Rotary Club of Bali Seminyak

Photos and reminders of Wednesday’s lunch meeting (14.5.14).


Well done Isabel and Melati Wijsen (both students at the Green School) for the excellent presentation of your project,  “Bye Bye Plastic Bags”. 


 Isabel and Melati also presented an alternative cloth “Hands On” bags to use instead of plastic bags.  They need funding to produce more of these alternative bags. Image 

On June 14, 2014, there will be a Plastic Festival and workshop with a fashion show and fun gathering for this cause in Canggu.

 At the end of the presentation by Isabel and Melati, RCBS members donated Rp2.1million to the “Bye Bye Plastic Bags” project.

Well done Rtns. Detlev and Lusi for raising Rp. 660,000 at their last Sunday’s brunch for the Yayasan Senyum (Smile Foundation). 

Rotarians don’t forget that on Sunday, 1st June 2014, Detlev and Lusi’s brunch will have a special cook, Mariella. All members and friends are all welcome.

Don’t forget PDG Al Purwa and PP Marina Purwa’s announcement about the RC Kuta’s 25th Anniversary “Pirate Night” to be held on Sunday, 29th June 2014 on the “Splendid” Phinisi Vessel, starting at 17:00 pm with fellowship at Dermaga II Harbour, Denpasar,( cruising) (take off at 18:30 pm).  The tickets are Rp. 250,000 each and for children (ages 2-12 years) RP. 150,000 each.   The attire requested is with a  Pirate theme and there will be a prize for the best dressed. Besides viewing a beautiful sunset, there will be a buffet dinner, cake cutting, a belly dancer, a fire dance and live music.  It will be fun with games, prizes, door prizes . All Rotarians and friends are invited.  Reserve your tickets:Contact Lita : 081 91627 9013or PP Marina: marinapurwa@kcbtours.comPayment to BCA Account 1460787625Image

Great News that SaA. Sally is out of hospital and recovering well from her recent hip surgery and she will be back soon. Hurry up Sally, we miss you! 

Only 21 members so far have contributed to the Rotary Foundation . Thus far, RCBS contributions are US$ 3,500. 

A big thank you therefore goes to  H Rtn. Mary, PE Doris, Rtn. Manfred, Rtn. John Glass, Rtn. Henny, Rtn. Giorgio, Rtn. Peter Lindinger, Rtn. Patrizia, Sec. Anita, Rtnl. Alex, Rtn. Pamela, Rtn. Udo, Rtn. Virginie, Rtn Juergen, CP Patrick, Rtn. Catharina, Rtn. Yuki, Rtn. Peter Erni, PN Barbara, and to Rtn. Jorge for a generous donation.

  Come on guys, make your contribution for this Rotary term (2013-14) online on the Rotary Foundation website. Please pay to the Annual Fund (share) with your credit card or directly with cash to P. Raphael. 
– A big thank you to Philippe (P. Raphael’s brother) for donating RP. 1,000,000 towards the Nusa Penida students scholarships , now called the “ Helen Newman Scholarship Fund.” 

Don’t forget to pay your annual RCBS membership fees early, as it will be much cheaper! 

– See the great  new Club banner you have paid for.  Image

Speakers –CP Patrick needs the names of  interesting guest speakers for next Rotary year. (He will do the necessary contacting and scheduling of the speaker for you).  If you know of someone, please let him know.-The Club Runner (our Club’s website) needs interesting events, or items of interest to Rotarians . If you have any, please  contact  Rtn. John Glass: –Don’t forget that members can now ask questions on our Rotary Facebook site and also enter into member group discussions . –Don’t forget there is no meeting next week due to the Balinese Religious Holiday of Galungan. 
– Rtn. Giorgio won the Raffle, which was a voucher for a dinner at the  Lestari Grill valued at RP. 200,000. Thank you Rtn. Peter Erni for your generous donation.

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