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Guests: Assistant District Governor Don Tarrant from Creston, Roger Brown from Cranbrook Rotary, and Brad Butler from Saskatchewan.

Anniversaries: Frank & Robyn Vanden Broek, 24 years, Feb. 24

Don Tarrant - Paul Harris Society Presentations -  Assistant District- Governor Don recognized Carl Casey, Harley Lee, Colin Campbell and Ursula Brigl as membImageers of the Paul Harris Society.  Donors of US$1,000 or more to the Annual Programs Fund, PolioPlus, or the Humanitarian Grants Program, or people who have that amount contributed in their name, can be recognized as Paul Harris Fellows. Each new Paul Harris Fellow receives a commemorative certificate and a pin. Congratulations to all.

 Helen Boon-Mirafiber cloths: Helen reported that sales of Mirafiber cloths continues in response to members' requests for more cloths. To date, $2,000 has been raised, an amount beyond what was initially anticipated.

Mark Pinnell - Rotaract: Mark announced that a Rotaract meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 27th at the Credit Union.

Bob Bjorn -  Rampart: Volunteers will be needed to help inventory medical supplies at our Rampart storage facility during the week of Feb. 25- 28.

Glenn Dobie - Cycling to Conference 2013: For those club members planning on cycling to the District Conference in Colville in June, Spin Classes will be starting soon. Contact Glenn for more details.

Glenn Dobie - Kootenay Rockiies Gran Fondo: the launch of the Gran Fondo website is scheduled for Thursday, March 21st. Gran Fondo activity will no doubt ramp up once the bound-to-be-impressive site is up and running.

Mark Pinnell - President-elect Training Seminar(PETS): PE Mark reported on the PETS session held in Seattle on Feb. 15-17. He found it to be an informative and intense event for the 450 Presidents'-elect in attendance. It was suggested by Rotary officials that there are challenging years ahead for Rotary, particularly in the area of membership. The issue of declining membership is affecting all service clubs.

 
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