Breakfast at Wally’s – Sept 13th

Just a quick note to remind you about Breakfast at Wally’s. These breakfasts are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 9am. They provide an opportunity to get together with other retirees over breakfast or coffee.

Why not join us on Tuesday, September 13th at 9am.

Don’t know where Wally’s is? Although Wally’s address is 123 Rexdale Blvd., it’s actually on the east side of Kipling, south of Rexdale.  It’s behind (south) of the Royal Bank.  It’s accessible from Kipling or through the Shoppers Drug Mart (next to the bank) parking lot.

Tottenham Steam Train & Lunch – October 15, 2022

We’re so excited to tell you about our new event.  On Saturday, October 15th, 2022 please join us in Tottenham when we board the Tottenham Steam Train at 10:30 am for a 1 hour trip through the rolling countryside, to be followed by lunch at the “A Taste of Freedom” restaurant.  We’re able to offer this to you and one guest for $30 per person.  

This is a “drive yourself” event.  You must be in Tottenham before 10:30 am for the train, to be followed by lunch at 12:00.  

If you are interested, please contact Chiu Wong cwong88hunter@gmail.com by September 15th, so that we can secure our reservations.  Your payment is required by October 4, 2022 via internet transfer to Daniel Barbini dbarbini@bell.net.

Click here to see the details of this event.

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Mo Polansky 100 Years Young

Retiree Mo Polansky turned 100 this April. We celebrated his birthday with a Virtual Zoom Party with 25 guests including current CSA Group CEO David Weinstein who congratulated Mo on behalf of the organization. Many shared their best wishes and some shared stories of their days working alongside Mo.

We’ve set up a page/tab on this web site called Mo Turns 100. Please check out the photos, links to articles about Mo and comments from his many former colleagues.

If you were unable to attend or simply want to leave a message for Mo please go to the Mo Turns 100 page and leave a comment.

Exciting Announcement re Zoom for 2021

Your Retiree Executive have just extended our Zoom subscription for the rest of the year.  This will allow us to continue to run Zoom Socials on a regular basis.

On January 13th, 15 people joined our Zoom Social, spending almost 2 hours sharing their views on various topics.  We even had 2 of our nonagenarians (that’s someone in their nineties) telling tales of CSA days of yore.  Did you know that some CSA staff were once housed in a former Planter’s Peanuts factory?  You needed to protect your lunch (think camping) as not all of the previous inhabitants had left.

Zoom is easy to use and requires little preparation.  To be able to use Zoom, you’ll need a smartphone, tablet or computer with a camera and microphone.  Don’t have a computer?  That’s okay, we have the ability for people to call in by phone.

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Keep an eye out for an announcement on our February Zoom Social.

Breakfast at Wally’s

As of January 5, 2021, Wally’s Breakfasts are cancelled until further notice.

Although Wally’s address is 123 Rexdale Blvd., it’s actually on the east side of Kipling, south of Rexdale.  It’s behind (south) of the Royal Bank.  It’s accessible from Kipling or through the Shoppers Drug Mart (next to the bank) parking lot.

Wally’s doesn’t have a buffet, but they offer an extensive. affordable breakfast menu. Wally’s Menu

A small group of CSA retirees gather for breakfast at 9:00 on the second Tuesday of each month.