Out & About: Jeeves Takes a Bow

Northwest Bay PROBUS | An afternoon at the Theatre A favourite activity for some of our club is to partake in a sumptuous buffet luncheon and catch an afternoon play. On Wednesday, September 13th, a dozen club members ventured south to Chemainus Theatre to enjoy a spot of British comedy in the play called ‘Jeeves…

Terri Mack: Connecting You with the Indigenous World

“Gilakas’la!”: “Welcome! Come with all that you are.” These are the words that greeted PROBUS members who came out to hear a fascinating presentation by Terri Mack on September 1st.  Terri, a member of the Da’naxda’xw Awaetlala Nation Band, is an educator, author and founding member of Strong Nations Publishing in Nanaimo.  Her greeting, a…

Taste of Moroccan Cooking Demonstration

Taste of Moroccan – Cooking Demonstration —  Come and join Cathie Hamilton for an evening of cooking out of Africa! She will explore some of the classic flavors of this world-famous cuisine while using some traditional cooking methods as well.   Learn the secrets to balancing out the wonderful combination of flavors that so represent the…

Isobel Mackenzie: BC Seniors Advocate

Isobel Mackenzie: Seniors’ Advocate for BC:   “Whatever age you are, continue to live!” Our July Speaker, Isobel Mackenzie, has over 20 years’ experience working with seniors in home care, licensed care, community services and volunteer services. In 2014 she accepted the Advocate position which was created as a politically neutral appointment and which cannot…

NW Bay PROBUS Summer Picnic – 2017

Northwest Bay PROBUS | Summer Picnic | More than sixty happy members and guests sporting red & white attire attended our annual Summer Picnic, which was held at the Rotary Park in Qualicum Beach. We were rewarded with a sunny, warm afternoon so we could all relax, sip our wine and socialize. A few energetic…

Teri DuTemple: Warden of the Nanaimo Correctional Centre

As those who heard Warden Teri DuTemple at the June meeting discovered,  Nanaimo Correctional Center’s programs are not what one generally perceives prison life to be.  Typically inmates may be on remand awaiting trial or serving a sentence of two years less a day. Corrections staff provide safe and secure custody but also deliver programs…