2023 Annual General Meeting

September 7, 2023

221A will hold their Annual General Meeting at 825 Pacific Street, Level 1, from 6:00 – 6:30 pm, followed by refreshments from Calabash Bistro.

Members may arrive and register from 5:30, with business to commence at 6:00 pm.


  • Approval of the Minutes from the 2022 AGM
  • Report from Virginia Hong, Chair
  • Report from Brian McBay, Executive Director
  • Presentation of the Audited Financial Statements
  • Appointment of the Auditor
  • Resolution to Set Number of Directors
  • Election of Directors
  • 6:30–7:00 pm – Members Enjoy Refreshments

Members and prospective members can pay their membership dues ($5/year) here.

Please send any inquiries to Laura Fukumoto, Governance Coordinator at LFukumoto@221A.ca

We hope to see you there!

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