Speaker Programme

All speaker programmes will take place in the Round Room of the Scottish Rite, located at 4 Queen Street South in Hamilton. Regular meetings begin at 2:00 p.m. Luncheons will begin at 12:00 p.m., with the speaker to follow.

Please note that there is a charge of $10 for non-members to attend regular meetings.

September 13, 2017 - Janet Jacks, co-founder of Goodness Me! will share her passion for health and wellness through nutrition. Her talk should empower you to create the health and vitality you desire.
**October 11, 2017 - Hamilton-born author of Unbuilt Hamilton, Mark Osbaldeston, will regale us with tales and illustrations of the Hamilton that might have been.  What stopped some of these grand plans from being implemented?  Luncheon orders must be received by September 30.
November 8, 2017 - Meet us at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum for a guided tour of the facility featuring the display ‘World War Women‘. Because of scheduling conflicts the Scottish Rite is not available to us on November 8.  Admission for WCCH members is free while non-members will be asked to pay $10 each.  RSVP to wccofhamilton@gmail.com so that we can let the museum know how many to expect.
**December 13, 2016 - Join us for a scrumptious Holiday Buffet dinner and be entertained by the Scottish Country Dancers.  There will also be a traditional carol sing along!  Orders must be received by December 1.
February 14, 2018 - Michael Highgate, from Stewart Memorial Church, will speak about his friend, the man voted the Greatest Hamiltonian, The Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander.
**March 14, 2018 -  Social Worker and Spectator columnist Gary Direnfeld will be our guest speaker.  Luncheon order forms can be downloaded from the website – check the Flyers & Order Forms tab.
April 11, 2018  - Jolene John, Aboriginal Community Liaison and Lisa King, Indigenous Education Consultant with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board will co-present on the initiatives the HWDSB is undertaking to meet the needs of its Aboriginal students, to weave Aboriginal perspectives into curriculum for all students and support the achievements of First Nation, Métis and Inuit students. The Annual Meeting of the WCCH will take place and include the election of the Board.
**May 9, 2018 - The Hon. Jean Augustine PC, CM, a teacher, social activist and the first Black female MP and cabinet minister will be our guest speaker.

** denotes a luncheon meeting. Lunch is served at noon followed by a speaker at 1 p.m. Flyers detailing the meals and cost are distributed in advance and posted to the WCCH website under Events/Luncheon. Regular meetings begin at 2 p.m. Tea, coffee and goodies will be served.