Weekly Meeting – 20 April 2017

Weekly Meeting – 20 April 2017

District 3420/Club No. 28992

BULLETIN 20 April, 2017

9 Rotarians attended. For details please check with the Secretary.

2 Rotarians are currently on leave.

4 Rotarians were absent with an apology. For details please check with the Secretary.

Visiting Rotarians and Rotaract Members
Patrick Van Kampen, CP & PP Rotary Club Bali Seminyak

Syta Plantinga and Peter Veenstra, Kolewa Foundation
Mrs. Tam A. de Groot and Mr. Al Franeker, Kolewa supporters, The Netherlands
Brian Booker, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA


Acting SAA Martin Smyth
Acting SAA Martin rang the bell to bring the meeting to order at 1.00pm.

President Dona Poskiparta
President Dona opened the meeting by asking all present to move to the club reception area outside of which was parked the Kolewa Foundation Medicar. This was an opportunity to get together with RC Bali Seminyak and unveil the new JOINT sponsorship (promotional) stickers on the Kolewa Medicar. See above photo.

Back in the meeting room, Dona introduced and welcoming our guests and the microphone went around the table.

PP Risto Pokiparta
Risto gave a rundown on the funds earned from RCBND’s 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament held last Saturday 15 April. The income derived was in the order of IDR 187 juta of which IDR 2.6 juta was passed to our Rotaract Club Bai Nusa Dua for their contribution to the event. The raffle itself generated some IDR 40 juta.

Comments from golfers were extremely positive and everyone present at the awards dinner party had a very enjoyable evening until after 11.00pm…

PP Eddie Fitzgerald
Eddie suggested that there may be an avenue to sell the photos of the event in order to increase our income from the event. Eddie to follow up.

Guest Syta Plantinga, CEO Kolewa Foundation
Ibu Syta introduced herself and later made a presentation on the work of the Kolewa Foundation

Guest Al Franeker
Al introduced himself and mentioned that he and his associates were providing financial support to The Kolewa Foundation from their base in Holland.

Visiting Rotarian PP Patrick van Kampen
Patrick drew the meeting’s attention to the Bika-a-thon event taking place this coming Saturday 22 April. Rotary Club Bali Seminyak will promote this event and will pass funds obtained to their Rotaract club. Patrick invited all and sundry to join the event.

Ibu Syta Plantinga, CEO Kolewa Fundation
Ibu Syta made a presentation on the work and activities of the Kolewa Foundation. Together with Kolewa, RC Bali Nusa Dua performed over 90 operations on some 80 children and young adults born with a cleft lip and or cleft palate. Ibu Syta invited everyone present to visit the Kolewa House where children and a parent may stay, free of charge, while under going medical treatment on Bali.

Sergeant at Arms
After an enjoyable lunch Acting SAA Martin took over the proceedings.

Raffle tickets of IDR 1,050,000 were sold with our guest, Al Frankeker winning a nice bottle of red wine(which he promptly opened and shared). Other past winners owing prizes are reminded not to forget to make their contributions at forthcoming meetings.

Fines of IDR 10,000.- were levied for all and sundry offences.

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

Next meetings/events.
27.04.2017 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.
04.05.2017 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.
11.05.2017 – Indonesian public holiday, No weekly meeting scheduled.
18.05.2017 – Fellowship and lunch meeting at Bali National Golf Resort, 12.30-2.00PM.
25.05.2017 – Indonesian public holiday, No weekly meeting scheduled.

06.05.2017 – D3410 & D3420 Joint District Conference in Bali.

Birthdays this month
Dona Poskiparta, 06 April

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

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