(Piper with member Robert Streeter carrying the Haggis and member Tom Carey looking on)
24 members attended the 2020 Robbie Burns supper hosted by Pat McIntyre at the Martindale Retirement Residence
(Member Tom Carey)
Robert "Robbie" Burns lived from 1759 to 1796 and is adored as Scotland's most famous poet, songwriter and lover.
The Burns Supper first held in 1802, 5 years after his death
Tom Carey recited "An Ode to a Haggis", a famous Burns poem
(Member Walter Eadie)
Walter gave a short summary of the life and legacy of Robbie Burns.
Did you know Auld Lang Syne was written by Robbie
Our annual Christmas party at Granite Ridge Golf Club. Attendance 115 members (at least that was the number that paid according to our treasurer)
(Picture our entertainment "one man band" courtesy member George Morita)
I count eleven Probus members
Planning is in the works for another tour
The rain held off and the sun shone hot and bright for our annual mini putt challenge.
Best men's score was achieved by Dave Hunt. Best women's score was Hazel Switzer. Dave Hunt, Bob Streeter and Corinne Turnbull was the best team.
We tucked into pizza, grilled chicken and salads under the Pavilion with lots of cold drinks to cool down.
Fourteen cars including the Bentley above owned by member George Morita rallied for a country tour of the Niagara Escarpment , Kilbride, Carlisle and Burlington ending at the Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club for lunch and liquid refreshments.
Driver Megs Shellard second from right and passengers from left to right Anne Taylor, Christina Gilbert and Rose Ryan. Who could have guessed that women would win?