Walking for Jamaican schools

Eight years ago, Beachers Karl Hale and Geoff Bower hosted a small get-together that raised $500 for a school in a small Jamaican town. Today, the foundation they started has raised 1,000 times that amount,  built six primary schools and funded  training courses for the teachers who work in them. At one of the schools, […]

Balmy Beach Club’s Winter Classic

The Balmy Beach Club hosted its first Winter Classic on Jan. 18 at the Kew Gardens skating rink. The event, which was followed with by a dinner at the club, served as a fundraiser to the Ted Reeve Minor Hockey program. View Photo Gallery below.   [flagallery gid=7 name=”Balmy Beach Winter Classic”]

BBC gets coffee table treatment

Kevin McConnell is an elementary school teacher, and 35-year member of the Balmy Beach Club (BBC) who has lived in “the Beaches (there are more than one, you know)” since 1970.  As a favour to BBC President and Club Historian, Ken Bingham, McConnell scanned more than 13,000 historical items having to do with the club […]