Speaker Date Topic
Bruce Williams Oct 17, 2018
South Island Prosperity Project

After a successful career as a television and radio host, producer, and manager in Ontario and on Vancouver Island, Bruce is now transitioning into a new career as an engagement professional, community and communications strategist and consultant, and community business advisor. Engaging with SIPP’s 45 members and community stakeholders to work together on meaningful initiatives is his specialty at SIPP. He is currently a Board Director for the Greater Victoria United Way and the Vancouver Island University Foundation. Bruce is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal

Carolyn Thomas Oct 24, 2018
A Woman’s Guide to Living With Heart Disease
Lucija Penavic & Kids Klub Oct 31, 2018
Youth Exchange Student

Lucija will be giving us a presentation about her home country, Croatia, and talk about her experiences to date.

Kids Klub will also give us an update on what they've done with the grant we've given them.

President Tom Nov 07, 2018
Remembrance Day Service
Disaster Aid, Women's Transition House, CARTS Nov 14, 2018
Impact of our Donations

Each of these organizations will give us an update on the impact of our financial donations.

There is also an opportunity to bring in-kind donations for each of the associations:  personal toiletries, soap and shampoo, warm clothes, socks and gloves.

The Club Nov 21, 2018
Tribute to Jack Jeffrey

On the 5th anniversary of Jack's death, we are paying tribute to this wonderful man and Rotary.  Some of 'Jack's kids' will attend and talk about his influence on their lives and the primary schools who were beneficiaries of Jack's time and attention, George Jay Elementary and Central Middle School will attend and talk about what they've done with our donations this year.

TBA Nov 28, 2018
Disease Prevention and Treatment
Club Business Dec 05, 2018
Election of 2019 - 2020 Board
Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin Dec 12, 2018

The Honourable Janet Austin was sworn-in as the 30th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia on April 24, 2018. Prior to this appointment, she spent 15 years as Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Metro Vancouver, one of the province’s largest and most diversified non-profits. There she oversaw operations delivering services to tens of thousands of people annually at more than 40 locations.







Other awards and honours include the Business in Vancouver (BIV) CEO of the Year in the non-profit category, BIV Influential Woman in Business Award, the Vancouver Board of Trade Community Leadership Award and Wendy MacDonald Diversity Champion Award, the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals, the Big Sisters Big Heart Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer and the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association Lifetime Achievement Award.

Raised in Calgary, Alberta, Her Honour is a graduate of English from the University of Calgary. She spent her early career in public sector roles in Calgary, working in regional planning and public consultation and communications for the Alberta government. She eventually moved to British Columbia, where she began working with BC Housing and discovered her passion and aptitude for public office. Prior to joining the YWCA, Janet served as Executive Director of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland.

Rotary Family Christmas Brunch
NO MEETING Dec 26, 2018
Boxing Day