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Upcoming "Get-Together"

Sunday, September 10: 1 PM thru 4 PM

Tops Pizza South
9919 Fairmount Dr SE

(Photo Credit: Melissa B - Worldwide toast on 5 PM Key West Time, 2-Sep-2023)

The Untimely Passage of Jimmy

( From Jeff A., CPHC Prez: )

On Saturday September 2, 2023, we all woke up to the news that Jimmy Buffett had passed away. We all knew that Jimmy had health issues, but while the lack of public information may have indicated that these issues were serious, I know that I always maintained a hope that any day Jimmy would announce concerts for this fall or next spring. This hope is what made his passing a shock for me and meant that Saturday was a day to process the memories, the songs, and the happiness Jimmy brought, and also the grief of knowing he was gone.

There have been lots of posts on social media from many people all over the world  recalling songs and quotes from songs that impacted their lives. These tributes show how Jimmy's music,not only inspired and brought joy to them, but also comforted people during difficult times.

His official obituary can be found here.

While we all have our favourite songs and lines, I think these lines from "Here We Are" are particularly meaningful as we look ahead after 27 years a a club. Even Jimmy was surprised at how long he could do what he loved.

Who would have thought this game, this flame would still be burning
Who would have guessed that all these blenders would still be churning
Not even we on our bended knees could have ever blessed it
Not even I with my head in the sky would have ever guessed it

Here we are, maybe it's because in spite of all the work we do
It's the child in us we really value
Here we are, with our fins up and our feathers flashing
Here we are, with our coconut shell brassieres chanting

Here we are
Here we are

2023 Annual Golf Tournament

September 16, 2023
Crystal Ridge Golf Club

9 Crystal Green Lane, Okotoks – See map below

First Tee Time: 2 pm

CPHC Members: $80
Non-Members $90

Includes: 9 Hole Best Ball Tournament, power cart, welcome gift, dinner, and competitions

All proceeds go to Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids.
(providing over 6,000 lunches a day for school kids that don’t have one)

50/50 Draw and $5 Mulligans sold at the course, so be sure to bring some cash.

Registration closes: September 1
Please register early as it helps us plan the tournament.

To register yourself or a team, please e-mail Steve: include names of players, e-mail address, phone numbers & e-transfer payment.

Saturday November 25

Calgary Parrot Head Club Christmas Party

Kilkenny Irish Pub

More details to come.......


Cheque Presentation from Spring Phling Fundraising
for Calgary Center for Suicide Prevention:

On June 26, members of the CPHC Board presented a check for $5,060.00 to staff at the Calgary Centre for Suicide Prevention. The money was raised at this years' Spring Phling and is the largest total ever raised at this event. Receiving the check on behalf of Suicide Prevention were Freshia Corpus-Savinel, Greg Axani, Seth McVeity and Hilary Sirman.

Thank you again to all Spring Phling attendees and sponsors for contributing to such a worthwhile cause. Fins Up!

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