Editors note:
As Anne and I are traveling right now with little or no access to the web, this is a rather short e-ARCH.  Will catch all of you up with all the new goings-on on our return.
Or, send us your Rotary stories so we can publish them!
District 5360 Governor Visit
DG Dan Doherty will be visiting the Club on August 7th.  Come on out and hear a dynamic speaker and a great Rotarian talk about his Rotary journey and where he sees Rotary going both in 5360 and Internationally.
A great group of Chinookers withstood the heat and cooked up 1000s of hotdogs, lots of veggie burgers, served salads and all and all had a great time providing food for the participants and volunteers of the 2018 Calgary Ironman.
Club Budget - 2018/19
Please review the full minutes of the Board meeting of July 12, 2018 found on our website.  It covers the impact of the changes of our 40+ year relationship with Spruce Meadows on the club.  In summary here is a quote from the minutes.  But take the time to review the full minutes, it is only one click away after you have signed into the Club website.
The context of this tentative budget is important to highlight as we are faced with the cancellation of our major fundraising activity (parking at Spruce Meadows) and must therefore develop a budget that minimizes our expenses until we have had an opportunity to consider, plan and carry out alternative ways to raise funds. Al has reviewed our regular expenses and has eliminated  (subject to Board approval) a number of them until we are more confident of alternative fund raising.
After a general discussion we agreed to a number of cost reductions:  
We will consider an increase in our regular dues, subject to membership approval, commencing July 1st, 2019 from the current level of  $250  to  $350.
Financial support of the District Conference will be cancelled.
Our Christmas party will not be subsidized.
Our President’s Dinner will not be subsidized.
Our International Service Budget will be reduced from our current level of $30,000 to $10,000.
Our Seniors’ Christmas Luncheon will be cancelled.
Jul 24, 2018
General Consul of Iceland
Jul 31, 2018
Executive Director - Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre
Aug 07, 2018
Rotary District Governor 5360
Aug 14, 2018
Aug 21, 2018
MRU Professor on Dating Violence
Aug 28, 2018
President Alberta College of Physians and Surgeons
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Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.