April Minutes 2017

General Minutes
Wed April 12th,

THE FRENCH TABLE at 3916 Main St Vancouver

Check-in Team: David and Fikriye
Raffle: Michael Favelle and Steven Chen
Toast to Queen: Richard Purcell
SKAL Toast: Michael Favelle

April Birthdays :
Michael Kaile, Jonas Melin, Paul Wechselberger, Craig Norris-Jones, and Anastasios .
Each member presented with a Scratch and Win
Good luck to all.

Inductions:
Young Skal Altan and Greg to introduced Ayako to the membership. Welcome Ayako.
Joyce Hayne and Greg inducted Jeffery Stewart . Joyce gave an informative overview of Jeffery. A sincere

Welcome was given to both by President Greg Moon.

2016 Bill Rowe Tourism Award .
Ty Speers,President and CEO of Tourism Vancouver was Welcomed by Harvey and Greg.
Harvey did a preview of previous winners and did a bio overview of Ty Speers and Tourism Vancouver. Greg presented the outstanding award to Tourism Vancouver’s Info.Centre.
Ty accepted and was humbled by the Award, he will have a meeting of the supervisors and volunteers at the Info.Centre and will proudly acknowledge them for a job well done.
Thank you Ty and hope to see you and some upcoming meetings.

Guests:
Juan Pablo Duran Director of Membership Development Ascend Hotel Collection Choice Hotels Canada Guest of David Wetsch. Matt Taylor Rocky Mountaineer Team Leader of Guest Experience, Guest of Altan, Kent Hull, guest of Morgan. Michael Kaile introduce his guest, Philipp Posh General Manager of the Trump International Hotel and Tower Vancouver

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

Skal Member.
Young Skal attending: Altan introduced all Young Skal members attending this meeting.

Welcome Young Skal all attending acknowledged

Draw Prizes
Michael Favelle and Steven Chen

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

Gordon Chatry, Harvey Lee, and Ivano

Wines  two bottles,  Brian Rohl
The French Table gift certificate $50.00 winner Mark Elliott

Congrats to all winners.

Thanks to the French Table:Michael Kaile thanked Herve and his team for an outstanding meal and service. Standing ovation by the Vancouver Skal Club.

Upcoming Meetings:

May 10 th Coast Plaza Hotel (notice to be sent by April 22 nd )

June 16 th UBC for Golf and dinner event.

September 13 th , location to be announced

President Greg, advised Michael Favelle will do a Social Media Presentation at the May 10 th meeting.

Ivano, spoke to the National Raffle, over $30,000 in Prizes,( see below)  for tickets please see Ivano.

Meeting Adjourned.

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