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President Message for January 2019

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Dear Friends of Rotary and Rotarians,


On behalf of RC EClub of 3310, I would like to wish all our donors, volunteers, medical staff & doctors, Friends of Rotary and Rotarians A Blessed Happy New Year 2019.

Amazing, how time passed like a “Blitzkrieg” and six months had passed since our new term began in July 2018 We are exhilarated, grateful and thankful for a year of wonderful activities.

After our successful 1,032 cataract eye surgeries in Nepal ; we did another 600 cataract eye surgeries under Global Grant GG1860259 in 6 different locations. They were conducted namely in Indramayu, Soreang, Ciamis , Subang ,Tasikmalaya and Puskemas Tarogong Garut for Gift Of Sight Indonesia 2018. We are now working on the funding arrangements for another 1000+ eye surgeries for our Gift Of Sight 2019 project .

The first six months of the term was focusing on membership drive and building quality & sustainable programs. We had structure to develop and build our club activities based on these four major programs; mainly Prevention Blindness, Youth Leadership Development, Happy Community and Water & Sanitation.

A summary of key milestones and achievements from July to Dec 2018 are as follows:

I. Prevention Blindness Program

- Completed 600 cataract eye surgeries under Global Grant GG1860259 for Gift of Sight Indonesia 2018.

- Rotary Eye Screening for Seniors @ Bishan North CC on 19th Aug 2018 by RC EClub of 3310 and RCSH for 120 senior citizens.

- Participated in Rotary Joint Districts 3310 & 3300 Seeing Eye to Eye Conference in Penang on 13th Oct 2018.

- CP BS Chew and Team are working out the funding program for another 1,000+ cataract eye surgeries for Gift Of Sight Indonesia 2019.


II. Youth Leadership Program

A. ITE College East Rotaractors

-Rotarian Gracy Yap , AG Shirin & CP BS Chew witnessed the 3rd ITE College East Rotaract Club Installation.

-ITE College East Community Outreach Program hosted by our sister club RC of Loyola Heights on 17th to 25th Sept 2018.

-A health screening for 80 indigent residents were done in Zumba.

-3 houses were painted under RCLH Housing Project in Betis, Guagua, Pampanga by ITE College East Rotaractors.

-ITE College Rotaractors participated in community service project at Emmaus Old Folks Home, Malolos Bulacan.


B. Conducted a 1Day Communication & Public Speaking Workshop at ITENAS@ Bandung for 100 university students.


III. Happy Community Program

-Conducted the 8!session Action for Happiness Program(3rd Batch) successfully by OC, PP Vicky Soo & Facilitator, IPP Ching Kwock Wing.

-RC EClub Of 3310 participated the First Mental Wellness Program through Rummikub Competition @Potong Pasir Community Center.

-RC EClub of 3310 sponsored children to attend the Alice In Wonderland , a ballet production by JDA on 8th Dec 2018.

-PP Vicky Soo had organized our first charity fundraising film premiere for our signature project, My Wish . The project to aim to grant a dying person’s personal Wish with the family .


IV. Water & Sanitation Program

-We are still in discussion with RCKC to participate in Water & Sanitation project in the near future.


V. Other Projects & Visits

- Jointly organized 1st District 3310 Family Fellowship@ BigStreet with RCSH & RC Shenton.

- RC EClub of 3310 participated with RCSE for a day of joy, sharing and fellowship to bring Christmas cheer to residents @ Sri Narayana Mission.

- Participated in the District 3310 Inter Club Bowling held at SRC Esplande Bowl.

- Rotary Melaka Bonding & Fellowship was a great success under the leadership of OC , Rotarian Joyce Lau.

- Participated Joint Fellowship &Christmas Party 2018 together with guest PP John Soe & Family.

- Organized District 3320 Makan. & Christmas Fellowship@Newton Circus on 23rd Dec 2018.


RC EClub of 3310 members must stay focus, united and cohesive; with active participation and continue to build our quality and sustainable programs.


With encouragement and engagement, our membership has increase to 39 Rotarians and 4 Honorary Members.

We need to uphold our Motto : We Believe, We Act and We Live As TRUE ROTARIANS.

Let’s work together closely as a TEAM to serve the community and Be An Inspiration !!!

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the BOD and CLP Chairs 2018/2019 and all members for your selfless contributions and commitments; and active participation in various projects in order to continue to grow and becoming a Dynamic & Vibrant club.

Bring A Friend and share with them " Who is Rotary ? " come and attend our monthly physical meeting on 10th Jan 2019 @ Chinatown Point.


President Richard Ong
Rotary Year 2018-2019
Rotary EClub of 3310

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