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RCMSL Phenomenal Sep 17, 2009

  1. 1. ROTARY INTERNATIONAL THEME IN 2009-2010 OFFICIAL WEEKLY PUBLICATIO OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF MAKATI SA LORE ZO PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE ROWENA “Jing” SARAO Four- The Four-Way After all the glitz and glamour of our 17th Induction, the Test of launch of many District programs, inductions of all the 83 ROTARY Rotary clubs in our District 3830, it was most appropriate to pause, reflect and internalize all our Rotary vaues that are Christian based. It is most appropriate to invite one 1) Is it the of our Honorary Member, Fr. Larry Tan, SDB. TRUTH? What struck me the most in his dissertation is how we 2) Is it FAIR to all should live our lives affecting many around us in a concerned? positive way. Pres. Cory Aquino was his model and should be our model as we lead our Rotary lives. 3) Will it build The same day as our meeting, the District conducted a GOODWILL and very successful Literacy Summit Conference at the BETTER Aerospace Museum in Nichols Air Base. I was given the FRIENDSHIPS? task of introducing PDG Jimmy Cura. From Unicef, Collin Davis, and from USAID Aivan Amit. 4) Will it be In September 12, the New Gen Conference was held at BENEFICIAL to all the Umak in Makati. It was a huge success with 10 concerned? Interactors. INVOCATION SEPTEMBER 09 Cynthia Reyes Dear Father teach us to lead our 21 Shelly Lazaro lives the way Pres. Corazon Aquino 22 Carol Mercado led hers. Hold our hands as we 26 Rangie Tantoco 27 Marian Ong journey in our lives as Rotarians. Bless all the priests, especially Fr. Larry as he shepherds our club. Amen.
  2. 2. OFFICIAL WEEKLY PUBLICATIO OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF MAKATI SA LORE ZO Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 REGULAR MEETING Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, Manila Polo Club Guest Speaker FR. LARRY TAN The highlight of Fr. Larry Tan’s talk is for all of us to emulate the spirit of selfless love towards others, just like Pres. Cory Aquino. In addition, for all us Rotarians to keep giving our time, talents and treasures for those who have less in life.
  3. 3. OFFICIAL WEEKLY PUBLICATIO OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF MAKATI SA LORE ZO Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 FELLOWSHIP Balducci, Bonifacio High Street at the Fort Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, 7:00 pm Birthday celebrants for August and September gathered together and enjoyed the food, drinks, laughter, fellowship and camaraderie at the Fort. The celebs were: Cynthia Reyes (Sep 9), Shelly Lazaro (21), Carol Mercado (22), Rangie Tantoco (26), and Marian Ong (27). August born likewise co- celebrated: Marilou Romero (Aug 21) and Nini Layug (22). Right after the fellowship, we all went to Heritage Park to attend the wake of Ricky Laurel’s father, Sotero Laurel organized by Yoli Ayson. How to participate in EREY BULLETIN BOARD Your donation can mean a world of difference. For example, a contribution of $100 can fund one year of Announcements: tuition and books for two children in Kenya. a. 1st Rotary Community Recognition Corps at Paranaque If you give $100 per year through EREY, you Gym, Sep 19, 8:00am- automatically become a Rotary Foundation Sustaining 5:00 pm Member . By donating $1,000 or more, you can become a Paul Harris Fellow . b. Trip to Calauan, Batangas with Gina You also can honor a friend or family member through Lopez for Kapit Bisig a named gift to the Annual Programs Fund . sa Ilog Pasig, Sep 21, Learn about other types of donor recognition . 8:30am – 2:00 pm.
  4. 4. OFFICIAL WEEKLY PUBLICATIO OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF MAKATI SA LORE ZO Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 LITERACY Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, Aerospace Museum, Nichols Airbase Literacy Summit has the goal of increasing literacy amongst the marginalized poor children through Rotary. The summit showcased all the projects of each club. Pres. Jing Sarao introduced PDG Jimmy Cura, one of the 3 guest speakers for the summit. Part of the Literacy project is RCMSL’s adoption of Sibol School in Taguig and Tulong Aral sa Tuloy sa Don Bosco with Fr. Rocky. Annual Programs Fund (Every Rotarian, Every Year) T he mission of the Annual Programs Fund mirrors that of The Rotary Foundation: to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. Contributions to the Annual Programs Fund through the Every Rotarian, Every Year (EREY) initiative are the primary source of funding for Foundation programs, which cover more than 160 countries and geographical areas on seven continents. From digging water wells for villages in Africa to teaching basic literacy skills to children in Latin America, during any given moment, thousands of Rotarians volunteer their time and expertise. All contributions to the Annual Programs Fund are spent wisely on quality Rotary projects. 2007-08: Outstanding district participants in EREY (interim average donation per capita) District 5280 (California, USA): $685.60 District 3600 (Korea): US$346.04 District 3750 (Korea): US$316.14 2009-10: Worldwide EREY fundraising goal (Annual Programs Fund Goal) is US$96 million.