Author Archives: Jim Copeland

District VIII Governance – Discussion Paper (by Alan Pentney, District VIII Governor)

Issue: The Gyro District VIII Constitution requires a specific slate of Officers but recruitment of a Lieutenant Governor on an annual basis has become increasingly difficult to achieve. Background: The Constitution identifies that the Officers for District VIII includes the … Continue reading

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Curl-a-rama 2015 Results

Pictures of the various event winners from Curl-a-rama held Nov. 6 – 8, 2015 in Banff.       Ken Williamson has provided additional photos from the weekend to be found here.

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Joint Calgary/Stampede City Installations/Founders Night

The Calgary and Stampede City Clubs held joint installations and celebrated Founder’s Night on October 16. District VIII Governor Allan Pentney presided over the installation of Rod MacLeod as president of the Calgary Club and of David Smith as President … Continue reading

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Cranbrook Club installation

On October 8 District Governor Allan Pentney visited the Cranbrook Gyro Club to preside over their annual installation. Bill Bennetts was installed as Club president while David Farrell and George Dowling were inducted into the fraternity.

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Happy Birthday Gov. Pentney

A Happy Birthday is extended to Governor Alan on this his 66th birthday, September 25.

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Sherwood Park Installations

                          District VIII 1st Lieutenant Governor John Hodgson performed the installation of Sherwood Park’s new executive at their annual wrap-up barbecue on June 20 at the Log Cabin … Continue reading

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Governor Pentney Visits Sherwood Park Club

District Governor Alan Pentney dropped in on the Sherwood Park Club during their annual summer picnic hosted by Bernie & Brenda Kropp on Saturday, August 29. While there, he presented the Gyro International 2014 – 2015 Best Website award to … Continue reading

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