Class Notes – Fall 2019

Class Notes Fall 2019 Photo Collage

  1940s David (Dave) Thompson, DVM ’42, reports he is “happy and healthy,” having celebrated his 100th birthday last year. He enjoys reading OVC’s Crest news and keeping updated with other alumni. 1960s John (Ross) Knechtel, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’67, is an active member of the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association and an advocate for mental health

Class Notes – Spring 2019

Class Notes Feature

1960s OVC Class of 1966 grads Ross Fitzpatrick, Ted Clark and Don Wilson are the masterminds behind a new vintage veterinary exhibit opening at Calgary’s Heritage Park Historical Village. Through their non-profit, they have launched a fundraising campaign for the exhibit honouring the 300 Canadian veterinarians who served in the First World War and marking

Class notes – Spring 2017

1940s The University of the West Indies in Trinidad named a new building at its School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, in honour of Holman Williams, DVM ’49. 1950s Donna (Winter) Jeffery, DHE ’50, and Donald Jeffery, BSA ’50, published Adventures in Foxieland, which tells the stories of animals living in Foxieland, a

Class notes – Fall 2016

1950s John Dugan, DVM ’54, has received several awards, including a Golden Jubilee Medal, Diamond Jubilee Medal and a St. John Ambulance Service Medal, among others. 1960s Bruce Hunter, Dipl. ’62, invites OAC class of 1962 members to a 55th reunion during next year’s Alumni Weekend on June 9 and 10, 2017. There will be

Class notes – Summer 2016

1950s Bernard Brennan, DVM ’51, was appointed to the Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings board of directors. He previously co-owned Alta Vista Animal Hospital, the largest veterinary practice in Canada for many years, and served as track vet at Rideau Carleton Raceway. 1960s Theresa (Terry) Cosgrove, BA ’68, has a piece of art displayed in the

Class notes – Spring 2016

1960s  Jerrold Beech, Dipl. ’67, joined a writer’s group after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease eight years ago. He recently completed his third book with all proceeds going to Parkinson’s research. Kathy Cowbrough, B.H.Sc. ’67, hosted a reunion for MAC ’67 classmates in Retford, England. Adeline Misener, B.H.Sc. ’68, established the Rotary Club of Hanwell