- President Ardath welcome one and all to breakfast.

- Feb 23rd is Rotary Day, marking the 108th anniversary of the founding. Feb. 17th - 23rd has been designated Rotary Week. The Rotary Club of Vancouver will be coordinating the 100th anniversary of Rotary in Vancouver this year.

- Rotary Peace Forum: Feb 23 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel.

- A Rotary Fashion Show/Fundraiser is being planned for April 4th to be held at the West Vancouver Yacht Club. Women's clothing will be featured and an auction is planned. Proceeds to benefit the Rotary Foundation. 

- RLI: Saturday January 26th 8-4 at the Accent Inn, Burnaby.

- Robert Crozier spoke briefly on this year's Ride for Rotary: the event is scheduled for June 8th this year and sponsor's are being courted to help make this the best Ride ever.

- Rockridge Interactors joined our meeting this morning and presented the Ambleside Youth Centre with a $3000.00 donation to support the Centre's work with youth in our Community. Peter Chisholm represented the Centre and accepted the funds which will be used to support the Crisis Response Fund maintained by the organization.

- Peter Chisholm from the AYC briefly reviewed the activities of the Ambleside Youth Centre for the Club: the Centre work's with BC Coastal Health and the Ministry of Family and Child Development to provide various services to the Youth of the North Shore. The Centre offers a place for young people to meet, relax, hang out, play pool and be with friends, a variety of outreach, recreation and vocational programs are offered by the Centre as well as their much needed counselling for youth at risk or in crisis.