Moving? Changing address, email, phone?

We don’t want to lose track of you!  Please email treasurer@bytownchapter.com with your updated contact information. 

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First By-Town/Confederation Golf Tournament – Sunday, September 10, 2017 The Meadows Golf and Country Club

The Heritage Club’s By-Town and Confederation Chapter would like to invite you and your friends to our first joint golf tournament. Come and join us for an afternoon of fantastic prizes, fun and camaraderie. Proceeds from the day will go to the Canada Post Community Foundation.

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Winery Tour to Prince Edward County – August 15-17, 2017 ** SOLD OUT! **

Last chance to be part of the wine tour!

We have four spots (two rooms, one bed per room) left for the August wine (August 15-17) tour to Prince Edward County. If you have friends or family that would like to join in on the fun (adults only please), please have them reach out to us by June 10 (a deposit will need to be paid ASAP). Typically these tours sell out so this is a rare opportunity to share the fun with a good friend, neighbour or family. We’re also offering the member price to non-members. Please share the word and help us fill the bus. If you help us fill one of the rooms, you will receive a $25 gift certificate toward the purchase of your first bottle of wine (one per room)!

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June Lunch Break – Big Rig (west location) – June 1

Join us on June 1 at 11:30, at Big Rig  (west location) for lunch at 2750 Iris St Ottawa ON K2C3C9 (near Ikea).  Please register if you plan to attend so that we can confirm expected numbers to the establishment.  

Contact Mary Oosterholt-Pilon at vp-mary@bytownchapter.com to register.

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First By-Town/Confederation Golf Tournament – Sunday, September 10, 2017 The Meadows Golf and Country Club

The Heritage Club’s By-Town and Confederation Chapter would like to invite you and your friends to our first joint golf tournament. Come and join us for an afternoon of fantastic prizes, fun and camaraderie. Proceeds from the day will go to the Canada Post Community Foundation.

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New Community Involvement Section!

Thanks to the generosity of our members, we are able to financially support local organizations as our Causes of Choice. To showcase your generosity, and provide members with additional information about these organizations, we’ve added a new Community Involvement tab in the menu bar above. If you want to learn more about these organizations, or maybe even volunteer to help with their good work, the Community Involvement page can help!  

Also, if you volunteer at or support a local organization and would like to have By-Town consider them as our Cause of Choice for next year, please send a note to any member of the executive.

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Hiking 2017

Who’s up for an occasional early-day hike?  Last year, a few of us found short, not-too-strenuous hikes in the region, and got together before the heat of the day.  We hiked, we talked, we hiked some more.  And survey says that we all loved it! Continue reading

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May Lunch Break – May 4, 2017 – Mandarin Buffet

Join us on May 4, 11:30, at Mandarin Buffet (290 West Hunt Club) for a Chinese Buffet lunch (location on Google Maps).

Please register if you plan to attend so that we can confirm expected numbers to the establishment.  Contact Karen Casselman at vp-karen@bytownchapter.com.

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Winery Tour to Prince Edward County – August 15-17, 2017

Back by popular demand is a winery tour to Prince Edward County.  Included:

  • Transportation to Prince Edward County and to all wineries
  • Two-night accommodation at the Waring House Hotel
  • Two breakfasts
  • All wine tasting fees and tours.

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Mystery Bus Tour – June 10 – back again for a day of intrigue! ** SOLD OUT! **

Last year’s outing was such a great success that we’re doing it again!  So, if you’re looking for a mid-summer adventure, book now!  Where will we go? What will we do? The only thing we will tell you is that you are guaranteed to have fun!  Continue reading

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Music lovers take note – new quiz for Make a Wish Foundation – April 20

A year ago, By-Town’s Tim McGurrin hosted a marathon, sold out music quiz in the Byward Market, raising over $3,000 for the NAJDA Syrian Refugee Sponsorship Group, which was By-Town Chapter’s 2016 Cause of Choice. This year’s mega music quiz is at a different location and for a new cause. We’ve booked the Barley Mow on Bank Street near Sunnyside, and all funds raised will be for the Make a Wish Foundation, as Team High Anxiety (Cindy Daoust and Tim) attempt to raise enough money to rappel off a city building this June!

April 20, 7pm.
Barley Mow, 1060 Bank Street
Book now at tim.mcgurrin@canadapost.ca – space is limited! Continue reading

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2017 Annual General Meeting – April 6

Chapter update and elections will be held at our Annual General Meeting on April 6 at 11:30. Elections will be held first, followed by chapter business, and then lunch at KS on the Keys.   Continue reading

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Community Foundation – Canada Post looking for volunteers to review grant applications

Calling all community-minded postal employees and retirees:  Grant applications for funding from the Canada Post Community Foundation are coming in fast and furious. Applications from charities, school programs and community organizations for funding of projects providing support for initiatives that benefit children have been received from across the country. We’re looking for volunteers to give a few hours of their time to help evaluate the proposals.  Bonus: you can do it all from home – no travel and parking required! Continue reading

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April Lunch Break and 2017 Annual General Meeting – April 6

Join us for our April Lunch Break and 2017 Annual General Meeting at KS on the Keys Restaurant, 1029 Daze Street in South Keys (Directions on Google maps) on April 6.

Please take the time to join us at 11:30 for this important meeting, followed by lunch at 12:00.

Registration is requested so that we can confirm expected numbers to the establishment.
Contact Trish Edwards at secretary@bytownchapter.com. Continue reading

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Next lunch break – April 6

Please note that there will be NO lunch break in March.  The next one will be our Annual General Meeting in April.  More details to follow soon.

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