Welcome To The St. Catharines Gyro Club

Where members and guests experience very pleasant events and regular meetings featuring enjoyable camaraderie, excellent programs and fine meals well served.

Advancing Fellowship with Virtual (ZOOM) Meetings

Next Meeting: Wednesday May 26th 6:45 pm


Special Guest

Dr. Mariek Schmidt
Brock University
Currently Working With
N.A.S.A.
on the
Mars Expedition

Watch for the email invitation providing the link to click to join the meeting.
It’s a very easy process. If anyone who may be unfamiliar with the process, assistance can be provided. Just call Ed at 905 682-2733.

See you all (on the screen) on May 26th.
Guests are invited to join us and share in this special program.

For more information regarding Dr. Schmidt’s participation in the Mars’ expedition  see: https://brocku.ca/brock-news/tag/mariek-schmidt/

April 21st Meeting

Bryan MacCulloch 

Chief of Police

NIAGARA REGIONAL POLICE SERVICES

 

 

At our most recent zoom meeting on April 21st the Chief of the Niagara Regional Police Service, Bryan MacCulloch provided a very comprehensive overview of the broad range of services that the force is responsible for implementing in the 12 local municipalities covering an area of 1,863 square kilometres as well as 160 kilometres of shoreline (1500 sq kilometres of water area) making it one of Ontario’s largest geographic policing regions.
 
Prior to his appointment, Chief MacCulloch served as the Deputy Chief of Operational Services, where he provided oversight and leadership to over 700 frontline Uniform Officers and Detectives assigned to District Operations and Emergency & Investigative Services and over 300 civilians.  Chief MacCulloch has dedicated over 35 years to the policing profession.

 

Above: New Head Quarters St. Catharines

Following his power point presentation Bryan presided over a very robust question and answer secession.

Below: New Regional Head Quarters Niagara Falls

Current Executive

President – Phil O’Reilly   
Past Pres.- Peter Partington  
Vice- Pres.- Ed Telenko
Treasurer – Tony Flus
Secretary – Doug McNaughton 
Membership – Frank Cooper

Nominations/Special Assigments – Alex Hastie
Program, Food & Beverage –  Tim Rigby

Socials  – Rick Rigby
Legal Counsel – Brian Smith
Website/Commumications – Ed Telenko
Director – Jim Blake
Telephone, E-Mails – Dan Plunkett .

Mailing Address
St. Catharines Gyro  
c/o  St. Catharines Club,
77 Ontario St.,
St. Catharines, L2N 5J5

Previous Programs:          February 17, 2021
Paula Racher,  Manager,  Events & Community Relations – Delivered a comprehensive  presentation  complete with visuals describing the current progress as well as the expected benefits of hosting Niagara 2022 Canadian Summer Games in St. Catharines in 2022. https://niagara2022games.ca/#vid-sizzle

 March 17th  St. Patrick’s Day and our president and chief leprechaun chaired a full program including a some Irish folklore, fellowship and music and many, many laughs.         Selected Music   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaLi7pN0Y2E

Bryan Rose, executive director of the Niagara Community, Foundation provided a comprehensive presentation outlining the history and objectives of the local organization and drew attention to its many accomplishments. Additional information Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRqx1GDSNeA&t=2s

To complete the program a very humorous Irish comedian Brendan Grace provided a hilarious video in true irish fashion. To view the act click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cNXtVt0GI4

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