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Probus Team Trivia Night Tuesday, October 27, at 7:00 pm

Mark your calendars!  Trivia game night is on!     The Game Master Brian McDonald sets the rules, the Special Events team prepares the questions, and Game Technical Director, Rick Prins, has the Zoom virtual components in hand.   Teams have been registering but there is room for more participants.  You do not have to be a trivia expert…
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Letter from Rick Prins, President

Letter for Club Membership from President Rick Prins. Homepage Please note – this post was delayed by this distracted web “manager”. Sorry!
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General Meeting – February 27, 2020

Niagara Region Waste Management Services, “Recycling” Probus Minutes, 27Feb2020
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Static Appy Hour

What we do: Members will share appetizers, conversation, and build new friendships between the hours of 4:30 and 7:00 pm in the homes of members.  Those attending will bring an appetizer to share and their own beverage.  Over time, all members will take a turn at hosting. When we meet: “Appy Hours”  will take place…
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Static Walking

What we do: The Probus Club of Pelham Walking group is an opportunity for fresh air, mild to moderate exercise, walking at a leisurely pace, talking with each other as we stroll, learning along the way areas of special interest, and enjoying a snack or beverage afterwards. The main goals are socialization, mild exercise, and the enjoyment…
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General Meeting – January 23rd, 2020

Stacey Cherwaty-Pergentile, “The Health of the Great Lakes” Stacey completed a Bachelor of Science in 1997 and a post-diploma in Environmental Management in 1998. She began her career as an intern working on local watershed issues and promoting restoration activities.  Stacey joined Environment and Climate Change Canada in 2002 and has been working on Great…
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General Meeting – November 28, 2019

November 2019 Meeting Minutes A Conversation with Tim Carroll, Artistic Director, Shaw Festival Tim Carroll is a renowned theatre and opera director with more than twenty-five years of experience and international credentials. Mr. Carroll began his career with the English Shakespeare Company in 1990.  Since then his work has been seen in theatres all over…
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General Meeting – October 24, 2019

minutes David Galbraith, “The History and Cultural Landscape of the Royal Botanical Gardens” David is Royal Botanical Gardens’ head of science. A wildlife biologist by training, he oversees the library, archives, herbarium, and RBG research.  Since 2007 he has led the development of the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System park alliance, for which he was…
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General Meeting – September 26, 2019

Sept 26, 2019 Minutes Owen Bjorgan, “Hiking the Bruce Trail: 885 km, 37 days”.  A story accounting the beautiful and harrowing solo expedition on Canada’s oldest and longest marked hiking trail. The scenery of southern Ontario will definitely surprise you, the stories will make you wince, and the heartwarming community effort to support this hike…
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General Meeting – August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019 Cindy Biancaniello, IAMANINUK ( I AM AN INUK).   Our speaker on the 22nd is Cindy Biancaniello and her talk is titled: IAMANINUK ( I AM AN INUK).  She will be sharing 120 years of Inuit culture with us as experienced by her and her family, touching on a variety of topics including…
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General Meeting – July 25, 2019

Rick Meloen, The Forts at the mouth of the Niagara River – an historical look at Fort Niagara, Fort George, Fort Mississauga and Butler’s Barracks. Rick Meloen is a lifelong resident of NOTL with a keen interest in local history. He retired from the NOTL Public Works Dept as a supervisor. Rick is a director…
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General Meeting – June 27th, 2019

Grant LaFleche, All the Chair’s Men Grant LaFleche is an award-winning investigative journalist with the St. Catharines Standard in Niagara, Ontario. His investigation into Niagara’s regional government, in a series of stories called All The Chair’s Men, played a major role in triggering an Ontario Ombudsman’s investigation into the Niagara Region and impacted the 2018…
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General Meeting – May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 Karen Fraser, The Poverty Reduction Network Karen is a passionate volunteer and has been contributing to the Niagara community for over 30 years.  The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network is working collectively to wipe out poverty through education, collaboration and advocacy to address poverty’s root causes.  
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General Meeting – April 25, 2019

Patricia Vanstone, The Foster Festival Patricia Vanstone is an award-winning director, performer, and dramaturge with almost 40 years experience in professional theatre.  She will be performing in “Hilda’s Yard” this summer opposite Norm Foster and she looks forward to directing the two world premieres with a company that will confirm The Foster Festival as the…
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General Meeting – March 28, 2019

Karen Walsh, Master Gardener Karen is the past coordinator of the Master Gardeners of Niagara and she’ll be presenting on a variety of gardening topics. Karen was raised on a fruit farm in Niagara on the Lake.  After 20 years of farming and gardening in Saskatchewan she came back to Ontario to earn a Horticulturalist Certificate and…
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General Meeting – February 28, 2019

February 28, 2019 “In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson” – Sue and Jim Waddington Sue and Jim have been on a quest to locate the places that inspired the Group of Seven painters and Tom Thomson for over 40 years. They particularly like to search for sites that can only…
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General Meeting – January 24, 2019

January 24, 2019 “The Painted Girls and The Day the Falls Stood Still” – Cathy Buchanan Cathy Marie Buchanan’s stories have appeared in many of Canada’s most respected literary journals and she has received awards from the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. “The Painted Girls” is…
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General Meeting – November 22, 2018

“Protect your Money” – Allister Field and Christine Allum Allister Field has served at the Ontario Securities Commission for 10 years and is currently the Manager of the Transition and Implementation Office, Enforcement Branch.  Previously Allister served with the Toronto Police Service for 22 years in a variety of uniform and investigative roles, ten of…
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General Meeting – October 25, 2018

Brock Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being – Sarah Radcliffe, Manager As a Brock student completing her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Sarah had an incredible experience at the Centre for Health and Well-Being.  She had the opportunity to supervise at the Centre while completing her Master’s in Applied Health Science at Brock and becoming a…
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General Meeting – September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 “Personal Resiliency in Challenging Times” -Dick O’Brien Dick O’Brien, M.A.Sc. , is a professional speaker and a consultant in human relations, and has held senior management positions in government and business. He holds bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Waterloo, although he continues to be a student of life.  As…
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General Meeting – August 23, 2018

Storm Chasing – Hurricanes and Tornadoes – Mark Robinson   Mark Robinson is a Canadian adventurer, storm chaser, and meteorologist.  Recently named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Explorers by Canadian Geographic, he is also a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society.  Mark has chased (and has been chased) by tornadoes across Canada and the United…
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General Meeting – July 26, 2018

The Red Roof Retreat in Niagara on the Lake – provides quality respite and recreational programs for children, youth and young adults with special needs, and their families – Claire Ellsworth Claire Ellsworth is the Special Events Coordinator with Red Roof Retreat, and has been with the organization since 2014. She is a graduate of…
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General Meeting – June 28, 2018

Birdwatching – Gary Cartiledge is a life long birder and former new product and marketing manager for Armstrong Milling manufacturer of Feather Treat, Royal Jubilee and Scotts Wild Bird Seed. He is now General Manager of Minor Bros Country Living stores. Come and learn how to attract more colourful and interesting native and migratory birds…
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General Meeting – May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018 Marijuana in the Niagara Region – Alan Unwin, Associate Dean, Niagara College Alan worked as an environmental consultant for numerous years before joining Niagara College in 1995 as a full time faculty member.  Alan has extensive international experience in Argentina, Ecuador, India, Sri Lanka, Jordan and Thailand.  In September of 2011, Alan…
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General Meeting – April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018 Beekeeping – Paul Lewis   Paul Lewis, of Fairfax Farm, Fort Erie will present an illustrated talk. What is a honeybee? Hear about the honeybee’s important purpose and unique role in our world and about how Fairfax Farm manages their bees. Paul has been beekeeping for eight years, keeping his beehives on…
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Niagara River’s White Water Walk

Niagara River’s White Water Walk Join us for an Outdoor Walking Tour this Summer 4330 River Road, Niagara Falls Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10 am Come and experience the raw power of the Niagara River’s white-water rapids. Listen to the roar of the river while feeling a deceptive calmness. The tour provides information about…
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General Meeting – March 22, 2018

Hidden Corners: Niagara Region – Owen Bjorgan Owen lives in Niagara On The Lake and has hosted exchange students at his home through Rotary. He went to Australia for the 1 year exchange program after high school and fell in love with the trifecta of photography, adventure, and public speaking. Owen started a non-profit organization…
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General Meeting – February 22, 2018

General Meeting – February 22, 2018 Adam Shoalts – Named one of the greatest living explorers and declared “Canada’s Indiana Jones” by the Toronto Star, Pelham native Adam Shoalts is a professional adventurer, explorer, Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and author of the #1 national best-seller Alone Against the North and A History of Canada in 10…
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General Meeting- January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 Travel Tips and Hidden Gems – Lois Sarkisian For the presentation on Thursday, January 25th, Lois will talk about travelling our great world from Ontario to the South Pacific: the hot spots, hidden gems, how to save money when choosing destinations, and travel tips to make the trip more enjoyable and stress…
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Christmas Luncheon at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club – December 8, 2017

Christmas Luncheon at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club – December 8, 2017 What better way to start the snowy holiday season than by getting together with 67 Probus friends to enjoy our annual Christmas Luncheon.  The social hour gave us the opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet and talk with new friends. We…
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General Meeting – November 23, 2017

November 23, 2017 Fallen Warriors of Niagara and the New Memorial – Arden Phair Arden Phair has been a volunteer with the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial since 2013. He has been researching and writing about individual workers for newspaper articles and a forthcoming book.  He also does cemetery tours, gives public lectures, and mounts…
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General Meeting – October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017 Nature Photography – Peter Ferguson The focus of Peter Ferguson’s presentation will be  “Streets of Havana “. Peter will share with us images that were taken last February on a trip to old Havana with his wife. Instead of the usual subjects of bears and moose, Peter concentrated on the old cars…
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General Meeting – September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 Niagara Water Systems – Alan Veale Alan grew up on a farm in British Columbia and has been married to Janet for 50 years.  They have three daughters and four granddaughters. He earned his BASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1955 and his Masters in City Planning…
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Lookout Point Counry Club – September 21, 2017

  Lookout Point Country Club – September 21, 2017 This was the 11th Dining Out event and possibly even the best!  Upon arriving, forty-two diners first enjoyed a beautiful vista overlooking the golf course at Lookout Point Country Club. We then were presented with a most delicious meal offering entrée choices of salmon, chicken, tenderloin…
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General Meeting – August 24, 2017

The artist (painter) – Robert Amirault ROBERT AMIRAULT, O.S.A., C.S.P.W.C., P.A.C. A self directed artist, Bob paints in a representational style and has been painting or involved with art related activities since his teen years. Many of Bob’s oil and watercolour paintings have been created on locations in various parts of rural Ontario, the Arctic,…
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General Meeting – July 27, 2017

General Meeting – July 27, 2017 Biodiversity in the Amazon – Owen Bjorgan The focus of Owen’s presentation will be “Hidden Corners: East Andes, Ecuador.” Owen lives in Niagara On The Lake and has hosted exchange students at his home through Rotary. He went to Australia for the 1 year exchange program after high school and…
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New Management Team Static

  Position Name Rick Gilbert * Brian McDonald * Marianna Kreppi * Bruce Knicley * Anna Tackaberry Jim Westell * Peter Robinson * Don Minchin * Joy Kemp-Davidson and Kelley Hindrichs  Dee Murphy * Glenn Steel Michel Hindrichs * Special Events Marian McDonald * Assistants Special Events June Berndt, Linda Graham, Wendy Hammond, Lynda Olsson…
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General Meeting – June 22nd, 2017

General Meeting – June 22, 2017 Carla Mackie, Morningstar Mill Curator Carla Mackie is the Historical Services Coordinator for the City of St. Catharines. Her primary role is managing the day-to-day operations of Morningstar Mill.  This includes researching the history of the site, interpretation, collections management, and with the help of the Friends of Morningstar…
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The Pelham Street Grille – May 18, 2017

The Pelham Street Grille – May 18, 2017 On a lovely sunny day, 37 diners gathered for our tenth Dining Out Event. The 6 p.m. Social Hour provided an opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new acquaintances. At 7 p.m. a delicious Prime Rib dinner with Yorkshire pudding and all the fixings…
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General Meeting – May 25th, 2017

May 25, 2017 Marcia Culbert, R.D.H., C.N.P. Marcia Culbert is a Registered Dental Hygienist and Holistic Nutritionist. Marcia graduated from Niagara College in 1984 and started her Dental Hygiene career back in her home town of Burlington. Through the years she developed her skills clinically and worked in offices that provided great growth and experience. For…
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General Meeting – April 27, 2017

The Shaw Theatre, Tim Jennings, Executive Director.   Tim Jennings has been the Executive Director of the Shaw Festival since 2015. He has had a long and successful career in theatre management, starting in production supervision and management at The Canadian Opera Company and River Run Centre. He also taught Theatre Production at Ryerson and…
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General Meeting – March 23, 2017

General Meeting – March 23, 2017 Carrie Zeffiro is the Director of Philanthropy and Public Relations for Pathstone Foundation, the fundraising arm of Pathstone Mental Health, a position she has held for the past 8 years.  Prior to this Carrie served for 4 ½ years as the Director of Development for Niagara Christian Community of…
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General Meeting – February 23, 2017

General Meeting – February 23, 2017 Presentation by Sherman Zavitz, – Honeymooning in Niagara Falls Sherman Zavitz is a Canadian historian. He is the Official Historian of the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario, and has written widely about local Niagara history and made extensive radio broadcasts. Drawing on his historical knowledge, he has also served as a tour…
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Special Events

What we do: Events and tours are arranged for events or site visits that are of interest to members. The Group is open to suggestions of events or places to visit – talk to the Group leader or use the Contact box below. Where we meet: Usually transportation is arranged among the participants. When we…
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A new Dining In Group

Exciting News!   Our newest Dining In group, the Rednecks!, met on June 23, 2017, at the home of Brian and Marian McDonald.  Members had great fun getting to know each other and chose a very casual format for future gatherings. At their next get-together–August 17 at the home of Pat and Ross Tennant–they shared…
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General Ride Information and Cycle Rides

General Ride Information New Members – If you are new to this group and want to join up or just go on a ride to try us out, please use the contact prompt. You will be placed on our group e-mail list. Ride Notification – All those cycling group members who are on the e-mail…
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Dining In Activity

The Dining In Group is Expanding — and Active ! How lucky are we to have two dynamic Dining In Groups in our Pelham PROBUS Club!  The first group, “Out of the Rain,” met first outside on an evening when a cloudburst sent members scurrying inside.  The second group “RedNecks,” have members who drive RED…
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General Meeting – January 26, 2017

General Meeting – January 26, 2017 Presentation by William Underwood, Pelham Fire Department William Underwood is with the Fire Prevention section of the Pelham Fire Department.  His principal responsibility is to review all the new construction being undertaken in the Town of Pelham to ensure that it meets all local and provincial fire legislation.  His presentation…
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General Meeting – November 24, 2016

General Meeting – November 24, 2016 Presentation by Douglas R. Thomas – lawyer Douglas R. Thomas, lawyer – Family Law, Real Estate, and Wills and Estate Called  to the Bar of Ontario 1981. Relocated to Saskatchewan in 1982 and practiced Oil and Gas related law, within a General Law Practice there from 1982 to 1987.…
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Future Speakers

** Upcoming Speakers Canceled until Further Notice **   March 26th, 2020 Canceled    April 23rd, 2020 A Conversation with Marvin Junkin, Mayor of Pelham   May 28th, 2020 Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games – Presentation   June 25th, 2020 William Thomas – is an author, a scriptwriter and a nationally syndicated humour columnist.  In…
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Peninsula Lake Golf Club – December 9, 2016

Peninsula Lake Golf Club – December 9, 2016            On a sunny crisp afternoon, fifty-nine members met at the Peninsula Lakes Golf Club for our annual Christmas Luncheon. Our traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings was delicious and we were well taken care of by the competent staff at the Club.  Another lovely occasion to form…
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The Pelham Street Grille – September 28, 2016

The Pelham Street Grille – September 28, 2016 A lovely new restaurant opened in Pelham and we wanted to welcome them to the area.  Thirty-five dinners were served a sumptuous Prime Rib dinner and no one left hungry!!  
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Sparrow Lake Golf Club – June 29, 2016

Sparrow Lake Golf Club – June 29, 2016 The 7th Dining Out event was held at Sparrow Lake Golf Club on June 29, 2016 with 39 members and guests present.  Thank you all for coming…..the evening was a good success with good food, good service and good conversation.  
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My Place Bar & Grill – March 31, 2016

My Place Bar & Grill – March 31, 2016 Sixteen hungry diners enjoyed another successful “Dining Out” event.  The meal was exceptional, service was excellent and, as usual, it provided an opportunity to enjoy good conversation in a lovely social setting.  
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Swing Restaurant – August 27, 2015

Swing Restaurant – August 27, 2015 Was this the best “Dining Out” yet, I don’t know, but, judging from the level of chatter and laughter, new friendships were formed and old friendships reinforced.    
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Urban Steakhouse – May 21, 2015

Urban Steakhouse – May 21, 2015 ………and a good time was had by all! Twenty-one diners gathered at Urban Steakhouse and no one left hungry!! We were well cared for by the staff at Urban and once the wine/drink orders were filled, the room was abuzz with good conversation  
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Static Dining In

  My name is Marian McDonald and it is my pleasure to champion “Dining In” groups for the PROBUS Club of Pelham. What is Involved: You do not have to be a gourmet cook.  All you need is enthusiasm and energy to prepare a portion of the meal that will be enjoyed at the home…
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Management Committee Static

Position Name Lynne Mitchell * Rick Gilbert * Marian McDonald * Maureen Kudelka * Jorie Tuck Jim Westell * Doug Symington * Judy Westell * Wendy Holland Louise Gabrielli  Pat Tennent * Glenn Steel Ralph Winslade   John Abbott * Doris Steel * Denotes member of Management Committee
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Dining Out – Riverstone Event Centre – February 12, 2015

Dining Out – Riverstone Event Centre – February 12, 2015 Twenty six members braved the cold Thursday night to go to the Riverstone Event Centre for our second “Eating Out” event.  The Olive Branch Room was decked out in a Valentine Theme and we were well taken care of by the attentive staff.    …
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News and Notices Static

Do You Like to Have Fun? Join us as our Guest at our next PROBUS Club of Pelham meeting every 4th Thursday! Lots of friendly people with many diverse interests. Listen to our monthly speakers from all walks of life and join one of our many interest groups when you become a member.  Doors open at 9:30…
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Club Bylaws Static

PROBUS Club of Pelham Bylaws adopted- April 2014 Bylaw No.1.Title The Club shall be called the “PROBUS Club of Pelham”, hereinafter referred to as the” Club.” Bylaw No.2.Territorial Limits Membership shall be primarily, but not exclusively, for residents of Pelham, Ontario. Bylaw No.3.Aims and Objectives To provide regular meetings for retired and semi-retired professional and…
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Club Constitution Static

PREAMBLE PROBUS is a local, national, and international association of retired people who come together in non-political, non-sectarian, non-profit, autonomous clubs which provide regular opportunities for members to meet others in similar circumstances, with similar levels of interest, make new friends, and maintain and expand their interests. ADVISORY The PROBUS name, trademarks, rights, and emblem(s)…
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Home Static

CANCELLATION OF PROBUS GENERAL MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO ALL PROBUS CLUB MEMBERS Dear Members of the Probus Club of Pelham, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, the Management Team wishes to make sure that we take appropriate precautions to protect the health and safety of our valued members. Following the guidance…
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Static Movies

What we do: The movie group meets for Tuesday matinees at the Cineplex on Montrose Ave in Niagara Falls or at the Seaway Mall in Welland, occasionally we go to the Pen Centre or to the Performing Arts Centre (PAC) on St Paul St. in St Catharines.   Anyone can suggest a movie and we see…
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Static dining Out

What we do: Dining Out events are meant to be a good social opportunity to get to know each other better and to put names to faces. Couples, single men and single women and guests are all welcome. Conversation is lively, friendships are formed, and good food is enjoyed. Where we meet: The events are…
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Static Cycling

What we do: The focus of this group is having fun while riding bicycles. This of course includes some serious non-riding time at some of Niagara’s greatest food places and viewing attractions along the way. Our pace is slow and we try to keep together and pick flat routes on low volume roads or off-roads…
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Board and Card Games Static

What we do:  Once a month we have an afternoon of relaxed, casual play – fun with cards and other table-top games.  Members bring along their favourite games to share and teach to others. Where we meet: We meet at the home of our current host or hostess. Our host or hostess rotates from time…
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General Meeting – October 27, 2016

General Meeting – October 27, 2016 Presentation by Bradley Thachuk on Niagara Symphony Orchestra Bradley Thachuk is entering his 6th season as Music Director of the Niagara Symphony Orchestra. As NSO Music Director, Thachuk has explored increasingly ambitious programming while reaffirming his commitment to a culture of excellence and expanding the NSO’s audience’s appreciation of diverse…
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General Meeting – September 22, 2016

 General Meeting – September 22, 2016 Presentation by Jeffrey Steen on Niagara College Programs Jeff joined the Canadian Food & Wine Institute at Niagara College following a 15 year career within the Hospitality industry. Jeff managed a variety of winery restaurants throughout the Niagara region, and has gained experience in some of North America’s leading hotels…
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General Meeting – August 25, 2016

General Meeting – August 25, 2016 Presentation by Debi Demizio on Bruce Trail Conservancy Debi has been a member of the Conservancy for over 10 years and is vice president and director of media relations of the Niagara Bruce Trail Club. Her topic will be the Bruce Trail, its history and the conservation of the Niagara…
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General Meeting – July 28, 2016

General Meeting – July 28, 2016 Presentation by Travis Banks on Vineland Research Station Travis Banks is the Research Scientist, Bioinformatics at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.  He is a core member of the Genomics Section and works closely with the vegetable, ornamental and fruit tree breeders at Vineland.  On July 28th he will talk…
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General Meeting – June 23, 2016

General Meeting – June 23, 2016 Presentation by Bill Lytle & Geoffrey Johnson on “Never to Old to Play” Ontario Seniors Games Bill Lytle and Geoffery Johnson are both associated with the Ontario Seniors Games Association (OSGA). On June 23rd, they will speak on the organization’s Objectives and Goals and the opportunities for active seniors in…
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General Meeting – May 26, 2016

General Meeting – May 26, 2016 Presentation by Dr. K. Hotham on Reach the Summit of Your            Potential Dr. Kevin Hotham, B.H.K., BSc, HB, D.C., is a Licensed Chiropractor with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario and has practiced in Fonthill since 2002. He has conducted workshops for those in business, community…
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General Meeting – April 22, 2016

General Meeting – April 22, 2016 Presentation by Mayor Dave Augustyn on East Fonthill Development and   Pelham Community Centre Dave Augustyn is the Mayor of the Town of Pelham and is a Niagara Regional Councillor.  His political career began December 2006. Mayor Dave chairs all Town Council, Committee-of-the-Whole and Planning meetings.  He serves on Pelham’s Policy…
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General Meeting – March 24, 2016

General Meeting – March  24, 2016 Presentation by Dominic Ventresca et al on  Niagara Region Seniors Strategy The Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan was launched at Regional Headquarters on June 5, 2015. This action document reflects input from a broad range of Niagara citizens and provides a “road map” for delivery of a comprehensive and…
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General Meeting – February 26, 2016

General Meeting – February 26, 2016 Presentation by Thanh Campbell –  Orphan #32 – His Escape from Vietnam Thanh Campbell was born in Vietnam and came over to Canada as part of the last flight out of Saigon in 1975 with 56 other orphan children. Thanh was adopted into the family of Rev. William and Maureen Campbell…
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