Speaker Date Topic
12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Jun 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Gord Lyster: Squamish Food Bank
Gord Lyster: Squamish Food Bank

The Squamish Food Bank is a non-profit, charitable society which provides supplemental groceries to those in need in our community. Hundreds of residents rely on our services every month, including individuals, families, single parents, seniors and people suffering from physical, mental or addiction challenges.

The Food Bank will be a community partner at the new "Under One Roof" facility being developed by The District of Squamish and Squamish Helping Hands Society in partnership with BC Housing. The  facility will offer the Squamish community improved and centralized access to food, shelter and support services.

More information at www.squamishfoodbank.com, and Under One Roof.

12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Jun 27, 2019 12:00 PM
Linda Eastman: Casa Colibri
Linda Eastman: Casa Colibri

Casa Colibrí is a not-for-profit humanitarian organization committed to helping the Mayan people of
northwest Guatemala improve their lives through programs in health, education, and infrastructure.

see http://casacolibri.org/

"The Rotary Club of Squamish (British Columbia, Canada) has been with Casa Colibri since the beginning. Several of their intrepid members have travelled to Guatemala to do major infrastructure and road work. They built the foundation for the clinic, and two of them participated in a midwife training. They also do all the accounting and banking for donations that are made in Canadian dollars. As if that weren't enough, last year they stepped up to pay the first three years' salary for our professional nurse who staffs the clinic. We cannot thank these Hometown Heroes enough for their steadfast support--past, present, and future!"
Linda Eastman

12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Jul 04, 2019 12:00 PM
Business Meeting.
12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Jul 11, 2019 12:00 PM
Niekia Botham: Sea to Sky Solar; Why solar in BC, and how it works.
Niekia Botham: Sea to Sky Solar; Why solar in BC, and how it works.

Our mission at Sea To Sky Solar is to help homeowners and business owners take control of their energy costs and make the shift to solar ownership with confidence.

Solar is no longer just an environmental conversation. Solar is a conversation about decentralization, independence and saving money.

www.seatoskysolar.ca

Niekia's talk will include:

☀Why solar in BC - homes, businesses, landlords
☀How solar works
☀How Net Metering Works
☀Q&A

Short bio...
Niekia Botham is a local wife, mom and disruptive entrepreneur.  An international solar consultant who believes that the energy industry has been centralized for far too long, Niekia feels a responsibility to help inform home and business owners on their energy choices by sharing the value of solar and energy ownership.  

12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Jul 18, 2019 12:00 PM
Jenner Stoner: Tales from a Rookie Squamish Councillor
Jenner Stoner: Tales from a Rookie Squamish Councillor

Councillor Jenna Stoner grew up in the Sea to Sky corridor and has happily called Squamish home since 2014. Like many, she and her husband were drawn to Squamish for its natural beauty and access to wild places. 

She was elected as a first-time councillor in the October 2018 election.

Alongside her council work, Jenna works with an organization called Sustainable Fisheries Partnership where she continues to build on ten years of experience working at the intersection of business, government and environmental conservation. She holds a Masters of Marine Management (MMM) from Dalhousie University and a B.Sc. from the University of Victoria.

When not in Council chambers, Jenna can often be found out on the trails with her dog, Norman, or at one of Squamish’s fine coffee shops plugging away on her laptop. She is always happy to hear from you about your priorities and concerns.

12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Jul 25, 2019 12:00 PM
TBA
5:00pm Evening meeting @ BBQ hut at Loggers Sports Aug 01, 2019 5:00 PM
Clean hut & prepare for weekend
12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Aug 08, 2019 12:00 PM
Business Meeting.
12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Aug 15, 2019 12:00 PM
TBA
12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Aug 22, 2019 12:00 PM
TBA
12noon: Lunch, Howe Sound Inn & Brew Pub Aug 29, 2019 12:00 PM
Mike Storey: Adopt-a-VIllage project in Laos.
Mike Storey: Adopt-a-VIllage project in Laos.

Mike is a member of the Rotary Club of Ladner. They have been involved in the Adopt-a-Village program in Loas for a number of years.

The main focus in Laos is the distribution of water filters.  Each filter provides a family of up to (8) persons with their daily requirement of clean drinking water.  They do a whole village at a time.  It could be a 40 person village and have done up to a 240 family village which is pretty large.

They distributed 500 water filters to 4 different villages on their recent Feb 2019 trip to Laos. Mike brought back a water filter that he brings to presentations so people can see them.

They do this service by working with a Rotarian from Ontario who runs a Canadian registered charity that works exclusively in Laos.  The primary focus of Adopt A Village in Laos is clean water, education and health.

More info at:
https://adoptavillageinlaos.wordpress.com/2019/03/16/highlights-from-our-ladner-italian-danish-and-other-canadian-guests/