The Rotary Club of
Kamloops West
 
 

Membership Newsletter
October 2021

JOIN US on October 21 at 12:00 pm for our next in person meeting at the Delta Hotel at 540 Victoria Street. Looking forward to seeing you there!
A message from your Membership Committee:
 
Current Membership Stats: July 1st – 57 Active members, 9 Honorary = 66.
                                            Oct 1st – 53 Active, Honorary 9 = 62.
 
Your membership committee has been very active reviewing the Classifications within our club.  We are putting together a list to send to all members to review.
We want to make sure everyone knows the Classification they have within our club.  We will also provide a list of Classifications for all to use for the future.  We are also at putting together a list of Classifications to pursue. 
 
As a club we are looking to take up the Challenge that RI President Shekhar Mehtas has given all Rotary Clubs and that is to increase membership this Rotary year.  We can accomplish this by; “Each One Bring One”.  We want all members to do their best to keep their eyes on people you believe would be a great addition to our club.
Your membership committee is also looking at our name badges and looking to  replace them. 
 
A message from your Board of Directors:
 
Hello Rotarians,
 
The Board has a few asks of you. There are now several vacancies on the Board, including Treasurer, Community Services Director, and Foundation Director. If you are willing to take on one of these positions, the Board would be happy to have you. Please contact President Natalie Garbay at ngarbay@gmail.com for more information. 
 
As well, if you have any suggestions for community projects or guest speakers, please contact a Board member. 
Some great work on a Hospice Project!
 
Gary, Sherry, Brice and Stan worked to remove sod and dirt along a pathway at Hospice Home. Brice's Bobcat Service donated company labour and base materials. Once the Rotarians tidied up the path, Brice and his crew installed pavers to make a new pathway.
Well done Rotarians!!

Wildlife park near Kamloops to reopen June 1 – Penticton Western News

NEXT CLUB SOCIAL - OCTOBER 23
 
Come out for a club social at the BC Wildlife Park on October 23 from 1-3 pm. Animal viewing, exercise, fresh air, and good times to be had!
It's a Good Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine | FDA
FLU SHOT CLINIC - OCTOBER 23
 
The Kamloops Brain Injury Association is holding their Annual Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, October 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Survivors of brain injury and other community partners will be invited to take part.
 
KBIA is looking for volunteers to assist at the clinic; volunteers are needed to help people fill in necessary forms, greet people and help with logistics.  There are two shifts from 9:45 until 12 noon and 11:45 until 2:00 p.m.  Please confirm to Dave Johnson if you are able to volunteer some time - djohnson@kbia.ca.
 
Additionally, the opportunity to get a flu shot is open to our club members and families (children must be over 5 years of age). To ensure that there are enough shots available, you will need to RSVP by emailing djohnson@kbia.ca confirming the number of people you will be sending and include your time between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
 
Details for Flu Vaccine Clinic:
Location:  3rd Floor, 150 Victoria Street - watch for the sandwich board sign showing the way to the elevator.
 
Bring your Care Card and Masks. COVID precautions in place - sanitize and respect social distancing.
 
GOLF CARDS: Grab some gift cards today!
 

Golf cards are available for members to sell in the community. Contact Dana to arrange pickup of cards.

Remember this is our biggest fundraiser!!

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