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Christmas Party Saturday December 2


DATE: Saturday, December 2, 2017
TIME: 4:30pm – 10:00pm
1950 Windermere Street, Vancouver

BRING: Your potluck item, mess kit, and dancing shoes
BYOB. Free pop, juice, coffee.
Returning for the third year, Rock Paper Moon www.rockpapermoonmusic.com will have us up on the dance floor.

We are still looking for volunteers to:

  • cook a turkey or salmon in lieu of pot luck dish; you will be reimbursed by SKABC
  • make table centrepieces
  • help with general setup, decorating and cleanup

RSVP your attendance and offer of help to Sue Johnson, sujohn@telus.net, by Nov. 30.

Join us after 10pm for more dancing at Personas Lounge at the Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby.

Congratulations Silver Paddle Award Winners

Many thanks to the Silver Paddle Award Winners for 2017:

  • Roy Smyth
  • Inge Zegel
  • Bruce Pickwell
  • Randy Chatterjee

Their awards were presented at the AGM in gratitude for their volunteer efforts over the years!  Read about the history of the award.

January Club Meeting 

When: January 8, 2018 from 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

As we start the new year, come hear the inspirational story of Susan Conrad’s solo journey from Anacortes, WA to Juneau, AK.  An entertaining presentation about her journey of the the sea and soul. The meeting is at Sunrise Community Association Hall at 1950 Windermere St. Vancouver. Doors open at 7pm -- come early to enjoy refreshments and socialize.

Membership renewal time

If you haven't already -- renew your club membership by Dec. 31 at skabc.org

2018 Club Executive

A new club executive was announced at the Annual General Meeting in November:

Email Links Name
President Randy Chatterjee* / Chantal Ethier*
Vice President Susan Jensen*
Secretary Liz Tius
Treasurer Nick Heath* / Mary Yee
Membership Sue Johnson / Talwinder Singh
Training Chantal Ethier*
Trips Bruce Pickwell / Mike McHolm
Safety Scott Tebbutt
Programs Karin Hartner* / Julie Webb
Librarian Jacquie Gaudet / Lorraine Sharpsteen
Social Committee Simone Avram* / Jayne Hardy / Alice Wong / Andrea Kovits
Marine Trails, Parks and Conservation Martha Bassett
Howe Sound Steward Steve Best
Communications Kirsten Hathaway
Outreach and Promotions Calvin Sam
Website Susan Jensen
Member at Large Jill Thompson

* Indicates Director
Thanks everyone! It looks to be a great year ahead.