Golden Anchor Seniors' East Gwillimbury

About Our Club

The Golden Anchor Seniors' Club was officially formed on July 25, 1985. We are a Social Club for seniors 50+ in East Gwillimbury and neighbouring communities. Non-members are welcome to enjoy all club activities, however our club does offer financial subsidies to certain activities throughout the year, so it pays to be a member.
Club activities include: bid euchre, euchre, high/low bid euchre, crazy canasta, day trips, special events dinners, dinner theatre trips, and of course our widely participated "quarterly bid euchre tournaments" . Please check our calendar of events
Club membership is only $10.00 per year, plus additional user fees for certain Club activities. We are located in the Golden Anchor room, downstairs in the Holland Landing Community Centre, 19513 Yonge Street, Holland Landing.
The club has a close relationship with the Town of East Gwillimbury. We are a volunteer based club and through our annual membership and user fees, we are able to provide most of our own equipment and supplies.
Our club provides a valuable service to the residents of East Gwillimbury and neighbouring communities by giving seniors a place to meet other people of their age group.
The social network and good fun provides members a sense of belonging. We are a Character Community Organization.

Contact Name: Mary Parkin, Club Secretary
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Club News

Birthdays in February

Lynda Bolognini      Margaret Rochon    Riekie Sanders
Heather Masters      Els Jonkhout
Bill Lee                Marion Patterson
Eva Sturgeon         Penny Dodson

 High Score Winners for January

Progressive Euchre           Shirley Moffatt    108
Hi/Lo Bid Euchre (Positive) Carol Kearley      374
Hi/Lo Bid Euchre (Regular) Betty MacIsaac    357
 Character Trait for February is Initiative

INITIATIVE I will recognize what needs to be done and do it, without prompting from others.

The January 16th Bid Euchre Tournament was a great success. We had 25 tables. Thanks to the members and players who contributed to the bountiful table of goodies. We express our gratitude to our hardworking Golden Anchor’s team for organizing the luncheon and cleaning afterwards. The winners are as follow; 1st Betty Lou Vanderpost, 2nd Jim Snider, 3rd Erb Irvin, 4th George Morrison , 5th Betty MacIsaac, 6th Betty Roy, 7th John Capogna & 8th Rose Bradshaw. Congratulations to all! Next Bid Euchre Tournament April 16th, 2020.

Weekly Activities

Mondays         Hi /Lo Bid Euchre               1:00 pm
Mondays         Hi/Lo Bid Euchre                7:00 pm
Tuesdays        Chats Wellness Program      10:00 am
Tuesdays Hi/Lo Bid Euchre (Positive Scoring) 1:30 pm
Tuesdays         Progressive Euchre             7:00 pm
Wednesdays     Hi/Lo Bid Euchre               1:00 pm
Check our monthly calendar posted on the GASC Bulletin Board!

FEBRAURY Friday Activities

1st Friday  February  7th                  BINGO 1:00 pm

February Fridays 14th, 21st, & 28th         @ 12:30 pm
“Your Choice” 12:30 pm Crazy Canasta or Hi / Lo Bid Euchre

Coming Events:
February 12th Wednesday “Pot Luck” Lunch 11:30 am
As well, Ham & Scallop potatoes by Executives
Sign up -Cards to follow at 1:00 pm
February 17th Family Day – CLOSED
March 17th Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Roast Beef Dinner
@ 5:30 pm – Trillium Room
Members $20 Non-Members $25 (Tickets)
Cut off date – March 9th, Monday
April 8th General Meeting “pot Luck” lunch 11:30,
Charities (selected & voted)
April 10th Closed – Good Friday
April 13th Closed – Easter Monday
April 16th Hi / Lo Bid Euchre Tournament
July 22nd 35th Anniversary at Silver Lakes G&CC
Wednesday @ 11:30 am, John Lemme, entertainer, “Choice” of Roast Beef or Salmon or Vegetarian and more……

Health & Active Living Fair – February 17th
E.G. Sports Complex 1914B Mt. Albert Rd. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Meet with local community organizations to learn how you and your families can get involved and get active!
Free Skating, Health & Active Living Fair (20 Plus Vendors), face painting, balloon twisting, Outdoor BBQ, & Russ Clayton entertainer, & Pond Hockey tournament Under -Things to do!

Would you like to learn how to play Progressive Euchre, Hi/Lo Bid Euchre, or Crazy Canasta?

If so, send a note to our club's email at We can get together to teach you anyone or all of these wonderful games. As well, you well enjoy meeting people and have endless laughter.

In House News

Luba Nickerson is recuperating at home. Herta Andriulaitis’ operation was successful and needs time to recover. We wish Marlene Hughes and Nancy Wilson comfort and ease as they undergo treatment. If you know of any member who is ill or has had bereavement in their immediate family, please phone The Sunshine Lady Betty MacIsaac at 905-836-4800.
Welcome to our newest members – Helen Bishop, Priscilla George, & Linda Kirk who has rejoined the club.


Golden Anchor Seniors' East Gwillimbury

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