Rotary Adopt A School (RAAS) Information

By RAAS Committee

Sports Day for All 傷健共融運動日 on 2 November 2013 at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground

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:

Date:

Saturday, 2 November, 2013

Time:

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

Officiating Guests:  

Mrs LAM Cheng Yuet-ngor, Carrie, GBS JP, Chief Secretary of Administration

Venue:  

Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground (All areas in main sports ground)

Guests of Honour:   

Mr Eddie NG Hak-kim, SBS JP, Secretary for Education

Dr. CHOW Yat Ngok, York, GBS JP, Chairman of Equal Opportunities Commission

Mr Peter SUN, MH, Chairman of Hong Kong Blind Sports Federation

Mr Eugene FONG, District Governor of Rotary International District 3450

Event Ambassador: 

Mr Chilam CHEUNG

“Sports Day for All” serves the purposes of:

  1. Promoting public awareness especially to students on the needs and abilities of the blind in sports training and competitions;
  2. Through success in sports competitions to regain the self-confidence of blind and visually impaired people;
  3. To recruit interested visually impaired people to take part in sports training;
    1. To recruit interested school students/teachers/their family members and corporate staff as guides for visually impaired athletes;
    2. 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.

In order to encourage the participations in breaking the Guinness World Record for the “Longest Handshake Chain”, Certificate of Participation will be issued to all attendees participated in this item.

Sports Day for All programmes include Track and Field competition; Standing Long Jump; 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 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 in the event Booklet;

Gold sponsor            – $10,000 and up     – allow up to 72 participants & half page recognition in the event Booklet;

Silver sponsor           – $5,000 and up       – allow up to 35 participants & quarter page recognition in the event Booklet;

Hearty sponsor        – $3,000 and up       – allow up to 20 participants & 1/8 page recognition in the event Booklet

(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 wmung@hkstar.com if you find any questions.

Thank you very much.

Yours in Rotary,

Past District Governor Tony Wong

Rotary Adopt A School Chair

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