The Rotary Club of Kuching Central recently awarded Mr. Edward Ong, a coffeologist, the Vocational Service Award for 2020-2021. President Wong Chen Yi presented Mr. Edward with the award, witnessed by Assistant Governor Jong Kiam Ngee and Vocational Service Chair Rtn. Roland Phang.
The award was in recognition of his efforts to assist the interior farmers of Sarawak by promoting coffee planting as another source of income. He explained his journey of how he began from a coffee newbie to visiting villages all over Sarawak to promote the economic benefits of planting coffee. Mr. Edward also brought coffee samples harvested from the farmers for the club members to learn more about coffee. His brief talk was greeted with many enthusiastic questions and club members were keen to find out more, as well as to visit a coffee farm in the future. ... See MoreSee Less
Today is 23rd February and it marks the 116th birthday of Rotary International. It was first founded in 1905 in Chicago by Paul Harris and 3 others.
116 years later, there are over 35,000 clubs with 1.2 million members who work to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
Let us continue to Open Opportunities and may there be many years ahead for this wonderful organisation.
The Rotary Club of Kuching Central wishes all celebrating a Happy Chinese New Year. May the Year of the Ox aid Rotary in bringing more opportunities for us and the community. We hope the days ahead will welcome good health, happiness and success for all. Stay safe and take care ... See MoreSee Less
RCKC held its December physical meeting and AGM on the 19th of December. In addition, the club's 54th member, Rtn Lance Vun was inducted prior to the start of the brief weekly meeting. To add on to the festivities of Christmas, the birthdays and wedding anniversaries of December were celebrated, and the club also marked its 34th Anniversary (23 December).
Finally, the event culminated in the club's AGM where the administrative matters were resolved and the BOD and chairs for 2021-22 were elected. ... See MoreSee Less
The Rotary Club of Kuching Central hosted a Virtual Talk on 20th November 2020 through Zoom at 8.30pm (GMT+8) which featured two speakers from Rotary International. Azka Asif presented on Community Service with a focus on Covid-19 related projects while Zuhal Sharp focused on Rotary Community Corps (RCC).
The talk was attended by approximately 157 participants in total, not only from our District 3310, but from our neighbouring districts. Participants were able to learn from the experts at Rotary International, as well as from our neighbours' experiences for an interesting and fruitful session. ... See MoreSee Less