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SOCIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
COMING UP:
4th GROUND TRANSPORTATION OPEN
has been
CANCELLED
Monday, October 16th, 2000
Where: Greenacres Golf Course 5040 No. 6 Rd., Richmond, BC
Game: 4x Texas Scramble and Dinner
Cost: $80.00 per player. Please submit your handicap.
$45.00 per non-player.
Entry deadline: Sept. 1, 2000
Info: Dave Gurdas, 604-273-7130 Pager: 604-570-4680
Horizon Coach Lines 604-940-8055

COME AND GONE:
Larwill Social Club PSL RE-UNION was held Sunday October 1, 2000 at the Cloverdale Curling Rink
6150 178th St., Cloerdale, BC with about 80 in attendance

Just some info re our twenty fifth roadeo. It was held at Surrey
transit centre on May 7, 2000. If you require any more info be free to
email me at droed@home.com Don Roed Roadeo Committee
Further from Don:
We welcomed you to the twenty fifth anniversary of the Suburban Bus Roadeo, which was held May 7. Entries for this year's Roadeo were accepted from the following properties; Poco, Burnaby, North Van.,and Surrey. This year's Roadeo was held at the Surrey Transit Centre, and the first contestant started at 9:00 AM. Further details are on the Entry Form page. This, our first Roadeo of the new millennium, promised to be a memorable one. There was a free breakfast before the Roadeo, as well as entertainment for young and old. New this year was a colouring contest for the children, see the Contest page for details. For those of you who have never entered the Bus Roadeo before, we extended a personal invitation to you. You put your skills to the test, this was an opportunity to hone your skills on the keen edge of competition. One final note, we would like to thank our Sponsors, as without their support, this event would not be possible. Glad we saw you there, and keep on Bussing.
Results available at: The Bus Roadeo Winners' Circle
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West Coast Express Santa Trains invited the public to ride for charity on Dec 11th and 18th, 1999


ICTU RETIREMENT DINNER
The ICTU retirement dinner was held at the Firefighter Club, 6515 Bonsor Ave. in Burnaby on Friday Oct. 22, 1999. Cocktails at 6:30, dinner at 7:15. Tickets were $20.00 for members, or $15.00 for retirees.
(From George Johansen)

Mon., October 18, 1999
4X Texas Golf and Dinner Green Acres 5040 No. 6 Rd., Richmond, BC
Results unavailable.
Info: Dave Gurdas (Horizon Coach Lines) 604-706-0838 604-570-4680

Sun., October 3, 1999
1999 Larwill Club PSL Re-union
Cloverdale Curling Rink 6150-176th St., Cloverdale, BC
Info: Gerry Lewis 604-533-5135 or Gordie Wallace 604-540-1790

Wed., Apr 21/99 10 am. Ex-PSL drivers got together for an unofficial reunion at the ABC Country Restaurant, Glover Rd & Langley Bypass Langley, BC

1997 ICTU Retirement Party
I.C.T.U. Local 11 Transit Operators Retirement Party was held on Friday, April 18, 1997 at Legion #83 Hall - 5289 Grimmer St., Burnaby, B.C.

For info contact: Union Office at 434-7611 or the following property contacts: B.T.C. - Robbie Yamashita 254-6941; Peter Rees 524-3319
O.T.C. - Gord Sheppard 273-4307
P.C.T.C. - John Thomas 465-2344
N.V.T.C. - Denny Lefebvre 987-5679
S.T.C. - Don McArthur 543-0260
Wendy Smith (Pgr.) 844-8508

Honourees:
 GEORGE ARMSTRONG, 21690; KEVIN BOGGAN, 37761; BERNARD BOGARDI, 12359  ROY DORN, 35316; AL DUNCAN, 24413; BILL EMERSON, 4501  MICHAEL FERRERIA, 15529; BOB FREND, 5186; BILL HUNT, 15194  DAVID JEWETT, 32537; PETER KITCHING, 40514; SIMON KOOISTRA, 10225  MANUEL LAZATIN, 20026; HUGH MUELLER, 4276; JACK POHLMAN, 4419
Thanks to Wes Smith

BC Transit employee, Lynn Wheeler (also known to ex-PSL employees and drivers as Lynn Bell), celebrated her birthday on February 8th. Happy Birthday, Lynn!

(Click on her name to send your belated greeting.)
A Retirement Party was held for BC Transit driver (20 yrs+) Bill Bennett on Thursday, November 28, 1996 at the Surrey Place Inn, Surrey, BC. Bill is now with Operations Support, Head Office. Bill officially retires on Dec. 31/96. No phone number for info at this time.

A retirement roast for Robbie Robinson (PSL/PCL/Skytrain) was held on Friday, November 8. 1996 at the Westminster Club, 713 Columbia St., New Westminster, B.C. Furthur details from Myron Kalinovich, 17470-101 Ave., Surrey, B.C. V4N 4L7 --or-- forward through BCRTC inter-office mail to:
Myron Kalinovich c/o Scott Rd.; Kingsley Friend c/o OMC; Ed Neave c/o Field Office; or George Langman c/o OMC.

The 1996 Sunwapta Falls Resort Driver/Escort Appreciation Nite (for Cdn. Rockies drivers/escorts) was held on Saturday, October 26th, 1996. Thanks Paul (and Paul) for the umpteenth year!

The 1996 ICTU Transit Operators Retirement Party was held on Friday, October 25th, 1996 at Legion Hall #83, 5289 Grimmer St., Burnaby, B.C. For related info, contact: Robbie Yamashita at (604) 254-6941 or Peter Rees at (604) 524-3319. Thanks to Wes Smith for sending along info.

The 1996 Larwill Club PSL Re-union was held Sunday, October 6th, 1996 from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the Cloverdale Curling Rink, 6150-176th Street Cloverdale, B.C. There were 112 in attendance.
COME AND LONG GONE:
Ben Goosen's Retirement Party (35 years in transit) on May 23, 1992. The Bell Cords sang. Ron Williams and Donna Swaile organized the event.

The Seagull Social Club's Annual Retirement Party dinner and dance (VICL/PCL) in Victoria on Nov. 15, 1982. Among retirees honoured was Jack Cleator (VICL/PSL/PCL - 1962). President Norm Smith was one of the presenters.


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