Time: 10 a.m. – Place: Boardroom A137
Dorothy Derksen (Chair), Dale Watts (Vice Chair), Mary Hayes (Secretary), Rose Marie Hess, Jack Kaplan, Glenn Baldwin, Don Carlson, Dudley Hill, Lorie Siebrand, Ron Blicq, Lynda Walker, Rose-Marie Floch, Jerry Varnes, Steven Lipischak, Joe Mackintosh, Pat Fraser, Michael Gale, Jake Froese, Lois Edwards, Jakee Werbuk, Elena Grinshteyn.
Meeting attendees enjoyed coffee and socializing at 9:30. Bad weather kept attendance down.
Guest Speaker was Wilma Derksen, RRC grad of the Creative Communications Program, author of several books including Have You Seen Candace and Confronting the Horror: the Aftermath of Violence. Wilma gave a very moving account of Candace’s abduction and her path to healing. She also spoke about her many ventures into the justice system on behalf of victims and of her prison ministry.
WELCOME AND CALL TO ORDER
The Chair called the meeting to order at 11:30 p.m. after the speaker and a coffee break.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA (Glenn Baldwin, Lynda Walker)
ADOPTION OF MINUTES (Dale Watts, Ron Blicq)
- Financial Report (Elena Grinshteyn)
Endowment Fund stands at $76,523 and the non-Endowed at $4032.
There have been 43 Heritage Group surveys completed out of a possible 400. More news of the College was one of the points made.
- Committee for May Wind Up: Glenn Baldwin, Jerry Varnes, John BellMay Wind Up: Dorothy checked with Beaver Bus Lines re a trip to Kenora. The cost would be $1,155 (approximately $40 per person), which was generally thought to be too much. Lunch in Kenora could be held at the Best Western Hotel on the lake or at Dino’s.
Sioux Narrows and Rushing River were mentioned as possible destinations.
Jerry Varnes mentioned the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre as a possible location for the windup. Glenn Baldwin suggested Boeng.
- JOE MACKINTOSH
Joe gave an entertaining summary of his latest book Running the Distance about Chris McCubbins.
ADJOURNMENT OF BUSINESS MEETING (Dale Watts)
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