On the beautiful Saturday afternoon on 1 March 2014, the 49th Joint Interact Council held the Interact District Conference at Carmel Holy Word Secondary School in Tai Wo. Over 200 people consisting of Rotarians, Interactors (from 9 Interact Clubs and 15 schools), Principals, teachers, parents and guests attended the Conference. We were honored to have the Chief Secretary for Administration of the HKSAR Government, Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBS, JP as our Keynote Speaker. Mrs Lam briefly talked about the “Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive in 2017 and for Forming the Legislative Council in 2016” Public Consultation. The talk was followed by a 45 minute Q&A. DG Eugene then presented the Charter Certificate to the first community based Interact Club of Tai Po Schools which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Tai Po. After tea break, we had 3 workshops on cultural integration. The facilitators were Mr Chan Yifei and Miss Jenny Fu of New Home Association, Mr Timothy To, Psychologist and CEO of Post Crisis Counselling Network and three officers from Rainbow of Hong Kong. Special thanks are extended to DG Eugene Fong, PDG Anthony Hung, PDG John Wan, IPDG Kenneth Wong, DGN Peter Pang, DS Charlie Yip as well as other Rotary leaders for their staunch of the event.

PP Rosa Pang
District Interact Committee Chair