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News and Notices

Reay Mackay

Thursday March 16th, 2017

The PPBSO is profoundly saddened by the passing of lifetime member Reay Mackay. Reay was a highly respected adjudicator, instructor, Pipe Major, and former competitor. He will be greatly missed, and our deepest condolences go out to Reay’s family and friends.

2017 Solo Grading Deadline

Monday March 6th, 2017

As a reminder to all members, please note that the deadline for submitting applications for solo upgrades is April 1st. After that date, no applications will be accepted for the upcoming season. For all members wishing to request an upgrade, please submit the form found on our website at http://ppbso.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/PPBSO-Solo-Grading-Request-Form.pdf.

2017 Rule Book and Contest Registration

Sunday February 26th, 2017

Registrations for the 2017 season are now open and the master entry forms are available online. As well, the 2017 Rule Book is also available.

A few notes about some changes for the upcoming season:
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Geoff Neigh

Sunday February 5th, 2017

Geoff Neigh passed away this morning as a result of his long struggle with ALS. Geoff was a long time member of the Society, an accomplished judge, and a volunteer who committed countless hours as a member of the Music Committee and as its Chair a few years ago. Geoff’s influence on piping in Ontario and the PPBSO has been tremendous, and its absence a loss for us all.

On behalf of the PPBSO, we give our deepest condolences to all of Geoff’s friends and his extended family.

Connie Blaney

Friday January 27th, 2017

The PPBSO extends its condolences to Connie Blaney’s family, friends, and all of those at the Glengarry Highland Games.

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PPBSO Membership Dues

Saturday December 17th, 2016

At its December meeting, the Board of Directors made a slight change to the membership renewal dates. Memberships renewals continue to be due by the end of the year, but the $5 lateness penalty will be waived for all memberships renewed on or before January 15th, 2017. After the 15th, the standard lateness penalty ($5 + HST per month) will continue to apply, with the second month starting on February 1st (as in previous years).
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Online Membership Renewal

Sunday November 13th, 2016

Online membership renewals for 2017 are now open through the PPBSO website (https://ppbso.org/secure_html/). Memberships must be renewed by December 31st to avoid late fees.

While you’re renewing your membership, please take a moment to review your profile and contact information (including your address) to ensure that they’re accurate and up-to-date.

2016 Annual General Meeting

Sunday October 23rd, 2016

The material for the PPBSO’s Annual General Meeting is now being mailed out to all members at their last address on file with the office. In order to ensure that all members see the material for the AGM, we are also posting it online. Continue Reading

PPBSO Branches

PPBSO Office

President: Chris Buchanan
Vice President:Charles MacDonald
Secretary: Michele Curtis
Treasurer: John Allen

Administration

Administrator: Sharon Duthart
Chief Steward: Glenn Covert
Ombudsman: Ken Eller

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