October Newsletter

8878 Geoff Bennett accepting $50 from draw winner 8899 Al Crosby as a donation to the Chasse-Galerie venture.

8878 Geoff Bennett accepting $50 from draw winner 8899 Al Crosby as a donation to the Chasse-Galerie venture.

John de Chastelain welcoming the Class of '71.

John de Chastelain welcoming the Class of ’71.

The October monthly meeting is Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in the Crow’s Nest of HMCS Bytown (the Naval Officers’ Mess).

Save the date! – Fall Informal Dinner

Algonquin College’s Restaurant International, Thursday, November 10, 2016

More details in the next newsletter.

Golf Tournament

The 2016 Ottawa Branch Golf Tournament netted approximately $9,000. The Branch rounded this up to $10,000 for a donation to the RMC Club Foundation.

Mark your calendars

The 2017 Ottawa Branch Tournament will be held Friday, July 7, 2017, at Greensmere Golf & Country Club.

Ottawa Branch Recognition and Acknowledgements

  • John de Chastelain for welcoming Class of ’71 members to Old Brigade;
  • Gordon Smith for making the Old Brigade lunch the feature of the September monthly luncheon;
  • the Class of ’71 members for their seamless entry into the Old Brigade.
  • Jarrott Holtzhauer, Marv Sywyk, and Gus Nelson for their work on the Golf Tournament;
  • the Golfers for their financial support to the Ottawa Branch donation to the RMC Foundation;
  • the Golf Tournament Sponsors;

 

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  • Branch member Mike Roach for his work on the licence plate project, and visiting Ontario Branches at his own expense to ensure the success of the project;
  • Digger MacDougall, Bill Mckay, Kim Smith, Brian Eatock, Charles Kaszap and Jim Peverly for keeping the Executive focused;
  • Richard Evraire for helping with translations;
  • Darin Cowan for creating the new website;
  • Beth Webster for the monthly newsletters;

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  • The Ottawa Branch Exec team for their due diligence in responsible decision making with respect to finances and financial support of Parent Club projects; and
  • The Ottawa Branch membership for their support of the Executive Team and the decisions we are making on their behalf.

 

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Chasse-Galerie 2016

Ottawa Branch has sponsored Officer Cadet Andréanne Tremblay for $400.
http://www.rmcfoundation.ca/index.php/enhancing-excellence/athletics/la-chasse-galerie-2016/

Conference of Defence Associations Institute’s Graduate Student Symposium

At the Royal Military College of Canada Kingston on October 13 and 14, 2016.
Ottawa Branch has provided $2000 to assist Officer Cadet attendance.
http://www.cdainstitute.ca/events/symposium

Photos welcome

If you like to take pictures of Club and Branch events, the newsletter would love to see them.  Please forward them to us by e-mail.

See you Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in the Crow’s Nest of HMCS Bytown (the Naval Officers’ Mess).

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