On October 22, 2016 the St. Catharines Business Club celebrated 60 years – placing it as one of the oldest active business clubs in Canada.
The Club's 60th Anniversary gala held last Saturday was an outstanding success! All who attended had a great time and a great meal. The Sandy Vine orchestra played great dance music and lots of stories were told.
About the Jack Ellison Award
The Jack Ellison award is presented to the Member who exhibits a sincere interest in the Club by being an active member and having served in many capacities during his/her membership always with the betterment of the Club as a purpose.
This award is presented in the memory of Jack Ellison, one of the ten founding members of the St. Catharines Business Club in 1956 who retained an active interest in the Club for more than 50 years.
2016 Executive - Seated: L to R: Sharon VanNoort, Vice President/Udo Schafer, Past President/ Ted Usick, President/ Tammy Travis, Secretary. Standing: Ted Boldt. Director/ Debbie McGregor, Director/ Chris Jameson, Treasurer/ Rick Smith, Director/ Connie Duffy, Historian Absent: Dr. Scott McGregor, Director.
Previous Outstanding Member of The Year Recipients - Seated: L to R: Derek Reynolds/ Eileen McIntosh/ Bill Heelis/ Ted Usick Standing L to R: Adam Cook/ John Dyck/ Don VanDerZalm/ Mike Gammon/ Wedy Duncan
Jack Ellison Award winner, 2016 - L to R: 2013 Winner, Bill Heelis/ / Karen Ellison, Daughter of Jack Ellison.2016 Winner, Derek Reynolds
Past Presidents present 2016 - Seated L to R: T. Usick,'16/R. Hubbert, '07/E. McIntosh, '04/M. Gillespie, '06/R. Tessier, '12/M. Hildebrandt, '00/U. Schafer, '15/R. Hayward, '95/L.Lisoy '90 Standing: S. Gilliam '10/D. Reynolds '14/J. Dyck '98/A. Cook '11/A. Dupuis '93/M. McAuley '86/M. Gammon '13/P. Scott '94/D. VanDerZalm '97/S. Cook '02/D. Alexander '83/C.Duffy '99