Probus Club of Old Oakville

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Future speakers are detailed immediately below.

Speakers we have enjoyed earlier this year are listed at the bottom of this page.

 October 3
 John Beeden, "Crossing the Pacific...Solo"
 October 24
 Adam Shoalts, Explorer, "Alone Across the Arctic"
 November 7
 Chris Harvie, The Vimy Foundation


January 3

Two of our own!

All will be revealed.

February 7

Speaker: Gurth Pretty, Author, Chef and Naval Re-enactor

Author, chef, and naval re-enactor, Gurth Pretty is a Warrant Officer for the HMS Royal George CFNA-NE. 

His topic is the Naval War of 1812 - The forgotten Lake Ontario Theatre. He is a naval re-enactor and a member of the HMS Royal George gun crew and landing party based in Orillia. 

A graduate of both George Brown College’s culinary management diploma and of Toronto’s Cheese Education Guild’s cheese certified programme, he worked as a professional chef in Toronto, Atlanta, Dallas, Paris, Brussels, Dublin and Nuremberg, He specializes in food logistics for  the ship.


Should be an interesting topic.

  March 7
Dave O'Brian, Mississauga News: "Through the Harvey Oswald Window"
 April 4
Jean LaMantia, Registered Dietician: "My Cancer Treatment is finished.  Now what?"
  May 2
Mayor Rick Golding, Burlington: "The Halton Region, today & tomorrow - The Big Picture"
  June 6
Michelle Davis, Canopy Canabis - TBA
 July 4
 David Patterson, "The 1492 Guy" - "Dispelling the Myths of 1492"
 August 1
 Dr. David Posen, "Round Pegs, Square Holes" - five key areas to watch for for a healthier life.
September 5
 Stephen Ilot, Professional Organizer - "Getting Your House in Order"