President's Message
President's Remarks:
President elect Chris Perret is filling in for Karen Blewett as she is on vacation. He welcomed everyone to the regular meeting.
Rotary Fun Fact:
No fun fact today .
Membership Update:
  • No new member proposals this week.
Rotary Information:
  • On Jan 8th Jace Anderson will make a presentation.
  • The last fellowship at the par 3 had 20 people attend.
  • Next board meeting is on Jan 23rd and anyone is welcome to attend  
Rotary Presentations:
  • Chris made a presentation of the need for a new audio visual equipment. He spoke about a new system called the Redcat access system and sent the  full presentation to each of us.
  • He did make a notice of motion to increase the budget for a new sound system  of $2,500.00 to $4,364.00 and purchase the new system. The motion was seconed by Terry C and Denise H.
  • A new sound system would enhance our meeting by good discussions,questions, answers, information sharing and the fact that all members could hear the details of our meetings.
Upcoming Club Events:
  • Bingo on Monday evening December 18th.
  • 2018 District Conference will be May 4 - 6, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Calgary.
  • DATE FOR CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION:  FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018, at the Medicine Hat Lodge
  • RI Convention - Toronto, June 23 - 27, 2018. The Club has agreed to provide an incentive of $500 for new members and $200 for existing members to attend the RI Conference.
  • For more Club activities, to keep up with events and stay in touch, check the Club website at:
Future Programs:
Club Meeting News
Introduction of Guests‚Äč
  • Whittney Ogle, a guest of Sandy Mackay
  • Dale Stein             December 12
  • Don Reid.               December 14
  • Gail Halderman     December 16
  • Adolf Seiler            December 17
Club Anniversaries:
  • Roger Roy      December 11, 2006   11 years.  
  • Joan Sauve     December 13, 2000   17 years
  • Sarah Bowman December 14, 2015   2 years
  • Jan Stalwick      December 14,2015    2 years
Weekly Draws:  
  • Ian McLaughlin was the winner of the weekly draw. Ian took home some coffee from India donated by John John.
  • Mark Sorenson was in attendance to win a free lunch.
Club 500:
  • $1,500.00 draw won by H Brandt sold by none other than D Brandt
Make Ups:
  • Denise Henning at the Brooks club.
Family of Rotary:
  • No report today.
Minute People:
  • Chris Perret asking for the sold tickets to come in and for us to keep the sales as a priority.
  • Dave Stalwick looking for two people for the December 18th Bingo.
  • Dave Panabaker about the Council on Legislation package and presentation sent out for the 2016 resolutions.
  • Adolf Seiler had wine bags for sale to support an Interact fundraiser.
  • Heather Bach asked and got many volunteers to hand out the Christmas stockings next Monday.
  • Bruce Shepard reminder of the membership meeting on Wed 13th at the Cypress Club.
  • Sandy Mackay reminding us of the Medicine Hat Concert Band presentation on Dec 16th at the Esplanade.
  • Dick Bide reminded the club about the Bides annual Boxing Day "come and go".  Please stop by and enjoy this holiday tradition. 
Christmas Project:
Heather Bach advised that the Christmas stockings will be delivered to Cypress View Lodge (Teeoda Lodge) on Monday December 18th.  A group of Rotarians will be asked to go and hand out the stockings.  As well, at a future date, Rotary will visit St Joseph's home to deliver Christmas cheer there as well. 
    Upcoming Events
    Business Meeting
    Medicine Hat Lodge
    Dec 18, 2017
    11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
    Rotary Bingo - Evening
    Top Hat Bingo
    Dec 18, 2017
    5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    ** No Meeting - Christmas
    Medicine Hat Lodge
    Dec 25, 2017
    11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
    ** No Meeting - New Years Day
    Jan 01, 2018
    11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
    Rotary Bingo - evening
    Top Hat Bingo
    Jan 15, 2018
    5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Business Meeting
    Medicine Hat Lodge
    Jan 29, 2018
    11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
    Rotary Bingo - evening
    Top Hat Bingo
    Feb 03, 2018
    5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Executives & Directors
    President Elect
    Past President
    Russell Hampton