Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise | President Matt Gul | Mary Ann Booth | Bill Soprovich

President Matt Gul's message:

The Cheque Presentation to North Shore Rescue for $51,000 took place last week at North Shore Rescues Headquarters. This event also included presenting Honorary Rotary Membership to members of the community who are strong supporters of Rotary projects and the Values of Rotary, including MLA Ralph Sultan, Mayor Mary Ann Booth, Councillor Bill Soprovich and West Vancouver Police Department’s Anne Russell.

“The Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise 2018-2019 President and Assistant Governor Ardath Paxton for the North Shore Rotary Clubs would also like to recognize the support of Rotarians and Friends of Rotary who work yearlong to make this event successful; Ride Captain Rotarian Karen Harrison for the overall organization WVPD Chief of Police Rotarian Len Goerke for sage advice on many aspects of the Ride including traffic control. Mike Danks Manager of North Shore Rescue, Scotty Grubb President the West Vancouver Marine Rescue Society and President for strong volunteer support from RCMSARs and organizing the top of mountain, Rotarian Chris Loat for all his support to President Matt Gul for making this event successful, and Selin Gul, Canacon Media for preparing the invitations.”

Next year, our Rotary Ride for Rescue is on Saturday June 13th, 2020 on which it will be the 10th Anniversary of the Ride.

If you are interested to participate, volunteer, or sponsor the event, you can visit the event website at, or contact President Matt Gul or Ride -President Matt Gul on his cell at 778 888 8888 or email -Ride Captain Karen Harrison on her cell at 604 290 2050 or email

A special thank you to everybody who attended the Cheque Presentation to North Shore Rescue including: - Mayor Mary Ann Booth - Councillor Bill Soprovich - Councilor Craig Cameron - President of SOS Children Village BC, Rose Hamilton - Judge Bill Rodgers - President of Kipling Media, Joel Harris - Naval Museum President King Wan and Robert Mcllwaine - West Vancouver Otters President, Kelly Merrigan - West Vancouver Otters Head Coach, Janusz Kaczmarek - Rotary Club of North Vancouver Evening Club President, Hootie Johnson - Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunset President, Dave Torrence - President the West Vancouver Marine Rescue Society, Scotty Grubb - NSR Team Leader, Mike Danks - Governor of Rotary District 5040, Bala Naidoo - Assistant Governor of Rotary District 5040, Ardath Paxton Mann - Rockridge Secondary School Principal, Judy Duncan - WVPD Chief of Police, Rotarian Len Goerke - Honour House President, Al De Genova - NVMA President, John Gilmour and Wesley Wenhardt, Terry Hood, Bonnie Baumann - President of the Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise and West Vancouver Luxury - Matt Gul Personal Real Estate Corporation - President of British Pacific Properties, Geoff Croll