Category Archives: General Gyro News

Founders Night 2021

Hello Fellow Gyros: I would like to comment on the wonderful evening hosted by the Edmonton Gyro Club at the University Club in honor of the Founders of Gyro.  In attendance were 45 members, spouse, and guests including Sid and … Continue reading

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Covid update on cancellations

Hello Fellow Gyros: With the COVID announcement on Wednesday it looks like we can no longer have indoor gatherings until further notice.  As a result the following events are cancelled: District VIII Convention – September 23 to 26.  Cancelled.  Those … Continue reading

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Curl-o-rama October 21 – 24 (Cancelled)

I have had communications over the past few weeks with representatives from the clubs regarding expected attendance at Curlarama 2021 which was tentatively scheduled for October 22 to 24 in Canmore,  While it appeared that participation would be lower than … Continue reading

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Passing of Allen Ireland

Friends: Thought I would pass a message on to you. In today’s Edmonton Journal there is an obituary for Allen Ireland, a former member of our club. As the obituary says, Al was a great storyteller who always had one to … Continue reading

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District VIII Convention Sept 23-26

The District VIII convention will be held in Calgary at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino on September 23 – 26.

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Swearing in Ceremony

LAST “MEETING” – COMBINATION SUMMER PICNIC, NEW MEMBER INDUCTION AND OFFICER SWEARING IN CEREMONY: Once again this year, Bernie and Brenda Kropp generously opened up their back yard to accommodate our club’s annual Summer Picnic. Attendance count estimated 75 souls … Continue reading

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Health/Welfare July

Gyros and Ladies: Normally you would be reading my Health and Welfare report from the club bulletin published by Scott Brisbin. Unfortunately Scott has had some major computer difficulties which he hopes will be resolved sometime next week. With his … Continue reading

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President’s Year End Message

Hello Fellow Gyros: Well that was one heck of a year; let’s hope it is all behind us. We started the year with a glimmer of hope.  July saw us enjoy the golf tournament organized by Gordon Stewart.  In our … Continue reading

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Best Bulletin Award

Hello Fellow Gyros: I attended the Gyro International Annual General Meeting (Zoom) this morning and am pleased to announce that Scott Brisbin has once again won the award for Best Bulletin for medium sized clubs. Congratulations Scott. Ted

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Passing of Allen Govenlock

Friends: I have just learned from Lloyd Wilson that our friend, Allen Govenlock passed away last night(June 3). A few days ago, Allen had a severe stroke from which he never recovered. Our deepest sympathy is extended to Judy and … Continue reading

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