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News Letter October 2022

Next Meeting: October 20th

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

Meeting Agenda

Speaker: Andy Donoto
Profiler: Gene Peycha

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

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

October Meeting

Thursday, September 15 @ 10am

Location: Legion

Meeting Agenda:

9:30 - Coffee

10:00 - General Meeting

Profiler: Gene Peycha

Guest Speaker: Andy Donato, Cartoonist for the Toronto Sun. Andy Donoto

12:00 - Lunch available at the Legion

Investment Group

The Investment Group meetings starting on November 8th will be cancelled until further notice. Attendance at the last two meetings has not covered the cost of the room.

Kitchen Bridge

The Kitchen Bridge group has expanded! They will now meet both the FIRST and THIRD Thursday of each month in the Atlantic Room at the legion. Start time is 1 p.m. New members are most welcome!


Hugh Brown

We are sad to announce the passing of Hugh Brown. His obituary can be found at

Cycling and Paddling

Carl Wintermeyer has resigned as Manager of the Cycling Group. They are still active however. The Club thanks Carl for his dedication over many years. He will carry on as manager of the Paddling Group. Check the website for future scheduled outings and updates. Oct 12 Oct 12 Oct 12 Oct 12 Oct 12

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

Highlights of the September 15, 2022 Meeting


Dan Edwards reported that the membership is at 128. Dues are now needed to be paid.


The Annual General Meeting took place with a review of the Constitution and election of the New Management Committee which is listed at the bottom of the Newsletter.

50/50 Winners

50/50 SeptemberLeft to right Dan Crabb, Fraser Main and Marv Cohen.

New Member New Member Tony Lucas

Dan Edwards on the left with new member Tony Lucas.

Christmas Luncheon

Location: OslerBrook Golf and Country Club Time:11:30 Social with Luncheon to follow. Menu: Full 3 course meal Spouse or partner welcome Registration: In Person at Club meetings on October 20, or by e-transfer (make interac payment to Cost: $65.00. per person Please include your name and your guest's name.

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