Tara (Neal) McNally (90) and family have gone to China and she writes, “We are settled in Shanghai now. We are located in Pudong, Shanghai. We arrived on May 16th and will be here for approximately 2 years. Declan will be starting at a bilingual school in August (YCIS – Yew Chung International School of Shanghai).”
We were saddened to learn of the passing of Mary Edna Rosevear, the mother-in-law of Peter Zurawel (67-71) in November of 2009.
Keith Watt’s (66-70) Morning Bay Vineyard (www.morningbay.ca) is celebrating its Fifth Anniversary all this summer on Pender Island, BC. July 3 is the big 5th Anniversary Birthday Bash with barrel and tank tasting, music, Pender Island lamb and other delights. Then Saturday, September 4 is the Fifth Annual Winestock Music Festival. Details on their website.
Please keep Lieutenant Derek Monderman (98-02) in your thoughts and prayers as he heads out on a six month tour with the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan.
Congrats to Lauren (nee Therien) (01) and Gord McLean (95-98,00) on the birth of their son Emmett Iain McLean on February 6th.
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.”
Phil Lawson (98-99) is currently attending school in Switzerland.
Hugh Sanderson is now working as an investment banker for FirstEnergy, part of the ever changing investment community.