April 5 Meeting

 
 
Scribe April 5 2017
 
ROTARY MINUTE
Rick read from Rotary Canada some of 20 things to know about Rotary.  Among things he read were – 4 R.I. Presidents were from Canada, Winnipeg was the first club outside the U.S.A., and the R.I. Convention has been held in Canada 7 times and it is scheduled for Toronto next year.
 
Announcements were read by Jerry
Youth Protection policy which was picked up by Roberta at last weekend’s training was passed around.  It was explained in a confusing way at the training session but seems to apply only if you have youth staying in your home.
Golf Fun was announced but the day and place were not clear.
LindaJean’s (District Governor) visit originally scheduled for September is being negotiated.
 
SERGEANT
Scott arrived late and fined himself for that and a planned cruise and a wife away.  Dierdre was happy for sunshine at a ski resort though she did not ski.  Rick paid for planning to leave early to go to Toronto and a wife away.  Don was happy to be here.  Peter paid for having an assist at hockey.  Roberta was sad because Jerry was to be home and Jerry was sad because his term was ending.
 
We will have a social on April 19 but the place will only be announced next week.  Rick will confirm by next week. Your scribe is betting on The Wooden Spoon.
 
SPEAKER
Beth Kish was introduced by Stuart.  She is Executive Director of the South Surrey White Rock Hospice Society.  She handed out 2 brochures and gave a slide show.  The society will be in 2 buildings.  The old house was torn down in 2016 and the new facilities will be built by the end of 2017.  One building will be offices and multi-purpose rooms, while the other is for hospice beds.  Of planned costs of $1.2 million all has been raised except for $300K.  Some generous donations have been pledged for floors and lighting.  Hike for Hospice is May 9.  There will be a Journey Wall which was the cause of several questions.  Only about 280 tiles are being sold and one will win a trip on WestJet.
 
50/50 Draw – Renee’s ticket was drawn but she failed to pull the joker.