Skål Vancouver December Meeting Minutes 2019

December 11th General Meeting Minutes

Arbutus Club

President Michael opened the meeting and Welcomed all to our Annual Christmas Lunch. He thanked our check in Team.

Check-in Team: David and Thomas

Donations: Greg Moon will accept for the Food Bank and the Christmas Bureau

Raffle: Christine and Steven

Toast to Queen: Karen L.

SKAL Toast: Randy V.

December Birthdays:

  • Angus
  • Steven Chen
  • Ayako
  • Randy Vannatter

Michael reminded us we have a need for New Members. So please invite guests to our upcoming meetings.  We have 62 members for the year and the membership team is there it help (David, Mark, Christine, Karen & Altan) are growing, why can we not have 75?

We awarded the Ugly Christmas Sweater to Andrew Brownrigg who received a $75 Visa Gift card.


  • Beth’s guest is Brian
  • David’s guest is Liberty
  • Dikran’s guest is Sandra
  • Coach’s guest is Sandra Lou
  • Ron’s guest is Donna

Inductions :

  • John Kearns by Scott Johnson

Tourism Award: Harvey presented the recipient of the 2019 Bill Rowe Tourism Award; The Wickaninnish Inn

Draw Prizes: Christine and Steven we had a beautiful Christmas Basket prepared by Christine and 5 Bottles of wine and entry for 4 to the Christmas Market (Courtesy of Randy V)

The 2019 $2500 Grand Prize Draw by Coach…. The winner of the $2500 was Scott Johnson, Christine & Devaraj!  The shared the prize pool, congrats to all!

Thank you to the team: Devaraj from Young Skal thanked the entire team of the Arbutus Club for an excellent Buffet and Service. Well done and Merry Christmas to all

We raised $180 for the Food Bank and $355 Christmas Bureau plus a bag of toys!  Thanks to all the members that donated!

Next meeting: January 8th Chez Michel 1373 Marine Drive(2nd floor) West Vancouver

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