Canada Clubs! Issue 55

Summer 2005 CSANews Issue 55  |  Posted date : May 20, 2007.Back to list

Do you have a group of Canadians getting together in the United States for a meeting, a lunch or a picnic? If you do, just call 1-877-633-4722. We will send you placemats with the lyrics to the American and Canadian National Anthems for all of your guests and any other "goodies" we can get for you. This service is absolutely free! Thanks to the generous support of Medipac, CSA Auto/Home and the CSA.

Pic 1: Presentation of Flags in Mesa, AZ
Provincial Flags are presented during the Canada Day celebration in February at Sun Life RV Resort in Mesa, AZ

Pic 2: Canada Heritage Day
This very special day was celebrated by 241 guests at Windmill Village in North Fort Myers, FL. Volunteers assisting in the organization are (left to right) emcee Garnet Smith of London, ON and Mary and Jacob Dietz of Leemington, ON, who prepare the punch each year (nice job, eh?). In the background is Micheline Lortie, the coordinator from Wellington, ON. The 2006 event will be held on January 28.

Pic 3: Canada Night, Sunburst RV Resort
It was another successful Canada night for the residents and guests of Sunburst RV Resort located in Fort Myers, FL. Proud of their flag are (left to right) Bernice and Gary Winsor, Bathurst, NB, Alice and Ron Mackinnon, Bancroft, ON, and Yvonne and Bob Herlick, London, ON.

Pic 4: Canada Day, Panama City Beach
The Mayor of Panama City Beach, FL officially declared February 24, 2005 as Canada Day and over 600 attended and enjoyed an afternoon and evening of good food, music and hospitality. The picture above includes committee members Dave and Trena Bernon, Guelph, ON, Carolyn Brown of Panama City Beach, Lorne and Lorraine Clark, St. Catharines, ON, Joe and Joyce Fera, Sault Ste Marie, ON, George Kelly, Pickering, ON, Andre and Bin Marchand, Harrington, QC, Noel McKinstry, Scarborough, ON, and Bill and Donna McLaughlin, Hillier, ON. Kneeling in front are Breeda and Bernie Hanrahan, Don Mills, ON. The 2006 event will be held on February 27. For more information, call Bernie Hanrahan, 416-446-6409,

Pic 5: Fifth Annual PEI Day in Florida
PEI Snowbirds gathered with their guests at Fort Desoto Park in St. Petersburg on March 13, 2005. The 650 picnickers enjoyed a sun-filled day of Islander hospitality including some 30 musicians. Canadian flags and pins were distributed in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Maple Leaf Flag. City of Charlottetown pins were also distributed, recognizing the city's 150th anniversary. PEI Day for 2006 is scheduled for Sunday, March 11. For information, contact Alex Campbell, 902-885-2081 or

Dignitaries who attended are (left to right) Hon. Greg Deighton and Kevin Lewis of UPEI, John Robinson for Island Charitable Trust, CSA President Gerry Brissenden, and Alex Campbell, chairman of the event.

Some of the notable entertainers included (left to right) "Guiness" (Jim, Paddy and Laura Farrell), entertainment coordinator Brian Blacquire, Master of Ceremonies Layton Schurman, "Jerico" (Harold and Marnie Noye), and in the right rear, Colin Farrell.

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