Weekly Newsletter: October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017

This Week’s Highlights

Club Lunch at Kempinski

*Above: Rotarians and guests at lunch


President Russell hosted the regular club lunch on Tuesday, October 10th at Kempinski Hotel. There was no speaker.


Rotaract Meeting
Rotarian Gilbert attended the Rotaract weekly meeting in The Crib. Rotaract handed over the funds they collected for MCF to Rtn Helen.

Next Week’s Speaker
Alec Ash, author of Wish Lanterns, a nonfiction book that follows six young Chinese from childhood to late twenties, shares some of his insights about the generational trends shaping young China today, and how it connects to China’s historical legacy of youth and change.

Alec Ash is a writer in Beijing, author of Wish Lanterns, published by Picador in 2016 and a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. He studied English literature at Oxford University, and first moved to Beijing in 2008. His articles have appeared in The Economist, Dissent, The Sunday Times, Foreign Policy and elsewhere. He is managing editor of the China Channel at the Los Angeles Review of Books, contributing author to the book of reportage Chinese Characters and co-editor of the anthology While We’re Here. You can follow him on Twitter: @alecash


*Left: Visiting Rotarian exchanging club banner with P. Russell.
*Right: Rtn Gilbert presenting Rotaract status.

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Rotary Club of Beijing

Regular Meetings
Tuesday 12.30~14.00
Kempinski Hotel
Celine Lin
Club Administrator
+86 159 0121 4070