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.
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
IN THE LANCE THIS WEEK
SERGEANT-AT-ARMS MEETING WILL BE HELD ON
MONDAY, JAN 11th, 4:30 AT INVESTORS
The Sgt was David L. Linda M reminded us about GROUP
FUTURE EVENTS & FEATURES
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
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
Monday Feb 22nd 9-11PM
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 www.rotary5020.org
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 www.lantzvillerotary.com
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 www.rotary5020.org/newsletter.pdf
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 www.ourfoundation.info
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 www.rotaryeclubone.org
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.
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 http://www.rotary.org 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.
www.rotaryzone22.org Got room for one more in your RV, Don?