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October Minutes 2017

October 11th, Vancouver Lawn and Tennis Club

Greg Moon, President chaired the meeting

Check-in Team: David and Fikriye
Raffle: Steven Chen and Richard Purcell

Toast to Queen: Harvey Lee
SKAL Toast: Ivan0

October Birthdays: Tim Tindle and Kevin Woolliams

Young Skal
This evening we have 9 Young Skal Club Members from Japan.
Our Vancouver Skal members Mark Elliott Program Chair Hospitality Management from Douglas College and Altan Young Skal Vancouver have prepared the agenda.
This event was well received.
For details and pictures please go to the Young Skal Vancouver website

On behalf of the Vancouver Club,-thank you- this will be
remembered for years.

President Greg advised at the upcoming AGM in February we will be needed to fill Board Positions. If Interested please contact Greg or David.

Young Skal .
At the Skal Gala dinner, Altan received the Award for Young Skal of the Year this was a Global Award. President Sean accepted for Altan. Congratulations from all of us Altan, well done.

Bill Rowe Memorial Tourism Award for 2017

Harvey addressed the upcoming nominations required for the Bill Rowe Memorial Tourism Award for 2017. This is given to a Local individual,corporation or organisation that has significantly contributed to the success and growth of the Tourism Industry in Vancouver and British Columbia.

Nomination form

Ivano updated the club, Skal Canada will be having the Board Meeting in November of 2018. No location has been chosen; The Vancouver Club is considering hosting. We would require 20 guest rooms. Any of our members that our hoteliers please contact Ivano before October 20 th . We need to submit to Skal Canada by November 2 nd

We did recognize Erden Duygu, Secretary of the Skal Club of Izmir Turkey.

Michael, informed us he worked at the Vancouver Lawn and Tennis club for two years and knows many of the staff working this evening. His Grandfather ran the Pro Shop for a number of Years. Great information.

Valentina’s guest is Vince Smith
Mark Elliott has 9 guests Young Skal Japan:
Scott Johnston guest is, Chris Perna GM Hilton Hotel Burnaby
David Wetsch has two guests, Rich Eichler from Calgary and Reuben Mace from Britiany Beach
Altan has a guest, Karim Mohammadi Fairmont Pacific Hotel
Erden Duygu Secretary of the Izmir Club of Turkey
Welcome to all Guests.

Draw Prizes – Steven Chen and Richard

$ 2500.00 Cash Grand Prize to be drawn at the 2017 Dec.Skal Christmas lunch Eda Koot, Joyce Hayne and Karim Mohammadi

Congratulation’s to the winners of the Grand Prize Draw

Wines and other prizes:
Wine Aerator- Angus
Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls- Gordon Chatry
Pasta Fork, Ivano
Wine- Steven Chen
Wine- FIkriye
Wine-Eda Koot
Wine-Gordon Chatry

Congratulations to all the winners of the wine and other great prizes.

On behalf of the Club, Michael thanked the Vancouver Lawn and Tennis Club. Fantastic meal and service. Thank you all.

New Business:
December 13 th at 11:30am we will all meet at the Arbutus
Club for our Annual Christmas Lunch. We are in full support of the
Christmas Bureau, please bring unwrapped toys or plan to give a cash donation. Mark your calendar and see you there.

Upcoming Meeting:
November 8th Glowbal Restaurant 590 West Georgia base of
the new Telus building.

Meeting Adjourned.

October Minutes

October 12 2016 General Meeting Minutes

Pinnacle Hotel 1133 West Hastings

Check-in Team: David and Lydia

Raffle: Ron

Chair: Ivano charged the meeting and did a great job. He updated our group as to Skal Canada and the upcoming Congress in Toronto.

Toast to Queen: Lydia Miller

SKAL Toast: Joyce Hayne

Month Birthdays: only one Tim Tindle ( regrets)

Inductions: Angus inducted Trevor Scott. A great Welcome congratulations Trevor from all Skal members.

Guests: Richard Purcell of Freeman Audio Visual Canada David’s Guest David introduced Richard. He is considering joining the Club . Altan introduced his guest, Ece AJ Sonmez currently a student of Tourism Management at BCIT.
A warm welcome from all members of the Vancouver Skal Club

Monthly Draw Prizes –

 $ 2000.00 Cash Grand Prize (3 names)

 Angus Wilkinson

 Trevor Scott

 Mike Durkin

 Other prize draw items

2 bottles of wine, went to Criag Norris-Jones and Lydia Miller

1 Gift Package . Lydia Miller

1 weekend for two at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbour view includes accommodation and breakfast each morning…winner is David Wetsch

We thanked Ron for organizing the prize draw items.

Craig Norris-Jones thanked Jonas (the GM) for hosting our group this evening. Craig also thanked the Chef and his team for a great presentation of the food and the quality was outstanding. Craig also thanked the Catering team for a job well done. The entire Club recognized the teams.

Upcoming Meeting will be November 9th at the BW Chateau

Granville Hotel. Hope to see you all there.