September 30, 2016 note:
According to Henry Kliewer, the 25th anniversary reunion
yesterday was a total success. I was not able to attend
due to a medical condition.
Bernie and I wish to thank each one of you for coming to
this memorable Collins' reunion. It's 25 years since
Collins closed shop.
Thanks too to those who have already emailed me their
It was an enjoyable evening with lots of visiting. The
food, which was good, was just a by product. Some 55+
people registered with Bernie.
In my observations people briefly stopped visiting to
Special thanks to Tony and to Bernie's wife for helping
with the registration.
Names were added to my Collins email address list.
Jack Lupic who created that Collins Canada history web
site had to cancel at the last minute due to medical
problems. He's done a super job creating that web site.
Jack Lupic will be adding some pictures from the
There has been some talk at both the last Collins get
together on the fourth Tuesday of the month and at
Thursday's reunion of another reunion.
Humoursly speaking, at the Tuesday monthly gathering the
number in another 25 years did come up ??????
We did have in my opinion a few special people there,
former Collins employees from yesteryear. It was a
delight to meet them.
I need to say thank you to those who told me they would
have liked to come but other commitments prevented them
from joining in.
Here are the 75 photos
taken by various ex employees. Thank you very much to
all of you.