth, President


Membership

New Members year-to-date: 9 - (Tom James, Robert Johnston, John Lane, Steve Magill, Stephen McKee, Bob Noppe, Ken Thurston, Dale White, Bruce Wilson)

Deceased Members year-to-date: 5 - (Ron Harding, George Daniels, Bud McCannel, Keith McConnell, Bill Phelps)

Resigned/Dropped members year-to-date: 31 Current membership: 239

Membership Chair Dan Edwards


Bridge Club

It’s a relaxed bridge get together talk about local issues and play kitchen bridge don’t even keep score. Great way to get to know members.

First Thursday in the month at the Legion in the North Atlantic room at 1:00 p.m. Contact G. Powell if you are interested. 705 443 8443.


Investment Group

The Investment Group is alive and well. Our meetings -- three months off in the Summer. Our next meeting is scheduled for September 13th 2022, at the Collingwood Library.

Ed Long


Computer Group

Since Bill Booth is not “locally” available, we are going to call this group done! Of course, if any members need help with geeky things, Bill is only as far away as a phone call or email. Don’t hesitate!

Contact- Bill Booth (705) 446-2508 bill@billbooth.ca


King's Wharf Theatre - Penetanguishene

PRESENTS: Sorry, I'm Canadian Too 2

A Proudly Unapologetic Comedy

With its charming blend of music, humour, and political satire, this production celebrates our distinct heritage and offers a fresh take on what it means to be a proud Canadian.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6 2:00 pm

$47.00 PER PERSON

PAY AT APRIL OR MAY PROBUS MEETING WITH CREDIT OR CLIENT CARD OR VIA E-TRANSFER TO: probusblue@gmail.com STARTING APRIL 23 TO MAY 13

LIMITED NUMBER OF SEATS AVAILABLE - REDUCED CAPACITY MASKS ENCOURAGED SPOUSE OR PARTNER WELCOMED FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, VISIT


Paddling Group

Cycling Group

Check this website for up-to-date schedules.

Carl Wintermeyer


Ski Legends

The trips for Sun Peaks and Snowmass (Aspen) are now open for booking by paid up Legends members. The trips are going fast. All information can be found on the Legends website http://probusskilegends.ca/


Golf Tournament

Blue Mountain Probus is pleased to announce the return of the Annual Golf Tournament. Following the feedback from our last meeting, we are opening up the golf tournament to include guests. Please register and pay as described below if you plan to attend.

The purpose of this event is to promote club interaction and have fun. It is open to golfers of all calibers.

Format will be 9 Holes and dinner. See the Calendar for details.
Four man teams will be assigned.

Date: Tuesday June 28th, 2022

Time: 11:40am (Shotgun start at 12 noon)

Location - Duntroon Highlands 226 Concession 10 South, Duntroon https://goo.gl/maps/Ctk8zGxf5e76Zfbx6

Questions: David Thomson at dw.thomson@hotmail.com


Lawn Bowling Signup at the June Meeting.

May Speaker Denise Davy with Ron Mitchell


New Members

New Members: Stephen McKee and Dale White, with Dan Edwards


50/50 Winners

Winners at the May 2022 meeting were from left to right: Rob Johnston, Stephen Magill, Michael Coward.



PROBUS Club of Blue Mountain
P.O. Box 568
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4B2