Owen Sound And Area Branch News
Welcome To RWTO Owen Sound And Area Branch!
We are an active group of young at heart retired teachers who enjoy Sharing and Caring within our community.
We visit and provide small gifts for those who are ill or can no longer attend meetings, and we send many cards of celebration and caring. We support the Grey-Bruce Regional Hospital,Grey-Bruce Hospice, Grey-Bruce Museum and the Youth program at the Artist Co-op,Grey Bruce Foundation, Grey Bruce Child and Family Services,Chapman House Hospice, Grey Roots Museum, Salvation Army Food Bank, and Royal Canadian Legion.Each year, we place a wreath at our local cenotaph on Remembrance Day.
Our interest Group Activities continue to be very popular. We enjoy a First Day of School Breakfast at Harrison Park Inn, Day Away Trips such as our Lunch at Walters Falls followed by a tour and tasting at Georgian Hills Winery; Afternoons at the Movies with Seasons Retirement Residence; a Christmas Craft Activity and our annual Christmas luncheon. This year we have an number of ladies making crocheted or knitted dishcloths as favours for Convention 2018. We are always looking and listening for events and activities of interest to our members.
|Honorary President||Sandy Houlgrave|
|Past President||Rebecca Hlynialuk|
|First Vice||Penny McKay|
|Auditors||Connie Morris, Suzanne Vamplew, Rebecca Hlynialuk|
|Goodwill||Lorraine Dunning and Barb Schwartz|
|Public Relations||Suzanne Vamplew|
|Social||Suzanne Vamplew, Bobbie Harris, Marilyn Goldie, Louise Lipsett, Cathy McCoy|
We meet four times a year at Georgian Shores United Church, 4th Avenue East, Owen Sound. New members are always welcome. To learn more about our Branch, or to become a member, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-794-2837
Our tables are beautifully decorated to match the theme of the meeting. Beginning at 11:30am our Business Meeting is where we share information and gather ideas from our members. At noon, we enjoy a delicious Hot Luncheon prepared by the ladies of the church. Our meetings end with an informative and entertaining program.
Wednesday, September 13,2017
HAPPY 150th CANADA
Speaker: Marjorie Davison “Three Eminent Canadian Women”
visit from Provincial President, Lois Lockhart
Wednesday, November 15,2017
Music by Shoreline Chorus Quartet
INNOVATIONS IN SKIN CARE
Skin Care for Seniors
Food Bank Donations
Wednesday, March 21,2018
Violin Music by Donna Kteinacher
COUNTRY DANCING BY FIDDLE FERN COUNTRY DANCERS
Demonstration of Contra Dancing
Wednesday, May 15,2018
MUSICAL MEMORIES by THE BROWNS
Memorial Service and Installation of Officers