Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Chewters Chocolates – Wade Pugh, Partner & VP Manufacturing

Wade Pugh is Manager Partner and VP Manufacturing for Chewters Chocolates. Chewters specialize in one-shot depositing and high-speed wrapping, including nut butter cups, bars, squares, filled chocolates, bark bites and much more. Chewters 55,000 square foot facility, located in Delta, BC, produces many of the chocolate products you see in your local stores and in the hospitality industry.

If you’ve stayed at Las Vegas’s Bellagio, Wynn or Caesars Palace hotels, or recently cruised with Royal Caribbean or Celebrity cruise lines, chances are you’ve got more than a passing acquaintance with Wade Pugh and Chewters Chocolates. Chewters makes pillow chocolates or “turndowns” — those little complimentary treats left on hotel beds.

“There’s something romantic about it when you’re creating chocolate from scratch,” said Pugh, who is also a leading supplier to the Canadian hospitality industry.

Founded in 1984, Chewters Chocolates purchased Dynamic Chocolates in 2015, combining its chocolate expertise with Dynamic’s manufacturing capabilities. Since 2015, under the leadership of CEO Richard Foley, Chewters has implemented capital improvements, training programs, new team members and new processes resulting in improvements in productivity, quality and efficiency.

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Herring and Salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Pork Roast
Dessert: Fruit Salad with whipping cream, cookies, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by the Monday before: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Susan Cartwright-Coates: Cartwright Jewelers – 85 Years Strong

My grandfather always said, “if you can see over the counter you were old enough to work”. That was the start of a career and a passion. I am a third-generation jeweler as my grandfather, James Cartwright started the business in 1933, my father, Don Cartwright followed in his footsteps. In 1985 I joined the family business and have in turn taken it over. This year we celebrated our 85th year in business. My philosophy is “Always give back to the community for they are the ones who are supporting you.”

Excellent customer service has been and will always be the cornerstone of our family business, combined with consistent top-quality craftsmanship and design. This is the reason for the continued success of our jewellery store. As a third-generation business it is truly an honour to serve customers who dealt with my father or grandfather and to help their children and their children’s children.

Susan has been happily married to Brian for 25 years. Susan’s daughter Chelsea runs Cartwright Jewelers E-mails, all social media; Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Susan is the very proud Grandmother of 4 little munchkin’s, and another one on the way in August. Life is good!

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Mushroom soups
Main Course:  Danish open-face sandwiches (including herring and mini rye breads)
Dessert: Chocolate mousse, cookies, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by Monday April 9: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Consul General Mr. Gunn Kim of the Republic of Korea in Vancouver

Consul General Gunn Kim joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1989 after passing the High Diplomatic Service Examination. He has served in the Korean Embassy in Washington, D.C (U.S.A), Abidjan (Republic of Côte d’Ivoire), Beijing (China), and Jakarta (Indonesia). Before coming to Vancouver as Consul General in 2016, he was the Director-General and Ambassador for North Korean Nuclear Affairs. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Seoul National University and his M.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is married with two sons.

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Herring and salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Frikadeller (Danish meatballs)
Dessert: Cake, cookies, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by Monday Mar 12: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner and AGM

An Evening of Jokesters and AGM:
Simon King headlines an amazing group of Vancouver comedic talent!

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 7.30: AGM for Members
7.30-8.30  DINNER AND LAUGHS
Starter:  Asparagus soup
Main Course:  Danish Open-faced Sandwiches (including herring)
Dessert: Rum Cake, tea & coffee
8:30 – 9.30pm:  MORE LAUGHS including open mic

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by Monday Feb 12: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Chewters Chocolates – Wade Pugh, Partner & VP Manufacturing

Wade Pugh is Manager Partner and VP Manufacturing for Chewters Chocolates. Chewters specialize in one-shot depositing and high-speed wrapping, including nut butter cups, bars, squares, filled chocolates, bark bites and much more. Chewters 55,000 square foot facility, located in Delta, BC, produces many of the chocolate products you see in your local stores and in the hospitality industry.

If you’ve stayed at Las Vegas’s Bellagio, Wynn or Caesars Palace hotels, or recently cruised with Royal Caribbean or Celebrity cruise lines, chances are you’ve got more than a passing acquaintance with Wade Pugh and Chewters Chocolates. Chewters makes pillow chocolates or “turndowns” — those little complimentary treats left on hotel beds.

“There’s something romantic about it when you’re creating chocolate from scratch,” said Pugh, who is also a leading supplier to the Canadian hospitality industry.

Founded in 1984, Chewters Chocolates purchased Dynamic Chocolates in 2015, combining its chocolate expertise with Dynamic’s manufacturing capabilities. Since 2015, under the leadership of CEO Richard Foley, Chewters has implemented capital improvements, training programs, new team members and new processes resulting in improvements in productivity, quality and efficiency.

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Herring and Salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Pork Roast
Dessert: Fruit Salad with whipping cream, cookies, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by the Monday before: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Photographing Formula 1 and other stories from the career and life of Allan de la Plante

An award winning and highly acclaimed photographer, author, publisher, keynote speaker and artist!

 

Allan has won many accolades for his photography of people of action. He began shooting hard core sports in the early Seventies, following the F1 Grand Prix circuit and the Canadian downhill ski racers known around the world as the Crazy Canucks. In 1974, he covered the Russia-Canada hockey series for the National Sport and Recreation Center. Between 1974 and 1976, commissioned by the Bank of Montreal, he created the first Canadian Gallery of Athletes. In 1976 he was the Official Photographer at the Montreal Olympic Games.

In 1997, Canada Post unveiled two stamps on Gilles Villeneuve, based on de la Plante’s photographs. It was the ultimate recognition of de la Plante’s work and Villeneuve’s racing life.

He has published books on topics ranging from Pope John Paul II to firefighters to Gas B-B-Que cooking. Perhaps his crown jewel though is the masterfully written, brutally honest book about his good friend from rural Quebec who set the world on fire behind the wheel of a Ferrari.

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Herring and salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Roast Beef
Dessert: Citron Frommage, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by Monday Jan 8: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

Consul General Mr. Gunn Kim of the Republic of Korea in Vancouver

Consul General Gunn Kim joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1989 after passing the High Diplomatic Service Examination. He has served in the Korean Embassy in Washington, D.C (U.S.A), Abidjan (Republic of Côte d’Ivoire), Beijing (China), and Jakarta (Indonesia). Before coming to Vancouver as Consul General in 2016, he was the Director-General and Ambassador for North Korean Nuclear Affairs. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Seoul National University and his M.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is married with two sons.

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Dinner
Starter:  Herring and salmon on mini rye breads
Main Course:  Frikadeller (Danish meatballs)
Dessert: Cake, cookies, tea & coffee
8:15 – 9pm:     FEATURED PRESENTATION including a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price, Register by Monday Mar 12: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price:   Member $45;  Non-member $50

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!!!
Register online!  It’s fast, easy and secure!  www.sbc-bc.ca

To register in advance and pay online:
www.sbc-bc.ca.  VISA, MasterCard, or American Express accepted (secure third-party payment gateway is PayPal™, a PayPal account is not necessary, just select “No Thanks” ).

To register in advance and pay at the door (cash, cheque, or credit card):
email secretary@nullsbc-bc.ca, or call the SBC office 604-484-8238, or contact a current SBC board member, with the names and number of people in your party.

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