President Ted presiding.

Location: Bullwinkles Eatery at the Moose Lodge

Attendance: Ron and Graham
Sergeant  at Arms: Richard
Invocation: Graham

Birthdays and Anniversaries
Dan F (May 3rd)
Jessica, (Ifhan's Wife)
Phil (May 11, Rotary Anniversary)

Happy Bucks
Rick, Richard, Ted and Lynn

Sick and Visiting
David Cunningham, Chris Cunningham's husband, is recovering well.
Hazel informed us of the passing of Bill Budd, who presented his memories of flying a Lancaster bomber in the Second World War at our Nov 9th, 2015 meeting.

Fulka discussed her past week's events, highlighted by her Soccer Team's game.

Our Monday May 8th Meeting is the cluster meeting starting at 6 pm an the Quality Inn.

Rotary District 7080 2016 Conference
Mike Gauthier, Program Chair, District 7080 Conference - 2016 provided details on this year's conference being held in Niagara Falls Oct 14-16.

Melissa announced Paint Night on June 17h to raise funds for  the Woodstock Rotary Club Splash Pad Project   

Lisa announced that the Dragon Boat Fun League will be starting up in the next couple of weeks and she will be organizing members to volunteer to launch the boats on Wednesdays from May 18th to June  22nd.       

Dave discussed upcoming activities for this year's Dragon Boat Festival and Dragon Boat Fun League and will be sending out a few emails with more information and links to the volunteer sign-up "sheets".
Lunch at Bullwinkles Eatery
Francis introduced our own Rotary Member, Vanessa Giuliano, who after preparing a delightful lunch buffet with the staff of Bullwinkles, discussed  how Bullwinkles Eatery came about in cooperation with  The Salvation Army, Operation Sharing, and the Moose Lodge and the "mandate" behind the operation.

Vennessa runs  a culinary school for 6-8 students who receive food preparation  training and cook for the restaurant. The skills learned will allow them to seek other opportunities in the community. 
The restaurant side is a pay what you can restaurant, and Bullwinkles is a progressive place breaking  away from the ordinary soup kitchen idea. Currently it is operating Tuesday and Thursday and caters to a wide demographics of the community.
Our Monday May 8th Meeting is the cluster meeting starting at 6 pm an the Quality Inn.