Meeting Summary - April 13, 2015
Speaker:             AJ Mokelky
Topic:                 Junior Achievement
Introduced by:    Randy Aston
Thanked by:       Barry Davis
We were pleased to hear from AJ Mokelky on Junior Achievement in Lloydminster.    Junior Achievement is the largest non profit organization in the world dedicated to educating youth about:  business, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness.  As of February 2015 Junior Achievement programs are being delivered in Lloydminster Schools.  This is the result of a partnership between Junior Achievement Saskatchewan and the Regional Business Accelerator.  They will be in over 40 classrooms this school year, reaching over 1,000 students from Grades 6 - 11.  The Grade 7 program focuses on diversity and work readiness.  The Grade 8 program on understanding their finances and the Grade 9 program on career planning and job opportunities.  Junior Achievement programs are supported by the business community of the cities they operate in.  Lloydminster is currently seeking volunteers and sponsors for a variety of programs to be delivered in the coming months and the following school year.
Visiting Rotarians :  Ed Andersen and Paul Klaasen from the Border City Club.
Auction Gift:   Donated by Darryl Oster and won by Peter Parkinson
Proposed for Membership by President Richard:  
John Halliday - Proposed by Glenn Fagnan; Classification:  Non-Profit (Red Cross)
Rawrie Bullock - Proposed by Khurston Bullock; Classifciation: Retail   (Manager of Fabutan)
Tara Ferguson - Proposed by Paul Richer:  Classification: Financial Services (Bank Manager at 17th Ave Servus CU)
Any objections to be in writing to President Richard within seven days.
Lobsterfest Tickets:   Are still available.  You may phone Dwight Mushtaler at 780.808.2223
Charter Night:  Rotarian Garth Rowswell attended Charter Night at the Vermilion Rotary Club on Sunday, April 5th and extended greeters from the Lloydminster Rotary Club. Great evening of fellowship and presentations with some ideas to be considered for our club!
Sargeant-at-Arms:  Mike Sidoryk added a few dollars to the coffers on this 'International Scrabble Day'
Speaker Next Week:  Will send out a blanket e-mail when confirmed.
KIVA:   President Richard gave an update of the KIVA activity for our club.  We have made a total of 1,192 loans in 61 countries totaling $7,651 US.   
Yours in Rotary