Posted by Dave Panabaker on Apr 16, 2018
Introduction of Guests​
  • Brian Robinson, President of the Saamis Rotary Club
  • Carla Ruegg, inbound Youth Exchange student (2017-2018) from Switzerland
  • Maddy Caparini, outbound Youth Exchange student (2018-2019), going to Czechoslovakia.
  • Joe Hrankowski, former Rotarian.
  • Al Gray, former Rotarian.
  • None this week
Club Anniversaries:
  • Ray Kemp      April 17, 2008       10 years.
Weekly Draws:  
  • Dale Stein was the lucky winner of the weekly draw, collecting something in a wine bag.
  • Brenda Bauman was not in attendance and didn't win a free meal in the member draw.
Club 500:
  • The luck winner of $ 500 in April was Karen Wambolt, on a ticket sold by Uwe Krickhahn.
Make Ups:
  • None announced this week.
Family of Rotary:
  • Adolf Seiler mentioned that a card on behalf of the Rotary Club, and one on behalf of the Interact Club were delivered to the family of Garth Vallely.
Minute People:
  • Don Davis advised the club that the evening meeting with the Rosebowl winner has been rescheduled to Monday evening, April 23.  The meeting will take place at the MH College Cafeteria, at a cost of $30.00 per person, and we will celebrate with our Festival volunteers, as well as Rosebowl winner Soren Lorentzen.  Cocktails are at 5:00 pm and the music performance is scheduled for 5:30 pm SHARP.  Dinner is planned for around 6:00 pm. We are attempting to have the meeting completed by 7:15 pm, so that those attending Mark Sakamoto's authors talk at the Medicine Hat College Theater can slip next door prior to that start at 7:30 pm.  Please make an effort to attend this great event.
  • Margie Booyens attended the Interact club meeting on Wednesday April 11th.  She provided the club with an update on the Interact club's next project, the decoration of a room at the new hospital wing.  They will need to fundraise $1,000 per year for the next 3 years.  Margie also spoke about the upcoming evening meeting on Monday May 14th with the Interact club, it will begin around 4:45 with tours of the newly renovated high school, dinner catered by the cafeteria staff and a silent auction.  Put this fun evening aside on your calendar.
  • Dave Panabaker reminded the club that our Centennial Photo will be taken as our meeting activity on Monday May 7th.  Anyone wishing a print on "gator-board" please see Dave, the cost is $20.00.
  • Chris Perret reminded the club that Earth Day is Sunday April 22nd, and our club is registered, as always, to clean up our section of the Trans-Canada Highway, adjacent to the Cultural Center. on Saturday April 21, starting at 9:30 am.
  • President Karen mentioned that tickets for the Centennial Celebration are available at each meeting starting today, at a cost of $50.00/person.  They can be purchased directly at the rear of the room at each meeting or on line through our website if you wish to use a credit card.
  • POST MEETING NOTE - Kitt Brand
    Rotary E-Club of Canada One
    April 2018 Fellowship Assembly
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    5 pm Vancouver Time
    6 pm Edmonton Time
    7 pm Winnipeg Time
    8 pm Toronto Time
    Classification Talk by Chris Harper
    2020 District Conference by DGN Jim Ferguson