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The Guelph Wellington Seniors Association enables older adults to be active, involved, make friends and age with dignity.

 

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Latest News

New Board of Directors

New Board of Directors

The GWSA members have elected the new Board of Directors for 2022-2023 as follows: GWSA Board of Directors: 2022-2023. Charlie Bishop Ken Fugler Pat Gage Donna Keating Wenda King Sam Marzouk Sam Montoya Elizabeth Steggles Janice Robertson Yvonne...

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Saturday Social Dances- Evergreen

Saturday Social Dances- Evergreen

Tickets are available now! The Saturday Social Dance is a pilot project of the GWSA (Guelph Wellington Seniors Association) which is looking to provide a social venue for people who love to dance.   FOR WHOM: The dance is open to the public. ...

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Canada- Yard Signs

Canada- Yard Signs

The Guelph Lions Club has created a yard sign that you can place in your yard for the summer.  These are a fundraiser which they are selling for $20 each.  There are 3 ways you can order your signs. You can purchase by credit card by going to our...

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OACAO Workshops: Free

OACAO Workshops: Free

Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults 16 Aug 2022  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free webinars are for OACAO Members/Partners and SALC's only. Register at: https://oacao.wildapricot.org/Upcoming-Events  Location: Zoom platform and dial-in option...

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GWSA Website- updates

GWSA Website- updates

We continue to make improvements to the latest GWSA website that relaunched in 2020.  In June 2022, new drop-down submenus were added to make it easier to locate what you need.  In recent months we added a live online Activity Calendar, and a Book...

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Annual Report 2021-2022

Annual Report 2021-2022

Each year, the GWSA publishes a report to its members in preparation for the Annual General Meeting. The meeting occurred this year on June 21 at the Evergreen Centre. The Annual Report includes lotst of information about the GWSA's work over the...

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AGM Package

AGM Package

The GWSA Annual General Meeting took place on June 21 at 1:30 pm in the Auditorium of the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre.  Printed copies of the AGM Package and the Annual Report remain available at the Evergreen Centre. The information package...

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Out on the Shelf- Survey

Out on the Shelf- Survey

The City of Guelph and Out on the Shelf are looking to start a program for older adults (55+) that identify as part of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. They have indicated that they would greatly benefit from feedback and suggestions to assist them in...

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Trips, Travel, and Tours

Trips, Travel, and Tours

The GWSA Trips, Travel, and Tours Committee has lots of excursions in the works! There is something for a wide range of interests- all available to GWSA members! Be sure to check them all out, and register before the deadlines.

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Book Nook:  Library Automation

Book Nook: Library Automation

The Book Nook has some exciting news!   The library volunteers are well into automating the library by scanning the entire Book Nook collection into our new "libib" software. This will be very useful to members! The board approved the...

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Beans and Beef Study: U of G

Beans and Beef Study: U of G

Older adults (60+ years) are needed for a nutrition study looking at how beans and beef affect appetite The study will involve:• 1 screening visit (30-45 minutes)• 1 study orientation visit (30-45 minutes)• 3 study visits which will each involve:...

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Collingwood Cruise- July 13

Collingwood Cruise- July 13

Wednesday July 13, 2022. Collingwood Cruise. Total cost: Members only - $120.00  non-refundable. Code   27792. Registration starts on Tuesday, May 31st, 2022.   Booking deadline is Monday June 27th (unless sold out before then). Enjoy a relaxing...

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 Publications

The Sentinel Newsletter

Learn about our news and events. Members can pick up printed copies at the Evergreen desk. The online version opens into a page-turning format, and you can download a PDF to print or to rotate pages.

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Online Activity Calendar

Find out when groups meet plus other details. This ‘live’ calendar is maintained by the Program Committee. More information about each activity, is available on the Activities Page.

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GWSA Email Updates

GWSA Email Updates are usually distributed around the middle of each month; sometimes more frequently.  You can subscribe near the bottom of this page to get news sent directly to your in-box.

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Welcome to the GWSA

The Guelph Wellington Seniors Association is one of the largest seniors organizations of its kind in Canada, providing diverse programs, activities, and services to Guelph and Wellington County. We are an active participant in the Older Adult Centres Association of Ontario (OACAO), and a member of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. The GWSA partners with the City of Guelph in the operation of the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, a state-of-the-art recreation facility. We  also operate in other locations, including the West End Community Centre.

The Evergreen Centre

This state-of-the art facility offers an amazing place to gather and participate in a range of programs and services. It includes a large auditorium, kitchen, library, computer lab, Board room, and meeting rooms for activity groups and committees. Hundreds of volunteers make it happen.

Programs for Adults 55+

We offer dozens of activities and programs to promote learning and strengthen our minds and bodies while encouraging social interaction.  Activity Groups are open to all GWSA members. We have groups interested in Sports, Crafts & Leisure, Card and Board Games, Active Wellness, and Lifelong Learning. 

Our diverse range of services includes the chef’s offerings from the Bistro 683 restaurant, personalized Computer Mentoring, our Book Nook library, and much more.  

Members

Programs, Activities, Services

Volunteers

We help enable older adults to be active, involved, make friends and age with dignity.

 

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