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9 and Dine Golf Tournament

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Location: Royal Ashburn Golf Club in Ashburn

If your groups are meeting in person, please note that all PROBUS members participating in in-person activity groups must be fully vaccinated. 

Annual BBQ/Picnic - June 29 th

Cullen Central Park

Details Now Available

If you are interested in joining a group, we are looking forward to hearing from you! Please reach out to Bev Waite at

Dinner Group 3 is now  "Table Talk"

The Euchre Club now has its own page

Members are reminded to bring their cheque books for all the sign ups, no refunds and be fragrance free

Little Canada

On Thursday April 21st a group of 17 people ventured to downtown Toronto to see Little Canada. Go to the Social Events page to see more pictures.

We need your help!  To be responsive to your interests, the management group is in the process of developing a short survey that we are planning to send out mid-May.  Please take a few minutes to complete the survey to help make plans for you.  Instructions will be included with the email and link to the survey.

If you are interested in joining a group, we are looking forward to hearing from you! Please reach out to Bev Waite at

Our PROBUS group has 22 activity groups.  The pandemic has caused many of our activity groups to be paused or meet virtually on Zoom.  Now, I am happy to share that several groups have started to meet in person, and several more are planning to meet in person in the next month or two. 

Calling all Musicians!  Do you have musical talent?  Would like to join a small group who have a similar talent?   If yes, dust off your instrument, and send me an email.  A meeting will arrange to identify a location and a time for the first meeting of the group!   The intent of this group is to get together, play some tunes, and have some fun.  You can send me an email at


Presents “Importance of Being Earnest” & “Damn Yankees”

June 21 – 22, 2022

Niagara on the Lake


If you have any toiletries, including “goodies” for men and are willing to donate them, please bring them to a PROBUS meeting or drop them off at our home in Whitby. 

Read full note from Sandy Clarke - Click Here

In person location:

General Meeting is at 10:00 a.m. - May 12th, 2022, HMS Ajax Room - South Entrance Ajax Community Centre,

75 Centennial Road, Ajax, ON L1S 4S4 

Members are reminded to bring their cheque books for all the sign ups, no refunds and be fragrance free.

For Details and updates on the Social Events featured below go to the Social Events page.  You can Click Here

Click on Individual Clubs below.  Clubs with updates for this month are identified with  (**)

Sharing Our Recipes
  • Insurance Discounts through PROBUS Canada
  • Group Leaders - Assistance for virtual Group Meetings



Member's Corner


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Discover your Capital!!!

Thursday, May 19th to Saturday, May 21st, 2022

For those paid by April 1st

A story of Canada’s biggest WWII munitions plant (“GECO”) employing over 21,000 citizens, predominantly women


Exciting News !  We are now able to accept e-transfers for membership payments for new members, renewals and for payments relating to replacing name badges. 

We are pleased to welcome our newest Member, Angela McMullen, sponsored by Eileen Nixon.

If you have any membership inquiries, please  Click Here to go to the About Us page or contact Bev and Dave Bicknell

The last 2 years has caused interruptions of some of the Clubs Activities. Included in these was the annual New Members Welcome Coffee Break. If you have joined PROBUS Club of Durham West since 2019, you will be receiving a personal invitation to our event to be held on Monday June 13th. Please watch your email and RSVP as requested. The Management Team as well as our Activity and Social Group leaders will be on hand to answer any questions and provide helpful information as to what is available to enhance your membership experience. We are looking forward to hosting this event and meeting more of our members in person

Cranberry Breakfast Cake

A recipe that is tart and pucker-perfect to just get that kind of day started.



Westben ABBA MIA: Save the Date Thursday July 21st, 2022

1,000 Island Boat Cruise Wednesday June 22nd, 2022


Lunch Menu now available!


Join us May 25th for a guided walking tour of the St. Lawrence Market area in downtown Toronto


St. Lawrence Market



Meeting new people, making new friends, discovering new interests

Our members are retired business and professional persons residing in Durham Region.  Our monthly meetings feature informative and entertaining speakers.  Along with monthly social events and 21 activity groups who meet regularly, its a great way to meet new people, make new friends and discover new interests.

Our spring weather finally arrived!  We should be getting a bumper crop of flowers after all this rain!  Is your garden calling for you?

Spring has Arrived and

Mother's Day Activities

President's Message

May Speaker:  Barbara Dickson

Bomb Girls

  • Seniors’ Home Safety Tax Credit
  • Waterfront Parking enforcement starts May 15th
  • Spring Edition Link
  • Let’s Do Lunch
  • St. Francis Centre
  • Aging Well Month


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