District Membership Committee Report
By Chair PDG/CP Eric Chin, RC of HK North Point
DM Committee is happy to report that there is a net increase of 37 members in September, over the existing 107 Clubs of D3450 and, ‘Clubs with Under 20’ members dropped from 42 to 37! Everyone is gearing up and strengthening their Clubs with membership intakes. On the new Club front, the 3rd new Satellite Club this year has been approved by RI, SC of Star Avenue, while The Discovery was chartered with 8 new members.
The first District New Members Orientation was held in Mongolia on 24August, for Hong Kong and with Macau, on 11 September: it was a hybrid meeting with Zoom. There were altogether 80 Rotarians from different Clubs that have attended the 3 Orientations. Objectives of the Orientation are to nurture our new joins and to enrich their understanding in Rotary so they can enjoy and to better serve in their own Clubs. DG opened the Orientation via Zoom, Chair PDG/CP Eric and Vice Chair CP Jimmy, Vice Chair CP Kent, (in Macau) and Vice Chair, PAG Damain, (in Mongolia) and their Teams, led the discussions with Speakers sharing, interactive discussions, lively games and everybody contributed and participated to a fruitful learning!
New Member Orientation in Area 9 & 10:
New Member Orientation Seminar in Hong Kong and Hybrid Seminar in Macau:
Interactive Hybrid New Member Orientation – Hong Kong and Macau
On 11 Sept, there were 19 Area 1 Rotarians who attended in person with 21 others who attended on Zoom; in Hong Kong there were 30 Rotarians who attended to full house capacity at the Training Center in Admiralty.
Topics covered are: “Rotary Basic”, “Rotary Opportunities”, “Rotary 4-Way-Test”, “Rotary’s 7 Areas of Focus”, “Tips on Teamwork” and The Process from Rotaractor to becoming a Rotarian; all to equip our new Rotarians to serve!
Charter President (CP) Academy was another important DM Committee commitment, the first one was held on 29 September attended by 3 potential CPs, 3 SC Chairs and 5 potential SC Chairs, it was hosted by a team of CP trainers. The Academy is staged on a ‘3-month’ monthly meeting format requiring 100% attendance and with one-to-one pairing with a CP Trainer/Mentor to guide each participant.
Chair PDG/CP Eric, PDG Eugene, Vice Chair CP Jimmy sharing:
Group discussions, Personal Sharing of individuals:
Other Exciting News on Membership:
Areas 9 and 10 are also happy to report there have been 25 members inducted:
RC Neoteric HK has inducted D3450’s first Corporate Membership: St James Settlement’s: CEO Josephine & Senior Manager Jenny. Find out more on Corporate Membership on the following Link: https://my-cms.rotary.org/en/document/guide-corporate-membership
Don’t forget to register your new members with My Rotary and follow the steps as you go to http: //forms.gle/fWwSKkcKZ1DhEYCP6, ‘membership drive incentives’ awaiting for you!
Reminder for the enrolment of Rotary Presidential Conference 21, Nov 26, 27 and 28; early bird registration has been extended until 15 October for USD 20 per person. The following Club Presidents have achieved 100% Registrations of their Clubs and have been awarded:
Don’t forget to enrol and join the rest of the world to learn How to Grow Local Economics and Protect the Environment and work towards the BEST outcomes for our Communities. Please visit “www.rpc21.ph’ And don’t Miss the Early Bird – 15 October, 2021!
DG Keith Invites Rotaractors to join RI Presidential Virtual Conference with All costs covered, quota 200!
With the support of Rotaract Support Fund of US$ 1000, our District will offer 200 Rotaractors registration each US$ 5 sponsorship. Club Presidents and Rotaract Advisers please contact your Rotaract Club Presidents. For details, please ask your Rotaract Club presidents to contact DRR Luffy directly.Thank you DG Keith and Rotaract Support Fund Committee’s great support.
Join us for oppportunities to mingle accross clubs at the District’s First New Member Happy Hour. We treasure your presence and opinions and would like to take this chance to get to know all of you via this fellowship opportunity as we are proud to have you joining the Rotarian community.
https://forms.gle/qZ8DUEeBRdbZzPTMA, to enrol
Date: 19 Oct 2021 (Tue)
Venue: King Ludwig Beerhall (Fashion Walk)
Fee: $220 inclusive of 2 drinks and snacks
New Member Corner
We are happy to introduce to you New Members who have joined in July and Aug, more to be coming in the next issue!
Please join to give them a very warm welcome to the Rotary Family!