Dear Fellow Rotarians, We are having a relaxing summer. Last Thursday, 11/8, we had 9 Rotarians, Pres. Sam, PPs Maneiras, Choi, Ip, Fatima, Kevin, Rtn. Yasmin, Li Ying, me and my daughter Katherine, and of course, Aris, attended our social gathering at the Crowne Plaze Hotel. Though small no. of people, we had great fellowship with good food and wine. NO MEETING 18/8 Due to low attendance and unavailability of Venetian, it was decided at the board meeting held on 12/8 that we would cancel the meeting this Thursday, 18/8. Latin American Cultural Festival PP Gary invited our Rotarians and Rotaractors to the Latin American Cultural Festival – Opening Ceremony on 19/8, Friday 5:30~6:30pm at Macau Tower – Latin American Food Festival 19/8 7:30pm at Grand Lapa (only 10 seats reserved due to limitation) Please find below the invitation from PP Gary and show our support to the opening ceremony. If you are interested to attend the Food Festival at Grand Lapa, please let me know by return email or whatsapp. Seats will be reserved on first come first serve basis. Yours in Rotary Stella Sent: Monday, August 15, 2016 5:27 PM Subject: Latin American Cultural Festival Dear Sam and Stella, As usual, our association MAPEAL will invite Rotarians/Rotaractors to join the opening ceremony of our Latin American Cultural Festival, which this year will be held at the Macau Tower, ground floor on the 19th of August, Friday, from 5.30 till 6.30 pm, followed by the opening ceremony of the Latin American Food Festival, at Grand Lapa Hotel, starting at 19.30. Everybody in Rotary is free to join the opening ceremony at the Macau Tower, but due to limited seats at Grand Lapa, only around 10 seats will be reserved for Rotarians/Rotaractors/spouses. I hereby would like to ask your good self to send the Latin America Cultural Festival program to our Rotarians and Rotaractors, and also send me a list of Rotarians/Rotaractors who will join the opening of the food festival. Thanks a lot and waiting for your further response. I will try to join our Rotary meeting on Thursday night, if I can make it, and brief you further about our cultural program. Best regards and see you soon Gary