At last Wednesday's meeting we had 14 Members and 1 guest: Ron Suzuki.

Vicente recited the 4 way test.

Rotary Moment:
The Rotary moment today was a reminder to please share the hoopathon on your social media profiles, all you have to do is go to our Facebook page, linked at the bottom of this bulletin, and click "share".

1) Olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting coming up on May 11th. There are still a few spots available, please contact Frances to book your spot.
2) Hoop a Thon.  Gary Chomyn already sent each of us the first pledge email, make sure you send it to your friends, coworkers, etc.  Click to go to our page.
3) On Friday May 6 we are invited for  breakfast at the Strathcona Community Centre. Please arrive by 8am. Coffee, tea and breakfast are available by donation.
4) The Rotary Foundation will be having an online webinar on 12 May from 10:00-11:00 CST, join Rotary staff as they share volunteer tips for fundraising, helping your club to do more good around the world in the coming year. Register here:
5) This weekend is the Rotary District 5040 conference. Several of our members are attending, have fun!
Guest Speaker -   Our guest speaker today was Ramona Materi. She is the author of a book called "British Columbia's New North". Some of the points she mentioned were:
  • There are 3 main types of opportunities in BC's north: tourism, infrastructure projects and business opportunities.
  • Some of the high profile projects are: Site C dam, the Brucejack gold project and blue fuel energy.
  • Among the business opportunities she mentioned were: construction projects, retail, restaurant. 
  • There is even a website to encourage people to move to prince George.
Pic from the meeting:
Important Links:
Set up your Rotary foundation donation via credit card: Just click here
We now have a proper website under our own domain name: