In This Issue
President's Message
General Meeting September 9th
TED Talks - New Group!
Ladies Lunch
Fun Golfing
August Speaker
Venturi-Schultze Winery Tour
Appetizer Extravaganza
UPCOMING - In your PROBUS
UPCOMING - In your Community
Quick Links
MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
Contacts
PRESIDENT
 
PAST PRESIDENT
Robert Grose
 
TREASURER

SECRETARY
Loretta Dahn

MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

SOCIAL CHAIR
 
SPEAKER CO-CHAIRS

HOSPITALITY CHAIR

COMMUNICATIONS CHAIRS
 
MEMBERS-AT-LARGE
Phil Howell
Grant Foster
Norm Kilarski

Issue: #8
September 2016
President's Message                              Next Meeting is Friday September 9th
With Labour Day Weekend coming up, our General Meeting will be held on September 9th instead of on the 2nd.    

The last week of August is upon us and the anticipation of hearing those words:"They're going back" is now a reality...

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GENERAL MEETING: September 9th -   Dr. Ed Nicholson on Visiting China!
ed nicholson2 Business gaffes and cultural clashes experienced by visitors to China 
 (who have not done their homework!) will be our next speaker's topic.
  As for us, Dr.Nicholson will also provide a snapshot of the (ever-increasing)
 Chinese visitors to Vancouver Island and the positive impact these visitors will have...
 
   
   
 
 
A NEW SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP NOW BEING FORMED -
"TED Talks" Review and Discussion Group
The original TED conference (Technology, Entertainment and Design) now encompasses so much more, as we know from seeing TED Talks on youtube.com.  This discussion group will take shape at an organization meeting following our September 9th General Meeting.  Lots of members have shown their interest but more are welcome.TED

Click here to learn more or sign up...
 Ladies Lunch - Thursday, September 15 at 1 PM

   
We will meet for Lunch next time at the popular Pacific Prime Restaurant at The Beach Club in Parksville.  A beautiful setting...
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If you are able to join in, it's always a lot of fun.


Click here to see the menu and sign up...
Out & About - Great Golfing all Summer Long... 
Stay tuned for news about our September golf outing

Northwest Bay PROBUS has lots of "social golfers", and they had a great
time golfing at Arrowsmith Golf Club on August 12.  Twenty people enjoyed golf and dinner on a glorious summer day.  Phil Howell is organizing more golf for us in September, probably at Pheasant Glen.  There will be a sign-up sheet at the September 9 meeting.




Report on August Speaker - Dr. Richard Beamish
https://nwbprobus.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/orderofcanada.jpg?w=119&h=150 Those of us who came to the August 5th PROBUS meeting
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xpecting to hear only about the history of fisheries in B.C.
 were treated to much more fascinating information:
  Did you know, for example:  It's perfectly OK to eat farmed salmon!

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 Venturi-Schultze Winery Tour - Thursday, August 18
  DSC03222Marilyn Venturi proved to be a spirited and engaging hostess during the recent balsamic tasting and tour of her family winery, keeping her PROBUS visitors entertained with stories of....

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Report on Appetizer ExtravaganzaWednesday, August 24th  

   
Joe and Lee Lukian opened their beautiful home to PROBUS members for the fourth annual Appetizer Extravaganza.  The food was sublime and so was the wine!

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UPCOMING - In your PROBUS

 Mark Your Calendar: 

 

September 9 - General Meeting change of date (from September 2)  

September 9 - TED Talk group organizing meeting (immediately after General Meeting) 

September 15 - Ladies Lunch, Pacific Prime, The Beach Club

September 16 - Nine & Dine Golf at Pheasant Glen

September 18 CANCELLED - Alberni Outfitters Full Moon Kayak Tour 

November 23 - Quiz Night with Nanoose Bay Probus

December 7 - Christmas Dinner/Dance

 

For most events more than one month away, details will follow.

Click on each event in the calendar for more information. 

UPCOMING - In your COMMUNITY

 Mark Your Calendar: 

 Michelle Stilwell, MLA Parksville-Qualicum invites you to a Seniors' Tea on Friday, September 30th at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre.  Tea is from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.  Doors open at 2:00 p.m.  To reserve your seat please RSVP to Michelle.Stilwell.MLA@leg.bc.ca or call 250-248-2625.