March Minutes 2017

General Minutes March 8, 2017
The Gateway Hotel at the airport in Richmond

Check-in Team: David and Fikriye
Raffle: Ron and Ivano
Toast to Queen: Morgan Chatry
SKAL Toast: Jim Storie

March Birthdays :
Scott Johnson, Rudolf Tize, Bill Whyte, Joyce Hayne, Lisa
Jackson Those in attendance received Lotto Tickets, good luck.

Jason Bryant was introduced by Randy Vannatter,well done Randy.
Fikriye Topkaya(Young Skal) was introduced by Altan. On Behalf of the Club, congratulations and welcome aboard.

2016 Tourism Award Tourism
Vancouver’s Info Centre. Ty Speers the CEO will receive the award at the April 12th dinner meeting.

David Wetsch has two guests, Keith Tsukishima of Inntegrated Hospitality and Dave Stevens GM of the Days Inn Vancouver Downtown.
Morgan Chatry introduced Kevin Wooliams.
Altan introduced Stephanie Wells Capilano University
Mark Elliott introduced his guest Michael Tittle, Vancouver Community College, Head of the Tourism Management Division. Steve Halliday introduced a seasoned hotelier, Nejat Sarp.
James Storie introduced his guest Lorne Richard.
Angus introduced his two Guests Harold Kurtzke and his beautiful wife Joanne.

Welcome to all Guests and we all do hope one day you will become a Vancouver Skal Member.

Young Skal attending:
Altan introduced Fikriye Topkaya. Altan has a guest, Maya
Hunder McMartin Capilano University Tourism Management Program. Maya may join Young Skal.
Welcome Young Skal

Draw Prizes – Ron and Ivano

$ 2500.00 Cash Grand Prize to be drawn at the 2017 Dec.Skal Christmas Lunch

Gordon Chatry
Mark Elliott
Greg Moon

Other prize draw items and winners:
Wine Mark Elliott
Wine Greg Moon
Wine Brian Veitch
$50 Gift Certificate in Pier 73 compliments of the Gateway Airport
Hotel, Mark Elliott
Two tickets for the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Gordon Chatry

Congrats to all prize winners
Thank you to those who gave door
prizes, Randy Vannatter, Barry Director of Operations Gateway Airport Hotel and wine donors.

Thanks to the Gateway Hotel :
Gary Collinge on behalf of the Vancouver Skal Club, thanked Eda and Barry and their entire team for an outstanding dinner. The menu was excellent and all enjoyed the evening.
Again Many Thanks.

Upcoming Meetings:
Wed April 12th, THE FRENCH TABLE at 3916 Main St Vancouver
May 10th Coast Hotel on Denman Street
June 16th UBC for Golf and dinner event.

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