SALAM HANGAT DARI BALI – Warm greetings to fellow Rotarians and visitors to our page from the Rotary Club of Bali Seminyak, District 3420.
A new season of Rotary is before us and as we transition to our new leadership team, I want to share my vision and goals with you all. After TWO “brainstorming” sessions held in May and June with my Team of exceptional board members, club officers and committee members, we were able to identify our strengths and our weaknesses and develop an action plan in those areas of opportunity. The meetings were extremely productive and many great ideas were generated which we will work to implement in the coming weeks.
Our bold vision is to broaden and maximise our Scholarship program for underprivileged students to encompass not only the island of Nusa Penida but to other areas in Bali. At present, under the Helen E. Newman program we offer 30 Scholarships to Hi-School students on Nusa Penida and will be offering tertiary education to special graduates under the Juliana Rosenboom Memorial Fund. Photos and Bios for our students will be available on our website shortly and I would encourage you to read their stories and sponsor one of these students and invest in their future.
(At this point I would like to put out a request to ALL Rotary Clubs, to PLEASE donate any used but working laptops to these students through our club. Please contact either Club Secretary John Glass or myself for further info on how to do this).
We would also like to bring in another THREE or more projects - two of which are already in the works – a DENGUE AWARENESS program and a MOTORBIKE HELMET initiative for children under the ages of nine.
Brand new RCBS member Rtn. Jannell Lee is to be congratulated for heading up New Generations and re-starting our Rotary Seminyak Rotoractor Club. We look forward to positive action in the near future and will be reporting their news and activities in the coming weeks.
More of the “ VISION & ACTION PLAN” will be shared with members at our first Rotary Lunch meeting at the Trans Resort Bali on WEDNESDAY, JULY 1st.
Our Club meets every Wednesday from 12:00 to 14:00, which includes fellowship time before lunch at 12:30 prompt. We meet at the exotic new TRANS RESORT, BALI, hotel in Seminyak and ALL are welcome.
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