Weekly Meeting – 06 December, 2012 (Club Assembly)

Weekly Meeting – 06 December, 2012 (Club Assembly)

District 3420/Club No. 28992


BULLETIN December 06, 2012

18 Rotarians attended. For details please refer to the List of Attendance.

Please refer to the List of Attendance.

APOLOGIES 7 Rotarians were absent with an apology. For details please refer to the List of Attendance.


Visiting Rotarians and Rotaract Members

Endang Jantzen and Julia Reymawn, Sheila Naus, Carolyn Phair, Sinta Rosarius, Connie Schmelzer, Jhaihara Smyth


President Risto

  • President Risto called the Club Assembly to order at 6.00PM for the purpose of electing the President Elect for the 2013/2014 Rotary Year followed by the electionon of the Board.
  • President Risto advise Rotariants that, there having been two nominations for President Elect, Axel Kneip and Gary Phair, a secret ballot would be conducted. Voting was scrutinised by Rtn. Bipan and, after considering votescast at the Assembly and prior email votes, Gary Phair was elected President Elect for the 2013/14 Rotary year.
  • President Risto then noted that there were five nominations for the four open Board of Director positions and accordingly a secret ballot would be required.

Nominations: PP Wes, PP Jo Rosarius, Rhonda Lepsch, PP Bruce Jellard and Axel Kneip

Axel Kneip however, due to travel commitments, advised that he would withdraw his name and accordingly the remaining four candidate were automatically elected.

President Risto congratulated the incoming President and Board for the 2013/14 Rotary year to a round of applause from all present.

In relation to the Annual Orphanage Christmas Party for orphans and underprivileged children at the Grand Hyatt on Friday, 14 December at lunch time Risto advised that Rp. 21,000,000 in donations was required for gifts in the gift bags. In additional to donations reported last week (1. Bipan Rp.-3,500,000.-,2. Mimi-T-Shirt and 3. Nunie – Rp. 1,000,000.-) further donations were pledged by Jo- Rp. 800,000; Warung Perancis (Sinta) Rp. 1,000,000; and Gary Rp.1,000,000.

PP Edward Naus
PP. Edward mentioned that the had approached Nestle and it is likely Nestle will donate approximately Rp20,000,000 in products suitable for the children.

PP Jo Rosarius
Treasurer Jo was pleased to announce that the final reckoning for the Annial Charity Golf Tournament was a terrific result from Bruce and his well organised golf committee.

During dinner Rotariants and Guests enjoyed the music of the Global Extreme Band.

PP Edward Naus
Edward gave a rousing and entertaining (and way too loooonnnggg) explanation of the diffrerence between Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus noting that today was his (St. Nick’s) feast day and the anniversary of his death. Some lively discussion ensued conserning the German and Dutch versions of the legend with an interjection from Risto that it was also the Finnish National Day.

This preceded an announcement from Edward that our club is likely to receive a very welcome donation of around $10,000 from a Dutch Club. Edward then rounded out the evening with a spirited version of a Dutch Christmas carol to the accompaniment of the Global Extreme Allstars.

Tickets for IDR 840,000- were sold. A fine bottle of wine which was donated by Martin Smyth was won by Endang Jantzen. Past winners owing prizes are reminded not to forget to make their contributions at the forthcoming meetings.

Acting Sergeant at Arms Martin Smyth declared that there would be no fines this evening.

Next meetings/events.
13.12.2012 – Board Meeting, 11.00am – 12.30pm
13.12.2012 – Weekly Luncheon, 12.30pm – 2.00pm
14.12.2012 – 20th Annual Grand Hyatt/RCBND Orphanage Christmas Party – GHB, 2.00pm-6.00pm
20.12.2012 – Weekly Luncheon, 12.30pm – 2.00pm

26-27.04.2013 – DISTRICT CONFERENCE D3420 Solo, Central Java
10-11.05.2013 – DISTRICT CONFERENCE D3410, Batam
06-08.12.2013 – ROTARY INSTITUTE, Taipei, Taiwan Registration Fee: US$ 180 Spouses: US$ 120

Birthdays in December
Jean-Philippe Petit, 11 December
Priti Kapur, 15 December

Recurrent data information on next pages
Board of Directors and Service Chairs