by Florence Hui
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
JANUARY IS ROTARY AWARENESS MONTH!
CLUB NEWS : DISTRICT CONFERENCE 2009 – 21 & 22 FEB 09
THEME: “REALIZE AND MANAGE CHANGE”
Hosted by OUR CLUB, The ROTARY CLUB OF MACAU at the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, let’s support District Conference Committee Chair, PP Fatima Ferreira! For further information:
MACAU SAR 2008 HONOURS LIST ANNOUNCED
The Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau Wah has accorded honours and awards to 40 people and organisations, including the following:
The Medal of Merit in Culture.
The Macanese Patois theatre group Dóci Papiaçam di Macau (Three of our Rotarians have actively participated in it: PP Alfredo Ritchie as main cast, IPP Filipe Senna Fernandes as video and multimedia and Rtn. Miguel Senna Fernandes as Playwright and Director.)
The Medal of Merit in Altruism
PP Alice Chiang of Rotary Club of Guia and Hon. Rotarian Kong Tat Choi of Rotary Club of Hou Kuong
The official ceremony will be held on January 16, 2009. CONGRATULATIONS!
R I & DISTRICT NEWS
SPECIAL ROTARY SOUVENIR PINS
To promote attendance for the last District Conference, special souvenir pins were made to recognize Rotarians with at least 10 years of membership. There are a total of 6 different pins for up to 6 decades of membership! The full set of is available for sale at $1,888. 100% of the proceeds will go to District 3450 Charity Fund. There are only limited edition of 300 sets. Interested Rotarians please contact President Florence Hui.
PARTING SHOTS 2008 PHOTO GALLERY
As the year draws to a close, take a look back at a collection of Parting Shots from The Rotarian magazine.
NO MEETING – 1 JAN 09
There won’t be any meetings on public holiday, 1 Jan 09. The first meeting of 2009 will be held on Thursday, 8 Jan 08.
PRE CHINESE NEW YEAR GATHERING – 22 JAN 09
To celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Ox, let’s have a Chinese dinner at Lung Kee on Thursday, 22 Jan 09. Further information will be sent to you soon. Thanks to Vice President Elizabete Fong and Club Administration Chair Wong Kam Chi to coordinate with this.