Monthly Local Lodge Meeting

There will be a regular meeting Monday, January 11thth, 2016 at the Back Alley Bar & Grill (formerly the Labour Centre).

Executive meeting starts at 7:00pm with the general membership meeting at 7:30pm. We invite all members to come out.

Recording Secretary

Brenda Bell

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LL 1863 Champion/Volvo Retirees

We had a Union Brother Gordon Elmer Johnston pass away Dec.30, 2015. Gordon was Hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Grader and Joined the IAM LL 1863 now LL. 1975 in April 27, 1970. and Retired July 29, 1988. Gord worked in Fabrication at the plant. Cremation has taken place and there will be a Celebration of Life in the spring. His Family will be receiving a Bible from LL. 1863 Retiree Club.

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LL 1863 (Volvo Goderich Retirees) visit Ojibwa Sub in Port Burwell

There was 17 from LL 1863 Retiree Club went on a Ojibwa Submarine tour Sept. 17, 2015 . in Port Burwell. It was to be a 3 Hr. of the greater Depth tour . It turned out to be a 4 Hr. tour and we had every bit of the ship explained to us and we could spend as much time in each area as what took to have questions asked and answered . We got a lot of story’s of what went on when the ship was in service. Our guides all had served time on this ship. Everyone was quit enthused with this tour.

John White

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