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Hi,
We lived @37 Sapper Ave. From 1969-71. The Olsen' lived @ 35 Sapper when we moved in, but moved about a year later. We can't remember the next family, but then the Rich'/ from England were there from late 1970, but we are unsure when they moved as we already left. The Sangsters were living @39 Sapper when we moved in, but left a short time later. We can't remember who moved in. We think the Guttersons lived at 29 sapper - they were there the whole time we were there. Lori would to hear from Carol Selwyn.....


Added: April 15, 2017
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This lunch for Mary T seems to be expanding nicely and allows me the opportunity to see Winnipeg after about 40 years since my last visit. Looking forward to visiting the new museum for Human Rights and just seeing how much the city has changed.

Then my wife insists that we leave that oasis and travel to Brandon and Shilo on the 28 & 29 April - a trip long planned as my last visit to the camp was in 1996 when we scattered my father's ashes on the last fairway of the Shilo Country Club. Wonder if 27 The Packway still exists!

If anyone knows where Rod March or Lois Forke(?) has retired to I would appreciate the contact so I can try to look them up. Thanks in advance.

PS Has the snow gone from Winterpeg?
Ian


Added: April 15, 2017
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Gee, there is no place else we would rather be on the 27th than Winnipeg, but Alexia will have a house full of grandkids, my Mother will be giving her a hand and I will be on a project in Chicago area. So sad. Please give our best wishes to everyone.

Added: April 14, 2017
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Welcome to Shilobrats, Steven. Four weeks from today a group of Shilobrats from the 50's, 60's, and 70's will be reuniting with 7 teachers from those years, at the Winnipeg CanadInns, 2100 McPhillips St., Winnipeg. You, Steven, as well as others from Brandon, Steinbach, Winkler, Portage la Prairie,the Sprucewoods, and elsewhere are welcome to attend. See the list of those attending, some interesting memories, and some e-mails in the What's New section of the Guestbook. One teacher, who is almost 90, will be driving here from Brandon to attend.

Reg Campbell - I met you 4 years ago when you fixed my front door (still working well), and you said you had never seen anyone from Shilo since you left 50 years ago. Now is your chance!

And Steven, if you were there in the early 70's, you would have known some of the teachers who will be at the reunion.

There is still space for more people, and if you would be interested in attending, please e-mail me at the above address. :!clap: :!wondering: :!drink:


Added: March 30, 2017
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Been a long time. Lived there from 71-77. Nice to see some pictures of those times.

Added: March 25, 2017
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Where did you live? is a Special Feature on ShiloBrats website and has been updated with new postings. (Click on Where did you live? in the side menu)

Everyone seems to remember the address(s) they lived at in Shilo, so we thought it might be fun to discover who lived there before and after you, and what that address looks like today! Click on the street name at the top of the page to take you to the Gallery of house photos on that street.

The listings we have are from your postings on Shilobrat FB Group pages, ShiloBrats Guestbook and direct messages to ShiloBrats Contact Us.

What we would like you to do is check if you are listed, and if the information is correct.
Not everyone remembers their house # but often remembers their street, not everyone includes the names of their brothers and sisters who also lived there, and when you lived there, and many ladies under their married name forget to remind us of their maiden name we knew them as (please check both names for correction)

Send any new information, additions, corrections or photos of your house when you lived there to ShiloBrats email, Contact Us or post in the Guestbook.

Where did you live? :!nod:


Added: March 23, 2017
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Dear Doug J: ( and Faye, Doug Jenkins, Lonnie, Bill Brown, & Shilobrats Team)

In support of Lynnn Jeffrey's note: the influence and guidance provided by (sometimes despite our youthful opinions at the time!) devoted and talented teachers such as Mary Sheehan, Gerald Brown, Harvie McGhie and Ivan Traill and their peers, instilled values and skills that served many of us very well as foundations for our pursuits and relationships in adult life!

Personally, I must always assign much credit to Gerald Brown for sparking my love of the wriiten word, grammer and literature which served me well, even as a "dumb airplane pilot".

So sorry that I am not able to attend the "mini-reunion" in WPG, but please extend my love and gratitude to all those that are there!!

Cheers,
Bill Gillespie


Added: March 21, 2017
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Hi! Doug
Sadly I won't be able to attend the Reunion with Miss Sheehan. I left Shilo in 1972 to travel....After backpacking around Europe/North Africa for two years I applied for a job in 1974 with BOAC/British Airways... Miss Sheehan very kindly gave me a wonderful reference prior to my interview and I got the job! I visited so many wonderful countries during my flying days and will be forever grateful to her. Please send her my best regards and I hope you all have a wonderful reunion.


Added: March 21, 2017
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Hi Ian: Thanks for the good word; however, not my idea. Karen Pollock and Denise Pike had the idea and are the power behind it. I just joined them as a grunt.

I think Greg Leskiw is coming and will play a song to honour Mary T.


Added: March 20, 2017
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Looking forward to seeing Mary T next month at reunion. Just the name conjures up so many good memories. The plan is to jump the train in Ottawa, depart at the Peg and rent a car after the event to drive to Brandon and Shilo. By the time I get back to Shilo I should be 17 again or at least believe I am. Great idea Doug! Cheers

Ian


Added: March 19, 2017
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