The Rotary Club of Richmond celebrated our 50th anniversary with Yellow Ribbon Tribute to Canada's service men and women. Over 250 guests attended the Gala at the River Rock Casino Resort on April 15, 2012. District 5040 Governor Hans Doge. The Hon. Alice Wong MP, MLA Linda Reid, Mayor His Worship Malcolm Brodie, Colonel Bryan H. Gagne and our Club President Ken Whitney were piped onto the stage to deliver their welcome message.
After a delicious meal, we were in for a treat, performances by the Band of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment and Pipes and Drums of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. Over 70 silent auction items were sold highlighted by $1,000 bid to conduct the orchestra. Weraised $30,000 to support veterans and artistic programming. Thank you to all our supporters.