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view of the Pacific Shores Resort from the ocean

This year's dinner was held on Saturday, October 22nd, at the Pacific Shores Resort in Nanoose Bay. 

Dining Room

view of the Pacific Shores Resort from the beach

Guests begin to arrive and gravitate to Laurie's heraldic display. 

dining area is filling up

As more guests arrive, the room becomes more alive. 

Arms of Robert Watt Arms of Alex Greenwood

Arms of Carl Larsen Arms of Shirley Greenwood

guests seated for dinner

Amidst a flock of flags, guests are seated for dinner.  On the menu was a choice of Wild BC Salmon in a Fresh Herb Crust with Champagne Beurre Blanc Sauce or Canadian AAA Centre Cut Top Sirloin Steak with Portabello Mushroom Brandy Sauce.

Carl Larsen, Herb LeRoy, John Neill, ,Allan Ailo, Carol Ailo

Head table.

Arms of John Neill Arms of Carl Larsen

Follows, photos of the other tables.

Alex Greenwood, Dennis, Shirley Greenwood, Brian Hutchison, Tom Mercer, Regina Mercer Arms of Brian Hutchison Arms of Shirley Greenwood Arms of Alex Greenwood

Evan Petley-Jones, Lynn Patten, Laurie Patten Arms of Laurie Patten Arms of Evan Petley-Jones

Robb Watt, Alison Watt, Jack Patten, David Hjalmarson, Joan Merrington Arms of David Hjalmarson Arms of Robert Watt

Guest Speaker

Herb LeRoy gives his speech

The guest speaker was Herb LeRoy, Private Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia and Executive Director of Government House.  He spoke on the duties of the Lieutenant Governor as well as his own.

John Neill and Herb LeRoy Arms of John Neill

Laurie's Heraldic Display

main panel of heraldic display

This photo shows the overall size and structure of the branch's heraldic display built by Laurie Patten.  The display is now on permanent display at Government House in Victoria.

main panel of heraldic display

This is the main end panel of the display.

Here are the rest of the panels.

panel 1 panel 2 panel 3 panel 4 panel 5 panel 6

badge of the BC branch of the RHSC

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