Bulletin 16 May 2016

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset

District 3420 / No. 79571

Meeting every Monday at 5:30 PM at the Maya Ubud Resort, Ubud or the Kakiang Garden Café, Ubud

 “Strong People will automatically stop trying if they feel unwanted. They won’t fix it or beg.  They will just walk away.” Simple Reminders

Bulletin May 16, 2016

 ANNOUNCEMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS

Pres. Allan

Helmet Lady delivers the head safety story

Helmet Lady delivers the head safety story

Pres Allan welcomed all our guests.   Then he filled us all in on the status of our current big project : Project Protect: Helmets are on order and RTN Terri is getting things underway and ready for the 1st round of distribution to local Ubud primary schools, to five and six year olds.  ONCE we’ve done one complete cycle we can step up cycle speed.

Mobile Library: PE Bruce purchased stationery and pencils for the Rotaracts to share with elementary students during their next Mobile Library visit.

Karangasem Water Projects: RTN Rich reported that No; 16 is fully funded and underway.  This means more villagers will have drinking water soon instead of spending 3-5 hours per day walking to and from the cost up to their village.

Karangasem projects -Karangasem cancer patient additional support of Rp 1.000.000 was approved by the board, Allan to confirm with Ping.

 GUEST SPEAKER

Ubud Food Festival

20160516_181144Michelle Wild is the manager of this year’s Ubud Food Festival.  She explained how she and her team have taken it up a notch.  They have looked at who attended last year and tried to make the festival even better by attending to all the different types of visitors.  Some free events that anyone can attend and then some other special events that do cost money.  Looks really good.

She even agreed to let the festival sell our Rotary Cook Book at the Information both!  Look for it there.

Meeting closed at 7:00

Next Meeting to be at Maya on Monday May 30 5:30-7PM with a special speaker:  Kevin Kumala of Biowear Bali will speak to us tonight about how his company is changing our concepts of Bio Degradable products. Here’s just one example: Biodegradable ‘plastic’ ponchos! https://avanionline.myshopify.com/collections/ponchos

They also offer Eco-Friendly bags, straws, coffee cups, wooden cutlery and more. They even have a new on-line store at http://www.biowearbali.com/

Yes, they look like plastic but are completely degradable and recyclable!

See here: http://rotarybaliubudsunset.org/attend-a-meeting-location-map/   Remember that Guests are ALWAYS welcomed and encouraged to attend our Monday evening meetings. Invite them to come see what our club is all about and how we are devoted to helping the local Balinese. Our club priorities are Health, Hygiene, and Water. To ensure a seat, please email us before Monday noon, at meeting (at) rotarybaliubudsunset (dot) org

 

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