Weekly Meeting – 18 August 2016

Weekly Meeting – 18 August 2016

ROTARY CLUB BALI NUSA DUA
District 3420/Club No. 28992

BULLETIN August 18, 2016

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

LEAVE
Please refer to the List of Attendance.

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

VISITING ROTARIANS and GUESTS
Visiting Rotarians and Rotaract Members
Rtn. Wim van Rijswijk, RC Zwarterwatersteden, Netherlands

Guests
None

ANNOUNCEMENTS, REPORTS

Acting SAA PP Risto
With SAA Mirella in Europe, Acting SAA Risto, brought the meeting to order at 1.00pm.

President Dona Poskiparta
President Dona welcomed the members and our sole visitor, Wim. She reflected briefly on the Board Handover Dinner which went well and members and guests had a lot of fun. She then circulated the microphone.

Rtn. Don Butera
Don announced that due to his work commitments, he has to step down from his position as Chair of Vocational Service Committee.

Rtn. Jose Calle
Jose, who works half the time in Jakarta, will try to arrange his schedule so that he can attend the Club meetings more regularly.

Rtn. Adjis Budidjaya
Our Treasurer Adjis informed that the funds raised during the Board Handover Dinner were IDR 19,300,000.

PP Gary Phair
With regard to the joint scholarship project with RC Zwartewatersteden, Gary informed that he has passed the names of the 25 children and the project structure to our partners in the Netherlands.

PP Karl-Heinz Schmelzer
PP Karl-Heinz, who chairs the Community Services Committee, reported of the earlier meeting of the committee.

  • Funds for HIV scholarships, breast milk substitutes for children of HIV infected mothers and clinic supplies for Clinic Amerta have been disbursed.
  • Hugh gave a presentation for a scholarship program with Bali Children Foundation.
  • Axel received information that our Club’s friend, Albert Bergsma, had already passed away a year ago. Al was a member of Rotary Club Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada, one of our partners in the present Global Grant. Due to a lack of members the Club had to be disbanded at the end of the last Rotary Year.

Rtn. Hugh Brown
Hugh congratulated the Board and the entire Club on the success of the Board handover Dinner and the warm friendship extended to him and his guests. He then elaborated briefly on the scholarship program he had presented earlier at the CSC meeting.

Rtn. Harumi Hashimoto
Harumi apologized for not attending the Board Handover Dinner, as she received news during the pre-dinner golf that her beloved cat had run away. The cat is now safely back.

Visiting Rtn. Wim van Rijswijk
Wim is happy to be back once again among his friends from RCBND.

PP Wes
Wes announced that we may expect several guest speakers in the near future.

PDG Kuhn
PDG P. Kuhn spoke of his recent donation to TRF during his time as DG and member of RC Bali Kuta. 50 % of this amount is soon to flow back. He is trying to make RCBND the beneficiary.

PP Karl-Heinz Schmelzer
PP Karl-Heinz received from the hands of President Dona a pin and certificate from TRF of RI naming him a Paul Harris Fellow (see above photo). There is also a nice photo on the club’s Instagram account – see link below.

With lunch over and Karl-Heinz recognised as Paul Harris Fellow it was time for Acting SAA Risto to take the floor.

Raffle
Tickets for IDR 470,000.- were sold. The winner was Rtn. Don however there was no Raffle prize as the previous winner (David Velde, guest of Wes) is still to bring a prize. David as well past winners owing prizes are reminded not to forget to make their contributions at forthcoming meetings.

Fines
There were no fines levied this week.

President Dona thanked everyone for joining today and the meeting was adjourned at 2:00PM.

Next meetings/events.
25.08.2016 – Board Meeting, Bali National Golf Resort, 11.00AM-12.30PM.
25.08.2016 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.

01.09.2016 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.
08.09.2016 – Community Services Committee meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 11.00-12.30PM.
08.09.2016 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.

Birthdays this month
06 August – Klaus Paehler
12 August – Martin Smyth
26 August – Ian Cameron

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

More photos and club info at: