The Midland Y’s Men’s Club – A Part of Midland’s History

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“To Acknowledge The Duty That Accompanies Every Right” Established in 1925, the Midland Y’s Mens Club is the oldest Y’s Men’s club in Ontario. On an annual basis, over $100,000 of funding is raised through Y’s Men efforts, enabling donations to the YMCA as the major beneficiary, as well as other community initiatives like the Huronia Museum, Camp Kitchikewana, the …

Y’s Men’s Club International

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Y’s Men’s Club International What provides leadership opportunities, a way to give back to your community, builds lasting friendships, but most importantly, is fun? The Y’s Men’s Club, of course! We are always talking about what amazing and helpful things the Midland Y’s Men’s Club does for our community, but did you know that this is actually an international organization? …

Life in 1925!

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Life in 1925!       Ninety-three years ago, a group of men came together to form the Midland Y’s Men’s Club and they’ve been going strong ever since. They support the YMCA of Midland and the broader community through an array of projects and activities that they’ve created, operated and/or funded. A lot has changed since 1925 when the Y’s Men …

The S.S. Keewatin

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The S.S. Keewatin One of Canada’s most famous ships sits in Port McNicoll, just outside of our own small town of Midland.  Older than the Titanic, the SS Keewatin was launched on July 6, 1907, and entered service the following year.  The SS Keewatin ran continuously for almost 60 seasons and is a great part of Canadian history.  She carried …

Life Changing

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Can Volunteering Change my Life? Did you know that there are health benefits to volunteering?  When most of us think about volunteering we think about helping others, but research shows that you are actually helping yourself.  Consider the following list of not only physical but mental benefits you can gain when making a decision if volunteering is something for you. …