Updated March 16
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March issue posted

April 19th Walk

Updated February 28
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April Speaker, Esther Becker
Osteoporosis Canada

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Updated February 17
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April 23, The Mousetrap ...
... and dinner (cheese?)
Dinner reservations open

Updated January 25
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March Speaker
Dr. Indu Gambhir
Doctors Without Borders

Updated January 14
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Payment methods added
Membership form updated
Renewal form added

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March 22nd, Dr Indu Gambhir
Doctors Without Borders

Dr. Gambhir will give us an insight into the work done by Doctors Without Borders in places where there is little or no organized health care and where there is the ever-present danger of finding oneself in the middle of a war zone. This is Sudan.

Work means dealing with infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, sleeping sickness and HIV/AIDS and at the same time meeting the challenge of providing general health information to the population.

April 26th, Esther Becker
Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Esther is a volunteer presenter with Osteoporosis Canada. Diagnosed with osteoporosis 20 years ago, Esther lives an active life: exercising regularly, enjoying hiking, and kayaking in summer. Osteoporosis has not stopped her from travelling and she particularly loves exploring Canada.

Esther has a Ph.D. in educational psychology. She retired from the public service as a Director at the Office of the Auditor General.

As well as volunteering with Osteoporosis Canada, Esther is a community outreach volunteer with the Ottawa Humane Society.

Through its Outreach Program, Osteoporosis Canada is making contact with more and more Canadians to increase their understanding of bone health and osteoporosis, as well as reaching out to those already diagnosed to help improve the quality of their lives.

Check out "The Social" page for other activities - walks, visits, etc.

Stay Safe!

Johnson Insurance

We have added a link to the Johnson Insurance web site (see "Links" page).
Johnson provides competitive rates for Probus members for all kinds of insurance, particularly travel insurance.

Guests and Visitors from other Clubs are welcome.

We are a 'Combined' Club. We meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month (except December - 2nd Wednesday). Meetings begin at 10:00 with a few minutes of announcements and then a speaker. Members start to arrive about 9:30 for coffee, cookies and chat (tea, Tim-bits and talk).

Meetings are at:

Gloucester Presbyterian Church
91 Pike Street
Ottawa K1T 3J6

Pike Street runs north from Hunt Club just west of Conroy. The church is at the corner of Lorry Greenberg and Pike. The parking lot entrance is off Pike.


 PROBUS' Vital Purpose

... to stimulate thought, interest and participation in activities at a time in life when it is easy to become complacent and self-centred.

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