Okanagan Wine Tour – September 16-19

Our wine tour group will soon be heading for the Okanagan!  Lynn Hannay has done a great job in pulling everything together and necessary deposits and payments have been made so we’re definitely in GO MODE! Lynne is coming to our September 6 meeting and will be available for questions, but we believe everything is…

Friday on the Green Returns!

FRIDAY ON THE GREEN Probus Golf May 11, 2018 It was an absolutely beautiful sunny day for golf at the Qualicum Memorial Golf Course on Friday, May 11.  There were 7 foursomes of NWB Probus golfers for a Nine & Dine initially teeing off at 2:56 in the afternoon plus 3 additional members who came…

Wine Glass

Another Wine Club!

A new wine club is in the formative stages. Members so far include: Kim Rasmussen and Norm Kilarski Leslie and Al MacDonald Sue and Terry Kelly Regular monthly meetings will be held the second Wednesday of each month at one of the member’s homes commencing on May 9 from 7 to 9 pm.  The cost…

Marnie Swanson – Our New President

President’s Message – January 2018 I’m really pleased to be taking on the NW Bay PROBUS Presidency for the next two years and once again want to thank our past president, Don Dempson, for his inspired leadership over the past two years.  For my first President’s message, I thought I’d tell you a bit about…

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…