On The Hill
St. Bonaventure's College Alumni Newsletter
April, 2015 - Issue No. 8

Join Us For A Night Of Real Social Networking!

St. Bonaventure's College is happy to invite all alumni to come back to the school to laugh and reminisce with old friends.

This event is free admission but registration is appreciated. It helps us know how many to expect. You can register at the link below or email jcummings@stbons.ca. You are welcomed to bring a guest. 

Other Alumni Events:

Saturday May 2nd

School Tour: Take a walk through time as we take you on a tour of the building, featuring photos, momentos and information on St. Bonaventure's College history and our exceptional alumni! Tour departs Mullock Hall at 11 am.

Alumni/Family Mass: Bring your family to the first ever all-alumni & family Mass in the Chapel. Mass begins at 4:30 pm and coffee and treats will be served in the Aula after Mass.
Telegram Article Recalls St. Bon's BlueGolds Crash of '65
Photo from Alumni Ron Butler

On the morning of April 3, 1965, an Eastern Provincial Airways DC-3 carrying the St. Bon's BlueGolds, a senior hockey club on its way to play some exhibition games in St. Pierre, lost control when it touched down on the French colony's airstrip. The aircraft, as seen in these photos, was totalled, but all the passengers were able to walk away from the wreckage. It was later reported that the airport at St-Pierre failed to advise the pilot of ice on the runway.
Read the full Telegram article Here
The 2nd Annual Ignatian Spirit Award Tickets On Sale Now

Individual Tickets are $250 with a $175 tax receipt. Proceeds support the Bursary Program at St. Bonaventure's College. 
Purchase your ticket before May 2 to receive an entry ticket into the Wine Draw at the event. 
For more information on this event, to purchase tickets or to become a sponsor please contact Krista Cardwell in the President's Office at 726-0024 ext. 200 or kcardwell@stbons.ca. 

Hannah Brennan '15 Receives Prestigious Scholarship
Congratulations to Hannah Brennan '15 for receiving the Whalen O'Reilly Scholarship for the College of the Holy Cross. 

Hannah is the 5th St. Bon's graduate to accept this prestiges scholarship. The other alumni are:

Lesley Bautista '05
Miriam Westin '07
Andrew Sullivan '11
Abby McCarthy '14

    Alumni Announcements                2nd Annual St. Bon's Cup
Golf Tournament
We regret to inform you of the passing of the following alumni:

-Mervyn Green '50: Mervyn was a star athlete during his time at St. Bon's. He was a member of the the school's hockey team and was an outstanding Goalie. 

If you have any  announcements  or news to add to our newsletter, such as deaths, marriages, births, awards, career news and more, please email Jennifer at jcummings@stbons.ca 

Please Note

Saturday April 25th is recycling blitz day at St. Bon's. Drop off your recycling as well as paint and batteries for proper disposal, from 9:30 am to 11 am.
June 18th, 2015
Glendenning Golf
Registration at 1pm
Dinner served following tournament. 

The following Packages are available for teams of four:

Hole-in-One Package: $900 Full Privileges, hole signage, table advertising 
Eagle Package: $700 (with carts) 
Birdie Package: $500 (without carts) 
(Open to everyone, bring a friend!)

Sponsorship packages also available, for more information contact Jennifer Cummings
Alumni Affairs & Development Officer
709-726-0024 ext 214 
Where Are They Now?
High School Basketball Tournament- 2008
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