Canadian Club presents spring lineup
News - March 14, 2012 Edition
On March 21, Brian Porter of Brockville will again delight the Canadian Club audience with his presentation of the Brockville Infantry.
An amazing actor, this is Porter’s third time presenting to the Canadian Club. He has written a book on the Brockville Infantry Company, and will perform in full period costume.
Porter is replacing the previously booked speaker, Dave Phillips, who had to withdraw his speaking engagement.
The doors for the March 21 evening will open by 6:30 p.m. at the Legion in Morrisburg, and the Canadian Club executive will great members and visitors with a reception of juice, crackers and cheese. As well, the Legion bar will be open.
Canadian Club, president Dave Black will begin the formalities at 7 p.m. A full pork dinner will be followed by guest speaker, Brian Porter.
Charlotte Grey, one of Canada’s best known authors will speak to the club on April 18. Her topic of “Gold Diggers Striking it Rich in the Klondike” is the eighth and most recent of her best sellers. A turkey dinner will precede her presentation.
The final meeting for the Canadian Club season will be on May 16, and will bring Adrian Harwood as guest speaker.
Adrian is news anchor at CBC TV, Ottawa. He has a special interest in volunteers and the work they do in society.
This will follow a prime rib dinner – a perfect night out – all for $20.
The Canadian Club averages just over 100 members/visitors at each meeting. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Visitors can attend, simply by reserving a ticket.
Prior to each dinner, a member sells tickets on a Canadian Flag. The proceeds (approximately $150 ) go to a different local charity from each meeting.
Tickets are $20 and are available by reservation by calling Clara at 613-774-2407 or 613-447-8167 (cell).
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