Eye Opener

mouthpiece of the

Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise


Proceedings of the meeting on:


O Canada


Invocation:  Sam


Guests/Visitors:  Lisa Hubbard





  • Club member Karen H. introduced today’s guest speaker Lisa Hubbard, Executive Director of North Shore Neighbourhood House. NSNH was started in 1939 by Hugh and Rose Beattie as a community centre for their neighbourhood. The organisation has grown into the largest of its’ kind on the north shore. NSNH has 700 volunteers and 122 employees operating 15 separate locations in North and West Vancouver. The range of services offered by NSNH range from child care to health and fitness programs for all ages, nutrition and recreation programs, seniors services, support for parents, grandparents, multicultural programs and help for new Canadians. NSNH is the largest provider of child care services in our community with 14 licensed locations. The organisation’s aim is to promote community safety, integration and advocacy and build a better, safer community. The core funding for NSNH is 7.5 million dollars annually from the City of North Vancouver. Christopher L. thanked Lisa for speaking to us this morning.


Club Business:

  • Rotary Moment: Judith H. spoke about the advances made in the fight against Poliomyelitis. The World Health Oganisation has recently declared SE Asia to be free of the epidemic.
  • Rotary Ride: registration has begun, there is good social media coverage and it is increasing steadily, volunteers are needed for promotional material distribution. Karen H. will be coordinating volunteers.
  • Next week Christopher L. and Guillermo S. will present a short seminar on leveraging social media for our Service projects.
  • 50/50/happy/sad/fines: We’re all happy, we’re all fine, everything else is 50/50.

    Meeting adjourned.