Meeting Highlights:

6th November, 2014, we welcome back Rtn. Maeder, Rtn Maneiras and our guest Trent joining us in this regular meeting. We also have a visiting Rotarian Cathy from RC Wisconsin  who came to Macao for a brief stopover after her China trip.

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We introduced  our exciting  “Light Up Rotary Great Gondola Grab” Charity Raffle Draw Winter Promotion which will be launched from Nov 8 to Dec 7 , 2014. during the meeting. Raffle draw tickets at MOP50 each or MOP100 for 3 will be sold through our club as well as Kong Seng ticketing offices. All fund raised will be donated to Concordia Special Education School, Macau Autism Association, Macau Down’s Syndrome Association and GuangXi Literacy and Poverty Alleviation Project.

Grand draw will be held at Venetian outdoor lagoon on Dec 7 ( Sunday ) at 7 pm  and instead of traditional drawing of ticket stubs, the winners will be picked from the thousands of lit –up miniature gondolas floating on the lagoon as each of these gondolas is affixed with a lucky draw ticket number. Prizes include 1st cash prize $38,888. The 4 beneficiaries will have a booth at the venue on same evening introducing their services. A press conference was held on Nov 7 together with Sands China Ltd, who fully sponsored this charity program.

So please mark your diary for Dec 7 and hurry up to grab the tickets from our club or Kong Seng ticketing offices.  ( Attached are some pics of the promotion details)

Box collection – thanks to Maeder, our acting SAG who exercises quite many fines for no pins Rotarians.  From the base sum collected, PP Fred top up and challenged a few to the final amt of $5,500.

Club December Announcements

December 7 (Sunday) Afternoon – Light Up Rotary Great Gondola Grab Charity Raffle promotion
December 12 (Friday) –7:00pm @ Venetian, “15th Joy to the World Christmas Party “ for the mentally handicapped children
December 25 -28 – GuangXi Literacy and Poverty Alleviation Trip.

District Announcements

-November 15 (Saturday) District Foundation Seminar and Grant Management Seminar @Regal Kowloon Hotel, Hong Kong from 9:00am to 4:30pm.@$480

-November 30 (Sunday) Rotary Happy Run 2014 – 8km; Starting Time: 8:00am @Shatin Sports Ground. Enrollment Deadline Nov 5; Rotarian enrollment fee: HKD$1000.

(If you are interested, please let me or secretary know and we will email you further information).

Thank you and see you on Thursday at Venetian Capri 13th November, 2014 at 8pm for 8:30pm.

Yours in Rotary,

Kevin Lei

President 14-15
RC Macau

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