78th Annual Dinner & Annual General Meeting

  •  January 20, 2017
     7:00 pm - 11:55 pm


DATE:                         Friday January 20, 2017
PLACE:                       The Fairmont Royal York Hotel
                                   Canadian Room

TIME:                          7:00 pm

TICKETS:                    $170.00 prior to December 20, 2016 (HST included)
                                   $180.00 after December 20, 2016 (HST included)

GUEST SPEAKER:      Dr. Blake Martin, Defence Scientist at Defence Research & Development Canada

The “Gangway” cash bar, located in “The Ontario Room” will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Members and Guests are to be seated in the Canadian Room by 6:45 p.m. to receive Head Table Guests, the Silver Oar of the Admiralty and the Service Ensigns.

Hotel Rooms/Stay Over:

The Fairmont Royal York Hotel has established a special room rate for Marine Club members and guests wishing to stay at the hotel. The cost is $197.00 per night, single or double occupancy. Please call the reservation desk at 1-800-663-7229 or book your reservation through this website and identify yourself as a Marine Club Member. Please note that this room rate is only guaranteed for bookings made up to and including December 26, 2016. Book now to confirm your room(s).

Reservations booked with the hotel prior to December 12, 2016 will be eligible for an early bird prize: a weekend for two at the hotel.


A ticket order form is enclosed. All tables are set for ten (10) people. All ticket requests must include a ticket order form and a cheque made payable to “The Marine Club”.

Tickets ordered and paid for prior to December 20, 2016 will be $170.00 each. After that date a $10.00 surcharge will apply.

Members are encouraged to submit their ticket requests prior to December 20, 2016 as the table(s) will be assigned immediately thereafter. Tickets and table assignments after December 20th will be subject to remaining availability.

Requests for tickets will not be accepted by telephone and tickets are not available at the door. Ticket refunds will not be granted after December 30, 2016.

Notice to Members of nomination committee also attached.

PLEASE NOTE:   The Marine Club will no longer be mailing out paper tickets for the Annual Dinner. Table assignments will be communicated by email and as such, an email address for all ticket purchases is required. Table assignments will also be posted at the entrance to the Canadian Room.

Wine orders and Hotel reservations are to be made directly with the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.

Food Allergies:

Please note that if you or your guests have a food allergy requiring a special meal, contact Carole Milic, Catering Manager, Fairmont Royal York Hotel at 416-860-4541 or by email – carole.milic@fairmont.com

The majority of the event’s proceeds will be contributed to The Marine Club’s “Good Works Program”.

This event is not open for online payment.  Ticket order forms are to be returned to:

Kara Fink
Algoma Central Corporation
63 Church Street, Suite 600
St. Catharines, ON   L2R 3C4

Phone:             905-687-7971
Fax:                 905-687-7837
E-mail:             kara.fink@algonet.com

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