Who We Are
PROBUS is an association of retired and semi-retired persons who join together in autonomous clubs throughout the world.
Although the emphasis in Canada today is on those of like mind or interests rather than on professional or business status for membership, the Probus name, an acronym for Pro(fessional) and Bus(iness), reflects an earlier rationale.
The basic purpose of a PROBUS Club is to provide regular gatherings for those who, in retirement, appreciate and value opportunities to meet others in similar circumstances and of similar levels of interest.
Past membership in any service club is not a requirement for potential members of PROBUS, although PROBUS members are often active members of other organizations. There is no restriction on the number of members from any one vocation. There is no compulsion to attend any number of meetings.
The PROBUS Club of Toronto is in Ontario District #3, under the umbrella organization of PROBUS Canada.
PROBUS emphasizes that its clubs:
PROBUS Toronto History
Here is a great article of how PROBUS Toronto started and operated in the first year. Also, PROBUS Toronto had generated a lot of BUZZ in the neighbourhood. Click the icon to read all about it.
Positions on the PROBUS Toronto Management Team
We hope you see yourself in one of the opportunities below to help guide the energy of PROBUS Toronto in 2022-23. If you are interested in joining the team, please contact one of Nominating Committee members listed at the bottom. We would welcome and appreciate your involvement!
The Vice President assumes the powers and duties of the President in the absence or disability of the President; and performs other duties that may be requested by the President or the Management Team. Link to Vice-President job description.
For information about the umbrella organization, Probus Canada, visit the PROBUS Canada website.
PROBUS Canada issues quarterly newsletters. You can get their latest newsletter here.