November 24 Breakfast Meeting
 
  • 16 members present plus 'almost awake' Eeva
  • Welcome back to Rich from his travels to Southeast Asia, and to Jack returning from Indiana.
  • Sheriff Jim taxed our brains as we had to recall complete nursery rhymes without repeating a previous quote.
  • Reminder of our AGM on December 15 - we need a quorum of 12 voting members.
  • Executive positions are still available for: Youth Exchange, International, Community Service and Public Relations
  • Judy Hodson reminded us of helping out with NOW Canada for Christmas donations. All donations of women's clothing, in particular pyjamas, slippers, cosmetics, dental care, gift cards (Super Store, Walmart, Save-On etc).  All donations must be in by December 3rd.
  • Saturday November 26 is the official dedication of the Food Bank Building at 12:00 pm where there will be the unveiling of Phyllis' portrait.
  • The basement level of the Food Bank is being developed to be used by Food Banks throughout the Okanagan as general storage for case lot items.
  • Eeva has been encouraged to teach/sing her national anthem. She has been given the lyrics to learn ours!
  • Gord Lugrin presented an overview of Rotary Foundation as it applies to our club.  The majority of club members present today are already recipients of Paul Harris awards. Rotary is the largest funding non-governmental organization in the world. Polio Plus, the drive to eliminate polio worldwide, was started in 1984 and there are only two countries remaining: Afghanistan and Pakistan.
  • Although Patty had her finger on it, she did NOT choose the Ace of Spades today. Next week?.....
  • And it was a Cinnamon Bun Day!