Azza Rojbi spoke to our club about The European Refugee Crisis on Sep 13. After Danish Smørbrød catered by Kate Praegel, Azza started with a video showing some of the refugees on boats going over to Europe. We were then presented with various facts about the refugees. Azza then showed us a couple more videos about refugees who had started companies in Canada and Austria. There was then a question period which was interesting and offered some different perspectives. All in all a pleasant and
Our evening began with a social hour followed by dinner. Kate Praegel outdid herself in preparing our dinner which started with herring and salmon on rye bread appetizers followed by a main course of roast pork with vegetables. For dessert, we had chocolate mouse.
Our guest speaker was Rnold Smith. His talk was entitled "HOW TO ACHIEVE BETTER MARKETING RESULTS WITHOUT SPENDING MORE".
Rnold is a New Westminster based business growth consultant. He helps his clients acquire new ideal customers in the fastest, easiest and cheapest way possible based on their current circumstances. He is executive director for the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce, the founder of the Business Collaboration Network, and President of the McBride Sapperton Residents Association.
UBC Voyage - A Special Presentation
In April, in addition to our regular speaker, we were given a special presentation by Torbjørn Reitan Fyrvik who told us about the UBC Voyage Project. The goal of the project is to design and build a fully autonomous research vessel which will be tested in the Atlantic Ocean. The team is currently working on the project but they are looking for assistance. Click the link below to learn about the project, its status and how you can help make it happen!
Christmas Party Sponsors 2017
We wish to acknowledge the following businesses and individuals for their generous support of our annual Christmas Party. Our sponsors for the 2017 Scandinavian Business Club of BC Christmas Party are:
Anders Nurmi - Pacific Viking Enterprises
Solvi Stokholm - Stokhom Insurance Services Ltd. / The Cooperators
Salt Paradise Wellness and Detox Centre
Steve Bottomley - West Coast Flyer Delivery
Skinnydipper Recreation Club
Hypersonic Internet Services