2014 Highlights

Annual General Meeting:  We thank Kevin Howard (2009 to 2013) who retired from the board of directors for his years of service:

We were very fortunate to have the following individuals let their names stand for board of directors.

  • Gil Benoit - Blade Services Inc. - member since 1998
  • Trevor Barker - Cameron Drilling Systems - member since 2002
  • Pat Nugent - Carlile Transportation Systems Inc. - member since 2011
  • Cole Needham - Horizon North Camps & Catering - member since 2012
  • Charles Aldrich - ES Fox Constructors Ltd. - member since 2013
  • Byron Morawski - Reliable Welding Services  - member since 2013

Gil Benoit, Trevor Barker and Cole Needham were elected to the board.  We thank Pat Nugent, Charles Aldrich and Byron Morawski for their interest in running for the board and hope that they will consider running again in the future.

Kevin Howard resigned from the board after 5 years of service. The OTS thanks Kevin for his contributions and service over those years.

Two Comedians entertained the attendees after the meeting.

Kevin Tole of Commercial Solutions Inc. won the raffle for the wheelbarrow full of lioquor.


31st Annual Crib Tournament: 74 teams participated in the March 6th tournament. Myron Seibold (senior) and Myron Seibold II of NOV were the big winners.

Kevin Spiess of Sure Shot Hotshot & Pilot Services Inc.won the raffle for two nights at the Solara Resort & Spa in Canmore

To find out whom the other winners were go to 2014 Crib Tournament


8th Biennial Annual Silent Auction and Seafood Extravaganza: Almost 300 people attended the May 9th event which was catered by Elizabethan Catering Services Ltd.   We thank all the donors of the auction items and the purchaser of the items for making this event a success - almost $15,000 was raised.

To check out the supports of Auction go to 2014 Auction Donors and 2014 Auction Buyers


4th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament: Harold Gartner was honored and  Sandy MacDonald, Dymtro Petruk and Daniel Zimmer were remembered by the 120 individuals that participated in the May 15th tournament held at the Jagare Ridge Golf Course.  The supper, after the tournament at the OTS Park, was prepared by The Canadin Brewhouse.

Ross Avery one the individual event while the Northwell Oilfield Hauling (09) Inc.team won the team event.  

With the event being sold out in ten (10) days, there were many disappointed individuals who were slow in getting their entries in.


Annual Family Picnic: A thunderstorm at noon scared away some people, consequently, only100 people came out for the picnic.  The kids enjoyed the bouncy house, a balloon artist, a tattoo artist and a magician.

Hotdogs and hamburgers were provided by Drilco and Plainsman Mfg. Inc. while Commercial Solutions Inc. loaned us their mobile bar-b-que.


44rd Annual Golf Tournament: The Northern Bear Golf Club was in great shape for our tournament on August 13th and 14th. 

A Calcutta was held the evening before.  Ray Tweed and Myles Yeager were the big winners,  The other winner can be found in Calcutta Results 

A Million Dollar ($1,000,000) Hole-in-One shoot out was held on the 18th hole at the completion of the tournament.  25 individual had a shot winning the $1,000,000, unfortunately no one won.  Brent Nichols was the closest at 26 feet and 1 inch.

Please check out the Golf Tournament Results and Sponsors for more information on Sponsors and winners.


2nd Annual Fall Comedy Classic: 175 people enoyed a prime rib dinner catered by The Canadian Brewhouse followed by comedy act mc'd by Lars Callieou which featured 630 CHED's own Andrew Grose

Joseph Verissimo of DistributionNOW won the raffle for two nights at the Solara Resort & Spa in Canmore


3rd Annual Multi-Company Christmas Party: Employees of the companies listed below enjoyed a scrumptious meal catered by Elizabethan Catering Services Ltd.,  Dinner music followed by dance music was provided by HOT 107's DJ Chad Cook.  Everyone took advantage of the Mojo Photo Booth for some candid pictures to take home as a memento of the evening.

  • Encore Metals Inc.
  • The Pink Paire Inc.
  • Mayco Industries Group
  • National Trailer Mfg. Ltd.
  • Paradox Access Solutions
  • Tranter Heat Exchangers Canada Inc.


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