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December 1, Christmas Meeting

Doors open @ 10:00

Annual Christmas Luncheon

Thursday,December 1,

Alpine Ski Club, 17-242 Arrowhead Road, Blue Mountains

Speaker, Neil Crone
Neil is an actor and writer. He has performed in dozens of television and radio commercials, TV shows and is the voice of numerous animation characters every Saturday morning. A Second City veteran Improvisor, host, stand-up comic and winner of a Canadian Comedy Award, Neil is also an award-winning newspaper columnist and children’s author.
Date – Thursday December 1, 2022
Location – Alpine Ski Club, 17-242 Arrowhead Road, Blue Mountains
Time – Doors Open – 10:00 AM
Featuring – Turkey Dinner with Trimmings / a Vegetarian option is available

– Speaker – Neil Crone (Second City Mainstage Alumnus) with a funny
and lighthearted insiders look into the world and career of a
Canadian Film and Television Actor

Cost – $65.00 per person
Cash Bar will be available

Members’ family and friends are welcome to attend as are the wives of former club members deceased.

The club will again be collecting ‘small’, ‘new’, stuffed animals for donation to the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital.

Ticket sales are now closed. In the event some may not be able to attend, please contact Doug Smith

Past Speakers

Speakers 2021

January: Terry Fallis, Author and Humourist

February: Terry Fitzgerald, All your Questions About Electric Cars Answered

March: John Boyko, Author, ‘Canada’s Shadow War in Vietnam’

April: Jim Henderson, Adventures of a Geophysicist

May: David T Chapman, Photographer and weather authority

June: Bob MacNair, President Probus, Canada

July 8: Chris Pilsworth, Illusionist

August 5: Shelby Worts, Covid Stranded in the ‘Eternal City”, Rome

September 2: Jennifer Megarry, Office of the Future

October 4: Dr. Bob Galway, Covid; Separating Myth from Fact

November 4: Alex Fitzgerald-Black; Canadian Soldiers Morale, D Day, Normandy

December 2: Andrew Promaine; Georgian Bay Islands National Park


Speakers, 2022

January: WO Nicole Laidlaw, Military Service in Afghanistan

February: Dr. David Chandross, Future of Artificial Intelligence

March : Professor Leonard Friesen, Russia and Ukraine

April 7: Annette Sandberg, Niagara Escarpment

May 5: Don MacKay, Dog Guides

June 2: Terry Gregson, NHL Referee, Retired

July 7: Jory Pritchard-Kerr, President CGM Hospital Foundation

August 4: Tony Dittenhoffer, Volunteer to Ukraine

September 1: Dr Bob Galway,Arctic Aviation and Exploration

October: Malcolm Kelly, Sprog, A Novel of Bomber Commaand

November: M/CPL Jean- Francois Hinse, JDFD, Canadian Forces Base, Borden


Meetings are the first Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 am. They are held at The Royal Canadian Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood.

Contact Us

Probus Club of Collingwood
Membership: Mike Martynuik, 705-422-2138
Email: collingwoodprobus@gmail.com