Rotary Club of Bali Seminyak

Reminders and Snippets from last Wednesday’s lunch meeting (14th June 2014).

Reminder: Dinner Sunday, 15th June, 5.30pm at the Warisan to meet 7 members of the RC Rotary Club of Asakusa, Tokyo .(16 RCBS Rotarians have already signed up).   IDR 300,000 (pp).

Reminder : RCBS Handover Dinner, Wednesday, 25th June, at 7 pm , Jemme Restaurant, Petitenget, Kerbokan (Jl. Raya Petitenget , No. 28).  Rp. 350,000 (PP) .Please contact PE Doris ( for booking details and reservations. 

Reminder:  2014 – 2015 Annual dues IDR 1,600,000 now due. EARLY BIRD special: Rp. 1,500,000 1 – 30 June / IDR 1,600,000 1 – 31 July 2014.Reminder: – Rtn. Kerry from RCB Canggu  announced  “A Feeling Younger Summit” to be held on June 27th at Pan Pacific NirwanaResort (near Tanah Lot).  Experts on Nutrition, Exercise, Health, Brain Gym, Weight Loss, Anti Aging and more will speak. Discount for Rotarian members (US$ 147), Early Bird ticket (US$ 197) and normal price (US$ 247).  Tickets can be purchased online at:

Reminder: The DISTAS (District Assembly Seminar) Saturday, June 21st , with the District Governor Installation ( DGE Hanny Arianto 2014-15) . Dinner in the evening. (Mercure Harvestland, Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,Kuta). DISTAS : IDR. 275,000 (8am-4pm). Dinner: IDR150,000 (7.30pm). Both events: RP. 400,000. Please contact: Sec-Elect Patrick:

Reminder: Sunday,June 29th, RC Kuta’s 25th Anniversary Pirate Night celebration. Benoa Harbour at 5pm- Phinisi Vessel.  Cost: IDR 250,000 (under 12 years IDR150,000). Contact: Ibu Lita: 0819 1927 9013 or PP Marina Purwa:

Reminder: CP Patrick (next term’s Secretary) needs good speakers and more Fellowship Tour suggestions. He will do the arranging, if you give him a suggestion.

Reminder: Rotary business card. If members would like to have a Rotary business card, please contact Doris:

SNIPPETS: ( For full details,  please read the RCBS Bulletin).

 –Rtns. Detlev and Lusi’s special Sunday brunch with guest cook Mariella was a big success with 70 guests attending. IDR. 10,115,000  raised for the Smile Foundation. –Rtn. Peter Erni  reported about the Goat trip to  Nusa Penida by 16 members and friends.  

-CP Patrick spoke about reviving the Rotaractor Club Bali,Seminyak and introduced Putra Jaya (“Coco”), 35 years old, office manager. He will initiate the new RCBS Rotaractor Club at the beginning of July, 2014.   

Welcome Back: – Rtn. Marie Francois is back at our meetings again, and fit!!.

 Paul Harris certificate and badge was presented by P.Raphael to Rtn. Jorge for his generous donation to TRF of US$ 1,000.  Rtn. Jorge gave a brief speech about his art projects.

-The Rotary Foundation (EREY) : $ 4,100 has been raised so far. Still 18 members have not given!
– Visiting Rtn. Mike Bundy from the Republic of South Africa, RC Empangeni, Zululand (District 9370) exchanged banners with RCBS. 
Visiting Rtn. Ruth Stapleton exchanged her banner from RC Rosanna, District 9790, Australia. (Rtn. Ruth also generously donated IDR 500,000 to our club for her lunch). 
– Rtn. Catharina has generously donated IDR. 1,000,000 towards the Scholarship fund and IDR.1,000,000 towards the Micro Credit Goat project to sponsor 2 goats.
Guest speaker: Rtn. Ruth Stapleton from RC Rosanna in Australia. ( Rtn. Ruth and her husband, Rtn. Peter Little ,had previously donated RP. 2.5 million Rupiah towards the library book project in local schools.  Rtn. Ruth is also a Paul Harris Fellow plus 5, which means that she has donated US$6,000 to the Rotary Foundation.).  Rtn. Ruth gave a fascinating account of her work distributing mosquito nets in Timor-Leste , as every 30 seconds there is one death in the world from malaria.  

-Raffle: A box of gourmet chocolates was kindly donated by Rt. Ruth and won by Rtn. Helmut. 

-Raffle raised IDR. 1,000,000.

-Happy/Sad stories; Raised IDR. 100,000

-Fines raised: IDR. 150,000

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