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                                                                       VISITING ROTARIANS                       $61 contributed to your Foundation. THANK-
                                                                                                                YOU! Draw won by Len O.
                                                                                                                      .ROTARY MINUTE / SHOP TALK
                                                                                                                This week’s Rotary Minute was presented by Don
                                                         Gary Glover – Porsche Club                             D. Don spoke about the Top 10 RI themes as listed
                                                                                                                on the RI website. Some of these included Bill
                                                                BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES                       Gates’ $255 million donation to fight polio, the
                                                                                                                future vision pilot project, polio fundraising events
                                                         Birthdays – None                                       and the fact that over 16,000 Rotarians from 104
                                                                                                                countries attended the RI Convention this year in
  “THE FUTURE OF ROTARY IS IN                            Anniversaries – None                                   Birmingham, England.
         YOUR HANDS”
                                                                        HEALTH of the CLUB                                        REMINDERS
                December 31, 2009
                                                         Those of us at the meeting appeared in good
          DECEMBER - FAMILY MONTH                        health. Unfortunately, Mike Greene is still in the            GOLF TOURNAMENT MEETING
                                                         hospital recovering from a stroke.
                                                                                                                     OUR NEXT GOLF TOURNAMENT
                                                                        SERGEANT-AT-ARMS                              MEETING WILL BE HELD ON
                  Club Meeting
                                                                                                                   MONDAY, JAN 11th, 4:30 AT INVESTORS
                                                         The Sgt was David L. Linda M reminded us about                         GROUP
                                                         Operation Red Nose. Rick K had a sad buck as he
Jan 7 – Barb Rumney/Restorative Justice                  can’t drive his Porsche in winter. Tom K thanked
                                                                                                                                BOARD MEETING
Jan 14 – Shelley Green/Georgia Ave Comm                  everyone who supported his stained glass craft
School                                                   sale; he donated $70 to Loaves & Fishes. Don T
                                                                                                                   OUR NEXT BOARD MEETING WILL BE
Jan 21 – Club Meeting                                    dropped happy and sad bucks. Mike W will be in
                                                                                                                    HELD ON TUESDAY, JAN 12th 4:30 AT
Jan 28 – Nan Telephone Visiting Ministry Soc             Winnipeg at the end of January…better him than
Feb 4 – Bruce Avis – Prisons Volunteer Support           us! Jim T ands Don D headed to Mexico for the
Feb 9 – Tasja McGregor - NALT                            next 3 months. Bob M won the draw.

                                                                                                                 BINGO DUTIES for 2009/10
                                  DUTY ROSTER
                                                                                                                Monday Feb 22nd 9-11PM
                                              Rotary                                      Sgt-At-
                                                                                                                Monday Mar 01st 7-9PM
 DATE           GREETERS            CASH     Minute /      Invocation       INTRO                     Found’n
                                             Shop Talk                                                               THIS WEEK’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
  Jan 7      Podlubny & Slowski   McFadden    Williams        Turner        Rodgers      Lemmon        Walker
 Jan 14      L Cameron & Kalmar   Williams   McFadden        Walker         Tamelin       Slowski     Rodgers    President Barry read a note of thanks from
 Jan 21       Zurbrigg & Cohn     Lemmon         Evans       Williams       Youseff        Milne      Tamelin   Loaves & Fishes for our Christmas donation.
                                                                                                                 Barry also passed on thanks from the
              If you cannot make your duty, it is your responsibility to find a replacement.                    Salvation Army for our donation and Kettle
                           SHOP TALK IF YOUR NAME IS HIGHLIGHTED IN RED                                         volunteers.
                                                                                                                 The VI Exhibition also passed on their thanks.
 Finally, Barry announced there will be a 100th        The club not only tours, but they also sponsor 
district anniversary dinner held on Jan 30th in         driver education and automobile restoration.            Rotary Club of Lantzville:
Tacoma, WA.                                               The Vancouver Island Region, celebrating its 15th
 Geoff E announced that the general assembly           anniversary, has 160 members who own Porsches.          The District Governor's monthly newsletter:
at Georgia Avenue Elementary went really well. 2        These members not only attend car shows and take
children who became good will ambassadors               part in driving tours, but they are extremely           The Rotary Foundation Newsletter:
received a huge stuffed bear and a rather large         involved in fundraising activities. In 2009, the club
remote controlled toy truck. All of our literacy        raised $100,000 for the Queen Anne Foundation           Make Up Meeting on the Internet
prizes were well received by the winners. A             for children in Victoria. They also donate     
reminder that the school’s principal, Shelly Green,     frequently to other charities such as food banks.
will be our guest speaker on Jan 14th.                    The 2 raffled Porsche T-shirts were won by Brian
                                                                                                                May it be said, when the sun sets on your
 Bob M thanked all of the Breakfast with Santa         R and Tom K.
volunteers. As usual, the event was a great success                                                             life, all of your dreams came true, and you
                                                                THE LIGHTER SIDE OF LIFE
with over 60 kids getting the opportunity to sit on                                                             made a difference in the lives of others.
Santa’s knee.
 Robert G thanked the Boxing Day Golf                  How fights start….
Tournament volunteers. There were 45 golfers and
$915 was raised. We understand that the coffee          One year, a husband decided to buy his mother-in-
was “extra special” this year.                          law a cemetery plot as a Christmas gift. The next
 Finally, Barry announced that the Minister            year, he didn’t buy her a gift. When she asked him
responsible responded to our letter over our            why, he replied, “Well, you still haven’t used the
concerns regarding the possible loss of gaming          gift I bought you last year!”
funds. As expected, there was no conclusive             And that’s how the fight started…
statement from our government.
                                                        I asked my wife, “Where do you want to go for our
              MORE REMINDERS                            anniversary?” It warmed my heart to see her face
                                                        melt in sweet appreciation. “Somewhere I haven’t
 This year the DLTA will be held in Port               been in a long time!” she said. So I suggested,
Angeles on Feb 20/21. The start time has been set       “How about the kitchen?”
to coincide with the 1030 AM arrival of the Koho        And that’s when the fight started…
sailing, and buses will be available from the dock.
                                                                                                                Gary Glover from the Porsche Club of America
No need to take your car. The club will also
subsidize part of the cost. Registration can be done                 ROTARY THOUGHTS
                                                        Rotary’s Four Way Test. Of all things we think,
               GUEST SPEAKER                            say or do:
                                                        1. Is it the TRUTH?
This week’s guest speaker was Gary Glover, from         2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
the Porsche (pronounced Porsch’a’) Club of              3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER
America…with the help of our very own Rick K.               FRIENDSHIPS.
  It was interesting to learn that Porsche not only     4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
builds incredible cars, but they also make BBQs,
watches, cell phones, boats, luggage and golf carts.                     ROTARY INFO
  PCA is the largest car club in the world, with 139    Rotary International:                                   Don D delivering his Rotary Minute,
regions in North America alone. Members come                                     approximately 24 hours prior to leaving for
from all walks of life, creating a huge social group.   Zone 22:                                                warm & sunny Mexico for the next few months.
                                                                                  Got room for one more in your RV, Don?
                                                        District 5020: