Friday, February 25, 2011
Dinner, Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Thankfully the snow stayed up in the heavens, and allowed us to have a safe journey to and from dinner this evening! Thanks to the members and honourary members for attending and enjoying the cuisine. A cold night called for hot vegetable soup followed by baked ham and potatoes au gratin, complete with mixed vegetables. Dessert was a light vanilla and strawberry sponge cake and we had juice, tea and coffee throughout the evening.
Nick Cheng, as President welcomed members as well as guests at the head table: Mayor Richard Stewart, Councillor Jaimie McEvoy and Fin Donnelly, MP. Also present were Councillors Betty McIntosh (with husband Ken) and Lorrie Williams.
We adjourned to the theatre and following an eloquent and humorous introduction by Councillor Jaimie McEvoy, Richard Stewart, Mayor of Coquitlam, delivered an excellent presentation including a well developed PowerPoint slideshow.
We thank Mayor Stewart for offering an excellent presentation and he willingly answered questions of the audience. In thanking the Mayor, Fin Donnelly was equally articulate and, as MP for New Westminster, Coquitlam and Port Moody, has worked with the Mayor, and included his admiration in his closing remarks.
Nick brought the meeting to an end by reminding the Directors that the next meeting is Wednesday, March 16 in the Plaskett Room.
There is a change of routine for our next dinner meeting, as it will be held on the FIFTH Tuesday of March (not the fourth), which is Tuesday, March 29. We look forward to welcoming our guest speaker Wendy J. Scott, RN, who will speak on Nurse Next Door.
Calvin again closed the meeting with God Save the Queen and we thank him for his musical talents!
See you in March!
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