is a Rotaract Club?:
Rotaract is a
Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30.
Rotaract clubs can be either community or university-based, and are
sponsored by local Rotary clubs. The Rotaract Club of Kowloon
Golden Mile is community based.
In addition to undertaking projects
to assist their local communities and to advance international understanding, Rotaractors, as club members are usually called, also
engage in activities related
to professional development and
Brief Report On District
1) During World Rotaract Week from 12-18 March 2001, our club
was a host club. The theme of this year's event was to arouse public awareness
Bifida", the most frequently occurring, permanently disabling
birth defect in the world.
We helped coordinate a broad based street level/office level awareness campaign
on 11 March 2001. Over one hundred (100) Rotaractors and RYLA
members participated in this campaign, which is a successful and
2) At the 2001 RYLA event, two of our
members were appointed core group leaders who were responsible for
leading over 20 RYLA members to undergo training and practice. This
included three events: an orientation night on 8 February 2001 at the City
University, a training camp on 17-18 February 2001 at Pak Po Lei Camp Site and
a Review Workshop
on 11 March 2001 at the University of Hong Kong.
both the Rotaract District Conference on 24 September 2001 at Fanling, and
at the Rotaract District Assembly on 1 April 2001 held in Macau, six of
participated in the meeting and assisted with training sessions.
Brief Report On Club Level
A training camp was held on 11-12 November 2001
in partnership with the Rotaract Club of City University. The purpose
was to create
self-awareness and to unleash the leadership potential of
delegates, comprised of over 40 youngsters.
A Hunter Training Camp was held on 10 February
2001 in partnership with the Rotaract Club of City University. The purpose
was to experience the
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An ongoing "Mentorship Program",
established last year, continues to operate. The aim is to enhance the relationship between
Rotarians and Rotaractors.
We arranged a visit to an elderly home in Tuen
Mun in March 2001. This was to promote the importance of a healthy diet and exercise. Discussion,
games and sharing were held.
We also arranged a visit to the elderly who live alone in Chuk Yuen South Estate
during the months of both March and April, and this project was
undertaken in partnership with the Rotaract Club of the University of Hong Kong.
Yours in Service,
Rotaract Club of Kowloon Golden Mile.