introduced the many guest including spouse of Sunrisers:-
Bonnie Pigeon ~ Gerard Pigeon, Jackie
Bray - Dennis Bray, Audrey Chevalier - John Chevalier,
John Burgess - Marjorie Burgess, Roger McCrae - Gloria
McCrae, Max Howell - Ruth Howell, Joe Mares - Gayle
Mares, Greg Davenport - Rick Nicholls,
Downtown Club:- Karen Kirkwood
Whyte, Lenore Fletcher (Pianist for Downtown) (Guest of
R. Brisco), Rick Brisco, Charles Seaman, Johanna Haan,
Wayne Schnabel, Herb Todgham, August Sunnen and Sean
Dillon (Guest of A. Sunnen), John Cheek, Bill Grin,
Colin McGregor, Bob Rankin, Barry Fraser, Barb Chapple,
Graham Kemble, Russell Gorham, Ed Robbins, Diane
McGuigan, Peter Cook, Peter Epp, Andy Watson, Ed
Mariconda and Michael Matteis (Guest of Mariconda), Bill
Welch, Paul McDonell, Tom McCarthy, Brian Reid, Mike
Davidson, Ken Koke.
(right), pianist Lenore Fletcher with Sunrise's First
Lady Ruth Howell.
With $86.50 in
Bonny Pigeon arranged
the 50/50 Draw, (48) won by Ken Koke.
was happy because his wife had a surprise birthday party for
him. He usually misses out as his birthday is Christmas day.
reported birthdays for Frank, Joe Mares, Bill Wickham, Brad
Miller and Bob Vellinga.
Ivan Katzmanís happy buck was that the major reading of Dickenís work
at the Kwianis Theater last night was a great success. The actor
who did the reading was fabulous and he crowd appreciated his
Hindmarsh was also happy with the Dickenís night which likely
will be repeated next year.
Hunter presented a cheque for $40.00 which is from the sale of
the wine with the special labeling for the Annual Banquet that
wasnít sold until later.
Sheila Batemen would like to once again advise the group ďRoses for RotaryĒ will be
24, 2004" at the WISH Centre. A bus tour to the Leamington rose provider is being
organized for February, 2004.
reported that the Directorís elected for next year are; Walter
Ploegman, Greg Davenport, Sheila Bateman, Michele Grzebien. The
club Sect and Treasurer are appointed positions.
that Lauren, our exchange student from 3 years ago from
Australia, has graduated from university and now has a job in
Canaberra . She wishes all the best of the Season.
FROM PRESIDENT DIANE. - President Diane thought that since this
event is so well attended, we should consider making it an
annual event. We donít have enough events shared by our 2 clubs
and their spouses. She wished everyone a Merry Christmas and the
best for the New Year.
Max introduced Rick
Brisco and keyboard accompanist Lenore Fletcher who
conducted a sing song of Christmas Carols. As usual, they
make the program something special.
Claus: (Michelle) we had our own and she was at her best. A
sheet with 14 Christmas
Carol titles depicted by cartoons
was on each table. The contest was to be the first table to
figure out the names of the carols from the various
drawings. The 3 winning tables received a bottle of wine for
their efforts. The number one table had both our music
director and pianist contributing their input.
members of both clubs told short jokes.
closed with a poem entitled a Christmas Poem and the singing
of our National Anthem.
February 14 Saturday
March 13 Saturday
CLUB ASSEMBLY December 30TH
Minutes by President Max Howell :