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Optimist Club of Puslinch Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Monday, December 5th, 2016

On October 15 over 100 current and former members of the club gathered for a gala dinner  to celebrate 40 years of service to the Puslinch Community. Nine charter members of the club attended.

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Veterans Appreciation Dinner

Friday, October 31st, 2014

The Club held its annual Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner on October 28 at the Puslinch Community Centre.



Veterans attending this year’s dinner were : seated – Rose McCarthy, Doug Gilmour, and Walter Morton.

New Club Executive Inducted

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The new executive for 2014 – 2015 for the Optimist Club of Puslinch was inducted at the club’s Dinner Meeting on Sept 23.



From left to right, Lieutentant Governor Marijke Coffa, Past President Robert McFarlane, President Fred Law, Director Jim McMillan, Treasurer Frank Steblaj, Director Michael Marinovic, Secretary Carl Gorman, Director Brad Whitcombe and Director Vince Klimklosz.

Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

On October 22, 2013 the club held its annual Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner at the Puslinch Community Centre.


Attending this year’s event were: back row Steve Aubin, Walter Morton, Brian Wrixon (guest speaker), Don Bruce, Doug Gilmour, Robert Williams,  front row, Bob Schock, Rose McCarthy, Jack Bishop and Frank Conroy


Santa Visits Puslinch 2012

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Another fantastic Santa Parade sponsored by the Optimist Club was held on Nov 25.

Thanks to the following co-sponsors:

Aberfoyle Mill

Aberfoyle Concrete

Aberfoyle Metal Treaters


Cascade Kenhar

Corwhin Tool

Dufferine Agregates

Jimmy D

Ren’s Pet Depot

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2012 – 2013 Club Executive Inducted

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The new executive for the Optimist Club of Puslinch was inducted at the club’s September dinner meeting.


From left to right, Past President Bill Dobbie, President Ken Roth, President Elect Robert McFarlane, Secretary Carl Gorman, Directors Laurie Rogers, Harry Janssen, Michael Marinovic, Don Harris, and Lieutenant Governor Ken Williams. Absent were Directors Kevin Bureau and Hans Juergensen and Treasurer Frank Steblaj.

Santa Parade 2011

Monday, November 28th, 2011

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Monday, November 14th, 2011

Remembrance Day Service

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Veteran Stan Struthers lays the Canada wreath at the annual Remembrance Day Service held at the Puslinch Community Centre.


Veterans Appreciation Dinner

Monday, November 1st, 2010

The Optimist Club held its annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner on October 26, 2010. 

Pictured above, back row guest speaker Capt. Steve Harwood, Stan Struthers, Bob Shock, Doug Gilmour, Don Bruce, Walter Morton, L. Col. Kevin Doyle (speaker). Front row, John Rankel, Bill Huether, Rose McCarthy, Don Balanoff, Frank Conroy and Clarence Huether.