Rhonda Latreille – President & Chair
Jeff Richards
Lynda Simpson
Peter Herz
Pat Hahn
Joanne Taylor
Carlos Galvez
Eva Galvez
Brian O’Ruairc
Deidre O’Ruairc
Alan Benson
Rick Singh
Zoom:  Garry McIntosh
Guests:  Greg Flinn
             Mark Wilson
  • Welcome and Call to Order 7:38AM
  • Deirdre – Introduction of Mark Wilson, new attendee, and returning guest Greg Flinn,  Welcome.
  • National Anthem – led by Eva with thanks
  • Invocation - Peter
  • Rotary Minute – Rhonda -
  • Accept Minutes of previous Meeting of December 8th, 2021, moved by Deirdre, seconded by Carlos, carried.
  • Additions to Agenda
  •         -Noted December as a busy month of Rotary anniversaries for our members !!
  •         -Christmas tip for Waitress – Encouraged a large tip for our wonderful waitress here are Indian Cuisine Restaurant.
  •         -Save On Gift Cards for Flood Victims -Moved by Brian that we donate total of $3000 towards flood victims in Abbotsford of Save-on Food Gift cards, seconded by Pat.  Carried.     In future, moved by Lynda, seconded by Deirdre,  that our President Rhonda please make executive decision on our club’s behalf with needs of emergency funds, such as flooding in BC.  Carried.     
  •         -Giving Tree – Rhonda collected $280 in gifts for the 3 families (via Sources) from the giving tree with thanks.  Was done by individuals in past. Moved by Rick that our club pays for this donation. Seconded by Lynda, Carried.
  • Rick moved that, in future, we concentrate our donations to our own club members, Eva and Carlos Galvez, of the Salvation Army, seconded by Deidre, Carried.   This will be a more personal touch and carrying donation as our own members select the families in need.
  •         -Donation to Salvation Army – Each year our club donates $500 to Salvation Army towards their thanksgiving and Christmas meals for the needy.  We also collected an additional $505 in personal member donations. Receipts are given for donations over $20.  
  •         -As Eva and Carlos were unable to run the Kettle drive this year, a letter was sent out to everyone.
  • Sergeant at Arms – Pat – many happy and sad wishes collected with generous donations.
  • Polar Bear Swim - January 1, 2022, noon. at the White Rock on the West Beach. Please check the newspaper for details. 
  • Future meeting Date: January 12, 2022!!   Installation Social planned for January 19, 2022.
    • Wishing you all a happy Christmas
    • and healthy New Year!
  • Adjournment  8:58am.
Yours in Rotary,
Lynda Simpson