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Wed Feb 14 Luncheon -  Boys & Girls Clubs of South Coast BC

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Our club had sponsored the Boys and Girls Club to the Vancouver Giants Hockey games in the last couple of years. 
 
Kirstie Rousell, Donor Engagement Specialist of the BGCBC will give us an update of their program.

 

Happy Valentine's Day! Get into the spirit and wearing something red today.

 
 
Hilton Vancouver Airport 
12:15 to 1:30 pm
5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC (map)
Welcome Bill Lau joining our club
At our Feb 7 luncheon, Bill Lau is joining his wife Cindy and become Corporate member of our club. He was inducted by D5040 Governor Don Evans. Bill is the President of CBA Electrical and Security Systems Ltd., a very good friend of Dean. 
 
 
Our visiting guests were Brian Ford, guest of Dixie and Ibrahim Elburai who had visited our club many years ago. Looking forward to see Ibrahim this Wednesday.  
 
Rotary Peace Conference
Seven Richmond Club members were among the 800 delegates at the Rotary Peace Conference on Saturday. This is the first of the six presidential peacebuilding conferences hosted by RI President Ian H.S. Riseley. The purpose of the conferences is  to explore the connection between peace and Rotary‚Äôs five other areas of focus plus environmental sustainability. 
 
Topics included food waste, positive peace, impact of trees in our lives, biodiversity, etc. We all came home inspired and will start making changes in our daily life. Some short videos of the sessions will be posted in the next couple of weeks at the Peace conference website...
   
 
Upcoming Events
Wed Luncheon - Boys & Girls Clubs of S Coast BC
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Feb 14, 2018
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Feb Board Meeting
James Hsieh Apartment Meeting Rm
Feb 15, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
 
Wed Luncheon - Rotary 113 Anniversary
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Feb 21, 2018
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Pacific Northwest PETS
DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport
Feb 23, 2018 8:00 AM –
Feb 25, 2018 5:00 PM
 
Wed Luncheon - Paul Harris Presentation
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Feb 28, 2018
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
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