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50/50 Draw:

First Prize: Dolf Bogad

Second Prize: Glen Machan

October Attendance & Membership:

Members: 85

Guests: 5

New Members:

Peter Seely has been proposed for membership. Please make your comments to John Williams at 519-579-6571

Please welcome our newest member, John Bricker, shown below with Eric Broadhurst and Brian Hendley.

Nov. Duty Roster:

Introduction: Karl Kaufman

Thanker: Don Nightingale

Bell Ringers:

Doug Sullivan was recognized in The Record for his volunteer work at the Food Bank.

Don Nightingale was inducted into the Manitoba Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Thanks to Dolf Bogad for the meeting photos this month and Ken Macpherson for the Rally photos.

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Wellness Report:

Paul Kett, the chair of the Health and Wellness Committee, requests your help.  If you know of a member, or a member's spouse, who is not well, please let him know, so that appropriate action can be taken - a phone call, card, or visit.  You can contact Paul at 519-725-4994, or email him at 

We extend our sympathy to John O'Brien on the death of his wife, Doreen, on Oct. 23.

Donation to KidsAbility:

At the Management Committee meeting on Nov. 14, our annual donation to KidsAbility was presented to Lisa Talbot, Executive Director, KidsAbility Foundation . She noted that since 1998 we have donated almost $10,000.

Special Interest Groups:

Book Club
The November meeting will be held at the home of Paul Van de Kamer on Wednesday, November 21 at 2:00 pm. The book under discussion will be "Sarah's Key" by Tatiana de Rosnay. New Members are always welcome to join in the discussion and fellowship."

Outdoors Group
The Outdoors Group hikes on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. You can also find out about our times and locations for hikes by looking at the Event Calendar on the club website.

Financial Group
The Financial Group has a common meeting time: the last Friday of each month (excluding December/ June/ July/August) from 9:30am to 11:00am. We have 8 regular members and more are welcomed. We review topical investment and financial news and

events, and discuss subjects ranging from mortgages, equities, mutual funds, fixed income, RRSPs, RESPs, TFSAs, etc.. If you would like to join our group, please contact Karl Kaufman.

COMSIG (Computer) Group

Please contact Don Grant 519-570-3249 if you are interested in this group

Supper Club
This group has started. If you are interested in more information, please contact Jim Bowman at 519-747-2401 or

Bridge Club

Are you interested in joining a Bridge group through our Probus club?  If so, please speak to Don O'Bright 519-764826.

Upcoming Events:

December 12 – Christmas Luncheon.

Be sure to get your tickets for this event at the November meeting It will again be held at St. George's Banquet Hall and is sure to be a great time.

April 30, 2013 - 25th Anniversary Celebration

Mark this regular meeting on you calendar. It will be a special celebration of our clubs 25th anniversary. Details will follow in the new year.

Car Rally Winners

The winners this year were Jim Bowman and Ron Charie along with their spouses Barb and Judy. They are shown below being presented the trophy by President Brian.

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