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North Shore Gyro, Vancouver

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THE NORTH SHORE GYRO CLUB PRESENTS

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20th AND SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21st

COME JOIN THE NORTH SHORE GYRO CLUB FOR THE INSTALLATION OF LARRY MATRICK, M. D. AS OUR NEXT PRESIDENT

 

THE DOCTOR IS IN!

WE ARE INSTALLING LARRY A TRUE GYRO     COME RAISE A TOAST TO HIS SUCCESS!

 

Cocktail party Friday evening at Dalton McArthur’s condo

1283 Parkgate Ave, North Vancouver (just off Mt. Seymour Parkway)

– starting at 6:30 pm in “The NORTHLANDS” Room

Formal Dinner & Installation Saturday Cocktails 6:30 – Dinner 7:30

At the Seymour Golf Club

3723 Mount Seymour Parkway North Vancouver

COST $120.00 per couple (for both evenings)

 

RSVP TO – Al Dahlo – aldahlo@shaw.ca or 604-506-0755 by Sept. 14th

Summer BBQ and Picnic

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Please note on your calendars the upcoming Club Summer Barbecue and Picnic which will be hosted once again by  Colm Foy and Wanda Ollis at their  home in Shawnigan Lake.

People should plan on arriving around 2:00 p.m.; there should be no need for chairs but anyone who brings one will of course be welcome. Booze, on the other hand, should be brought in large quantities and in excesss of anticipated consumption. Alternatively, bring wahatever you like to drink. Non-alcohol beverages are especially encouraged for the designated drivers.

Food is supplied and there will be an attempt to complete a bocce tournament before darkness sets in.

To assist in planning for the expected crowd, please RSVP to the EVITE which will be sent to you soon.

Golden Girls , guests and “SPECIAL GUESTS” are particularly welcome, as always.

Please note the total number of guests, including yourself, on your EVITE reply.

James Nelson

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A celebration of life for Club member JAMES NELSON will be held at:

2  p.m. Friday September 28 at FIRST MEMORIAL SERVICES

1155 Fort Street Victoria, B.C.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the ISLAND PROSTATE CENTRE would be appreciated

President’s Report for September

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Summer started off with a bang as our July App’n Yap coincided with Bastille Day at Alex and Marie France home in Oak Bay.  It was very well attended.  The evening weather was perfect, the gardens were immaculate, the food was great and we were able to help Stu celebrate his birthday.  On the heals of that event we had our summer BBQ at Wanda and Colm’s. Another great success with close to 60 guests enjoying the gourmet burgers, deserts, Bocci and horseshoes.  You can imagine the amount of work that went into both these events and thank you again to the hosts and those who helped out.  With the passing of Barry this year I was very thankful that Wanda and Colm volunteered their new home.  It was such a great event that Colm and Wanda have agreed to host next summer’s soire which I think will be even better if that’s possible.

As  the days of summer got shorter it feels like everyone took time for family.  I am constantly reminded how fleeting a lifespan is as we participated in Barry’s celebration life – I hadn’t realized that he had spent some time in the Navy.  That evening I had word that Len Cox had quietly passed away after his battle with cancer.  Not a week later more sad news to hear that James Nelson had also passed on.  Our thoughts are with Barry’s family, Len’s wife Greta, and Ken’s wife Susan.  I assured them that we are here for them and not to forget about us here in the club.

For our first meeting on September 4th we will have the privilege to meet Colin Henthorne, Master and Captain of the Queen of the North when she sunk 12 years ago.  This should be a great evening and I encourage you to invite a guest.  Cost for guests is $31.50 – please inform Jay ahead of time how you will be paying for your guest. If there are any special guests coming please let me know as well.

September 18 is the Golf Tournament.  It’s a mixed event including 9 holes of golf followed by dinner.  I think a few volunteers are need to help Ron make this happen.  The Fall Ball is being organized by Rick McKay this year and I know that he needs some help.  If can help please let me know.

Marc Dumais

Investment Advisor

 

James Nelson August 30th 2018

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Some very sad news. James Nelson passed away after battling cancer for some time.

Club President Marc Dumais has arranged for the delivery of flowers to Susan Tate and has expressed condolences on behalf of Camosun Gyro Club. 

Susan has indicated that no arrangements have been made at this point but she will let us know when plans are made.

Peter Whelan

Leonard Cox, August 25th 2018

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I regret to inform Club members that our good friend and fellow Gyro, Leonard Cox , has passed away after a battle with cancer. Len and and I were brought into Camosun in 2008 and I will miss him. 

We understand that Greta is on the Mainland with family.

As we receive further information regarding Len’s passing , we will keep you posted. 

Peter Whelan

Gyro 2018 District IV Convention

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September 14-16, 2018 District Conference

 Hosted by the Kelowna Gyro Club

Registration Fee – $225.00 per couple or $125.00 single


Please make checks payable to the Gyro District IV and mail to:  


Frank Hunaus
10310 Hollybank Dr., 
Richmond, BC, V7E 4S5 


Hotel accommodations are at The Capri Hotel
Hotel Reservations Line 1.800.663.1144 (Quote Gyro District Conference #CCH-GFC23834)

GYRO RATES CUT OFF AUG 13TH
Comfort Guestroom $140.00 + taxes double occupancy
Superior Guestroom $160.00 + taxes double occupancy
Premium Guestroom $180.00 + taxes double occupancy


If you have any questions, please contact Peter Evans:
250-588-7539
gyro4gov@gmail.com