Meeting Summary - January 26, 2015
Speaker:              Scott Musgrave, Musgrave Agencies
Introduced by:      Rotarian Chris Benoit
Thanked by:         Rotarian Glenn Fagnan
The club was pleased to hear from Scott Musgrave of Musgrave Agencies who spoke to the membership on the current climate of Real Estate in the City of Lloydminster.  Scott made the following predictions based on market indicators, development, City building permits, population and future proposed developments.
Longer period to sell
Optimistic pricing - will no longer be effective
Apartment vacancy
Not an influx of repossessions
36 - 50 new apartments
100 condominiums to be build
175 single family homes
8 - 10 industrial building
8 new retail outlets (100,000 sq. ft.)
6 new restaurants
Rotarian Glenn Fagnan thanked Scott for his foresight in the industry, as well as all that Musgrave Agencies do for Lloydminster and surrounding area.
Auction Gift:    Donated by Musgrave - lucky winner -  Paul Richer.
Radio Days:   Randy Aston continued to make the pitch for the upcoming Radio Days.  Interested Rotarians were asked to contact either Randy Aston or Charlene Rowein before the end of January, the deadline date set by The Goat Radio.
One Hour a Month:   Barry Davis presented a New Initatives proposal from the Community Services Community asking Rotarians to sign up for a test program for One Hour a Month community volunteer program.  This program will give Rotarians the opportunity to offer their services to various organizations, programs, functions etc., that the Committee will present from time to time.  The first request is from the Meals on Wheels program and interested Rotarians were asked to  sign-up on the circular sheet if this would work into their schedule.
Memoriam:  Richard Starke announced that Bud Miller, former MLA for Lloydminster from 1971-86, passed away and his funeral will be held on Thursday, January 29th @ 2:00 p.m. at the Kitscoty Hall.
Next Monday:   February 2nd, the guest speaker will be our own  Rotarian Tyler Morrissettee giving his Vocational.
Yours in Rotary
Pat Skinner