- President Ardath welcome one and all to breakfast.

- Rotary Moment: at a recent White House Ceremony twelve Rotarians were honoured as Champions of Change by the Director of the White House Office for Public Engagement Paulette Aniskoff. The ceremony took place April 5th at the second annual Rotary Day at the White House.

- Members are reminded that the annual Rotary District 5040 Conference takes place June 17th-20th in Quesnel.

- Our Club's Rotary Ride for Rescue is scheduled for June 8th, Ride organizers will be approaching Club members with their assignments over the next while. We will need all hands for this so clear your calendar for the day and help your Club do some great work.

- June 1st is Community Day in West Vancouver, Club member Sam C. will be organizing an information booth for the Club at the event.

- The second annual RC Lionsgate Fashion Show with the RC of Burnaby will be fundraising for a very important International Project: the establishment of a school (as well as a pig farm!) for hearing impaired children on the Indonesian island of Bali. Hearing impairment disabilities are fairly common in this region owing to a specific genetic trait. The event takes place June 23rd in the Lexus Showroom at the North Vancouver Auto Mall, tickets $50.00 from any RC Lionsgate member.

- The Club installation dinner will take place June 20th at the West Van Yacht Club, the regular meeting for that day will be cancelled.

- The Canada Day parade in North Vancouver will be organized by the Royal Canadian Legion this year.

- Brian M. reminded the Club that the Lionsgate BNI group will be hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for Kid's Camp experiences. The tourney is May 13th at the Seymour Golf Club. See Brian for details. Silent auction and no-host bar to be held after the tournament.

- Club member Judith H. updated our speaker roster: upcoming presentations will be made by the Lift The Children organization, British Pacific Properties and Park Royal.

- Club member Bob M. made a brief report on the Ride for Rescue: website and gifttool are in place, e-cards sent and posters to be distributed, our aim this year is for 200 riders.

- President Ardath reported on the recent NS Presidents' meeting: a speakers bureau will be established for the NS Rotary Clubs, WineFest 2013 is being organized, there are efforts being made to establish and Interact Club at Carson Graham Secondary School, Shirley Robertson is working on the establishment of a Rotaract Club at Capilano University, the CRC Bowen Island reports membership is up to 26, new members are learning about Rotary, fundraisers in the form of a charity run and bulb sales are being organized to fund local and international projects, a joint Membership meeting will be held in the fall of this year Past Dist. Gov. Hans Doge will lead the event.

- Local entertainment: Club member, and local sheriff, Jacci M. suggests that a great evening out can be had at Larson Station restaurant at the Gleneagles Golf Course, Club member Joan C.'s daughter Sal and her husband Pancho are appearing regularly with their great musical entertainment. Contact Larson Station for dates and time.

- 50/50/happy/sad/fines: no winners, no losers.

Meeting adjourned.