Scott led the singing of "O Canada" and Deirdre gave the invocation with an Irish twist.
Pat introduced Mary Brunet who is our guest speaker.
Rick introduced Rhonda Latreille, a friend of his, who is interested in potentially joining our club. Welcome to Rhonda
November 29 meeting will be held at the 2320 King George Hwy starting at 7:15 AM.  Rick offered to bring coffee, muffins, fruit and juice.  Thanks for that Rick.
Pat attended the Rotary Foundation Dinner on November 18 at Newlands.  Pat provided an overview of the history of the Foundation.  To date 3 Billion dollars US had been raised.  Focus has been on the world wide eradication of Polio, a goal which has almost been achieved.  November is Rotary Foundation month.  Membership approved at $26.50 US donation from each club member to the Foundation.  Additional donations by individual members are welcome.
Don continues to bring Save On Foods gift cards for purchase by members.  Salvation Army needs volunteers to man the christmas kettles do Don circulated a sign up sheet.  Please contact Don if you are available to assist.
There was a discussion about the club's sponsorship of students from the Learning Centre to attend
1) Adventures in Leadership - costs $300 per student 
2) Adventures in Citizenship Ottawa - costs $698 per student to register plus airfare and spending money.
Membership voted to support two (2) students for the Adventures in Leadership, with a stipulation that the Learning Centre ensure that an alternate student is chosen in the event that the first chosen student is not able to attend.
Membership voted NOT to support the Ottawa Adventures in Citizenship program.
Sip N Savor made $41,000.  Based upon a 50/50 split $20,500 is available to Rotary.  Then 60%, $12,300  of that goes to Hospice and 40%, $8,200 to the two Rotary clubs.  The South Surrey club gets 25% of that so our share is $2,050.  Appreciation again expressed to all those involved in this event.
Scott returned with guns a blazing as Sergeant at Arms.  
Rick introduced our guest speaker, Mary Brunet who delivered an interesting presentation on Sassy Awards.
Mary mentioned that the scheduled speaker, Allan Baedak, was out of the country.
The website to obtain more information is 
Next years award program is on May 17, Surrey City Hall.
Mary asked our club to consider becoming an award sponsor, costing $1,750.  Executive will discuss this at their next meeting.
Peter thanked Mary.