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Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada

Saskatoon

November 23 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Giselle annouced that it is the 2nd reading for Tracy Bitternose of the NSBA.  

We need nominations for the Jack Rudolph award.  Please submit these as soon as possible as we need it for the December 7th meeting.  

Social Announcements

Christmas lucheon is December 7th 11:30 to 1:30.  Guests are welcome.  The cost per guest is $45.00

General Announcements

Andy anounced that Milton Taylor was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal for volunteerism.  Congrats!!

The Toasty Toes sock drive continues and you can drop new socks off at Andy,s office.

Angela is participating in the Magic City Chorus Christmas Blend Coffee  fundraiser.  Please contact her for more information  306 230 0185

Travel is back on and Sharon has many options available for your enjoyment. 

Speaker | Tanya Baran Ukrainian Patriot

Tanya is a registered nurse at Royal University Hospital. She has made 3 trips to the Ukraine.  Her roll with the Ukrainian Patriot is medical lead where she is involve with purchasing items for IFAKS (independent first aid kits) for those in need. She collects medical supplies form various units within the Saskatoon area, reviews the medications that are to be distributed and educating civilians and soldiers on how to use IFAKS.  This is a hands on position and she has been to some of the most devastated areas.  

Sergeant at Arms

Tyson Nelkenbrecher Fined the entire group just because.

Hidden Hand

Keith Gudmundson Only 1 missed Jana Ellis

Pot of Gold Winner

Andy Pawlovich

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Next Meeting

2022-12-07 (7:22 a.m.)


November 09 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Tracy Bitternose has had her first reading for becoming a member.   

Hanif sent an apologie for missing the meeting. 

Please think of a member to nominate for the Jack Rudolph award that is coming up at our lucheon.

Social Announcements

Keep in mind the Xmas luncheon is coming up and guests are welcome at this event. 

General Announcements

Milton has been recognized for his 50 years of service in the photography industry.  

Andy is still taking sock donations for the Toasty Toes campaign 

Bill Brooks celebrated his 70th birthday!!

Speaker | Don Ewart

Don spoke to us about his passion for racing and this also evolved into supporting youth programs throughout the province.  Don was part of many Just Say No events and the Racing Against Drugs program.  The involvement in these programs took him to many centres large and small throughout Saskatchewan.  

Sergeant at Arms

Tyson thought is was appropriate to have an all inclusive fine day. I think he included everyone!

Hidden Hand

No one was appointed, so we were all in good standing.

Pot of Gold Winner

Sorry I missed who the winner was.

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None

Next Meeting

2022-11-23 (7:22 a.m.)


October 26 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

The following is the 2023 board of directors:

President Andy Pawlovich, Vice president Angela Rioux, Secretary Bill Brooks, Treasurer Giselle Howard, Memebership  (tentatively ) Tanner Michalenko,  Newsletter Keith Gudmundson, Web master Mike Yasieniuk ,  Golf cordinator Clint Mann, Social  Amanda Getzlaf, Sargent at arms  Tyson Nelkenbrecher

Thank you to out past board.  

 Congratulations to the 2023 board of directors! 

There are a few members without pictures.  Please check the web site and call Milton Taylor to make arrangments to have your picture taken if required.  

Social Announcements

None at this time 

General Announcements

Don Ewart anouced that it is 24 years since he formed his own company,  Congratulations to Don on this. 

Andy is still collecting socks for toasty toes till the end of November.

 Hanif is hositng a web conference, pleae give him a call for more info.  

Speaker | None

Elections were held so no speaker   Next meetings speaker is Don Ewart 

Sergeant at Arms

Tyson Nelkenbrecher, Did a nice job of raising money for the charity. Only a few were excluded from donating.

Hidden Hand

Shawne Hancock

Pot of Gold Winner

Bill Brooks was the winner of a 2 bottle handy wine cooler.

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None 

Next Meeting

2022-11-09 (7:22 a.m.)


October 12 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Next meeting is club elections.   

Matt Smallwood has requested a leave of absence for a few months due to his work load.

Social Announcements

No updates today.

General Announcements

Bill Brooks is on the board for Saskatoon Council on Aging,  They have an iCloud works shop coming up on Tuesday October 17th.  Check it out on thier web page. 

Andy is collecting for Toasty Toes again this year,   Donations of socks can be dropped off at his office. 

 

Speaker | Jocelyn Davey-Hawreluik Furbaby Pet Care

Furbaby is a 24 hour a day dog and cat care facility.  Jocelyn is the founder and owner.  She is a certified canine massage therapist, one of only a few in Saskatoon.  In 2019 she moved the business into a 9000 sq ft building  on Jessop Avenue in Sutherland.  The facility is staffed 24 hours a day and they can accommodate pickups and drop offs at any time.  They also have a home visit program available. 

Sergeant at Arms

Tyson Nelkenbrecher,

Hidden Hand

Brenda Thomson

Pot of Gold Winner

Keith Gudmundson

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None

Next Meeting

2022-10-26 (7:22 a.m.)


September 28 2022

Submitted by Darlene Danyliw

Executive Announcements

Andy Pawlovich (Vice-President) welcomed everyone.

Kelly Kudryk told the Jack of Day joke.

Guests today were Tracy Bitternose from the NSBA and Evan Froc, the new owner of the Medicine Shoppe on Acadia Drive.

Bill Brooks (Secretary) - reminder the Christmas Party luncheon will be on Wednesday, December 7th. Next meetings speaker will be Jocelyn Davey-Hawreluik from Furbaby Pet Care.

Social Announcements

None

General Announcements

Milton Taylor (Imagery Photography) - reminder now is the time to get nice colorfull fall family portraits while we still have lots lof leaves on the trees.

Andy Pawlovich (Pawlovich Chiropractic) - proud to say he received a 25 year service award.

Speaker | Shawne Hancock Anchor Managed Solutions

Anchor was started in 2014. Shawne has spent 25 year in IT

Anchor Manageed Solutions offers IT Security and Procurement Solutions. www.anchorms.com

- Cyber security, hackers, spam, ransomware, phishing. How do you protect yourself? Firewalls was the first entry 30 years ago.

Need multiple levels of security now ! an example of a breach security was the getting a password that took down the Colonial Pipeline. More nation states attacking other nation states between countries now

There is lots and lots of cyber attacks every month now. 2018 damages related to ransomware was 8 billion. 2019 it was 11.5 billion, 2020/2021 during the pandemic it exceeded 20 billion. 2031 it is expected to be 265 billion USD

Passwords - reusing  the same ones is an issue as well as having a weak passsword.

Why Anchor? they offer an all in one Digital Security Package that include: 24/7 monitoring, email threat detection, password management. They offer security awareness training.

Sergeant at Arms

Hanif fined a few people.

Hidden Hand

Hanif

Pot of Gold Winner

Don Ewert

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Next Meeting

2022-10-12 (7:22 a.m.)


September 14 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Christmas luncheon has been moved to the 7th of December.

Speakers are full for 2022 but there are still openings for 2023,  Please let Bill Brooks know if you would like to speak or know of someone who would be interested.

 

Social Announcements

Christmas luncheon has been moved to the 7th of December.  

Other social functions are still in planning.  

General Announcements

Hanif is hosting the NSA Lessons Learned luncheon on the 4th of October.  For more information please contact Hanif.

Weigers Financial is doing Care for Kids at Prarrie Land Park.  For more information and tickets please contact Amanda Getzlaf 306 244 0949

Linda Boryski shared with us that she was diagnosed with breast cancer and will be undergoing more treatment for this.  We wish her a speedy recovery. 

Speaker | Milton Taylor Imagery Photography

Milton started in the industry in 1974.  He spoke of the many changes in the industry but noted the one of the most important componentes of a great picture is still the first 6 inches behind the camera!!

Milton feels the most important thing in business is still a happy customer. 

Milton provided a draw for a portrait that was won by Jeff Sharp. 

Sergeant at Arms

Tyson Fined everyone just because!!

Hidden Hand

None today

Pot of Gold Winner

Milton Taylor was the winner

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Next Meeting

2022-09-28 (7:22 a.m.)


May 25 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Pleae invite more potential members   Bill is always looking for more speakers for after our summer break 

Social Announcements

Thank you to the organizer and all who attended the Chior procatice.  A day of Golf is our next social event on June the 22nd.  Please let Clint know if you are attending and if you are brining guests.  

General Announcements

Cam with Saskatoon Physio Yoga  is extending the offer of a 60 minute assessments for the price of 30 minutes  

 

Speaker | Patty Sshweighardt Delta Saskatoon

Patty gave a very imformative transition of the hotel from the Radisson to the Delta Marriott.  As well as surviving covid and moving forward with the new challenges of the after covid market.  Patty also reminded us to start thinking about booking your Xmas parties as venues are expected to fill up quickly.  

Sergeant at Arms

Milton Taylor

Hidden Hand

None

Pot of Gold Winner

I did not write it down and have forgotten

None

Jack of the day was delivered by Andy.  

Next Meeting

2022-06-08 (7:22 a.m.)


March 09 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Bill reported that speaker opportunities are booked until the end of August.

Discussion was held on how to attract new members.

Social Announcements

A social evening of painting and sipping is planned for April 1st at the Delta Hotel by Marriott, This will be a fun evening lead by Cheryl Tuck Tallon. Cost is estimated to be about $20.00 per person.  More details to follow shortly.  

General Announcements

None

Speaker | Amanda Getzlaf

Amanda was born and raised in the Pleasant Dale area which is just east of Lake Lenore.  

Amanda is married and her and her husband have 2 dogs.  

For the past 6 years she has been with Wiegers Financial and Benefits where she is the Benefits account Manager.  Amanda touched on how the services within the packages have changed over the years to include more preventative and wellness services along with the standard items.  For more information or questions please contact Amanda at 306 244 0949   ext 232

Sergeant at Arms

Milton Taylor

Hidden Hand

None

Pot of Gold Winner

Winner: Sharon Kaendo Donated by Keith Gudmundson

Next Meeting

2022-03-23 (7:22 a.m.)


February 23 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Speaking opportunities are still available as well as any suggestions for speakers would be greatly appreciated.   Pleas contact Bill Brooks for more info.

Please note the next meeting is curently planned as an inperson meeting. There will be more information on this available shortly  If you are unable to attend please go to the website and use the regets that you are unable to attend feature.  Thank you

Social Announcements

Now that restrictions are being lifted there will be more info on social events and dates to follow.

General Announcements

None

Speaker |

Next meetings speaker is Amanda Getzlaf with Wiegers Benefits

Sergeant at Arms

None

Hidden Hand

None

Pot of Gold Winner

None

None

Next Meeting

2022-03-09 (7:22 a.m.)


February 09 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Speaking opportunities are still available as well as any suggestions for speakers would be greatly appreciated.

Please note the next meeting is curently planned as an inperson meeting. There will be more information on this available shortly. If you are unable to attend please go to the website and use the regets that you are unable to attend feature.  Thank you.

Social Announcements

Now that restrictions are being lifted there will be more info on social events and dates to follow. 

General Announcements

None

Speaker | Greg White McFaull Consulting Inc

No speaker this meeting

Sergeant at Arms

none

Hidden Hand

none

Pot of Gold Winner

none

None

none

Next Meeting

2022-03-09 (7:22 a.m.)


January 26 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

AGM on the 23rd of February.  

Please continue to look for new members. 

Bill would like to fill up the speakers list if you would like to speak or know of someone who would please let Bill know.

Giselle reminded everyone to pay your yearly club membership if you have not already done so. 

Greg White is the speaker for the next meeting

Social Announcements

None at this time

General Announcements

Just a quote  of Mak Twains 

Age is an issue of mind over matter.  If you don'e mind, it doesnt matter. 

Speaker | Sharon Kaendo Leasure Travel 2000

Angela Rioux President of She's Got Leggz Inc

Sharon has been Married to her husband Fritz for 42 years, they have two daughters and two grand children.

Sharon enjoys walking, biking, reading, learning about wines and of course travel.

Sharon touched on the many different ways to travel and enjoy your holiday.  Whether it be by cruise ship, coach or a self guided experience.  She mentioned that the smaller cruise ships seem to be more popular and this time due to the lingering covid issues.  She stressed the importance of having the proper insurance and knowing what you are covered for as well as what you are not. 

Angela spoke to us on her own adventures while on her recent holiday and how she enjoys meeting the local people and connecting with them to learn more about their culture and everyday way of live as well as seeing all the sights. 

Angela also expressed how great it was to have Sharon take care of some unexpected changes that came up so she could continue enjoying her holiday.

Sergeant at Arms

None at this time. There were several jokes shared though

Hidden Hand

None at this time

Pot of Gold Winner

None at this time

AGM

Meeting onthe 23rd of Feburay

Next Meeting

2022-02-09 (7:22 a.m.)


January 12 2022

Submitted by Keith Gudmundson

Executive Announcements

Bill Brooks will be sending around a sign up sheet for speaking times for members

Giselle Howard Reminder the membership dues are to be in by the end of January 2022.  They can be mail in or emailed to 722breakfastclub@gamil.com  $131.25

Andy reminded us that we a always looking for new members. 

Social Announcements

None at this time 

General Announcements

Hanif Hamani has a presentation on employer  relations coming up on the 20th.  For more information on this please contact Hanif athanif.hemani@expresspros.com

Keith mentioned that Optimist Snow Park has extended days of operations.  This is a great place for som family fun. 

Speaker | Kelly Kudryk Kudryk Dental

Kelly talked about his business as well as his personal life and interest.  Kelly is from Saskatchewan with his home town being Birch Hills.  He is married to Joanne and they have two children.  One is currently in university and the other is a doctor here in Saskatoon.  Kelly enjoys biking, in fact I think this is his main source of transportation within the city.   His other outdoor activities include cross country skiing, snow shoeing and kayaking.

Sergeant at Arms

None

Hidden Hand

None

Pot of Gold Winner

None

Next Meeting

2022-01-26 (7:22 a.m.)