Service Above Self
We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
125 Riverside Drive
Penticton, BC V2A 5Y4
Rotapen - Weekly Newsletter
Posted by Linda Metcalfe on Jul 23, 2014
- Erwin Ploner still needs 3 more volunteers this weekend to serve beer at the Rodeo Beer Garden. Please contact him.
- Challenge Penticton is still looking for volunteers. Contact Lori or Pres. Cal if you need help registering online.
- Kamloops Ribfest is happening August 8 -10th if members are interested in attending and helping
- Barb Hoolaeff is still accepting your gently used items for the Yard Sale
- Bring your Rotarian Magazine (after you have finished reading it)
Upcoming Club Events:
- Ralph Oslund announced a "Summer Rotary Party" on August 3rd at the home of Dave and Jo Young, who have sold their home and want to celebrate!
- BBQ at Peter Beulah's home, Sunday, August 10th, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. NOTE: Cost to be determined shortly.
- Wednesday, July 30th at Noon featuring speaker Jen Vincent from the Penmar Community Arts Society
- Guests: There were many guests today: Visiting Rotarians Liliana Sulikowska from Kindersley Rotary with her two guests Maria Woronko and Aurelia Woronko and Walter Zuk from Heritage Park, Calgary Rotary. Also John Pankiw's guest was Dale Krusnel. Ken Davis brought Jerry Briggs, a B52 Bomber Pilot visiting from Arizona, as his guest. You can check out the plane at Penticton Airport until the weekend.
- Birthdays: Fred Hendricks, Lori Motluk and Paul Varga.
- UBC Visit: Rory McIvor announced that the annual UBC visit will not be taking place this year.
- Pres. Cal introduced our speaker Dave Del Rizzo, President of the Peach City Community Radio Society, a not-for-profit society which is volunteer driven. The society was formed in 2010 and has 70 members. To date they have live internet streaming and have applied for a FM broadcast application. His "Raise the Radio" campaign is aimed to engage enthusiastic community members who believe that radio can give a voice to the community. To find out more about Peach City Radio, visit www.peachcityradio.org.
- Sheriff: Aaron McRann did an excellent job as Sheriff with many a fine for "loud" shirts, shorts and such!
- Draw: The draw today was for $560. The winning ticket belonged to Past President Dave Smith but he did not draw the joker from the deck.
- Camera was left at office so no photos today!!