Members Present:
Pat Hahn
Brian and Deirdre O'Ruairc
Jerry and Roberta Zdril
Joanne Taylor
Don Boyce
Peter Herz
Al Benson
Emery Dosdall
Garry McIntosh
Ritu Khanna 
Ritu Khanna, Executive Director South Surrey& White Rock Chamber of Commerce
Meeting called to order at 7:15.  O Canada led by Don, Deidre provided invocation.
Pat collected happy and sad dollars.
Rotary minute - Jerry read the 4 way test as reminder of club's and members commitments.
- Don talked about Foundation month and indicated that a cheque presentation will be made in November.
- Ready Steady Go fundraiser is progressing.  Ticket sales need to improve. Members will be delivering posters.  
NOTE:  Please work on acquiring silent auction items.
- Christmas Social at Renee's common room Dec 12 will start at 6:30 and will cost $30 per person.  PLEASE ADVISE RENEE ON YOUR ATTENDANCE.
-  A Christmas donation fund was discussed.  Will contact Carlos at Salvation Army
Speaker - Ritu Khanna was introduced by Deirdre.
- Ritu started her career in nonprofit sector
- Represents White Rock and South Surrey
- Spoke about rapid growth in the area
- Provided information and brochures on upcoming Chamber events.
- Wants to work with Rotary to develop project of shared interest.
Deirdre thanked Ritu
- April 27th will be a Rotary work day for the 5 clubs.  Jerry volunteered to work on the committee to develop a project.
- Passport to Fun event is being planned for February.  Roberta will participate in planning for the event.
- No plans to have an event at the racetrack.
- Polar bear swim on Jan 1 will occur this year. Al is on the committee. Plan to have more hot dog vendors this year.
District and Global Grants:
- District Grant has stage 1 approval with additional information to be provided by Dec 1.  - Global Grant continues to progress with new details having been requested.
Jerry, Deirdre, Brian and Chip to work on these grants.
Meeting location:
- Ricky's has been confirmed until the end of December
- While additional locations will be considered, it was suggested that the club confirm Ricky's after December in the event that another location cannot be found.
- White Spot and Centennial Rink room were suggested as potential locations.
Reminder again to work on acquiring silent auction items.
Jeff to apply for gaming license for Ready Steady Go.
Request to see if there are other fund raising ideas to replace 50/50 draw.
Meeting adjourned at 8:30.
Next weeks speaker is 
Lilliana Kang, BC Lottery