Posted by Bruce Burbank
Presiding – Lisa Wells
Location – Quality Inn – Woodstock Ontario
Writer – Bruce Burbank
Frances Stevens announced that we will have an inbound exchange student from Australia arriving in January – her name is Montana Paula Reinheimer and she comes from Horsham, Victoria, Australia
James confirmed that the annual Shoebox Auction will be held during our Dec. 4th meeting.
50/50 – Dave Harris drew the Ace of diamonds
Birthdays and Anniversary’s
Graham & Frances have birthdays in November along with Don F.’s spouse.
Sergeant at Arms -
  • Fines  - no fines  
  • Happy Bucks – happy bucks from Dave, Liam, Robin, Ron, James, Frances, and Lisa
Program –
Kelly Gilson, Executive Director of United Way Oxford introduced our guests from TMMC (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada and Barbara Graham.
Barbara Graham announced the winner of this year’s Wes Magill Award which is TMMC.  The award was accepted with thanks from a representative of TMMC who emphasized the company’s support and commitment to local community projects and causes.
Kelly and UW board member Cheryl Micacchi who shared some additional information regarding a recent report on the needs and concerns of our local youth.  Our club has expressed an interest in supporting local youth initiatives so there may be opportunities arising out of this report and some planning that is being done amongst service providers.
Kelly also invited members to come and witness the annual UW Stair Climb event at the community complex on Nov. 2.