Member News

Congratulations to:

  • Grant Lafontaine (88) who married Terri Newman on May 28, 2005.
  • Gordon McLean (95-98, 00) who married Lauren Therien (00) on September 9, 2005.
  • Corey Plater (95-96) who married Nancy Cleaver on October 1, 2005.
  • Dave Cummins on his engagement to Rev. Linda Martin. Their wedding is scheduled for September 16, 2006.

Our sympathies to F. Bruce Ryan (54-55) on the passing of his wife Shirley (Fink) Ryan (55-56) on December 17, 2006. Shirley was a former Food Supervisor for the Camp Kennabi HQ staff.

Welcome to new Alumni members Dean Janowski (02-05) and Ian Hancock (04-05).

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Dave “Chip” Cipollone emails from Nepal:

“I’ve been here just over 2 weeks and I have had so many amazing experiences my poor typing skills just couldn’t handle it. In short I spent 1 week and 1/2 in Katmandu broken up by a rafting trip for 3 days out of Pokhara on the Kali Gandaki River. I returned to Katmandu to see some friends and see Toni off on her guided tour. I really don’t enjoy Katmandu. For just over a week it was interesting but pleasant it is not so I decided to return to Pokhara for the remainder of my adventures. Pokhara is based around a magnificent lake with the Anapurna mountain range as a back drop. It is more quiet, cleaner, less polluted more laid back and just more natural than Katmandu. Over the last 2 days I have been nursing a cold and will head out tomorrow to Dumre to begin a 21 day trek called the Annapurna Circuit. I can’t wait. I have registered my health insurance with the Canadian Embassy and with the conservation authority so for 21 days at least no news is good news as I will have no method of communication.”

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From September 23rd to October 1st, the Outreach Gallery of the Ontario College of Art and Design featured an exhibition of John Kissick. His paintings are described as a construction of intimate but ambiguous spaces that explore the boundaries of play. John is the new Dean, Faculty of Art, at the Ontario College of Art and Design.

John Pollock and Shauna Coones were married on July 22, 2000 in Peterborough.

Dave Blackburn (88-92) is getting married on May 5th, 2001 to Jody Sauve in Sudbury.

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Greg Taylor (91-95) and wife Amy are the proud parents of Austin Gregory Taylor born February 5, 2000 (7 bs, 15 oz for those that care!)

Jamie Mertons (91,93) was married to Penny Elliott on February 12, 2000 in Espanola, Ontario with Alumnus John Stephens present. Jamie will be taking up an urban arborist job in New Jersey after graduating from Lakehead University this spring.

Congratulations to both Greg and Jamie!