Monday, November 21, 2016

Wings of Providence

Our next meeting is on November 28th and will be a dinner meeting at the at 6:15 pm in the Szechuan Castle 15415 111 Avenue.  Representatives from Wings of Providence will be on hand to tell us about their Mission in Edmonton. Wings has provided safe & secure apartment living and
counseling to more than 1000 Women and 2500 Children since 1987 in our area.

If there is time we will hear reports about Past & Future projects. Please come out and bring a guest, especially a prospective new member.

November 14 Meeting

Our last meet was a double program meeting and our Remembrance Day meeting. 38 members and
guests attended.
Will Goessaert representing the War Amps (CHAMP) program which 'carries on the torch of remembrance’ gave a presentation on his life with an artificial leg. The presentation included demonstrating his $65,000 C-leg which is computerized that allows for the ability to adjust speed as needed. His presentation contained several videos on the War Amps program since it first started with World War I. Part of the presentation included Will’s efforts in working with others to overcome the challenge of being an amputee.

We also had a presentation by Opt. Annette in Remembrance of some of her family who served.  Annette had being working on her presentation for about a year. Three generations of her family members have served in the military. Opt Daniel and Opt Jeff assisted Annette with a few war and remembrance day videos. Annette and her Mom had a display of many photos, including Annette in Tanks and fighter air crafts. 
Following the meeting President John gave a brief report of Club happenings and asked for some
reports. The meeting was adjourned with the creed.

Jubilations Night

This is a dinner and show night to appreciate and recognize Club members who contributed to the Club significantly.

Date: Friday January 20,2017
Night at the Museum of country Music.

Nashville Tennessee is known the world over as the legendary home of Country Music, and at the center of that legend is the Country Music Museum and Hall of Fame. On an average day the museum attracts thousands of visitors… but at night is when the real fun starts!! The locals claim that if you happen to be passing the museum in the wee hours, you can hear the faint sounds of country stars past and present coming to life!! Featuring hit songs from legends like Garth Brooks and Shania Twain, and modern country stars like Keith Urban, and Taylor Swift…

join us at Jubilations Dinner Theatre for a Night at the Museum of Country Music Deadline for notification of attendance January 6, 2017. After January 6, 2017 if there is any remaining tickets they can be bought for $50.

Club policies are in effect for this event and the Club board has added:

To be eligible for Jubilations you need to have obtained enough credits over & above the credits (4)
needed to cover your club dues Credits are earned by doing 8 activities or 4 fundraising events. For Jubilations, the board decided at the last meeting attending club meetings does not qualify as an
activity as per the club board. Activities are projects eg: Cub Bikeree, Sleigh Ride, CCDHH, helmet
fittings, brail tone, etc.

Fundraising: Bingo , Casino & Parking

Contact Samantha Wallace if you are interested. Any concerns on the qualification process should be directed to President John or any board member


SafeStart will have it’s next meeting 7pm December 14 at the Alberta Carpenter’s Training Centre. 12122-154 Street. They are planning a Grey Cup party and fund raising event. Contact Optimist Marvin or Opt Brian for details. A Charter night celebration is planned for February 17, 2017