Reporter: Jim Laing The meeting was called to order at 12;15 pm by president Wendy. Due to the World Rotary Golf Tournament on this week, the member crowd was smaller then usual. Guests: Rod Sim introduced the guests – Krista Veitchousky, Mike Sharlow, Graham Hill (soon to be a new member) and Britta Bayden, guest […]
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Reporter: Janette Photos: Tom Croft; Bob Schelle Alex Vidal introduced Visitors and Guests: Visiting Rotarian: Craig Billis, District Governor Elect, from Campbell River Daybreak; Darius Dziewanski – Guest Speaker; Maya McIntyre, Anne’s daughter. Announcements: Banner will be circulated for signature and gift to last year’s president. District Governor Tom Carroll will be at the Gorge […]
Reporter: Jim Force Photographer: Bob Schelle President Wendy Townsend started the meeting on time with charm and grace. Wolf Schopper introduced visiting Rotarians and guests: guest speaker, Nicholas Poeta, Howard Monson, guest of Gilles Bixler, Linda Cook and Colleen Force, guests of Jim Force. Rotary Moment was given by Joan Firkins who provided a summary […]
Reporter: Lorna Curtis President Wendy opened the meeting with a remembrance of Rotary International President Elect, Sam Owori, who unexpectedly passed away. Wendy talked about Sam Owori’s accomplishments and aspirations. President Wendy introduced guests: Gary Lunden (guest for the last time today) Darius – Ambassadorial Scholar The group sang happy birthday to Lorna, as today […]
Reporter: Rev. Edwin Taylor President Wendy called the Meeting to order and we opened with the singing of O Canada. If we don’t sing better next week we shall all be sent to choir practice. Jim Hicks delivered the Invocation. Guests: Lynne Murray introduced the Visiting Rotarians and Guests: Gary Lunden: Walla Walla Noon Paula […]
Reporter: The Reverend Wynn Taylor President Wendy opened the Meeting and Sean Donnelly delivered the invocation. Don O’Coffey introduced the Visiting Rotarians and Guests: Jill Moore and Johannes Steinmann from the Rotary Club of Tsawwassen; Graham Hill, guest of Ron Cooley President Wendy awarded Theme Pins (Making a Difference) to: Jim Force for his work […]
Reporter: Alyx Vidal Wendy led us in a loud O’Canada. Ron Cooley gave us grace and a joke. Turnout is good (not quite standing room only, yet!). Guest Introductions: Joan Peggs welcomed our visiting Rotarians and guests: Gary Lunden from Walla Walla: Ben Smillie and Jim Hicke from Royal Oak; Bruce Willats from Laguna Beach; […]
Reporter: Alyx Valdal Photos: Bob Schelle Lori’s last meeting started off with a great a cappella of O Canada. Announcements: Please remember to hand in your $220 annual membership dues to Vicky before July 1st. Club in a Pub is June 29th at The Penny Farthing at 5pm. Next week’s meeting (June 27th) is the installation of the new […]
Reporter: Dallas Chapple June 20th will be President Lori’s last meeting and June 27th will be President Wendy’s first! Announcements: Please pay your $220 annual membership dues to Vicky before July 1 ($180 if you are under 30) Please make cheques out to the Rotary Club of Oak Bay Club in a Pub with Jim […]
Reporter: Dallas Chapple President Lori McLeod opened the meeting and then Heather introduced the guests: Jill Carter (Will’s newlywed wife, just back from their honeymoon!), Barb McKinnon, Jack Petrie’s guest, Ceci Valdes (Pablo’s guest and just announced: fiancé!), and our guest speaker, Gabriel Munro Corey gave an update on his grandmother, Mary, who is in […]
Reporter: Ryan Gisler (aka “The Gisler”) Photos: Bob Schelle Visiting Rotarians: Joanne Croghan (District Governor); Don Marino (husband of DG); Amy Badesha (Abbotsford Club) Guests: Ceci Valdes, guest of Pablo; Betty Pitt, guest of Vicki. Announcements: As previously announced, Mandy is holding a Cambodian bbq, Saturday 27 May, 2017, to raise funds for her proposed Cambodia School project. A District […]
Reporter: Ryan Visiting Rotarians: Ben Smillie (Royal Oak);Bob Kains (Canmore, AB) Guests: Linda Cool; Saige Coulson;Betty Pitt;Evelyn Carter; Colleen Force; Emerald Papps (speaker) Announcements: “End Polio Now” fundraising for the Rotary Foundation is doing well. It is only a couple hundred shy of the target with two weeks left. Bob is looking for luncheon speakers for the next Rotary […]
Reporter: Ali Edgell Photos: Bob Schelle and Janette Janna Gisler ran the meeting today in President Lori’s absence and she did a fabulous job keeping the program moving along. Tom Croft introduced our guests today. We welcomed Ceci, guest of Pablo, Betty Pitt, guest of Vicky Pitt and, our guest speaker Philip Bisset-Covaneiro. Rotary Moment: […]
Reporter: Ali Edgell Past President, Jim Force opened the meeting by welcoming his friends. And, he kept things moving along at a brisk pace. To get Youth Month going, Jim communicated the impact of Rotary on the youth of Interact by reading emails from Past Interact Presidents. Many of these folks have gone on to […]
Reporter: Ali Edgell Photo: Bob Schelle President Lori called the meeting to order at the beautiful Victoria Golf Club. An acapella version of O’Canada ensued and lunch was served. Table talk was of income tax refunds – hurray! Visitors and guests: Anne Sims welcomed our guests and visiting Rotarians. We welcomed: Judi Schulz, guest of Peter […]
Reporter: Dr. Naida Hyde MC: Past president Heather Aked (President Lori McLeod is away) Grace: Jack Petrie “While we wait and wait and wait impatiently for the weather to turn, to warm up to a sizzling16 degree centigrade Let us think Spring thoughts. Let us think about our club goals and the role each of us plays to make […]
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REPORTER: Ryan Gisler Child and Maternal Health month commences in April. Rotary Foundation funded midwife jeep in Central Haiti. Jim Force’s meeting for the Rotary Global Grant takes place after the meeting today. Guests and visitors: We had a large contingent from former Royal Oak Centennial Club. Crawford McLean; Jim Parker; Jim Hickie; Art Joyce; Laura Malo; Bruce Curtiss; Josh Wintoniak […]
Reporter: Peter Lawrie Wendy Townsend – President Elect – called an unruly and raucous crowd to order at precisely 12:15. Mary gave the blessing and Lorna introduced visiting Rotarians and visitors. We had lots of visitors!! Rotarians – Gary Lunden – Walla Walla (Noon); Ron Hardie – Calgary Chinook; Nancy Singh – Downtown Victoria; Daljit Singh – Visacia, […]
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