Monday, 4 July 2016

July 12th - Sample the Best of Summer WInes!

Our New and Past Presidents

Incoming President Craig Smith (left) thanks Past President Sean Hoehn at the 2016 National Club AGM

The 2016-17 National Club Board of Directors

Back Row - left to right:
Malcolm MacKillop, Dalton Albrecht, Michael Dignam (Second Vice President), Eileen Greene and Vincent Forrestall

Front Row - left to right:
Kathy Steffan, Sean Hoehn (Past President), Craig Smith (President), Winnie Go (First Vice President) and Timothy Morris

Absent: Anthony Haines and Marc Mercier

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Meet Our New President

At today's Annual General Meeting the National Club elected Mr. Craig Smith as the 2016-17 president. Craig is the founder and president of Ashlar Urban Realty Inc.

Also newly elected to the Board are Eileen Greene and Vince Forrestall. Eileen is Vice President and Partner at Hub International. Vince Forrestall is CEO at PeopleToGo.

Thank you to outgoing board member John Fisher and most recent past president Sean Hoehn.

President Craig Smith

Vince Forrestall and Eileen Greene with Past President Pam Jeffrey

Past President Sean Hoehn

A thank you gift for John Fisher

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Club's 2016 Giving Back Project Raises $160,000 For Charity

The National Club's signature "Giving Back Gala" has once again broken all records with a total of over $160,000 raised this year.

As Past President, Bruce Bowser chose as the 2016 recipient charity Sick Kids' Hospital "Dancers for Cancer Road to $1M Campaign."  The National Club through its members, donors and sponsors raised approximately $119,000 for Sick Kids at the May dinner and earlier this month raised over $40,000 at it's annual golf event at Scarboro Golf & Country Club.

Annual General Meeting - Wednesday, June 22nd

A reminder that the 2016 Annual Meeting of members is this Wednesday at 1:30 pm. Get your Annual Report in the members' section of the National Club website.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

National Club Announces Partnership with the DMZ at Ryerson University

The National Club is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership between The National Club and the DMZ at Ryerson University, an internationally recognized business incubator of technology startups that is ranked third in the world.

The National Club has recognized business and industry leaders since 1874. We are delighted to honour this tradition by acknowledging the next generation of entrepreneurs and building a relationship with an innovative organization that has a track record of fuelling entrepreneurs with the resources to grow their startups into successful companies. The DMZ connects entrepreneurs with customers, advisors, influencers and other entrepreneurs as part of a community that supports and fosters technologies that transform various industries. 

Maurcio Meza
The inaugural Sheldon Levy Award will launch this partnership. Honouring former Ryerson University President Sheldon Levy, this award will recognize an innovator who has shown not only success, but also demonstrated leadership in the entrepreneurial community by inspiring people to join in their vision. The winner, Maurcio Meza will receive a one-year membership to the National Club.

This award was presented at the DMZ’s sixth anniversary on April 28.

National Club members should look forward to future partnered events, including entrepreneur luncheons, DMZ hosted networking nights and tours of the DMZ’s state-of-the-art space located at Yonge-Dundas Square.

For more information on the DMZ please visit: