Rotary Club of Oak Bay
2006-2007 Rotary International Theme: Lead the Way
District 5020 Governor 06-07: Erik Frederickson

Join us at Noon on Tuesdays at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel - 1175 Beach Drive, Victoria, BC, CANADA, V8S 2N2
Directions to Hotel

Program for July 4, 2006, reported by Vicky Pitt


New '06-'07 President, Tav Macpherson, welcomes new Rotarians
Therese Eley and Steve Harthill

Volunteers are needed on the day.
Contact Heather Aked if you can help.

Friday August 25th at Cordova Bay. Please contact Dave Maxwell or Lori McLeod if you can help, and Ron Cooley if you can be a Hole Sponsor
These are our major fundraisers;
it is hoped all members can help.

This was the first meeting of the “new regime” with President Tav who informed the members that it is Rotary “Literacy Month”. He then called for the singing of “God save the Queen” but we all sang “O Canada” anyway, being the disciplined crew that we are. Tsuyoshi Takahashi said grace.

Visiting Rotarians & Guests, introduced by Anne Sims
Bruce Hooker, Saanich, Real Estate;
Jim Warr, Harbourside, Forest Products.
Mike Sharlow was the guest of Bill Sharlow
Therese Eley and Steve Harthill were guests of the Club

This week the Sergeant at Arms was the popular Mark Bedford who went to town with his fines: The President for thievery of time (a call of a few seconds taking several minutes) and for stating he was just testing us by asking for the Queen at the start of the meeting.
The whole executive for holding a meeting during the time a FIFA game was on TV.
Anyone who did not have a flag on their house or car for Canada Day
Anyone who did not attend on of the events for Oak Bay Centennial at Windsor Park
John Edgell for being the “Maestro of the candy floss”
Jack “no-name” for having no name and for saying he could not make candy floss due to a sprained wrist
David Maxwell for looking so relaxed
Vicky for drawing up next to the S@A (who was on his bike) in her “tank” so close as to render the Sgt. totally spitless
Rod and David Philips for being the last in.

Happy Dollars:- Neil Madsen for the reports he is sure each of the directors will give him
Bill Sharlow because it is 63 years to the day that his ship was sunk by a torpedo. Of the five ships in his smaller part of the larger 92 convoy which supported the invasion of Sicily, three were sunk and the knowledge of their sinking could not be relayed to the others at sea until after the landing several days later. He was picked up by the Honeydew – a Corvette with a Scottish crew. Was that a happy or sad dollar Bill?
Leslie on behalf of Lorna for John Edgell and Rod Sim for their absolute enjoyment of the “local scenery” at the Oyster Festival
Heather for her 7th Anniversary
Dallas because she is no longer the Sgt., and several more but space has run out.
Visitor Mike Sharlow won the draw but no more, even though Mark had lost his marbles.

Tav announced that Mary and Les Canty will do the Health of the Club this year. Mary asked for our thoughts for Bert WhanTong whose brother has just died.
Brian Lamb announced that 13 members had helped with Candy floss and pop corn at Windsor Park with special thanks to Tricia who helped Brian to pack in and pack out the equipment and Wynne for providing the tables from his church. We will net about $570 from the sales.
Leslie presented a banner from a club in Texas from a couple who were in Victoria last week. We will send a banner to their club.
John Snively reminded the members to support Pablo’s concerts as a portion of the receipts will go to support Rotary. Pablo’s brother will be conducting the first of the three concerts. Tickets are available at every Club meeting.
Dave Maxwell reported that he and Leslie have been visiting all the local clubs to invite a foursome from each club to take part in the golf tournament. Lorna will talk more about the golf tournament next week.
Dave also showed the club the Presidential Citation, which he said reflects the contributions of our club. This is the 6th or 7th year in a row that we have won the citation.
Tav stated that this year his token of appreciation will be a Rotary bookmark. Today he awarded it to Jack for all the work he did to arrange our very successful annual dinner.

Induction of New Members
President Tav introduced our newest members, Steve Harthill and Therese Eley.

Steve is sponsored by Jack Petrie. Steve and his wife and daughter moved to Victoria in July, 2001, with two suitcases each and a border collie. After operating an office supply business for many years, he decided to move to Canada in what he describes as a mid-life crisis. He is a sales executive for Pitney Bowes. He is good company and good cheer and has already begun participating in our Club activities and social events.

Terese is sponsored by Tricia Timmermans. Terese was born in Revelstoke on the “high side of the tracks” studied ballet, music, oboe, piano, and flute, and sat on several student counsels. She graduated from UVic 10 years ago with a BA with a post grad certificate in Public Pelations and has been a guest lecturer at the university. She has been a volunteer dog walker and has been employed by the Oak Bay Beach Hotel for the last three years as the Director of Communications and Human Resources. She enjoys yoga, golf, hiking, and has traveled all over the world. She is now working on learning to play guitar.

Following the inductions TAV recognized the proposers of our new members and provided each of them with a Rotary key fob.

Pres. Tav will be in Port Townsend next week to assist Joan with the transfer of the D.G.’s banner to the club of the next DG.
announced that our next exchange student is a lady who will arrive from Mexico about August 20.


Programs for July
July 18 Giles Bixler: Beliefs in Conflict
July 25 Ben Andersen: China Experience
August 1 TBA
August 8 TBA
August 15 Vocational Talks: Steve Harthill and Therese Eley
August 22 TBA
August 29 TBA
Roster to July 25, 2006
Greet/Intro Bulletin Intro Speaker Thank Speaker
18 Bixler Bristol-Price L Canty M Canty Carter
25 Chambers Chapple Cooley Croft Diemecke

JULY Cashier: B Andersen; 50-50: J Peggs

President - Tav Macpherson
President Elect - Jack Petrie
Past President - David Maxwell
Secretary - Leslie Rogers-Warnock
Treasurer - Brian Lamb
Service Directors:
Administration - Barry Mutter
Public Relations - Tricia Timmermans
Foundation - David Maxwell
Membership - Jack Petrie
Service Projects - Dallas Chapple
International - Jim Force

Sergeants @ Arms - Mark Bedford & Ben Andersen
Attendance Chair: Angele Munro

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