Category Archives: History

Next General Meeting and Presentation:

What is the skiing like “down under”?
Join Jane McCallum and Peter Haynes to explore skiing in Australia and Alanna Butler to experience the Snow Farm in New Zealand

7:30 pm Dec 11, 2018 at Kerry                Wood Nature Centre

Special Meeting to Repeal and Replace the Bylaws:
January 8, 2019 at 7:30pm at Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Details of the changes to the Bylaws will be posted on the website
well in advance of the meeting.



Excerpts From Newsletters of Yesteryears What Has Changed What Has Not

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A self-imposed duty, as club secretary, has been that of reviewing the mass of paper that arrived at my house, turned over to my keeping by the previous secretary.  Thus, I am sorting and reading and reading. Most fascinating are the old newsletters.

However, before I share from them, I need to say my reading of the club history left me in awe of and full of admiration for the many club members who contribute to the success of the club year after year after year often simultaneously wearing multiple “club hats”.

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Excerpts From Newsletters of Yesteryears The Parkland Poets

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A self-imposed duty, as club secretary, has been that of reviewing the mass of paper that arrived at my house, turned over to my keeping by the previous secretary.  Thus, I am sorting and reading and reading. Most fascinating are the old newsletters.

However, before I share from them, I need to say my reading of the club history left me in awe of and full of admiration for the many club members who contribute to the success of the club year after year after year often simultaneously wearing multiple “club hats”.

Now, some excerpts from the many poems that were part of yesteryear’s newsletters.

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