August 30 Meeting

August 30 Meeting Notes
 
Scott led the members in singing of "O Canada" at 7:15 AM.
Roberta delivered the invocation.  Pat introduced a guest, Bill Lambert, who is considering joining a Rotary Club.
Bill then provided us with a brief overview of his history and background.  His golfing interest stimulated good discussion.
Pat then invited each club member to offer a brief summary of their background.
 
Pat summarized the club's:
(1) participation in and support of an orphanage in Cambodia.  He explained the clubs pursuit of a Global Grant and matching Canadian government funding.
(2) funding of a PADS trauma dog for Sophie's Place (which provides support to abused children)
(3) support to South Surrey Learning Center which provides an alternative educational opportunity for teens.
 
Upcoming Events
Oct 21 - Sip and Savor at White Rock Community Center.  Funds raised from this event goes to Shine the Light organization, White Rock Hospice Society and to Rotary club projects.
Oct 28 - Fab Four 60's and 70's Revue at Crescent Beach Legion.  Roberta will coordinate the production and distribution of tickets for this event.
 
Sergeant at Arms Scott collected from Rick, Pat, Jerry, Peter, Rick and Scott himself.  Thanks to all for their donations.
 
Announcements
(1) Peach Arch News is asking for content for the next Rotary article which will focus on Education and Literacy.  Our support to the Learning Center should be provided to PAN.
(2) A presentation on Membership is scheduled for September 26 at Rotary Fieldhouse.
(3) The Peninsula Club is offering a tour of the DeltaPort facility on September 26.  Tickets are $15 each.
(4) Rick will contact Renee to investigate Urban Impacts willingness to provide another shredding event for the club.
(5) Secretary to promote Sip and Savor event with Facebook posting and email to everyone on the clubs distribution list.
 
A letter from Sources that thanked the club for its ongoing donations was read by Pat.  Keri from Sources arrived with Save On Food cards that were purchased by members.  A heartfelt thanks for our support of that program was given by Keri.
 
Next Meeting September 6 - A Guest Speaker will attend