Regular Meeting highlights:

Rotarians PP Keith, PP Fred, Mario and Ricardo are back from holiday and shared with us interesting encounters in their hometown. We were indeed busy in past 3 weeks with Indian social night, Joint Installation and RI President Gary Huang’s visit . Thank you Mario for bringing back a club banner from Rotary Club Da Praia during his make up visit during his holiday.

Rotay Club Da Praia

The night’s Box Collection: $1000

1st Club Assembly highlights:

After declaring end of regular meeting, the first club assembly of this Rotary Year 2014-2015 was held. Following is a brief summary of the 1st Club Assembly while minutes of the assembly will be circulated in due course.

Sec Stella reported that there are 17 members present. 13 members submitted proxies, hence total no. of votes was 30 and based on 41 members, a legitimate quorum of over 70% was reached

-Assembly Chair PP Peter Kok, called to order and declared start of assembly meeting. PP Stella was appointed as assembly secretary to record minutes of the meeting.

Agenda and minutes of last Jan 9 2014 club assembly were adopted.

President Kevin, Treasurer Ricardo presented this year’s club goals on Rotary Foundation contributions, membership, financial, community services plan. The 1415 plans were voted in favor.

OUR CLUB IS A EREY ( Every Rotarian , Every Year ) CLUB NOW. Thanks to your generous contribution of USD100 to Rotary Foundation Annual Fund on Aug 21 through your annual club dues payment of  $6800 or $3800 ( with dinner fee), RC Macau is now recognized as a EREY club as well as a Foundation Sustaining Member Club. NOTE for those who haven’t paid your dues, the Club has contributed on your behalf first so I would urge for your co-operation to settle the dues asap via bank transfer, cheque or cash.

1415 Board with revisions on Public Image composition was voted in favor.

President Elect Elizabete reported on Philippines Typhoon Haiyan home re-building project progress via Springboard,. The 8 affected families which we sponsored had their home rebuilt almost completed. Pictures and brief description of each family were circulated and IPP Christophe of RC Makati North will visit these families in Oct and will further update us.

President Kevin reported on District Resolution No. RC/1-2014 – The Composition and Terms of Reference of the Nominating Committee for selection of District Governor Nominee Designate for RY 2017-2018 was resolved 13th May, 2014. 1 Past President and 1 non- President Rotarian from each area shall be voted to represent that area to sit in the Nominating Committee.  Our club board will discuss/agree on these two candidates from our club and update to all members before submitting to District before end September.

Club assembly_2014_1

Club August Announcements

August 28 (Thurs): 2 students from Saint Paul School will share their experience from UK Summer Camp on Thurs regular meeting.

Sept 4 (Thurs): Meeting cancelled

Sept 5 (Fri): 7:30pm Mid-Autumn Festival BBQ Party at Reflection Poolside Restaurant on 6/F, Sands Hotel, Macau. Sumptuous buffet, fun games , karaoke await your prompt registration . Please sign up with Sec Stella and Club Administration Chair PP Choi asap ( your families and guests are most welcome. Standard dinner fee $250 for Rtn applies.

District Announcement

Sept 27 (Sat) – DG Visit. Venue and time: TBC

Thank you and see you on Thursday at Venetian, 28th August, 2014.


Yours in Rotary,

Kevin Lei

President 14-15

RC Macau