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April Newsletter
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Probus Mountainview

 Monthly Newsletter

 

April 1, 2018

 

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A message from our President, Chris Cable

 

Dear reader at our February General Meeting, we accepted a Certificate of Congratulations from Probus Canada in recognition of our fifth anniversary. Our Club Charter was officially issued on May 24, 2012.  Accepting on behalf of Probus Mountain View are (l to r) Past Presidents Doug Wilson; Annie Schiefer; Bill Meldrum; Current President Chris Cable; Ontario District 7 Director Bob MacNair; Past Presidents Sylvia Head and Paul Tranquada.


Chris

 

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2018 / 2019 Management Committee

2018 / 2019 Management Committee

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2018/2019 MGMT COMMITTEE

Help set the direction of this fantastic club with just a few hours a month of your time.

For more information, click here to go to website

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Do you know of a member who had surgery or an accident or who is feeling poorly? Don't forget to let our Care Bears know. Better to have requests duplicated than members forgotten.

Care Bears

Care Bears

First of every month

Care Bears....we send beautifully hand crafted greeting cards to members who might appreciate a word of encouragement, get well wishes or a condolence message. We need the help of all to inform us when a member is in need.

Contacts: Ruthann Caroline

For more information, click here to go to website

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April birthdays

This months celebrants...

Laurie Neweduk-  7

David Sturch - 8

Bob Darlington - 13

Jane Fleetwood-Morrow - 18

Michael Harrison - 24

Jerry King -24

Marly Brandon - 28

 

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FEATURED EVENTS- check them out, sign up at April meeting

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Happy Hour - The Smoke
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Poker Night

April 24

Poker Night

Cost is $12 per person. Maximum number of people is 40!!

For more information, click here to go to website

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Guess Who is Coming to Dinner
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Wildflower Identification Hike

May 15

Wildflower Identification Hike

Nikki May is looking forward to leading another wildflower identification hike in May to the Kinghurst Forest Nature Reserve near Chesley.  Many of the trees are 250 to 300 years old

Lunch will be in Chesley at Babin's Restaurant.

For more information, click here to go to website

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St Jacob's Trip - Save the date
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Golf Tournament
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Probus picnic
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Chapters & Cheer

Chapters & Cheer

The idea is that you have one interested person be the Host at their home and the participants show up with a book that they’ve read, a bottle of wine that they like and an hors d’oeuvres and their own personal drinks for the evening.

Sign up in April if you are interested

 

For more information, click here to go to website

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Some reflections from March

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50 / 50 Draw from March Meeting

 

 Winners:  Dennis Butcher & Neil Vail  won $53.50 each and tickets were sold by Jamie Macready & Liz Zizzis Congratulations!!

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Candle making workshop
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Darts Darts and more Darts...Get the Point?!!

Darts Darts and more Darts...Get the Point?!!

With unerring aim and an eagle eye, Joya and Andja snatched victory at the annual Mountainview Darts tournament.  .

     

 

For more information, click here to go to website

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PROBUS Epicurean Group

PROBUS Epicurean Group

Probus Epicurean Group

 

Approximately six years ago, an Epicurean Group was formed, with Team Leader, Pat Cross. The Group's goal was to try various restaurants in the Collingwood and surrounding areas. The Group always maintained a core number of 20 or under; to provide a culinary experience in a smaller, intimate group setting.

For more information, click here to go to website

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A "Love"ly Valentines Day Snowshoe along the Pretty River :)
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Upcoming Keynote Speaker

"The easiest way to be happy is to ACT like a happy person". Be sure to attend this month's meeting and stay for this presentation!!

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Cathy Nesbitt - April 12, 2018

Cathy Nesbitt - April 12, 2018

Health and Wellness is a laughing matter...

Laughter creates connections between humans. Learn about the tremendous health benefits from regular, sustained belly laughter and have a few laughs along the way.

 

 

For more information, click here to go to website

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Usual Reminders

Usual Reminders

PRIVACY

Please remember that the PROBUS address list is reserved for Club Members and for Club Activities only

GUESTS

You are welcome to invite guests to general meetings, but only once per guest

CHEQUES

Please bring your chequebook to all meetings, as organizers do not accept cash. Cheques are payable to PROBUS of Mountainview and may not be post dated

REFUNDS

Once an activity has been filled and booked, we are unable to process a refund

QUESTIONS ABOUT AN EVENT?

Contact the Organizer of the Event directly using the membership list or the contact information on the website

EVENT PHOTOS:

Want to see more? Share your PROBUS Event or Activity photos by sending them to Andja Martynuik

BOOK EXCHANGE

Book Exchange table is located at the back of the meeting room. Looking for fresh books for exchange at our general monthly meetings. Current novels and biographies are appreciated. Please no magazines or older books.

SUGGESTION BOX:

You will find it on the book table. We welcome your ideas, comments and suggestions

Go to Probus Mountainview website for complete information 

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Members photo gallery

We are looking for members' best photos along with an inspiring saying to close out each newsletter. reader do you have a photo that you would like published in the Newsletter?

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Questions or Comments? Send a note to webmaster@probusmountainview.ca  We are always looking for ways to improve club communication

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