Guests: 
  • We welcomed our guest speaker, Odeta and her co-worker Maria, from the BBB
  • A total of 19 took in the "in-person" meeting, with another 3 on ZOOM.
Club Draw:
  • The club draw this week was won by Dave Stalwick, who won a baseball signed by the 1987 Medicine Hat Blue Jays team.
MAKEUPS:
  • None reported 
Birthdays:
  • Milan Vujovic             Sept 4.
  • Dick Bide                   Sept 5.
  • Edward Lipin              Sept 6.
  • Joe Hrankowski         Sept 15.
  • Stan Sakamoto          Sept 30.
Rotary Anniversaries: .
  • Dieter Brand               28 years      Sept 1, 1994
  • Bernie Scott                38 years      Sept 1, 1984.
Wedding Anniversary Rose Runner for September:
  • Dick Bide
  • Anne C and Dawn B are looking for Rose Runners for DECEMBER 2022 AND FEBRUARY 2023. If you would like to assist, please contact them.
Minutes 
 
Saamis Immigration Movie Night
Margie Booyens sent along photos of a very successful Movie Night with the clients of Saamis Immigration.  This event was partially sponsored by ourselves and Sunrise Rotary.
 
Bingo team
Dave Stalwick advised that the Monday evening bingo earned a profit of $615.00, and Terry Brekko was the lucky guess pot winner.  He also asked for volunteers for the next bingo on Saturday evening, September 17, 2022.  He got a couple from those in attendance and a further email to the club went out on Tuesday.
 
Golf Windup Social
Dale Stein advised that partner social, in the spirit of the late Al Garden, will be held after golf on Monday Sept 19, beginning at 5:00 pm for drinks and 6:00 for dinner.  It will be a choice of steak or chicken, and the social is open to all members of the club, and a few special guests.  Costs for the meals and registration has gone out, meals must be reserved by Thursday Sept 15th.
 
Rental of Knowles Electric Building for Project Freewheel
Terry Cooper advised on the status of our rental agreement for TEAM FREEWHEEL.  He is advised that the movement of bikes, tools and parts has largely taken place and they will be kicking off work partys over the next few weeks.  It will be great to have dedicated space.

Golf Invitation with MH College Executives
Terry Cooper also advised that a golf afternoon with Medicine Hat College executives, and perhaps some other guests will take place on Friday Sept 23rd, beginning at 1:30 pm.  Please contact Terry if you would like to take part.
 
Visiting former Rotary Exchange Student
Sandy Mackay and Ken Zollner advised that a former inbound exchange student to our club, Lauri from Finland will be in Medicine Hat this weekend.
 
Saamis Rotary Harley raffle
The Saamis Rotary Club is holding their annual fundraising raffle this summer.  Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.winningticketlottery.ca
 
 
 
 
2023 Club 1000 update
Dave Panabaker also advised that our new AGLC licence for this year's raffle has been obtained, and ticket printing is underway.  Hopefully ticket packages will be available before Thanksgiving.
 
Upcoming Social Events:
  • On Monday September 19th, we will have an "Al Garden memorial" supper at the Connaught Golf Club.  A partner event and an emailed signup request is now out.
Family of Rotary:
  • Wayne Chesley continues to recover slowly and we wish him the best on this long, tough process.
 
Please keep Adolf informed about members health changes so that information can be  provided to the club through the Weekly News.