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A. Tai Po Mock Court – Workshop will be held on 7 December, 2013 (Anti-Drug Operation) at Sheung Shui Junior Police Call Clubhouse
A series of anti-drug operations had jointly been implemented with Junior Police Call including a total 4 programs in the scheme:-


(i) Arresting Trafficker Operation and visit to Police Station
(ii) Legal system workshop
(iii) Mock trial for 2 times
(iv) Visiting the facilities of Correctional Service Department

For Participating Schools in Tai Po area:
– 迦密聖道中學
– 香港道教聯合會圓玄學院第二中學
For Participating Schools in North District area: – 粉嶺禮賢會中學
– 聖芳濟各書院

B. Carol Singing Festival 2013
It will be scheduled on 15 December, 2013 (Sunday) from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at East Point City 東港城 at Tseung Kwan O in order to support Child Development Matching Fund (“CDMF”).
The Child Development Fund is a poverty relief policy introduced by the Hong Kong Government following a recommendation of the former Commission on Poverty in 2008.
Child Development Matching Fund (CDMF)
– Provide personal development opportunities for youths coming from disadvantaged families.
– Encouraging youth to build up their “financial” and “non-financial” assets so as to
help them fight poverty effectively and to cultivate a positive outlook in life.
In order to tackle the inter-generational poverty issue and match the HK$200 monthly personal savings of the financially deprived youth:
– The Festival requires every Singing member to contribute HK$200 to sing. The HK$200 represents the monthly personal savings of one child coming from a deprived family.
– Each choir member was encouraged to donate HK$200 or donation is to be made by their partnering Rotary clubs or by other CDMF supporters.
To enroll 1,000 Singers from our Rotary Family including Rotarians, Rotaractors, Interactors, Rotary Adopt A School students, Rotary supporters to sing from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on 15 December, 2013 (Sunday) at East Point City.

Rotary Adopt A School (RAAS) Information By RAAS Committee

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