BANTAM HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 2-4 NOVEMBER 2018

Noble Ken Campbell managed to put it all together for our Bantam Hockey Tournament season this year. We had a nice visit from one of our Shriner children Aurora as well. Nobles were busy with the setup and greeting our many visitors as well as supplying gift bags and water for the teams. Mayor Elect of Belleville His Worship Mitch Panciuk was also on hand for the official puck drop ceremony at 11:15 a.m. A big thanks to all of our sponsors and to the Nobles and their ladies who helped at this very important event.

Another day of our three day hockey event with many Nobles and a few Ladies helping out where needed. Now that the Canadian Tire BBQ was over from Friday we could concentrate on having fun on Saturday. Go Shriners Go!

As your President I would like to personall thank the following Nobles and their Ladies who helped at our Bantam Hockey Tournament over the weekend: Bert Newman, Bill Bedford, Bill Black, Bill Richardson, Brian Cook, Brian Käuk, Bruce Ferguson, Calvin Thomas, Clarence Stevenson, Clive Allan, Don Gillis, Doug MacLaurin, Doug Rutledge, Erika Campbell, Jim Hemlin, Jim Preston, Joan Hemlin, Joe Johnson, John Bonnin, John Hopkins, John Neil, Kathy Shirk, Ken Campbell, Leon Hill, Leonard Bedford, Lise Richardson, Lloyd Kellett, Otto Nungesser, Ron Bailey, Ron Hitchlock, Roy Todd.. Without your support this weekend would not have been a great success for us and our hockey teams.

I would also like to thank the following Sponsors for placing ads in our hockey booklet this year: Bain Excavating, Bob W. Wood Construction Quinte Ltd., Drossbach, Tim Hortons Bridge & Dundas St Belleville, Star Trophies, CIBC Darryl DaSilva & Collin Myers, The RibCage BBQ, Bourbon Street Pizza Co., Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre, Belleville Toyota, McDonald’s North Front St. Walmart & Hwy 62 Madoc, Branch 110 Royal Canadian Legion, Smitty’s “King of Appliances”, Wendy’s North Front St Belleville & Alkenbrack St. Napanee, W.T. Hawkins Ince. Cheezies, Branch 99 Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 160 Royal Canadian Legion, Quinte First Credit Union Joe Bell, Belleville Shrine Club Clown Unit, Papa Johns, Home Hardware Picton, County Camo, Split Second Printing, Tyendinaga Computer Sales, Wilkinson & Company LLP, Empey Tire, Shoeless Joe’s, 418 (Belleville) Wing RCAF Association, Quinte Air Supply Kevin DeMille, Gilmour’s Meat Shop & Deli Wyatt Whitehead, Hotch’s and Son’s Auto Parts, Wellington Pharmacy Christa Smith, Albert College, Prinzen Ford John Carney, The Boathouse, Star Auto Glass & Upholstery, Ron’s Quality Cars Ron Bailey, Barry Swan Specialties Inc., A& B Precast Charles Buckley, Clark’s Automotive, Hawley’s Garage, McCurdy Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd Percy Pearce, RT Marketing David Down, M&A Towing, Mr Running Board Joe Towns, Wellington on the Lake Golf Course, Baybridge Tire & Automotive Rob Haynes, Dewe’s Independent, Critter Clips Angie MacDonald, J&P Marine Service Justin Farrell & Paul Randle, A&W North Front St. Bryan Rhodes, Stan’s Fix-it-Shop Ltd Bernie Robar, Holgate Tire & Battery Ltd. Adam Holgate, Geen’s Pharmasave, Build-All Contractors, Parsons Cleaners & Launderers Ltd, Branch 509 Royal Canadian Legion, Hockett’s Collision, D.I.Y. Factory Outlet, Metro, Buy-Rite Auto Sales Gary R. Veinot, Back in Motion Dr. Tracy Bray, Sean & Tim McKinney Remax, Peter Smith Chevrolet Buick GMC, Select Services Paulette Stacey, Tom Belch & Sons Building Contractors, Bill Hopkins Garage Ltd, Sugarbush Vineyards Robert & Sally Peck, Brian Rosebush Heating and Colling, Belleville Beer & Wine Ken Ridge, Belleville Starter & Alternator & Batteries Rick Woodcock Nat Blanchard & Al Johnson, Sparky’s Auto, Greg Sudds West City Honda, The Duke of Edinburgh Unit 201 Army Navy & Airforce, Winmar Property Restoration Specialists, Reid Bros. Truck Service Inc.

We should also recognize those Nobles and Ladies who took out ads in our Bantam Hockey Booklet this year. All ads helped the Belleville and District Shrine Club cover the costs of running the Bantam Hockey Tournament. Special thanks to: Leonard & Marjorie Bedford, Al Rushlow, Jim & Mary Preston, Kathy Shirk, John & Vada Bonnin, Doug & Katie Rutledge, Doug & Lesley MacLaurin, Ron & Audrey Carter, Special Lady Peggy MacGregor, Sheila & Lloyd Kellett, Barrie & Marlene Willis, Ralph Bullock, Calvin & Sheila Thomas, Don Greer, Morley & Jean Allen, Harold & Bea Newton, Otto & Kendra Nungesser, Bill & Gwynn Bedford, Clive & Sandra Allan, Brian & Carol Käuk, Special Lady Eileen & son Kevin Freeman, Barb & Bruce Ferguson, Donald “Trout” Douglas & his granddaughter Jennifer Wickman, Rob & Bonnie Wigmore, Ken & Erika Campbell, The Goldie family, Don & Velda Gillis, Bert Newman, Jack & Celine Hellberg, Bill & Debbie Black, Leon & Dorothy Hill, Special Lady Marilyn Hackett, Bill & Lise Richardson, Clarence & Gayle Stevenson, Wanda & Ivan Clare, Gary & Elaine Smithrim

2018 BANTAM HOCKEY TOURNAMENT – FRIDAY

Noble Ken Campbell managed to put it all together for our Bantam Hockey Tournament season this year. We had a nice visit from one of our Shriner children Aurora as well. Nobles were busy with the setup and greeting our many visitors as well as supplying gift bags and water for the teams. Mayor Elect of Belleville His Worship Mitch Panciuk was also on hand for the official puck drop ceremony at 11:15 a.m. A big thanks to all of our sponsors and to the Nobles and their ladies who helped at this very important event.

CANADIAN TIRE HUNTER’S NIGHT BBQ

On Friday evening of 2 November 2018 Noble Bill Black and his team were very busy setting up for the Hunter’s Night event at the Belleville Canadian Tire Store where they were selling hamburgers, hotdogs, pulled pork and drinks.  It was a little cool and damp evening however these diehard Shriners and their Ladies would get the job done.  Inside they also had a front row seat for selling chocolates as visitors entered the store.  Thanks to all of you for ‘Getting Er Done’ and supporting Store Manager John Gardiner with his special weekend event.

MASTER MASON NIGHT DINNER 24 OCTOBER 2018

50 were in attendance at Wednesday nights Master Mason Night Dinner Meeting.  Our guest speakers included: Illustrious Sir Noble Ray Causton P.P. who talked about Shriners; Secretary of the Board of Governors for the Shriners Hospital of Children – Canada Noble John Neil who talked about our Montreal Hospital showing a short video; High Priestess Lady Deb Airhart who talk about the Bokhara Court No. 22 Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America; and Past Queen Lady Joyce Anderson-Johnson from the Oronto Temple No. 69 Toronto who talked about the Daughters of the Nile.  Everyone had a great time and there were many lucky winners of the auction items produced by Lady Kathleen Shirk and Lady Celine Hellberg.  We appreciated having our District Deputy Grand Master Right Worshipful Master Douglas G. English from Prince Edward District present who certainly learned a lot about Shriners and the work their Ladies give from the heart.

WELLINGTON PUMPKINFEST PARADE 13 OCTOBER 2018

The Nobles of the Belleville and District Shrine Club entered the Wellington area this morning with overcast skies and some light drizzle.  Our prayers bore success and the skies cleared and the sun shone through before the Wellington Pumpkinfest Parade started at 10:30 a.m.  Every year we continue to see more people standing on the sides of the streets here in Wellington than we do in most of our other parades in the District.  Thanks again to Wellington for the excellent weather and to our Noble family and friends who attended.

50TH ANNIVERSARY LAND O’ LAKES CRUISERS DANCE

Sunday, 16 September 2018, proved to be a very fun day as the Shriners were the welcome guests of the Land O’ Lakes Cruisers as they held their 50th Anniversary at the Tweed Curling Club with around 300 fans in attendance.  Cathy Whalen and her band honoured us and the Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada with donations in excess of $5,000 for the Hospital in recognition of the treatment that her Grandson Nolan had received for 15 years in our Hospital in Montreal.  It made the Nobles and their Ladies proud to be there and our Secretary of the Board of Governers for the the Hospital Noble John Neil who was very happy to receive the monies on behalf of the Hospital.  A big thanks to Noble Don Gillis for coordinating this event with the Cruisers and to our Nobles and their Ladies who attended.

TRENT VALLEY SHRINE CLUB PICNIC STIRLING 03 SEPTEMBER 2018

Lady Kathy and I were pleasantly surprised for our first visit to a Trent Valley Shrine Club picnic meeting yesterday in Stirling at the Fairgrounds. Next time I will remember to bring my fez (how embarassing). There were over 70 Nobles and Ladies in attendance for a beautiful day under the sun. Thank goodness we had some breeze to cool us down. The food was excellent and it was another great opporunity to meet the Nobles and their Ladies from other Shrine Clubs which included our Belleville and District Shrine Club, Lakeshore Shrine Club, Kingston Shrine Club and Oshawa Shrine Club. Thank you Noble President Richard Loveless and your Nobility for the invite and great time.

TWEED ELVIS FESTIVAL BBQ – FINAL DAY

On Sunday 26 August 2018 our fun at the Festival came to a close with sales in the morning lasting until 5:00 p.m.  Now the setup team tore down our tents, packed up the boxes, unloaded the refrigerators, and filled the trucks and trailer.  A big thanks to everyone who supported the Belleville and District Shrine Club whether is was by putting things together, setting things up, cooking and greeting the many visitors, or helping with taking things down.  It was one big Shrine Family that came together as our TEAM.  Big thanks to Nobles Gary Smithrim and John Bonnin who organized this event and to the Nobles and their Ladies who made it happen.