History Highlights

Highlights

As researched by Gary Washuta and Stan Dymczak – Insce Institiute Archives, old WP magazines

1938

WP starts

1943

Reference to OIAA members George Hendry, Morden, Helwig & Ferrie Ltd – St Catharines, Jack Edwards, Mercury Claims Service – St Catharines

1952
  • OIAA membership includes St. Catharines – Charles Browning, Jack Edwards, George Hendry, C. McLeod, Peter Wills Welland – R Bryson, W Easton, Niagara Falls – Donald Vicary
  • St. Catharines Auto Bodies is a WP advertiser
1955

Jack Ayscough, new OIAA member, Morden & Helwig Ltd. St Catharines

1956

Tait Hopkins – Vicary Claims, Port Colborne OIAA member

1958

Ralph Gardner, St Catharines – door prize winner at OIAA meeting

1960
  • First local record of NDAA – Niagara District Adjusters Assoc
  • First President – Charlie Bowering
1962
  • Don Rowatt, Dominion of Canada, St Catharines new member of OIAA
  • First reference to “Niagara Peninsula Adjusters” in WP, that they had sent a telegram that they were unable to attend OIAA meeting because of snowstorm
1965

April-“Niagara Peninsula Adjusters” host “Out of Town” meeting at Prudhommes ($5, $7/room)

1969

New OIAA members – Bill Hendry & Bob Mutch

1970

April- Niagara hosts OIAA Out of Town Meeting at Park Hotel, Niagara Falls

1971

new members of OIAA – Dave Hildred, David McLauchlan, Charles Pelz

1973

Niagara hosts OIAA out of town meeting at Place Polonaise in Grimsby.  Read the announcement!   Read the article!

1976

Dec – Judy Bakin from Niagara attends OIAA re: OIAA re-organization

1979

Reference to OIAA Unification Committee

1980

First reference to OIAA – Niagara Chapter

1981

1st Niagara Adjusters Golf Tournament at Beechwood Golf & Country Club

1990

Niagara hosts Out of Town meeting at Skyline Brock in Niagara Falls

1993

OIAA Niagara annual Ladies Night at Club Roma – “Lets Go To the Hop”

2002
  • Niagara hosts Out of Town meeting at Sheraton by the Falls, with Oh Canada Eh show
  • Niagara Chapter holds a 40th anniversary Ad-Just Celebration at Club Roma
2005

25th Silver Anniversary Golf Tournament at Beechwood

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