The guest speaker on September 9th 2015 was Andrea Mills of the Pender Islands Community Support and Volunteer Programs. Andrea gave us an overview of all the support programs in place to assist seniors and anyone else needing help. She also spoke about the new Better at Home program for seniors 65 and over who may need a little extra help to remain in their homes. Andrea spoke about the need for volunteers in the community and about connecting with Salt Spring Island regarding workshops on computers for those of us needing help understanding and using computers.
Martha Deme introduces the executive to the group.
Treasurer – Diana Gruner was absent and her report was given by Sam Burnett. The hall rental is paid up until the end of December 2015. There is approximately $89.00 in the bank account and membership dues are twenty dollars per year per family.
Social Events – Rob Burnett handed out a list of proposed social events for the coming year and encouraged newcomers to add to the list and hand it back.
Sam Burnett will continue to provide coffee, tea and snacks. Group was urged to bring their lunches.