Member News

Congratulations to Greg Taylor (91-95) was married in October – Alumni present (besides brothers Dave and Kent) included Kevin and Alicia (nee Matier) Bell, Mark Purcell and John Stephens.

Gone Home: Don McLean (53, 59-61) former Scout Executive, Assistant Camp Director and Camp Director, passed away in November 1999.

Jamie Mertons (91,93) is engaged to be married in Espanola in February 2000.

Member News

Welcome to the following new additions to the HSR Alumni: Phil Lawson (98-99), Dave Hossack (78-79) and Ross Harrington (98-99), Murray Fenner (64).

Congratulations to Gord Fleming (84-88) on his employment as an Environmental Health Officer with the City of Toronto.

Congratulations to Kent Taylor (86-90) on his recent engagement (wedding scheduled for September 2000).

Congratulations also to Allan Haley (97-99) on being awarded the second annual Alumni Bursary at the 1999 Alumni Weekend. Alan has been on staff for the past three years and will be attending Seneca College in the fall of 1999. Well done!

Andrew Blackburn (88-94) has recently joined the Cobourg Volunteer Fire Department.

Don Wrigglesworth (86-88) will be travelling to Regina in September 1999 to start his training as an RCMP Officer.

Member News

Heather Gillies (88-89) is now working for Manulife Financial and has a new e-mail address.

Joel Jansen (83-85) reports that “Claire Christiana Jansen arrived on Thursday July 8th at 10:35 p.m. She weighed in at 3470g (7lbs 10 oz) and was 55 cm long at birth. Mother and daughter arrived home Saturday afternoon to an excited big bother (Leland) and proud grandparents, Ron and Dorothy Doll. All of us are adjusting, in our own way, to the welcome new addition of our family.”

Member News

Christie Aylan-Parker (94-96) will be working for four months for the Ministry of Agriculture in Guelph.

Peter Aylan-Parker (90-94,96-97) is currently working for the Cabinet Office of the Provincial Government of Ontario and living in Toronto.

Katrina Angel (89-90) will be leaving the OCAA to start a new job at York University on June 14th.

Chris Wren (91-93) reports that he is currently working for a multimedia company in the heart of TO as an Art Director, life is good (and he had nice things to say about this website!)

Matt Turk reports that he has almost completed his second year at RMC and is planning on becoming an Armoured Corps officer upon graduation.

Ken Wrigglesworth (81-82,85-86) has reported on his adventures in Japan where he is teaching English and notes that he and Akemi hope to get back to Canada for July and August.

Member News

Gone Home: It is with sadness that we report the passing of former HSR Staff member Ray McVeigh in Brampton, brother of Barry McVeigh (68-70) and James McVeigh (60-63) and father of John McVeigh (98). Ray had been ill for several months but was able to visit John at HSR last summer. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

Congratulations to Andrew (88-94) and Jennifer (nee Gumbley) (90,93) Blackburn on the birth of their daughter Alexis Leigh at 4pm Tuesday Dec. 2, 1998. Baby weighed in at 7 lbs. 11 oz. and both mom & baby are doing very well.

Congratulations to Greg Taylor (91-95) on his recent engagement to Amy Cartagenise. The wedding day is set for October 1, 1999.

Congratulations to Kevin Bell (89-93) who was hired in September as the Camp Ranger of Goodyear Memorial Scout Camp, Orangeville. the camp which was first developed by Lakeshore District and then Greater Toronto Region is now operated by Central Escarpment Region. All the best to Kevin!

Congratulations to Colin Quinn (95-98) who was announced at the recent Alumni Weekend as the first recipient of the HSR Staff Alumni Bursary! Colin as been an IT, Survival Instructor/Outtripper for two summers, and this summer was Waterfront Director. Colin will be attending Humber College in September ’98 in the Firefighter Preparation program.