Posted by Carlos Obregon

4 Way Test:

Alfredo led the group in the Four Way Test. Today we had 17 members present.

Rotary Moment:


The topic today was led by Gary and the subject was the Hoop-a- Thon for 2017. Our Goal- We are shooting to make a difference for kids on and off of the court. Our goal this year was $22,000. Our achievement was $23,162. We received a Rotary grant of $2,333. Chris Gaillus had pledges of $302 for each basket, which took in $3,322. Rotary Club of Vancouver donated $1,000 from their foundation. The Yaletown club donated $450. $11,581 went to scholarships and bursaries and $11,581 went to the Basketball programs for equipment, coaches, and camps.
Next year’s goal is $25,000. Congratulations to Gary and his team.
  • Rotary Day at the RacesA reminder of the Hastings Race get-together on August 13. Sheila will contact those who have committed with the details before the date and will take any reservations from anyone who decides to come. Let Sheila know if you have not advised her that you are coming.
  •  Also Whistler Get-Together remember the date of September 3 for the day at Whistler, biking or not, with lunch and a BBQ at Abigail and Jason’s house. Followup with Abigail for details.
We had a business meeting today.
FINANCIALS- John is accumulating all info needed to reapply for the gaming grant. (Deadline is Nov. 30).
For each speaker coming to our club, we will send a donation of $10.00 to the polio fund as a thank you.
MEMBERSHIP- Each member had committed recently to try to bring at least one guest a year to our meetings ( as potential members). Also we should try to pass out the Welcome to Rotary brochures to as many people as possible.
DIVERSITY- Our goal is to increase gender, professional and ethnic members.
ENGAGEMENT- Seven people have volunteering to be monthly Rotary Moment presenters.We have four more openings for the year.
On our Attendance Sheet, we should now enter the amount of time each week that was spent volunteering for Rotary, next to your name.
YOUTH- Please read the outcomes sought and measures on our Strategic Plan for
Next Speakers:
August 16 - Bob de Wit, Building Codes and Affordable Housing.
August 23 - Paola Murillo, Latincouver.
Important Links:
Set up your Rotary Foundation donation via credit card: Just click here