Speakers at Durham West Probus Club
The following is provided for information only. It is not an endorsement by the Durham West Probus Club or any of its members.
Often contact information is available through the speaker’s Linkedin professional profile, the organizations or businesses listed or online. The details are true to the date they were originally posted.
March 8 Ted Barris, The Great Escape http://tedbarris.com
Feb. 8 Michael Neumann, Electrical Solutions Advisor (electrical &home safety) contact: Angela Hoyos at
Jan. 11 C. J. Calvert , inspirational speaker & author “Living an Exceptional Life” http://www.cjcalvert.com/
Jan. 12 Speaker Andrew Felker, lawyer at Walker-
Feb. 9 social activity
Mar.9 Speaker Rick Atkinson, President of RA Retirement Advisors, "Don't Just Retire. Live It. Love It." http://whencaniretire.ca/about/
Apr.13 Speaker Dan Buchanan, author “A family tree search led to a murder buried in the past." http://danbuchananhistoryguy.com
May 11 Speaker Steve Craig "Zoos and their importance"
June 8 Speaker Steve Burrows, author “Murder Mysteries and travel regarding birds and other events." http://www.abirdermurder.com
July 13 Speaker Becky George, librarian and historian "Pickering/Ajax in the Age of Confederation" https://durhamregionarchivesgroup.com
Aug.10 Speaker Thanh Campbell, motivational speaker "Orphan 32 (Vietnam rescue)" http://orphan32.com
Sept. 14 Speaker Talli Osborne, inspirational speaker "How to stay positive when life is difficult" https://talliosborne.com
Oct. 12 Speaker Dr. Francine Dallaire, chiropractor "Optimum Health and Detox." http://www.healingpower.ca
Nov.9 Speaker Bill McKee, award winning Town Crier for Scugog, Uxbridge & Oshawa http://towncrier.on.ca/members.htm
Jan.12 Speaker from Room 217 Foundation “Music & Palliative Care” https://www.room217.ca
Feb.11. Speaker Loretta Tanner "Alzheimer's and other related issues" http://www.centraleasthealthline.ca
Mar.10 Speaker ?
Apr. 11 Speaker Gord. Whatley , owner of The Armchair Motorist, will talk about his small museum of automobile books and items of history!
May 12 Speaker Barry Risk, author, retired border security & intelligence officer "Border Protection and You"
June 9 Speaker ? "Camp X, but from a daughter's perspective" http://www.camp-
July 14 Speaker Laura Clements, corporate trainer and health specialist, Alzheimer Society of Durham Region "Brain Health and Vitality" http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/durham
Aug. 16 Jason Slone (Dr. J.) " Music from the 50's to the 80's" performance http://www.drjislandmusic.com
Sept. 8 Speaker Tammy Miller, owner Country Cheese Company "Cheese with including types and pairing with wine" http://www.countrycheesecompany.com
Oct. 13 Speaker Kristie Virgoe, Land Securement Program Manager "Oak Ridges Moraine and Land Trust" http://oakridgesmoraine.org
Nov. 10 Speaker Becka Soyka, Intake, Volunteer, and Special Events Coordinator “CAMP ERIN” dealing with grieving children and family dynamics. https://drjaychildrensgriefcentre.ca
Jan. 8 Speaker Bruce Woods, author "Between Two Women"
Feb.1 Speaker Robert Winslow, playwright, actor, director. theatre founder "Fourth Line Theatre" https://www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca
Mar. 12 Speaker Lesley Page, motivational speaker " On Becoming a Pilot" http://couragetosoar.com
April 9 Speaker Brock Godfrey, volunteer with the Canadian Anti-
May 14 Speaker Maryanne Ford & Steven Nash "Nordic Pole Construction"
June 11 Speaker Alan Mallory, speaker, author & performance coach "Climbing Everest" http://alanmallory.com
July 9 Speaker Lisa Smith "Horizon House" http://www.herizonhouse.com
Aug.13 Speaker ?
Sept.10 Speaker Geoff Cutten, Ministry of Environment ret. "Gardens and Bugs"
Oct. 8 Speaker ?
Nov. 12 Speaker Christopher Colton " National Air Force Museum of Canada" http://airforcemuseum.ca/en/contacts
Jan. 9 Speaker none recorded
Feb.13 Speaker Freda Daniels "Living Under Apartheid in South Africa"
Mar. 20 Speaker Johnathan Van Bilsen, photographer "Exotic Travel" http://www.photosntravel.com
Apr. 10 Speaker ? "Fun Yoga"
May 8 Speaker Gary Bowen, watershed planning specialist "Toronto Region Conservation Authority" https://trca.ca
June 19 Speaker none recorded
July 10 Speaker Anne Walker, musician & storyteller performance http://annewalker.ca
Aug, 14 Speaker George Laidlaw, author "The Joys of Canadian history" http://georgelaidlaw.ca/contact.html
Sept. 11th Speaker Janet Matthews, author "Chicken Soup For the Soul" http://janetmatthews.ca
Oct. 9 Speaker Terry Fallis, author https://terryfallis.com
Nov. 13 Speaker is a representative from ACE. Advocacy Centre for the elderly http://www.advocacycentreelderly.org
President Susan Reid & author Terry Fallis
Jan. 10 Speaker Dr. Nicholas Anthony, chiropractor "Fall Prevention & Exercise for Healthy Living"
Feb.14 Speaker none recorded
Mar.28 Speaker Cheryl Cooper, author "The War of 1812" http://cherylcooperauthor.com
Apr.11 Speaker none recorded
May 9 Speakers Brian Finley & Donna Bennett, performers/founders Westben Arts Festival Theatre performance http://www.westben.ca
June 13 Speaker Jim Craigen, instructor facilitator, Jim Craigen Educational Associates "Brain Research"
July 11 Speaker Olexander Wlasenko, Station Gallery curator "Art and the Cinema" https://www.stationgallery.ca/staff/olexander-
Aug.8 Speaker Ellen Roseman, columnist Toronto Star ret. "Consumer Advocacy" http://www.ellenroseman.com
Sept. 12 Speaker Eduard Klassen, harpist performance https://www.eduardklassen.com
Oct. 10 Speaker ? "Haunted Houses in Ontario"
Nov.14 Shen Yun Performing Arts "Chinese Music & Dance"
Speaker Source: DWP Newsletters
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