Welcome to the Sauble and Area Men's Club website. We invite you to to take a few minutes and have a closer look at our activities and goals to determine if involvement in such a group would interest you.
We have grown from a group of 20 interested men who met together for the first time in the 1980's to a club that now approaches 200 members.
All men are welcome to join us.
An Important Message From Our Club President
We Need Your Help!
As I mentioned at one of our dinner meetings, we need help from "YOU", the membership to help us take charge of and organize some of the club events. The most recent event that has had to be cancelled is the Bocce Tournament as no member volunteered to coordinate this annual contest. I know in the past it has been the various executive members who have stepped up to cover the organization of these events. The executive cannot do it any longer. As a result some future events will probably be cancelled due to the lack of coordinators. These events are not hard to organize and once you commit to help out you will have all the support from the executive you will need.
PLEASE HELP OUT! The very existence of the club is at stake. To help out contact any executive member and we will assist you from there. We have a great organization, gentlemen. Lets not lose it!!!
Past projects have included an $11,675 donation to Hope International which provided an entire village in Cambodia with safe, clean water. Every December members volunteer to assist with The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign. The Hope Springs Project, the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce, the Peninsula Food Bank, the Tytoo Orphanage, the Friends of Sauble Beach, the Sauble Health Care Clinic, the Canadian Food Grains Bank, Sleeping Children Around The World and the Mennonite Relief Fund have also benefited from the generosity of our members and our fundraising appeals.
Monday morning pickleball and Thursday morning golf at Chesley Lake Camp are two of our popular activities. For a very nominal fee members and their guests can enjoy this popular pastime. We also offer horseshoes on Wednesday evening and a shuffleboard tournament in late November or early December. Every August our Club organizes a Family Bocce Ball Tournament which is popular and well attended. September’s Car Rally is another great activity which we anticipate. Trips to Stratford Festival in the Spring and the Fall to witness excellent theatre are highlights for many of our members.
Community Service and Fundraising
Our club has adopted for clean-up purposes, the section of the Sauble Falls Parkway from Main Street to Sauble Falls. Support for Sauble’s Scout Organization is demonstrated annually. We also present an annual award to a deserving student at Amabel Sauble Community School. Purchase of a wreath for presentation at the Remembrance Day Service at Hepworth is made every November. Donations for benches on the beachfront as well as flags were made.
This goal is achieved mainly through arranging tours and having guest speakers at our dinner meetings. Recent excursions have included the Bruce Peninsula National Park Centre, Bruce County Museum, Grey Roots and the Meaford Tank Range, the Toyota factory in Cambridge, Canadian Forces Base at Camp Borden and in 2017 a trip to the RoadTrek factory in Waterloo is planned. A variety of topics have been included in themes presented by speakers at our dinner meetings. These have included among other things sports, medicine, environment, photography, safety, and energy.
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