Rotary Adopt A School (Updates on 06/09/2013)
Dear Club Presidents and District Leaders,
Please be informed that “Sports Day for All” is an event jointly organized by the Education Bureau (EDB), Hong Kong Blind Sports Federation (HKBSF) and Rotary International District 3450 and is one of the activities of “Hong Kong Our Home” Campaign:
Saturday, 2 November, 2013
09:00 – 13:00 – Sports Competitions & Games for sighted and visually impaired, Blind Experience Tour
14:30 – 17:00 – Performances; Ceremony; Breaking the Guinness World Record
Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground (All areas in main sports ground)
Mrs. LAM Cheng Yuet-ngor, Carrie, GBS JP, Chief Secretary of Administration &
Dr CHOW Yat Ngok, York, GBS JP, Chairman of Equal Opportunities Commission
It serves the purposes of:
- Promoting public awareness especially to students on the needs and abilities of the blind in sports training and competitions;
- Through success in sports competitions to regain the self-confidence of blind and visually impaired people;
- To recruit interested visually impaired people to take part in sports training;
- To recruit interested school students/teachers/their family members and corporate staff as guides for visually impaired athletes;
- To break the Guinness World Record for the “Longest Handshake Chain” jointly by 3,000 people with and without visual impairment so as to build a harmonious society.
Sports Day for All programmes include Track and Field competition; Golf (Putting and Chipping); Blind Football 5-A Side Tournament; Game Booths and Blind Experience Tour.
With the support and blessing from DG Eugene, Rotary Adopt A School (RAAS) will invite our partnering schools to enroll their teachers and students to participate in this meaningful event and at the same time, is seeking your support to be:
Items sponsor – On various items as mentioned in the Sponsorship Form
Diamond sponsor – $20,000 and up – allow up to 150 participants & full page recognition;
Gold sponsor – $10,000 and up – allow up to 72 participants & half page recognition;
Silver sponsor – $5,000 and up – allow up to 35 participants & quarter page recognition;
Hearty sponsor – $3,000 and up – allow up to 20 participants & 1/8 page recognition
(All funds raised will be used to cover all the costs for “Sports Day for All” with surplus if any to be used to support the blind sports programmes of HKBSF.)
An Organizing Committee was formed with members comprising EDB Officers, HKBSF Officials and Rotarians to plan this very special event for visually impaired people of Hong Kong. I truly wish you will come with your members and join us as a team to make it happen with blissful success. Please contact our Vice Chair and Hon Secretary PP Wendy Mung at firstname.lastname@example.org if you find any questions.
Thank you very much.
Yours in Rotary,
PDG Tony Wong
Rotary Adopt A School Chair