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  • 1. 4th June 2012CROSSROADSRotary Club of Singapore Vol. 48 / 44 Lunch meeting of the 30th May 2012 Find your bulletin on the Facebook page of “Rotary Club of Singapore” Joke of the week ! “Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men. The other 999 are followers of women.” From the book of Humour compiled by Rewa Mirpuri HAVE MANY LAUGHS AND HELP THE NEEDY http://www.rotary.org.sg/bookofhumour.html 1
  • 2. Introductory remarks ToastPresident Tapan Rao opened the meeting andadvised that the Good Samaritan Award 2012 President Tapan called upon Rtn. Erich Vosshage toPresentation was postponed to next week. raise the toast to Rotary International. 2
  • 3. District Awards 2012 As such, I would like to appeal for Operation Theatre the Rotarians to support us in our cause by purchasing tickets to ourFurther to the Awards received at Operation Theatre 4 (OT4) : The Gala Show on Saturdaythe District Assembly held from Great Inspection. It is a biennial Afternoon.23rd to 25th March, President production that is held by the The Gala Tickets are priced atTapan announced that the Club medical students across all $200 each for our Saturdayreceived additional Awards at the academic years, putting up a show, 23rd June 2012. The showrecently concluded Pan Borneo show for a charitable cause, the will start at 1:30pm.District 3310 meet, as follows: Christine Chong Bursary Fund which is a project for financially For more information, check out1. Outstanding Club [District needy students. Our senior, our website atAwards 2011-2012] - Citation: "In Christine Chong, passed away in https://community.nus.edu.sg/mrecognition of your Clubs 2009 after a long battle with SLE edsoc/OT4/index.htmloutstanding achievements To and lymphoma. After her passing, Facebook:Reach Within and Embrace the Medical Society set up a http://www.facebook.com/operaHumanity". bursary in her name aimed at tiontheatre4 providing aid for medical From Shariff Rizwan2. Membership Award [District students. Through our Immediate PastAwards 2011-2012] - Club with contribution to the bursary, we President, Rotaract Club ofthe highest number of net hope to commemorate her spirit Singapore (City) Executiveincrease. of bravery and share similar Committee 2011-2012 stories of role models among us3. Outstanding President [District and in the medical profession.Awards 2011-2012] The setting of "Operation Theatre Closed door meeting 4: The Great Inspection" is duringPresident Tapan thanked a dark period of Singapores past -members for their support and that of the Japanese Occupation At this point in the meeting, Vicecooperation during the year. during World War II. President Ashi Sarwal was given While our show is set in the past, the Chair and requested to we hope that our show can moderate the proceedings. VP highlight the timelessness of the Ashi invited President Tapan to themes explored in our show - give an account of the events, loyalty, friendship, love and and after which the floor was sacrifice, but to name a few. opened for members to give their This year, I [Shariff Rizwan] will be feedback, dialogue and co-producing the musical questions. together with Lee Koon and Geraldine. We hope to pull off a At 2.15pm, the Chair was spectacular performance this returned to President Tapan, who year that surpasses the standards closed the meeting. on mass of previous OTs. transportation. 3
  • 4. The Guide to Daily LivingMARK YOUR DIARY Before doing the things we COMING ROTARY EVENTSBirthday celebrants want to do, consider first, theRC wishes Happy Birthday to precept of the guide. Askcelebrants this week: ourselves these 4 questions JuneJune 6th – Tan Ching Khoon and act upon them: Rotary Fellowships Month First: Have I spent some timeJune 8th – PP Stan Low June 2nd – 1300 to 1730hrs in self-examination?June 11th – PP Dr. Oliver Second: Have I spent quality District Vocational ServiceHennedige time with my family? Seminar at Rotary Family Third: Have I given my best to Service CentreAnniversary Celebrants my work?RC sends best wishes to Fourth: Have I given some June 27th time to someone near and Meeting Cancelled in view ofWedding Anniversary far?celebrants this week the Installation Dinner on The Guide, in fact,June 9th – T K Neo & Siok encompasses the 4 parts of June 30thHeang the Object of Rotary. June 30thJune 10th – President Tapan & Installation DinnerPrabha Rao Next week June 13th 2012 JulyThis week July 4thJune 6th 2012 1st Club Assembly for Rotary Reception Desk duty: Atul Year 2012/2013Reception Desk duty: PP Stan Merchant, Jamshid MedoraLow, Bharat Mandloi Sunshine Box duty: Louis Lim,Sunshine Box duty: Roland Noshir Mistri The Four-Way TestJossi, Michael Boegli Of the Things we think, say Speaker: Mr. Girija PandeThe Good Samaritan Award Chairman – Asia Pacific, or do: * Is it the truth?2012 Presentation Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. * Is it fair to all concerned? Singapore * Will it build goodwill andVocational Service better friendship?Date: Thursday, 14th June Topic: “Leadership in a * Will it be beneficial to allTime: 7.30pm Interconnected World” concerned?Venue: Tandoori Corner, 5 International Service Queries, comments andBoon Tat Street, S069613 Date: Thursday, 21st June articles request can beHosts: Shamin Vaswani, Alan Time: 7.30pm sent toTan, Dr. Irina Francken Venue: Rumah Rasa Jean-Philippe Restaurant, Bay Hotel, 50 bulletin@rotary.org.sg Telok Blangah Road, S098828 Hosts: Director Gary Goh, Robert Craiu, Colin Miles, N Subramanian 4