Monday, January 30, 2012

LUNCH MEETING - 30 JAN 2012

PDG Fong Hoe Beng                               PP Ravi Velu as SAA

VP Erich Schneider presided the club meeting held on 30 January 2012. PP Ravi Velu was the acting SAA. The special speaker at the lunch meeting was PDG Fong Hoe Beng from the Foundation of Rotary Clubs (Singapore) Ltd. He explained the difference of the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International and the Foundation of Rotary Clubs (Singapore): The Rotary Foundation targets international project whereas funds of the Foundation of Rotary Clubs (Singapore) are used for local projects only. Further to that, he highlighted that the Rotary Family Service Centre is part of the Foundation of Rotary Clubs (Singapore). Every Rotarian is eligible to be a member of that foundation. Hence, all RCQS members who are not yet a member are invited to sign up. For further information on the foundation, please do not hesitate to contact PDG Fong Hoe Beng or click on the following link: http://rotarysingaporefoundation.org/
Foundation of Rotary Clubs (Singapore) is involved in various projects, among others the following ones: Meals from the Heart, Avoidable Blindness, ITE Excellence Award, My Wish and NTUC Rotary Silver Circle. On Friday, 3 Feb 2012, NTUC Rotary Silver Circle (Marsiling) is going to celebrate the Year of the Dragon. Rotarians are welcome to join the CNY Celebrations.

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