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Wed July 3 Luncheon - President Henry Lee 1st meeting

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New Rotary New year begin. Join us to welcome New President Henry Lee to lead our club through a successful year.

President Henry classification is Health and Wellness. He joined Rotary Jan, 2016 and immediately took on the role as Club Treasurer. He took Leadership Training and also attended District Conference. Find out more about Henry...

 

 
Hilton Vancouver Airport 
12:15 to 1:30 pm
5911 Minoru Blvd (map)
Annual President Dinner a great success
with over 50 attendees, including Rotarians, friends and family to bid a fond thank you to outgoing President Dean Hsieh and to welcome incoming President Henry Lee. Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra provided the music.
 
Amongst the throng were dignitaries, MP Alice Wong, MLA John Yap, Mayor Malcolm Brodie and Past District Governor John Anderson.  The programme included presentations of Paul Harris Fellows to Jacqueline Ho, Daphne Wu, James Kao and Suna Yee by Dean and John.  Dean presented certificates of appreciation to the outgoing Board members.  John made a point to highlight that Dean was Rotarian of the Year for District 5040 and attached the badge to Dean's lapel.
 
PDG John Anderson then installed the incoming Executive Team, Henry Lee, James Kao, Jacqueline Ho, Hugo L, i and Past President Dean.  The incoming Board was then introduced and sworn into office.  The Board also includes Harmon, Suna, Jimmy, Keith and Cindy (who was out of town).  New President Henry presented Dean a Paul Harris Fellow and a photo album for his successful year as President.  Henry thanked the club for their confidence in him and asked that we all support the club activities for the coming year.  He highlighted Rotary Pops on Sep 22 and Nov 17, Christmas Dinner, Chinese New Year Jan 18th, District Conference, the International Conference in Hawaii in 2020 and start planning for the one in Taipei in 2021.
 
Maple Business Council
Jason Tse, is a long time friend of the Rotary Club of Richmond, attending many events over the years.  Today he introduced Maple Business Council.  MAPLE Business Council is an executive-level organization promoting cross-border investment, trade and entrepreneurship between Canada and the United States. Our first chapter, MAPLE - The Canadian-U.S. Business Council of Southern California, connects businesses in Canada and Southern California and among Southern California businesses with Canadian connections. Maple Business Council members and sponsors bring together the knowledge, expertise and resources to help businesses successfully penetrate and excel in these markets.
 
Enjoying our speaker today, visitors Maggie and Arvin from Jimmy's company, Christina a guest of James Kao, Angelo from Rotary Hospice House and Joe Foster visiting Rotarian from Naples, Florida.
 
Today marks the last meeting for President Dean's year, a very good year for the club as he was awarded the Rotarian of the Year by District 5040.  So, move over Dean, President Elect Henry takes over next week to lead the club into year 57 for the Rotary Club of Richmond.
 
Upcoming Events
Wed Luncheon - President Henry Lee 1st Meeting
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Jul 03, 2019
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Wed Luncheon - Monica Lopez
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Jul 10, 2019
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Wed Luncheon
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Jul 17, 2019
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Wed Luncheon
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Jul 24, 2019
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Wed Luncheon
Hilton Vancouver Airport
Jul 31, 2019
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
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2019-2020 Rotary Theme Announced
RI President Maloney said "The first emphasis is to grow Rotary — to grow our service, to grow the impact of our projects, but most importantly, to grow our membership so that we can achieve more."
 
He believes that connection is at the heart of the Rotary experience. This year's theme is ROTARY CONNECTS THE WORLD.
 
“(Rotary) allows us to connect with each other, in deep and meaningful ways, across our differences,” Maloney said. “It connects us to people we would never otherwise have met, who are more like us than we ever could have known. It connects us to our communities, to professional opportunities, and to the people who need our help.”
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