Weekly Bulletin: Issue 04, 31st Jul 2015
Global Grants for Rotary Year 2015-16 is Now Open for Application
Dear Club Presidents,
Further to our promotion at the first Joint President Meeting, I am pleased to inform you that the Global Grants for Rotary year 2015-16 is now open for application.
Global Grant supports local and international projects, scholarships, vocational training teams, and related travel within the six areas of focus that are sustainable, measureable and host community-driven.
Our District provides an option for financing Global Grant projects by District Designated Fund (DDF). In Rotary year 2015-16, total DDF available is US$280,185.29, including uncommitted DDF of US$182,321.41 that was carried forward from last Rotary year. Of this amount, US$80,000 has been reserved for Global Grants covering scholarship and vocational training teams. US$150,000 is to be used in funding some district or global projects. The balance of US$50,185.29 is reserved for future years to ensure stable DDF Funding.(….read more)
Vocational Visit to Qianhai, Shenzhen, PRC. 14 August, 2015
Dear Fellow Rotarians,
On behalf of Rotary District 3450, I would like to invite you to the first vocational service committee activity—-visit to Qianhai, Shenzhen, PRC on 14 August, 2015 Friday.
Qianhai is an are to develope as pioneer special area next to Shenzhen.
We shall visit their exhibition hall where specialist will explain to us the development of the area for people from HKSAR.
Then lunch in nearby followed by visit to either a factory or institute (Eye hospital managed by Dr. Lam from HK)
Expecting return to Kowloon Tong MTR by 6:30pm.(….read more)
Invitation to District Rotaract Awards Presentation Ceremony 2014-2015 cum District Rotaract Installation 2015-2016
Dear All Rotary Leaders,
Our forthcoming District Rotaract Installation cum Rotaract Awards Presentation will be held on 16 August 2015 starting at 1:00pm in the Charles K. Kao Auditorium of Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin.
This year, in addition to the installation and award presentation, District Youth Service Committee would like to invite our service partners, university dignitaries including the University Presidents and the Student Affairs Officers to the Ceremony and a special welcoming luncheon will be provided before the Ceremony commencement.(….read more)
Rotary HK Ultramarathon 2016
Dear District Leaders, District Officers and Club Presidents,
We are most exciting to announce that we will be hosting the Rotary HK Ultramarathon 2016 for the 2nd year on 6th March, 2016, Sunday in Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong. The Organizing Committee is working hard to make this Rotary HK Ultramarathon once again a successful one that everyone will remember.
In order to plan for what’s ahead, we pledge for your support by marking your diary on the date of event. Moreover, please prepare to exert your enthusiastic interest to participate in sponsoring a team with your respective Rotary Clubs and Rotaract Clubs.(….read more)
Rotary Club of HK South Lunch Meeting
Congratulation for PP Charlie Yip appointment to the Hospital Authority MemberRegistration on MYROTARY of Rotary International Website – Rotary.org
Being a dedicated Rotarian, you may want to find out more about your own club, like the membership trend, foundation giving, services, etc through the ROTARY CLUB CENTRAL; you may want to edit your own profile in MY PROFILE, make foundation giving, FIND A CLUB to go to when you visited another country, find out WHAT’S NEW in Rotary, or you may also join a Rotarian Action Group, etc….(read more)