Christmas party, 5th December ’22

Instead of a members’ meeting we hold a Christmas Party in December. There is no speaker and no club business meeting. Instead we have a pot luck and sit and chat.

In the past we’ve had a full sit down Christmas dinner, pot luck style.  It has been suggested that maybe an appy/finger-food style event (also pot luck) would be easier on the membership?

To indicate your preference, please fill out this very short google form which will stay open for two weeks from today.  A second form will go out in two weeks time for food planning, based on the results of this survey.

Christmas Party Planning Form (part 1)

Where: Burnside Lawn Bowling Club, 274 Hampton Rd, Victoria, BC V8Z 1H1 (the usual meeting place)
When: Setup at 5:30 pm, guests 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The March Members’ Meeting will go ahead!

The meeting is on Monday March 7th at 7pm.  The location is the Burnside Lawn Bowling club at 274 Hampton Rd (the usual place). 

The program for the evening is:

  1. To hold our long overdue Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elect or ratify our board members for 2022.  
  2. To communicate the final details of the March show and organize volunteers etc.
  3. To finally get together with our friends again to talk about rocks!

Attendees will have to wear a mask and be double vaccinated and vaccine status will be checked at the door.

See you there!
Becci Simmons

February AGM postponed; March will go ahead

Hello everyone,
We held a virtual board meeting last night and regretfully we again have to cancel the next Monday general members’ meeting which was due to be held on February 7th.

Our next Monday general members meeting will be March 7th. It’s scheduled to take place at the usual place, Burnside Lawn Bowling Club, 274 Hampton Rd, Victoria, BC V8Z 1H1 at 7pm.

If the current covid restrictions are still in place we WILL go ahead with that meeting in person, even if we have to hold it outdoors somewhere. This is the general members’ meeting just before the March show and we have a lot to discuss.   So the format for the meeting will be to elect / ratify the board members for 2022 and then moving on to discuss the show organization and volunteers needed.  We’re hoping for a great turn out.

Becci Simmons

VLMS Christmas dinner (pot luck)

We will be hosting a club Christmas dinner on Monday, 6th December. The club will supply the turkey, and everyone is encouraged to bring a dish.

If you would like to join us, please check here to see what other people are planning to bring so we can avoid duplication

Christmas dinner-what people are bringing

then fill in this form to say what you plan to bring (your form answers will be automatically added to the spreadsheet above)

Christmas dinner (pot luck) planning form

Where: Burnside Lawn Bowling Club, 274 Hampton Rd, Victoria, BC V8Z 1H1 (the usual meeting place)
When: 6:00pm to 9:00pm, December 6th

In addition to your pot luck dish, please bring your own cup, plate and utensils.  We will have a gift exchange – no more than $20 value and home made gifts are encouraged.  We will also be taking a collection of foodstuff (non-perishables) for the Mustard Seed food bank.

Dinner organizers:  Barb McKenzie and Susannah Andersen

General Members’ meeting next Monday, November 1st

Hello all,
Please forgive the late notice but we are hoping to go ahead with a general Members’ meeting next Monday!  We have an application in with Saanich for the meeting and are waiting on a reply.  

Important details:

The number of people who can attend the General Members’ meetings at the Lawn Bowling club is limited to 50 participants.

All attendees must be double vaccinated for covid and vaccine passports will be checked at the door.  Masks must be worn for the duration of the meeting.

Please only use the form to indicate you will definitely attend the members’ meeting on Nov 1st,  if you do not plan to attend, please don’t fill out this form.

If more than one person is attending, please fill out the form once for each person.  

This form will be used for both Covid contact tracing and to limit numbers attending the meeting.  If you sign up and are then unable to attend the meeting, please email so your place can be offered to someone else.