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Club Hosts Oratorical Contest

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

The Club held its annual Oratorical Contest on March 27,2018 at the Puslinch Community Centre. The assigned topic for this year’s competition was “Where are my roots of Optimism”. We congratulate all participants for their excellent efforts.


Contestants from left to right, Kendra Thompson, Athena Roopchansingh, Jacob Lynn (second place), Liam Derderian (winner) and Jaden O’Driscoll. Thanks to the judges: Gregg Allan, Deb Steplock and Lynn Crow and thanks to the staff at Aberfoyle Public School for supporting this contest.

Family Day 2018

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Optimist Club Family Day Winter Classic a huge success in spite of the weather.

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Santa Parade 2017

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017




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 Red Arrows Squadron


Arkell Basketball Court Officially Opened

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

On Sunday October 22, 2017 several dignitaries, Optimist Club members, local residents and representatives of companies that helped with the project were on hand to officially open the basketball court at the Boreham Drive Park in Arkell. This project was taken on by the Optimist Club at the request of youths in the community. Thanks to the Township of Puslinch, Davan Group, MacKenzie Bros., Cox Construction ,Paul’s Snobiz, and The Line Painters for their help.

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Club Hosts Remembrance Day Service

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

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Club Holds Veterans Appreciation Dinner

Monday, November 9th, 2015

The Club held its annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner on October 27, 2015 at the Puslinch Community Centre.



Attending this year’s event were Walter Morton, Rod Pettigrew, guest speaker Major Shaun Stewart, Doug Gilmour, Rose McCarthy and Eve Winer.


Santa Visits Puslinch 2014

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Thanks to the following donors for helping make the November 23 Santa Parade the best ever: (Scroll down for link to Pics.)

Hammond Mfg. Co. Ltd.

Farley Manufacturing Ltd.,

Picard Peanuts Ltd.

Capital Paving Inc.

MacKinnon Transport Inc.

Victoria Park East Gold Club

Bryans’s Farm & Industrial Supply Ltd.

Hon. Michael Chong

Wall-Custance Funeral Home Ltd.

Con Cast Pipe

North America Construction Ltd.

Aberfoyle Metal Treaters Ltd.

Michael’s Mobile Truck & Trailer Repairs Inc.

A Change of Pace Restaurant

Aberfoyle Concrete Ltd

Accurate Home & Building Inspection Consultants Inc.

Molly Maid

Benson Tire

Ren’s Pets Depot

Laidlaw Transport

Cascade Canada Ltd.

Davan Landscape Design/Build Inc

Holcim Canada Inc.  (Dufferin Aggregrates           )

Corwhin Tool & Mfg. Ltd.

Biorem Technology

Guelph Building Supplies

Ted Arnott, MPP

TVAN Excavating

Shar-A-Tree Christmas Trees

Don Davidson

Henry Deter

Township of Puslinch

Nestle Canada Inc.


Bob & Tom Jefferson and families

Grant Martin

Ken & Brandon Tosh

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Club Hosts Remembrance Day Service Nov. 11, 2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

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Club Hosts Remembrance Day Service Nov 11, 2013

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013




Winter Classic Weekend

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The club’s Winter Classic Weekend was a huge success. We not only raised a lot of money for the victims of Super Storm Sandy, we also hosted a fun filled Family Day which everyone enjoyed. Check out the album.