A. Mock Court 2014 in March

Mock Court 2014 will take place on the Saturdays of March. Details will be announced shortly.

B. Update on Carol Singing Festival 2013 (聖誕頌歌節2013) Non-stop Rotary Performance 扶輪頌歌唱不停大匯演to support Child Development Matching Fund (CDMF) on 15 December 2013

Name of Donors Amount received
PP Michael Kwan $50,000
DG Eugene Fong $20,000
PDG Tony Wong $10,000
Rotary Club of Happy Valley $20,300
Rotary Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong $4,000
Rotary Club of Hong Kong Harbour $3,200
Total $105,100

It has been the 3rd consecutive year that RI District 3450 supported CDMF Carol Singing Festival with a marathon caroling event. Within these three years, our District recruited over 3,000 performers and raised nearly HK$400,000 to support the disadvantaged youths in Hong Kong. The funds raised are used towards matching the personal savings of deprived youths, as a part of Child Development Fund, an internationally proven poverty alleviation programme.

We had over 1,000 participants from RAAS partnering schools and Rotary family members to sing on 15December 2013. Besides carol singing, Non-stop Rotary Performance also included sessions of Chinese drama, poetry recital, and Kung Fu performance. This event provided a platform for students to show their talents and to support their disadvantaged peers.

Photo 1:  Chief Secretary of HKSAR, Mrs. Carrie Lam presented the Highest Number of Performers Award to Rotary District 3450, in recognition to their “Non-stop Rotary Caroling Performance”. Representing Rotary District 3450 to receive this award were PDG Tony Wong and PP Michael Kwan at Carol Singing Festival 2013 Official Launch Ceremony on 8December 2013 at 1881 Heritage.

Photo 2:   Guests of Honour: District Governor Eugene Fong, Mr. Paul Chan, MH, JP Secretary for Development Bureau of HKSAR, Mr. Jimmy Ma, JP, Legal Adviser of Legislative Council Secretariat and PDG Tony Wong officiated the “Non-stop Rotary Caroling Performance” together with Ms Vena Cheng, daughter of PDG Moses Cheng who came on behalf of her father, Mrs Amy Chan, Dr. Anthony Yeung and Mr Tony
Pang of CDMF Directors and Member at East Point City on 15 December 2013.