Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.
Jean Beliveau was interviewed in his office at the Montreal Forum for the October, 1994 cover profile of Today's Seniors (now called FYI). Jean Beliveau was interviewed for the October, 1994 cover profile of Today's Seniors (now called FYI). Contributing comments for the story was Maurice Richard, another Canadiens great
“Things are going wonderfully. The community response has been amazing. We presently have 240 wedding gowns and approximately 75 mother-of-the-bride/ groom, bridesmaid and flower-girl dresses. We have about two-dozen designer dresses, some handmade ones and also some brand new dresses that were donated by a bridal store.”
Walton won the Stanley Cup with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1967. He was the club’s leading scorer in 1967-68 with 59 points (30 goals, 29 assists, his first full season with the Leafs. Later, he fit well with the Boston Bruins’ prolific scorers led by Phil Esposito and Bobby Orr. He won a second Stanley Cup with the defending cup champion Bruins in 1972
“It’s a real interesting phenomenon,” he says. “When I came on the board (of directors of the Canadian Snowbird Association) in 2006, we really had to sell memberships, get out there and push to sell memberships. Now, people are lining up to buy them.”