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RCK Newsletter Volume 30 Issue 17

RCK Newsletter Volume 30 Issue 17

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Snippets from Rotary International
RCK
 
Newsletter 
 
 Volume 30 Issue 1702 November, 2010— Tuesday
Rotary Club
of 
Kluang
R I District 3310
 
Why are you a Rotarian? Whatdoes Service Above Self mean toyou?How can you get more involved?Hear answers to these questionsand more from Rotarians aroundthe world with Rotary Minute. Eachmonth, we’ll feature a new videoabout a topic of interest to you.Embed these videoson your club and dis-trict websites toshare them with fel-low club members,potential members,and the community.Click on the arrow inthe lower right-handcorner of the videoscreen to change the view and reveal the embed code.Read more about how to embed videoson your websites and e-newsletters.Learn more about Rotary fromclub members themselves … in aRotary Minute!The latest Rotary minute hasbeen embedded on page 4.
 
Rotary History 
The Great Depressionand World War II both im-peded the Foundation’sgrowth, but the need for last-ing world peace generatedgreat postwar interest in itsdevelopment. After Rotary’sfounder, Paul P. Harris, diedin 1947, contributions beganpouring into Rotary Interna-tional, and the Paul HarrisMemorial Fund was createdto build the Foundation.That year, the first Foun-dation program – the fore-runner of Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships– was established. In 1965-66, three new programs were launched:Group StudyExchange, Awards for Tech-nical Training, and Grantsfor Activities in Keeping withthe Objective of The RotaryFoundation, which was latercalledMatching Grants.TheHealth, Hunger andHumanity (3-H) Grants
 
pro-gram was launched in 1978,and Rotary Volunteers wascreated as a part of that pro-gram in 1980.PolioPlus wasannounced in 1984-85, andthe next year broughtRotary Grants for University Teach-ers. The first peace forums were held in 1987-88, lead-ing to theFoundation'speace and conflict studiesprograms.
 
 
Diwali Celebrations 
You and your family are cordially invited to celebrate DeepavaliAt the residence of PP Suchdav JotisroopOn Friday,5th November, 2010At 7.30 P.M. — 17, Jalan Kelapa, Lian Seng Garden, Kluang
RSVP: 013-7737246
 
have so far agreed to take part in it.PP Alfred spoke of the upcoming joint meeting. He exhorts more mem-bers to join the event for a day trip. If enough members put their hands up we hall be able to go together by bus.The talk turned to the DG’s visit which was scheduled to be on 30thNovember, 2010. It coincides with theplanned AGM. After much back andforth, it was concluded that the date of the AGM stays, postponing it wouldnot be right. So imaaterial of whether the DG pays us a visit, we will have
Report by Rtn Shakeel 
They trickled in, one by one, PP Alfred and PP Joseph Tin ready for his talk on Rotary Foundation.The meeting officially started at8.16 P.M. Rather late, according toour Sergeant at Arms.The President spoke first, askingthe treasurer to look into any out-standing payments still remaining onthe advertisements in our last Instal-lation magazine. He promised to lookinto it.Rtn Albert reported on the up-coming events planned with the Inter-acters. Christmas Cheer and Car Wash for charity are upcomingevents.PP Simon reported on the daytrip. PP Joseph, PP Suchdav, Rtn Albert, PE John and Rtn Shakeelthe AGM on 30th. Yours truly looksforwards to meeting Rotarians he hasnot met so far on that day.Then it was time for the talk onThe Rotary Foundation. PP Joseph’stalk was apt and excellent. It soonbecome a discussion, all the veteransadding to the debate of what theFoundation was all about.PP Peter Yee, who had to missthis meeting, would have been proudof the lively discussion.PE John Ng gave a vote of thanks to PP Joseph on the invigorat-ing and educative talk.The meeting ended at 9.21We adjourned to JB Restaurantfor fellowship.
Next Meeting9th Nov, 2010
Rotary Club
of 
Kluang
 
1, Rotary Center,Jln 1/13, Tmn Sri Kluang,86000 KluangJohor 07-7733211
The Meeting
19 October, 2010Tuesday8.00 P.M.
Present At The Meeting
President Chen Wee KongPE Joseph TinPP SuchdavPP Tay Y. S.PE John NgPP Alfred LimIPP TeowPP StevenPP Simon Sim
Page 2
Rtn MandaveRtn TanRtn AlbertRtn ShakeelFine Master: PP Simon SimToast: Rtn Mandave
IMPORTANT!IMPORTANT!IMPORTANT! The Rptary Club of KluangThe Rptary Club of KluangThe Rptary Club of Kluangwill hold it AGM on 30th No-will hold it AGM on 30th No-will hold it AGM on 30th No-vember, 2010.vember, 2010.vember, 2010. All members are expectedAll members are expectedAll members are expectedto attend.to attend.to attend. 
 
Things to Remember, Members
Page 3
You can still sign in to attend the 20th District Con-ference from 3 to 5 December, 2010. Contact PPAlfred if you are interested. Or contact PP JosephTin, I believe he is going to attend the Conference.
The Day Trip for underprivileged children has beenplanned for 22nd Nov, 2010. All Rotarians are re-quested to pitch in to this worthy effort. Call Rtn Tanor PP Simon for further details.
 
Next Meeting9th November, 2010 (Tuesday)Internal Speaker: PP Simon SimOnInvestment Strategies.
Check Page 4 for details on 2ndJoint Meeting
RotaryFoundationMonth
November is Rotary Founda-tion Month. Your support of the Annual Programs Fundthrough the Every Rotarian,Every Year initiative makesit possible for The RotaryFoundation to continue itswork of Doing Good in theWorld
 

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