Canada Clubs! Issue 56

Fall 2005 CSANews Issue 56  |  Posted date : May 23, 2007.Back to list

Arizona
Canadian Club of Green Valley
Picnic, 12 noon, Nov. 19, 2005 at Madeira Vista Ramada. Wine & cheese, Jan. 29, 2006, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Canoa Hills Recreation Center. Pot luck dinner, Feb. 19, 5 p.m. at the Canoa Hills Recreation Center. Golf tournament, Mar. 19 (venue to be announced). Information: John Ezyk, AZ – 520-393-0447, ON – 416-239-5549

Canadian Club of the West Valley – Sun City West
BBQ picnic – Nov. 17, 2005, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., $7 all inclusive, at Beardsley Park, Sun City West. Christmas dinner/dance with a silent auction, December 11, 2005, 3 to 7:30 p.m., dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m., around $20 per person, all inclusive. Bring your own hard drinks. This club has other events throughout the winter. Information: Don Robertson, year 'round – 623-584-3077, cell, 602-478-3077, e-mail TodonR@aol.com.

Canadian Social Club of Greater Phoenix
Picnics, luncheons and other events. At Phoenix, Arizona. Information: George Emack, AZ – 623-214-1892, ON – 905-358-8876, e-mail geoemack@sympatico.ca.

54th Annual Great Canadian Picnic – Phoenix
Mar. 4, 2006 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southern Mountain Park, Phoenix, AZ.
Information: Penny Clarke, year 'round, 602-765-0431, e-mail canadianpicnic@cox.net.

RCMP – Mesa Snowbirds Reunion
25th Anniversary dinner/dance – Feb. 25, 2006 – 4 p.m. at the Mesa Regal RV Resort, 4700 E. Main St., Mesa. RV parking is available at Good Sam and Coast to Coast rates, hotels nearby. Golf – Feb.26 at the Links Golf Course, Queens Creek, $25 USD per person for nine holes with cart. Barbecue afterwards, $15 per person. Coffee every Saturday at the Little Mesa Café, 3929 E. Main St. All Troops are welcome. Information: Dennis Levy, until Dec. 1, AB – 867-660-4200, e-mail idlevy@marshlake.polar.com. After Dec. 1, AZ – 480-985-1418, e-mail idsennis@cox.net.

Red Deer Day – Picnic – Discontinued
This picnic has been discontinued.

Yuma-Canadian Picnic
Feb. 24, 2006 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Joe Henry Memorial Park, 23rd Avenue and First St., Yuma. Good entertainment and prizes. Bring your own lawn chair and lunch.
Information: Howard Luxton, AZ – 928-345-3306, BC – 250-489-4881.

California
Canadian Club of the Desert
The club serves Canadian snowbirds, transplants and friends in the Coachella Valley. An active club organizing monthly breakfast meetings, pleasure excursions, golf and other events. Visit their website at www.desertcdnclub.org. Information: BC – David Stowe, 604-731-4576, AB – Bev Cormack, – 403-532-1009, SK – Dr. Ted Busse, 306-789-9860, ON – Diane Tasse, 705-246-1040.

Florida
Barefoot Bay Canadian Club
Meets monthly at the Barefoot Bay Community Center north of Sebastian on Florida's east coast. Potluck dinners, dances, shuffleboard. Information: Don Cockburn, FL – 772-664-9246, ON – 705-689-5500, e-mail ronniejean@juno.com.

Bolton, Ontario Day
Feb. 18, 2006 – 12 noon. Annual luncheon at Stacey's Restaurant, 1451 North Missouri Ave., Largo, FL (Publix, Midway Plaza) Information: Murray Wilson, FL – 727-535-9688, ON – 905-854-0256.

Canada Day – Panama City Beach
Feb. 27, 2006 – 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Boardwalk Beach Resort and Convention Center, 9450 South Thomas Drive. Food, music, dancing, prizes. $13 single, $25 couple. Information: Bernie Hanrahan, FL (after Jan. 1) – 850-234-5955, ON – 416-446-6409, e-mail berniesnowbird@canada.com.

Canada Club of Lehigh Acres
Potluck dinners and other social events the first Sunday of each month at St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Lehigh Acres (near Fort Myers). Information: Vera Rolling, FL – 239-368- 6750, ON – 705-444-6955, e-mail wmrolling@rogers.com or Vickie Caetano, FL – 239-639-8956, e-mail vickiecharliesea@aol.com.

Canadian Amateur Singles Shuffle Tournament
The 24th annual tournament will be held December 7, 8 and 9, 2005 at Silver Lake Mobile Resort, 4000 24th Street North, St. Petersburg. Register on the 7th between 8 and 8:30 a.m., rain or shine, opening exercises, 8:30 to 9 a.m. Entries accepted until December 3, 2005. Send $5 per entry along with list of players to Lindsay Hodder, 801 64th Street South, lot 113, St. Petersburg, FL 33707. Information: Lindsay Hodder, FL – 727-347-7095, ON – Helen Ellison, 905-826-3120, until October 20.

Canadian Club of Americana Cove
Jan. 27, 2006 – 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Hands Across the Border reception, dinner and dance. 151 Americana Cove, St. Petersburg.
Information: Roger Cathcart, FL – 727-521-3065, MB – (cell) 204-792-7621, e-mail rogersrightcorner@msn.com.

Canadian Club of Charlotte County
Monthly luncheons on the third Thursday of every month at 12 noon, International Buffet, corner of US 41 and Forest Nelson, Port Charlotte. Information: Hazen Walters, FL – 941-624-2073, NL – 709-535-1971.

Canadian Club of Colony Cove, Ellenton/Bradenton
This club is very active and is open to everyone. Events include general meetings at the Ellenton Hall (north Colony Cove), Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 21, Dec. 12, Jan.9, Feb.10 (at Coquina Beach), Mar. 13. Shuffleboard – Jan. 19, 12:30 p.m. Golf – Feb. 6, 12:15 p. m., dinner/dance, Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m. Farewell party – Mar. 25, 11 a.m. Information: Charlie Bouwman, FL – 941-721-1747, ON – 519-586-8662, e-mail cbouw7@hotmail.com.

Canadian Club, Gulf Coast Florida
Monthly men's luncheon, second Wednesday of each month November through April, fellowship bar, 11:30 a.m., luncheon at 12:30 p.m. At Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Seminole. Other events include golf and dinner/dances. Information: Don Corker, FL – 727-532-8410, ON – 519-634-8820, e-mail corkerdon@juno.com.

Canadian Club of Hernando County (Springhill)
Monthly luncheons, dinners, dances & golf. First golf game on Nov. 4, 2005 at Seven Hills. Information: Bob Whiteford, FL – 352-688-1602, ON – 705-429-2832.

Canadian Club of Ocala
Monthly luncheons first Thursday of each month, December through April at Ryan's, 3933 Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Information: Jack Wells, year 'round, 352-746-1571.

Canadian Club of the Palm Beaches
Luncheons second and fourth Wednesdays in Jan., Feb. and Mar. at Golden Corral, Boynton Beach (next to Wal-mart). Information: Lynn Clark, FL – 561-742-4400, ON – 519-351-6121, e-mail mh@mnsi.net.

Canadian Club of the Treasure Coast
Monthly luncheons at 12 noon on Dec. 5, 2005, Jan. 9, Feb. 6, Mar. 6 and Apr. 3, 2006 at Johnny's Restaurant, 7180 South US HWY 1, Port St. Lucie. Potluck dinners at 6 p.m. on Dec. 15, Jan. 19, Feb. 16 at Langford Park, 2369 NE Dixie Hwy 707, Jensen Beach. Annual picnic at 11 a.m. on Mar. 16, location to be announced. Information: Walter Sokolowski, FL - 772-287-7637. ON – 705-734-1323, e-mail walters57@auracom.com.

Franco Floridian Club
Monthly luncheons and picnics at Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda.
Information: Guy Davignon, FL – N/A until November, QC – 819-838-5446, e-mail gdavignon@yahoo.ca.

Manitoulin Annual Reunion
Feb. 9, 2006 – 11 a.m. at Fort DeSoto Park, North Beach, St. Petersburg. Bring games and musical instruments for an afternoon of fun and hospitality. Information: Russ Conley, FL – 727-501-0347, ON – 519-457-1095, e-mail russconley@sympatico.ca.

Metro Toronto Police Pensioners
Annual Reunion Luncheon Mar. 1, 2006 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 North Missouri Ave., Largo. Information: Hugh Ferguson, FL – 727-391-1083, ON – 905-426-8445, e-mail hgano@aol.com.

Mississauga Picnic
Mar. 15, 2006 – 10:30 a.m. - Second Annual Mississauga (Ontario) snowbirds picnic at Fort Desoto Park, Site 5, St. Petersburg. Information: Isabel Irvine, FL – 727-360-8672, ON – 905-814-6897, e-mail irvine@rogers.com.

Newfoundland & Labrador Florida Society
Picnics, Nov. 17, 2005 at Lake Seminole Park, Site 8, Seminole. Mar. 16 and Apr. 6, 2006 at Fort Desoto Park, North Beach, St. Petersburg. Luncheons – 12 noon, Dec. 8, 2005 and Jan. 19, 2006 at Tampa Conference Center, 126th Avenue, Clearwater. Dinner/dance – 5:30 p.m., Feb. 16, 2006 at Tampa Conference Center. Information: Jim Russell, FL – 727-320-0194, NL – 709-364-3294, e-mail jimr@nfld.com.

New Brunswick Annual Picnic
Feb. 20, 2006 –11 a.m. at Fort Desoto Park, Site #6, St. Petersburg. Music, prizes, beautiful beach, bring your friends and don't forget your lunch and a chair. Coordinator: Ron Steeves 1-727-536-9731, Co-Coordinator: Claude Cyr 1-727-541-9844, e-mail aucneer@nbnet.nb.ca.

Nova Scotia Annual Picnic
Feb. 13, 2006 – 11 a.m. at Lake Seminole Park, 10015 Park Blvd., Seminole. Please bring your own chair and lunch and be ready for a great time. Information: Aubrey Ryan, FL – 727-530-9651, NS – 902-657-2814.

Ontario Provincial Police – Annual Dinner
Mar. 1, 2006 – 1 p.m., dinner at 2 p.m., OPP Veterans Association at Cody's Original Roadhouse, 26210 US 19 North, Clearwater. Information: Bill Wicklund, FL – 727-530-9438, ON – 705-657-9611, e-mail Lizbillwicklund@aol.com.

Prince Edward Island Annual Picnic
Mar. 12, 2006 – 11 a.m. at Fort Desoto Park, St. Petersburg. Music, prizes, lots of fun. This is probably the largest picnic of the season, so come early and bring your lunch. Information: Alex Campbell, FL – 727-530-9499, PEI – 902-886-2081, e-mail alexbcampbell@auracom.com.

Royal Canadian Legion, Post 144
Meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at American Legion Post 273, Madeira Beach, at 7:30 p.m. Christmas dinner/dance in early December, Blue Jays Baseball Day and other events. All Legionnaires and guests are welcome. Information: Dan Oliver, FL – 727-327-7046, ON – 705-323-9809, e-mail dannoliver@myprimus.com.

Royal Canadian Legion, Post 176
Canadian Remembrance Day Parade Nov. 13, 2005 – 10:45 a.m. at Maple Leaf Estates. Monthly Meetings - first Sunday of each month, November through April at Maple Leaf Estates, 2100 Kings Hwy., Port Charlotte. Information: Bob Fowler, Commander,
FL – 941-625-1114, e-mail bobandjerry@ewol.com,
ON – 519-440-0859, e-mail bobandjerry@cabletv.on.ca.

RCMP Annual Picnic
Mar. 2, 2006. NOTE: Location change to Sand Key Park, Site 2, Clearwater Beach (just across Sand Key Bridge). All RCMP vets and their friends are welcome. Information: Jack Burbridge, FL – 727-449-8116,
ON – 613-824-2513, e-mail j.burb@sympatico.ca.

University of Guelph Reunion
Mar. 1, 2006 – 10:00 a.m. Florida Chapter of the U of G Alumni Association reunion at Maple Leaf Golf & Country Club in Port Charlotte. Reservations are necessary; tickets are $15 at the door. Information: Dr. Lyle or Louise Rea, FL – 941-505-0183, ON – 705-766-2152, e-mail wlrea@comcast.net.

Snowbirds of Northern Ontario – Formerly the Annual Sudbury Picnic
Mar. 24, 2006 – 11 a.m. at Fort Desoto Park, St. Petersburg. All Canadians and their friends are welcome. Information: Rita/Bernie Chiasson, FL – 863-669-9733, ON – 705-675-5768, e-mail chiasson39@yahoo.com.

Snowbirds of Citrus County
Dances, luncheons and picnics at Inverness, FL. Information: Linda Young, year 'round, 352-637-6699.

Venice/Englewood Canadian Snowbirds
Monthly potluck dinner and dance to live music by Bill Milner. Dec. 14, 2005, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, and Mar. 8, 2006 at the Venice Garden Recreation Center, Venice. Bring your American friends. NOTE: Proceeds used for charity – last year, this club donated $1,000 to the Salvation Army for hurricane victims. Information: Joe Springall, FL – 941-485-8845, ON – 519-842-2441, e-mail joesels@aol.com.