Author Archives: Jim Copeland

Summer Picnic @ The Kropp’s

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A big thank you to Bernie & Brenda Kropp for extending such great Gyro hospitality by hosting this summer’s Club picnic. A beautiful Central Alberta afternoon – 25 degrees & 70% humidity with no mosquitos. Talk of what everyone has … Continue reading

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Wrap-up / Installation

Friday, June 13th saw a large number of Gyros and Gyrettes gather at the Log Cabin in Sherwood Park to celebrate the end of one year and welcome in the new executive for next year. Following a delicious barbecued steak … Continue reading

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Election Night

Election Night, Wednesday May 28 saw the election (coronation) of our 2014/15 Executive. Ray Davis, President assisted by Lawrence Zalasky as PastPresident and Bill Austin as Vice President The Board of Directors will consist of : Peter Sachatsky and Rick Craddock elected … Continue reading

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Trap Shooting Night

Our newest member Greg Clarke was able to overcome the wind & the cold to dethrone our long time trap shooting champion Bill Carter by hitting 18 “birds” to Bill’s 17. Congratulations to both of you. Doug Cromie (Jim Copeland’s … Continue reading

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Look what Jim, the Easter Bunny, brought you

Jim and Rita Malott have just offered up a fantastic item for our auction (see below). I am forwarding this now so that Gyros and their corresponding Gyrettes can discuss this opportunity, hit the calculator and calendar and come up … Continue reading

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Updated List of Auction Items

Donor, Value, Item G. Screpnek 125.00 Framed 12 x 14 Three Stooges Painting Zalasky & Zmurchuk 275.00 2 Golfers to play with yours truly and cart and dinner and transportation to Wolf Creek R. Dickinson 500.00 24 x 15 Canvas … Continue reading

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Auction Night Item Contributions

Following is the list of auction items to date. If you have not already provided your item, please contact Vic at and copy me at . Thanks. Donor Value Item G. Screpnek 125.00 Framed  12 x 14 Three Stooges … Continue reading

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Get Well wishes for Scott

Sorry to hear of your encounter with Alberta’s Health Care System, Scott. Isn’t it reassuring to know that it is there when you need it. Here is a Get Well Wish from Eleanor and I and since I understand the … Continue reading

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Diane Porter celebrates her 70th Birthday

Diane Porter celebrated her 70th birthday today here in Mesa. The day started off with Doug serving Little Kiss Cocktails (see the recipe below) to Diane’s aqua-fitness class at 8:15 this morning. This afternoon 70 people (including a special surprise guest — the Porter’s … Continue reading

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Condolences to the Kropps

Bernie, Brenda, and Family: We wish to express our sincerest condolences on the passing of your dear Mom. March 14, 1926 – February 3, 2014 It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Lydia, of Fort Saskatchewan, … Continue reading

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