Posted by David Woollven on Nov 20, 2019

Guests this week were:
Elaine Robinson
Julie Knisley & Cindy Paddington 
Celebrated Decorating the Manor. Interactors joined 

Danne and Cleone anniversaries with Rotary. 

Hockey pool update. Pete shared the race for first, remember your games played, some teams are behind in games played, still room for others to climb the standings. 

Guess who is coming for dinner was a huge success. We had an Italian theme and everything was perfect.  Thanks to Gary for organizing.  
Darrell & Krista Burnham were hosts:  Gayle is missing from the photo.
Gladys Mercer was host:
 Peter and Cindy Cuthbert hosted
and Glen & Marcia hosted Alan, & Kay.  Our organizer was not feeling well and could not attend, which is a real shame.  Gary you did a fantastic job organizing.

Belize teaching session went very well.  Glen ran a great meeting with 2 people from the Haney Club, 1 from Port Coquitlam and the rest from Port Moody.  Well done.

RIBFEST Rotary Clubs from BC met Monday. 8 running in BC now. 6 Rotary. 2 external, maybe a new one from Chilliwack Rotary. $60 left over from meeting at Pasta Polo, to Polio Plus. 
Speaking of Polio Plus, here is an article sent to us from Marc at the Oro Valley Club.

Grant meeting Monday Nov 25 at Gayle’s house. 5pm. Followed by wrapping for Innervisions, approx 6pm start.
District Grant approved. Curriculum project with Build a Biz.  


Cancer prevention and hip dysplasia funding came in for the project in Ecuador. Ian our liaison. 

Board meeting 5-7 on Dec 2 at Cleone’s.
Joint Christmas Party, 7 am Dec 3rd at Vancouver Golf Club. 

We wrapped mugs, socks, etc... for Innervisions. We have been doing this for each year since we started the Club.

Dec 15, 2-4pm, Manor Christmas Party. 

SAVE THE DATE.......This is always a great event to come to.  The Manor residents love that our Rotary Club puts on a Christmas party for them.  Everyone is welcome and you can bring your family also.  Rotary serves cake and punch along with tea and coffee.  There is usually entertainment and of course the man with the 'red suit' always shows up so that the Manor residents can have their photos taken with him.

Please sign up to come and help.  You will have a great time seeing the smiles on these seniors and their familites. 

Christmas Train coming up too. Dec 17, train in Port Moody 5:20-6:15

Legacy presentations Dec 11 and 18. Cleone will ask Mike to send out the details in advance.
Rotary World Help shipping a container to Philippines.
President Cleone presented Yvonne a pin.  Yvonne is the first one to help someone and as a Club we really need to support her now.  We are one big FAMILY !!!

Soroptimist - Speaker this week was Julie & Cindy came along as moral support.

Thank you for our gift to their programs, Warm place for women. 100 guests, more than a soup kitchen, a social evening, crafts, doors prizes, center pieces thanksgiving theme, big meal. 
Bea’s Kloset, our donation rents the locker for a year, a free store for women referred by a social worker, women’s aging out, 
These are some of the programs that they do as a club.
CABE lunch and learn. 
Walk a mile in her shoes, promoting gender equality, April 17, 2020
55 career women shared their careers with 120 teen girls, Dream it be it. 
Serving here for 20 years
Support women in many initiatives. 

Next week, Coreen and Michael.