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December 2018 Newsletter
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Probus Mountainview

 Monthly Newsletter

 

December 1, 2018

 

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A message from our President, David Heaslip

 

Hello fellow Probus Mountain View Club members. As we slide into the pleasures of winter activities and the coming busy holiday season, may we pause to reflect on just how very lucky we are to live in our wonderful town and country. 


Season’s Greetings! Best wishes to you, your family and friends for a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year!

David Heaslip 

 

 

 

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Dear reader  

Just as a reminder, you only need a password to access the Members Only part of the website. Confidentially, here it is...

 

MV2018

 

The Editor

 

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New meeting facilities

New meeting facilities

We're movin'

 

As you may have heard, we will no longer be meeting at Georgian Bay Hotel. Due to changes in the Hotel's business strategy they can no longer accommodate our needs for a fixed schedule for our meetings. From January we will be meeting at New Life Church. For those of you who attend GTLLI lectures or the concerts of Choralworks this location will be very familiar. With the absence of a large auditorium in Collingwood, New Life has become the go-to place for secular organizations needing a large high quality venue. They also  happen to have a state of the art A/V system, comfortable seating and large open spaces for our sign-up's and networking. They also have an elevated stage and sloped stadium-type seating so everyone will have a great view as well as being able to hear the speakers much better than at GBH

 

28 Tracey Lane, Collingwood, ON

For more information, click here to go to website

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Billiards and Men's Darts: January schedule changes

Billiards and Men's Darts: January schedule changes

Because the first Tuesday is New Year's Day...

January 2019 darts will be Tuesday Jan 8 and 22nd while Billards will be Tuesday Jan 15 and 29th.

For more information, click here to go to website

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Where's my Newsletter?

Where's my Newsletter?


If you still cannot find it in your INBOX or your Junk / Spam filter, don't forget that the Newsletters are also posted on the website in the  PAST NEWSLETTER section within a few days so you can also get it there.

 

For more information, click here to go to website

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Care Bears - reintroduced

Care Bears - reintroduced

What are Care Bears?

As an introduction to newer members and a reminder to those who have been around for a while, at last week's meeting we focused attention on this sometimes forgotten program. 

 

If you know someone who is ill or had an operation? Let Us Know!
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. Don't assume that someone else has informed the Care Bear team, please reach out and let us know.

Contacts:

Marjory Wilson. (705) 445-1260, huron96@rogers.com

Dorte Hawker. (705) 293-1422, dorte.hawker@rogers.com

For more information, click here to go to website

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Mountainview member honoured by Mariposa
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Choral Works - Handel's Messiah, Matinee performance

Choral Works - Handel's Messiah, Matinee performance

 

Handel’s Messiah

A Christmas Tradition

Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 2 pm

For more information, click here to go to website

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Sound Investment Community Choir
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Upcoming Events - Quick View

Click HERE for full December Calendar

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1st 

Christmas Dinner / Dance

Choral Works

 

4th 

Men's darts

 

 

8th

Sound Investment Community Choir



 

10th

Ladies Christmas Lunch


 

11th

Billiards

Scrabble

 

13th 

Ladies Darts

 

18th  

Men's Darts

 

 

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Mark your calendar for these upcoming events in  January

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Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Meet at Canadian Tire. Wednesdays at 9:30

 

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Take it easy snowshoeing

Take it easy snowshoeing

Mondays at 9:30. Meet at Canadian Tire, or as instructed on the emails from the Organizers

 

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Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

Tuesdays at 10 am. Meet at Scenic Caves or as directed in emails to those signed up

 

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Weekly downhill skiing at Blue Mountain

Weekly downhill skiing at Blue Mountain

 Mondays 10 am starting the first week of January (weather permitting)  Members would meet at the bottom of the Village chair at 10 am and ski together for a couple of hours then break for a group lunch before going home.  

 

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Upcoming speakers

John Carswell

John Carswell

Kayaking in the high Arctic

John was born and raised in Collingwood.

John's presentation will include the people living in the Arctic both past and present, the vast and changing landscape and the abundant wildlife in this amazing but little known part of Canada.

 

 

For more information, click here to go to website

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Save these dates

Save these dates...

Moonlight snowshoe Jan 21, 2019

Name that tune Feb 19,2019

Fashion swap May 30, 2019

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Website - help wanted

Website - help wanted

The website team would like to add another resource or two to help with creating and posting content on our website. If you are interested and have modest computer / software skills and some creative flair, please contact Adrian or Duncan.

For more information, click here to go to website

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Usual reminders

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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 the Webmaster

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

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