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.
August 9th Lianne Harris Racioppo - History, Culture & Social Studies Resource Specialist Consultant with the Toronto District School Board
"The early history of Canada, Rogues and Rebels"
July 12 Zac Wrixon, Regional VP with AGF Investments "Investing in Unstable Times"
June 14 Neil Crone, actor, author and comedian
May 10 John Mason, President of "Friends of Guild Park and Gardens"
Apr. 12 Janine Agnew-Cato from the Durham Literacy Network
Mar. 8 Ted Barris, The Great Escape http://tedbarris.com
Feb. 8 Michael Neumann, Electrical Solutions Advisor (electrical &home safety) contact: Angela Hoyos at 905-569-1818, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan. 11 C. J. Calvert , inspirational speaker & author “Living an Exceptional Life” http://www.cjcalvert.com/
Jan. 12 Andrew Felker, lawyer at Walker-Head law firm 'Estate Planning & Probate Process" https://canadalawyerlist.com
Feb. 9 Social activity
Mar.9 Rick Atkinson, President of RA Retirement Advisors, "Don't Just Retire. Live It. Love." http://whencaniretire.ca/about/
Apr.13 Dan Buchanan, author “A family tree search led to a murder buried in the past." http://danbuchananhistoryguy.com
May 11 Steve Craig "Zoos and their importance"
June 8 Steve Burrows, author “Murder Mysteries and travel regarding birds and other events." http://www.abirdermurder.com
July 13 Becky George, librarian and historian "Pickering/Ajax in the Age of Confederation" https://durhamregionarchivesgroup.com
Aug.10 Thanh Campbell, motivational speaker "Orphan 32 (Vietnam rescue)" http://orphan32.com
Sept.14 Talli Osborne, inspirational speaker "How to stay positive when life is difficult" https://talliosborne.com
Oct.12 Dr. Francine Dallaire, chiropractor "Optimum Health and Detox." http://www.healingpower.ca
Nov.9 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. Loretta Tanner "Alzheimer's and other related issues" http://www.centraleasthealthline.ca
Mar.10 Speaker ?
Apr. 11 Gord. Whatley , owner of The Armchair Motorist, will talk about his small museum of automobile books and items of history!
May 12 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-x.com/campx.html
July 14 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 Tammy Miller, owner Country Cheese Company "Cheese with including types and pairing with wine" http://www.countrycheesecompany.com
Oct.13 Kristie Virgoe, Land Securement Program Manager "Oak Ridges Moraine and Land Trust" http://oakridgesmoraine.org
Nov.10 Becka Soyka, Volunteer and Special Events Coordinator at CAMP ERIN "Dealing with grieving children and family dynamics." https://drjaychildrensgriefcentre.ca
Jan. 8 Bruce Woods, author "Between Two Women"
Feb.1 Robert Winslow, playwright, actor, director. theatre founder "Fourth Line Theatre" https://www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca
Mar.12 Lesley Page, motivational speaker " On Becoming a Pilot" http://couragetosoar.com
April 9 Brock Godfrey, volunteer with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) "Fraud Awareness"
May 14 Maryanne Ford & Steven Nash "Nordic Pole Construction"
June 11 Alan Mallory, speaker, author & performance coach "Climbing Everest" http://alanmallory.com
July 9 Lisa Smith "Horizon House" http://www.herizonhouse.com
Aug.13 Speaker ?
Sept.10 Geoff Cutten, Ministry of Environment ret. "Gardens and Bugs"
Oct. 8 Speaker ?
Nov.12 Christopher Colton " National Air Force Museum of Canada" http://airforcemuseum.ca/en/contacts
Jan. 9 Speaker none recorded
Feb.13 Freda Daniels "Living Under Apartheid in South Africa"
Mar. 20 Johnathan Van Bilsen, photographer "Exotic Travel" http://www.photosntravel.com
Apr. 10 Speaker ? "Fun Yoga"
May 8 Gary Bowen, watershed planning specialist "Toronto Region Conservation Authority" https://trca.ca
June 19 Speaker none recorded
July 10 Anne Walker, musician & storyteller performance http://annewalker.ca
Aug, 14 George Laidlaw, author "The Joys of Canadian history" http://georgelaidlaw.ca/contact.html
Sept. 11 Janet Matthews, author "Chicken Soup For the Soul" http://janetmatthews.ca
Oct. 9 Terry Fallis, author https://terryfallis.com
Nov.13 Speaker is a representative from ACE. Advocacy Centre for the elderly http://www.advocacycentreelderly.org
Jan. 10 Dr. Nicholas Anthony, chiropractor "Fall Prevention & Exercise for Healthy Living"
Feb.14 Speaker none recorded
Mar.28 Cheryl Cooper, author "The War of 1812" http://cherylcooperauthor.com
Apr.11 Speaker none recorded
May 9 Brian Finley & Donna Bennett, performers/founders Westben Arts Festival Theatre performance http://www.westben.ca
Jun 13 Jim Craigen, instructor facilitator, Jim Craigen Educational Associates "Brain Research"
July 11 Olexander Wlasenko, Station Gallery curator "Art and the Cinema" https://www.stationgallery.ca/staff/olexander-wlasenko/
Aug.8 Ellen Roseman, columnist Toronto Star ret. "Consumer Advocacy" http://www.ellenroseman.com
Sept.12 Eduard Klassen, harpist performance https://www.eduardklassen.com
Oct. 10 Speaker ? "Haunted Houses in Ontario"
Nov.14 Shen Yun Performing Arts "Chinese Music & Dance"