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November Minutes 2017

General Meeting Minutes
November 8 th Glowbal on Georgia Street, Telus building

Greg Moon, President Chaired the meeting

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

Toast to Queen: Steven Chen
SKAL Toast: Brian Veitch

November Birthday: Ron Waterhouse

Greg presented the Certificate to recognize Altan as the Young Skal of the Year.
Greg discussed the upcoming AGM which will be on January 10 th Frankies Jazz Club. At the Georgian Court Hotel,Lisa’s hotel.

Harvey informed the membership that nominations for the annual Tourism Award are now closed. The winner will be announced at the January Dinner meeting.

Inductions: Stephen Peters, Michael Kaile introduced. Well done. Karim Mohammadi was introduced by Altan as a Young Skal Member. Congratulations to all and Welcome to the Club

Guests:  Jason Bryant has a guest Clayton Watson owner of Vancouver Water Adventures
Richard Purcell has a guest Eric Sakawsky
Altan has 2 guests Nazmi Kamal,Instructor from Capilano University-School of Tourism and Outdoor
Recreation and Sunita Gelhan, Director of Operations Chateau Granville Hotel
Michael Kale introduced his guest –Peter Finamore
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
Joyce Hayne
Phil Storie
Dave Stevens
Congratulation’s to the winners of the Grand Prize Draw

Wines and other prizes:
$100 Gift Certificate from Glowbal—Karim
Wine—Karim
Wine –Lisa Jackson
Wine—Brian Veitch
Wine– Harvey

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

On behalf of the Club, Steve Halliday brought forward the staff and
Management thanking them for an excellent meal and service. Standing Ovation. Steve thanked the Executive Vancouver Skal Club for having an improvement in the venues and food, well done.

Upcoming Meeting:
December 13 Christmas Lunch
at the Arbutus Club 11am
Please be reminded the $2500 cash prize will be drawn.

November Minutes

General Meeting November 9, 2016
Best Western Chateau Granville

Check-in Team: David and Michael
Raffle: Ron
Toast to Queen: Gary Collinge
SKAL Toast: Brian Veitch well done

Month Birthdays: only one Ron will not tell us his age.
Inductions: none

Greg welcomed all to the dinner and laid out the agenda for the evening.

  • Guests:
    Guest of Trevor Scott is Cindy Schoenayer
    Altan has 5 guests Ayako Kawamukai (BCIT Marketing Management)
    Fikriye Toprakkaya(Greystone College customer service)
    Pirscila Tena (Canadian College Hospitality Management)
  • Greg introduced Harvey Lee. Harvey advised the Vancouver Skal Club has a Tourism Award for the year of 2016. Please send Nominations to Harvey for the criteria please email Harvey.
  • Michael updated the group on Facebook and encouraged all members to go to our site and add to it and do likes.

Randy, advised the YVR Info Centre would re-open on November 15th. See Randy for more detail

Greg(President) advised the membership at our June Event we will not have a Sea Cruise instead Lydia is working on a Wine Tour. In addition, we will have golfing. More details to follow.

  • We have two new members joining The Vancouver Skal Club. Richard Purcell and Eda koot, they will be inducted at our January meeting. Welcome Richard and Eda.
  • Monthly Draw Prizes –
  •  $ 2000.00 Cash Grand Prize (3 names)
  • Richard Purcell
  • Lisa Jackson
  • Joyce Hayne
  • Other prize draw items: Ivano won a book titled, “Rainforest”
  • Gary a nice bottle of wine.
  • Randy, wine.
  • Morgan won a gift certificate from the BW Chateau Granville.

Lydia thanked the team at the hotel for a wonderful meal and excellent service. Our group recognized the team by a standing ovation. Well done.
Lydia thank you for the kind words.

Upcoming Meeting:
 Annual Skal Christmas Lunch
Arbutus Club
2001 Nanton Ave, Vancouver, BC
Friday December 9th @ 11am
Email blast will be sent out.

Skal Canada Vancouver

NEXT MEETING   TBA

Wednesday January 10, 2018
Frankie’s Jazz Club at  the Georgian Court Hotel.

765 Beatty St, Vancouver