Meeting Summary - May 25/15
President Richard was pleased preside over the induction ceremony of three new Rotarians for membership in the Rotary Club of Lloydminster.
Rawrie Bullock - Classification Retail Sales - proposed by Khurston Bullock
Tara Ferguson - Classification Financial Services - proposed by Paul Richer
John Halliday - Classification Non-Profit - proposed by Glenn Fagnan
Rotarian Gerry Gehlen read the Charge and extended the right hand of Rotary Fellowship to the three new inductees, along with their Members Kit.
President Richard affixed their Rotary pins and the membership extended a warm welcome to the Rotary Family.
Following the induction, one of the newer Rotarians Garth Merryweather gave his Vocational.  Garth was proposed by Paul Richer and his classification is Insurance.  Vocationals provide the membership with the opportunity  to get to know their fellow Rotarians on a more personal level.  Thank you Garth for your presentation, spattered throughout with a good deal of humour.  As Will Rogers said, 'we are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can'.
Sympathy was extended to Rotarian Paul DuVal on the passing of the Mother.
Auction Gift donated by Wayde Blythe and AGAIN won by Peter Parkinson.  There should be some limit on the number of times Peter can win me thinks!!
Dream Vacation winners were announced by Charlene Rowein:   Trip won by David Lopez; 100.00 by Michele DeSchover;  50.00 by Mike Schmipf.
Sergeant-at-Amrs Jason Whiting filled in today and was able to extract some change from those present.
Next Week's speaker To Be Announced.   Watch for an e-mail near you!
Closing Thought:  Life is a long lesson in humility.
Yours in Rotary