Weekly Meeting – 15 September 2016

Weekly Meeting – 15 September 2016

District 3420/Club No. 28992

BULLETIN September 15, 2016

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

Please refer to the List of Attendance.

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

Visiting Rotarians and Rotaract Members
Rtn. Gerrit Ten Veen, President RC Bali Canggu



SAA Mirella Neumann
SAA Mirella brought the meeting to order at 1.00pm.

President Dona Poskiparta
President Dona welcomed the members and visiting Rotarian Gerrit. Dona reminded members that RC Bali Ubud Sunset will hold their 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner at the 5 star Maya Resort & Spa on 4 December. Bali Ubud Sunset hopes for a large turnout from RC Bali Nusa Dua…

As well RC Bali Canggu is organizing a fellowship evening with dinner at Taman Bhagawan, Tanjung Benoa on 11 October. Gerrit is here today to talk about this event in more detail. 

She then circulated the microphone for news from the members.

PP Karl-Heinz Schmelzer
Karl-Heinz informed that August attendance reached a whopping 62% largely due to the big turnouts at the Club Assembly and the Board Handover Dinner party. Well done fellow Rotarians :-)

Wes has posted all bulletins but the last on the Club’s web site. Only a few had read the bulletins. Karl encouraged members to regularly check the website.

PP Edward Naus
PP Edward suggested, once a bulletin is posted, to alert the members by a short email with a link to the website.

Visiting Rtn. Gerrit Ten Veen, President RC Bali Canggu
Gerrit said that this is his fourth visit to the Club, but his first as President of RC Canggu. Welcome back Gerrit! :-)

PP Risto Poskiparta
PP Risto, Chair of the organizing committee for the District Conference Golf, informed that a revised proposal has been received from Bali National, which he now will forward to the District. The tournament will be held on 7 May 2017.

Rtn. Ari Murti
Rtn. Ari, HIV/AIDS Project Co-ordinator stated that on 10 October she will give an enlightenment speech about the dangers of HIV to ladies in the Kerobokan prison.

Treasurer Adjis Budidjaya
Adjis reminded to pay the annual dues and contribute to TRF.

PDG Panudiana Kuhn
PDG Kuhn has proposed in total six honorary members considered a fitting addition to our Club. Three of them have already confirmed their willingness to join the Club as an honorary members. They will be invited one by one to one of the forthcoming luncheons.

President Dona
President Dona added that the Board, through a vote by email, has already agreed in principal to the addition of the proposed honorary members.

Gerrit Ten Veen, President RC Bali Canggu
President Gerrit (above photo, left) announced that RC Bali Canggu is in the lead of organizing a Fellowship Evening with Gala Dinner on the occasion of a visit of a group of 40 Rotarians from Trivandrum, India. Overview:

  • The event shall take at Taman Bhagawan, Tanjung Benoa on 11 October. Fellowship will start at 18.15 the buffet type dinner at 19.00;
  • Cape Discovery and Guinness are sponsoring wine and beer respectively;
  • There will be musical entertainment, a fashion show and presentations by Cape Discovery and Swiss Coin (crypto-currency similar to Bit Coin);
  • RC Canggu will present their signature “Project Protect”, free motorcycle helmets for young children;
  • RC Bali Canggu invited all 20 Rotary Clubs of Bali plus one from Mataram. Fwiw, Gerrit mentioned that he has the firm intention to visit all Bali Clubs to promote the event;
  • He hopes for a big turnout. Guests are welcome. Possibly the event can be used as a membership drive;
  • He asked to involve some of our Rotaract members to help with tickets sales;;
  • The fee for the event is only USD 25.00 or IDR 330,000.- per person!

Tickets for IDR 560,000.- were sold. PDG Kuhn won a book contributed by past winner PP Michael and signed by the author Jeffrey Archer. Congratulations… PDG Kuhn, as well other past winners owing prizes are reminded not to forget to make their contributions at forthcoming meetings.

IDR 30,000.- in fines were levied for all and sundry offenses.

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

Next meetings/events.
22.09.2016 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.
29.09.2016 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.

Birthdays this month
03 September – PP Michael Burchett
22 September – Debra Levy
26 September – Ari Murti

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

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