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Gerry Brissenden
CSA Past President
W
ow! What a great start to the summer in Canada…
this is the hottest start to a summer I have seen but
I am not complaining, this is the kind of weather
we travel south to enjoy in the winter.
On June 30, Joan and I celebrated our 61
st
wedding anniver-
sary. We had a nice quiet dinner with just the two of us, it
was just like 61 years ago (well, almost).
Our first meeting in July was in Orillia at the Champlain
Seniors Service Club. This is a very active club which meets
every Tuesday. The club works hard to help others in the
area. It was amazing to meet so many people from differ-
ent backgrounds. There were former police officers, law-
yers, teachers and businessmen. One of the speakers was a
former army officer who talked about the famous Gurkha
Regiment and even showed some of the knives that they
used.
Many of the attendees were already CSA members, but
many others took application forms in order to join.
We are now preparing for our board meeting and the
Snowbird Lifestyle Presentations. I hope that everyone in
the vicinity of the meetings will have an opportunity to at-
tend. Remember, the meetings and the entertainment are
FREE to everyone, so bring along a friend – he or she may
decide to join us!
If you belong to a group and would like to have a director
speak at your meeting, just call the office at 1-800-265-3200
and let us know when and where.
Joan and I will be attending several meetings during the
next few months and will report about them to you in the
next issue of
CSANews
.
Enjoy the rest of the summer.
Canada
clubs
Travels of Gerry and Joan
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Oh, say can you see
by the dawn's early light
what so proudly we hailed at the
twilight's last gleaming?
whose broad stripes and bright stars
thru the perilous fight,
O'er the ramparts we watched were
so gallantly streaming?
and the rocket's red glare,
the bombs bursting in air,
gave proof thru the night that our
flag was still there.
Oh, say does that star-spangled
banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free and
the home of the brave?
STAr SPANGLED BANNEr
O canada!
Our home and native land!
true patriot love
in all thy sons command.
with glowing hearts
we see thee rise,
the true North
strong and free!
from far and wide,
O canada,
we stand on guard for thee.
god keep our land
glorious and free!
O canada,
we stand on guard for thee.
O canada,
we stand on guard for thee.
O CANADA!
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