Gala update.
 
Meeting called to order at 11:47am.
 
Health of the club is good.
 
The next executive meeting is at 5:15pm on Tues., Mar. 28 at the Casino.
 
Roy provided a summary of the International Projects questionnaire.
 
Mikkel update:
  • Last Monday, went to an Oilers game.
  • Tuesday to Thursday spent time helping Sheila take down her kitchen.
  • Friday was a birthday party in Edmonton with other exchange students.  Neon bowling, hot tub & watched a movie.  After breakfast the next day, they went to West Edmonton Mall and saw the movie “Life.”
  • Another birthday party on Saturday night.
  • Cinnamon buns on Sunday morning followed by barbecued jalapeno cheddar smokies at night.
  • Going to the Edberg bingo tonight.
 
Gala update provided by Dan:
  • Dawn has the tickets, make sure to get yours.
  • Tina has been in contact with some of the professional offices.
  • D&D Vehicle Sales is sponsoring the champagne reception.
  • Air/Army Cadets will be the table escorts and serve the appetizers.
  • Mikkel will have a shelter box display.
  • Ambient music will be supplied by Steven Olson.
  • The illusionist Andrew Rufiange will provide table entertainment.
  • Live painting by Chris Riley will be auctioned off.
  • There will be two wine stations, gift card grab & go, 50/50 draw & bingo.
  • Roy will provide an update on our Tanzania project.
  • Super silent auction, silent auction & live auction (9 confirmed, 3 in progress)
  • Volunteers needed – audio/video person, pay table, bingo & bid catchers, event setup, master of ceremonies
  • Volunteer sign up sheet will be coming around next week.
 
Next week’s speaker is Victim Services.
 
Rotary Cares Raffle winner is Norm Mayer!
 
Grant Gillot was the 50/50 winner and he drew the 10 of spades.