ROTARY E CLUB OF LULU ISLAND  MEETING OCTOBER 30th, 2013

WELCOME!

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

  • Reminder of November 30 Dream Auction-8 Rotarians needed from 10-12. Call Bill
  • Rotarian Judith may need help on November 11.

 

ROTARY MOMENT:

 

Paul Harris said;

 

Permanent superiority had never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall.

 

Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless.

 

 

LULU ISLAND MOMENT:

 

Richmond Timeline

 

  • 1782- Smallpox epidemic; a devastating smallpox epidemic kills three quarters of the Coast Salish population on the west coast of North America.
  • 1791-Naveraez explorers the Strait of Georgia noting Fraser River water.
  • 1792-Galiano and Valdes anchor off the mouth of the North Arm.
  • 1792-Vancouver learns of the Fraser River from the Spanish explorers.
  • 1808- Simon Fraser reached the mouth of the North Arm off Sea Island.
  • 1814-David Thompson’s map names the Fraser River after Simon Fraser.
  • 1824-James McMillian leads a Hudson Bay Company party down the South Arm from Fort Langley.

 

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