Weekly Newsletter: January 25, 2019

January 28, 2019

This Week’s Highlights

Speaker: Spanish Ambassador Dezcallar

On 22 January, our club had our first dinner meeting in 2019. We were
delighted to have the Spanish Ambassador Dezcallar to join us and be our
guest speaker. He spoke about Spanish Chinese relationship and trading,
and also history and parallels between both countries.

*Left: PP Daniel receiving PHF award from President Martin
*Right: IPP Russell and P. Martin receiving Foundation award. 

Our club got the “No.1 Club in District” award from The Rotary
Foudation. In 2017-2018, our club ranked first place in per capita
Annual Fund giving to The Rotary Foundation. Members are encouraged to
make a donation to The Rotary Foundation to support Rotary projects.

AG Piper brought a couple of fresh French truffles and donated it to the
club for auction, with its proceeds going to TRF’s Annual Program Fund
in the name of the winning bidder. Rtn Didier hosted the auction. After a
few rounds of bidding, Rtn Monica won the truffles with USD 1,300.

*Left: Rtn Monica with the truffles.
*Right: Rtn Magnus receiving the induction certificate from P. Martin 

Sponsored by Rtn Bruno, Mr. Magnus Sprenger was admitted to become the
Rotary Club of Beijing’s most recent member. A big welcome to Rotarian

News from the Board

note that the evening meeting on Tuesday, 19 February, will be a
truffles dinner (truffles provided by Monica, who had acquired them in
auction) at the Hyatt Regency Wangjing.

Regarding to the Red Lantern Banquet on March 2nd, tickets can be bought
from Celine. The event is open to all Rotarians and friends of Rotary.
The board decided on Monday that in order to make the event a success
all Rotarians in our club are highly encouraged to support the event by
buying 4 tickets for 4 guests, at RMB880 per ticket, or to donate RMB500
per head donation. Such an annual event needs the support and
commitment of everyone to make it a success. 

The Board wishes you all a very happy New Year of the Pig! May it live
up to its promise of luck, wealth and joy among family and friends!

President Martin

*Above: Rotarians and guests enjoying the evening.

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Rotary Club of Beijing

Regular Meetings
Tuesday 12.30~14.00
Kempinski Hotel
Celine Lin
Club Administrator
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