The Family of RCKL

Rotaract Club



What is Rotaract?

Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30. The programme was officially inaugurated in 1968 with the first Rotaract Club formed at the University of North Carolina, sponsored by the Rotary Club of North Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Today, there are more than 7,600 Rotaract Clubs in more than 158 countries, with an estimated membership of more than 176,000 Rotaractors.

All Rotaract efforts begin at the local grassroots level and Rotaract Clubs have access to many of the resources of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation.

Rotaract gives all its members an opportunity to work together in active service projects in the community.


Why Join Rotaract?

You will not only augment your knowledge and skills, but also address the physical and social needs of your community while promoting international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service. Rotaract projects are not all work. Fellowship is an important element, too. You will meet with people who share the same goal, establish close bonds of friendship, acquire leadership skills, and gain satisfaction of doing your bit for society.


Rotaract Club Goals?

  • Develop professional and leadership skills.
  • Emphasise respect for the right of others, based on recognising the worth of each individual.
  • Recognise, practice and promote ethical standards as leadership qualities and vocational responsibilities.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the needs, problems and opportunities in the community and worldwide
  • Provide opportunities for personal and group activities to serve the community and promote international understanding and goodwill towards all.

Rotaract Club of Kuala Lumpur

The Rotaract Club of Kuala Lumpur is one of the largest clubs in Malaysia. It is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja and was chartered on 28 September 1969. Its Charter President was Tan Boon Leong who eventually became a Rotarian and a member of the Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja in 1987.


Meetings

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 1530 hrs (3.30 pm) at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

President 2018-19
Zariff Rastam
Tel.: +60 12 2048200

Website:



More Rotaract Information:

For more information on Rotaract visit the Rotary International website www.rotary.org
For purposes of contacting the clubs you may also write to our Youth Service Director at Youth@rotarykldiraja.org

Interact Club



What is Interact?

Interact, the combination of the words 'international' and 'action' is Rotary International's service club programme for young people at the secondary school level (ages 14 to 18). It was founded in October 1962 and the first Interact Club was chartered at Melbourne High School, Florida, USA.

Interact Clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary Clubs, which provide support and guidance, but Interact Clubs are self-governing and self-supporting.


Interact Clubs Goals

  • Recognise and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity.
  • Encourage and practice thoughtfulness of and helpfulness to others.
  • Create and awareness of the importance of home and family.
  • Build respect for the rights of others based on recognition of the worth of each individual.
  • Emphasise acceptance of individual responsibility as the basis of personal success, community improvement, and group achievement.
  • Recognise the dignity and value of all useful occupations as opportunities to serve society.
  • Provide opportunities for gaining increased knowledge and understanding of community, national and world affairs.
  • Open avenues of personal and group action leading to the advancement of international understanding and goodwill toward all people.


Why Join Interact?

You will meet like-minded students and together with them help those in need via community service projects. Some of these projects will further international understanding and goodwill. Through these projects you will develop a network of friendships with local and overseas clubs. In the process, as an Interacter you will develop leadership skills and learn the value of hard work.


Interact Clubs sponsored by Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja

The Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja currently sponsors 8 Interact Clubs in the Klang valley. Meetings are held at the schools' premises.


Interact Club of SMK Convent Bukit Nanas

Teacher Advisor (TA): Miss Lam
TA Email: l.hchia@yes.my
Interact President: Inessa Serikandi Anugerah Makmur bt Ferri Anugerah
Interact Secretary: Hanni Irdina bt Mohd Akram
Interact Club of SMK Maxwell

Teacher Advisor (TA): Pn Chow Hui Ngar
TA Email: chowhuingar@gmail.com
Interact President: Saurabh
Interact Secretary: N/A
Interact Club of SMK Aminuddin Baki

Teacher Advisor (TA): Pn Ashwin Kaur
TA Email: ashwinkaur_1787@yahoo.com
Interact President: Diana Yasmin bt Mohd Helmy Rizal
Interact Secretary: Pavinya Ramachandran
Interact Club of SMK St. John's 

Teacher Advisor (TA): Pn Puspamalar
TA Email: pnmanikesavan@yes.my
Interact President: Kuhan Raj
Interact Secretary: Muhd Afiq
Interact Club of SMK Seri Bintang Utara

Teacher Advisor (TA): Ms Shadrina
TA Email: ckgushad@gmail.com
Interact President: Aqil
Interact Secretary: N/A
Interact Club of SMK Seri Bintang Selatan

Teacher Advisor (TA): Pn Zehan
TA Email: zehanrosmin50@gmail.com
Interact President: Nitya Naginee
Interact Secretary: Asyhah Hanna
Interact Club of Taylor's

Teacher Advisor (TA): Ms Akshara Menon
TA Mobile: ictiskl@gmail.com
Interact President: Sheryl Lau
Interact Secretary: Aryanna Kaur
Interact Club of Wesley

Teacher Advisor (TA): Mdm Norhayati
TA Email: hjh.norhayati@wms.edu.my
Interact President: Claire Lim
Interact Secretary: Leong Shin Yii


More Interact Information:

For more information on Interact visit Rotary International website www.rotary.org
For purposes of contacting the clubs you may also write to our Youth Service Director at Youth@rotarykldiraja.org

Rotary Community Corps



What is a Rotary Community Corps?

A Rotary Community Corps (RCC) is a group of non-Rotarian men and women who share Rotarians' commitment to service. Under the guidance of a sponsoring Rotary Club, dedicated RCC members put heir own skills to work to improve the quality of life in their community.

Since 1985, the Rotary Community Corps programme has been spurring economic development and self-sufficiency in communities around the world. The programme promotes grass-root self-help projects, develops local leadership abilities, maximises local resources, and uses appropriate cost-effective technologies.


The Goals of Rotary Community Corps

All RCCs share four major goals:

To encourage individuals to take responsibility for improvement of their community, village, or neighbourhood.

To recognise the dignity and value of all useful occupations.

To mobilise self-help activities and collective work to improve the quality of life.

To encourage the development of human potential to its fullest, within the context of the local culture and community.


The Goals of Rotary Community Corps

Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja established the Rotary Community Corps of Kampung Sungei Lui during Keow Hock Sneah's presidency (2002 / 03), the charter certificate having been signed by RI Past President Bhichai Rattakul of Thailand. The village is located in Hulu Langat, Selangor.

Puan Zahara, the daughter-in-law of RC Kuala Lumpur's 1965 / 66 President, the late Tan Sri Dato' Abdul Jamil Rais who was also District Governor RI District 330 in 1975 / 76, is the driving force at RCC Kampung Sg. Lui. She is ably assisted by a team of volunteers - including her husband - to spearhead RC Kuala Lumpur DiRaja's effort to improve the lives of the villagers and provide education enhancement to young students.

Since the RCC's establishment, a general health screening campaign was carried out under a joint project with Siemens Malaysia and Gleneagles Hospital, Kuala Lumpur; under RI's 'Read to Me' programme, cassette recorders, pre-recorded English language tapes and reading material were donated in a joint project with the Inner Wheel Club of Kuala Lumpur; computers were also donated; the latest and most significant project was the construction of a library and resource centre in the centre of the village. This was fully funded by RC Kuala Lumpur DiRaja and the initial supply of books was donated by RC Yeovil, United Kingdom.


More RCC Information:

For more information on Rotary Community Corps visit the Rotary International website

Sister Clubs


Rotary Club Of Bangkok (District 3350)

Meetings: Thursday 12:15 P.M. - Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel

President 2018-19: Maleeratna Plumchitchom

Secretariat: Tel.: + (66 2) 656 1634 / 656 0800

Email: rotarybangkok@gmail.commaleeratna@gmail.com

Website: www.rotarybangkok.org



Rotary Club Of Hatyainakarin (District 3330)

Meetings: Tuesday 7.00 P.M. - Singolden Hotel, Hatyai

President 2018-19: Sitthichok Kramutrapijit


Rotary Club Of Makati (District 3830)

Meetings: Tuesday 12.00 P.M. - Manila Peninsula Hotel

President 2018-19: Alfredo E. Pascual

Secretariat: Tel.: + (63 2) 899 7863

Email: rcm3830@gmail.comaepascual@gmail.com

Website: www.makatirotary.org


Rotary Club Of Phuket (District 3330)

Meetings: Tuesday 7.00 P.M. - Pearl Hotel, Phuket Town

President 2018-19: Suansri Teosakul


Rotary Club Of Raffles City (District 3310)

Meetings: Tuesday 12.45 P.M. - Singapore Cricket Club

President 2018-19: Brian Tan

Email: brianhkt@gmail.com

Website: www.rotaryclubrafflescity.org


Rotary Club Of Singapore (District 3310)

Meetings: Wednesday 1.00 P.M. - The Tanglin Club

President 2018-19: Mark Wang

Secretariat: Tel.: + (65) 6737 2504, Fax: + (65) 6686 2515

Email: rtyinfo@rotary.org.sg

Website: www.rotary.org.sg


Rotary Club Of Taipei Southgate (District 3481)

Meetings: Tuesday 12.30 P.M. - Grand Mayfull Taipei Hotel

President 2018-19: Jim Wang

Email: andy.tsung20@msa.hinet.net



Probus



What are Probus Clubs?

Probus clubs are organisations for men and women who have retired from their profession or business and want to maintain a social network with others who have similar interests. Each Probus club is sponsored by a Rotary club, although the latter's involvement varies from country to country and the Probus clubs enjoy autonomy once formed.

Probus clubs were first formed, as an acronym of Pro(fessional) and Bus(iness), in the early 1920s in Canada and USA. However, the name was fused into a different type of club in England, and the first non-sectarian Probus club was formed there in 1966.

Today, Probus claims to have more than 300,000 members in thousands of clubs worldwide, the largest concentration being in Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand.


Probus Club Activities?

Probus club members are largely active volunteers in many community organisations and many have formed smaller interest groups under the Probus umbrella. This include groups for hobbies such as fishing, sports, entertainment, bridge playing, travel, etc.

Probus clubs typically meet once a month for fellowship and to hear guest speakers. There are no attendance or service requirements.


Probus Club of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

The Probus Club of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor was chartered during the presidency of Dr Hardeep Singh (1993-94) with Rtn Louis Cheah providing the inspiration, motivation and the necessary ground work. Two of its members are Rotarians of Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja - PDG Dato' (Dr) Haji Mustapha Ma and PP Dato' Haji Kamarulzaman bin Mohamed.


Meetings:

Every third Thursday of the month

Time: 14:00 hrs (2:00 pm)

Venue: Poolside Meeting Room, Royal Lake Club, Off Jalan Parliament, 50720 Kuala Lumpur


Management Committee 2013-14

President: Dato Kamarulzaman Mohammed

Tel.: 03-26944166


Vice President: Quah Ban Lek

Tel.: 03-78753589


Hon. Secretary: Dr. Cheong Weng Hoon

Tel.: 03-33714921


Hon. Treasurer: Ms. Kok Siew Chin

Tel.: 03-22743963


Committee Members:

Dato' Dr Jagjit Singh

Goh Khek Boon

Ms Shirley Siew Siew Har

Ms Doris Chan Suet Har

Mrs Cheong Weng Hoon


Mailing Address:

36 Jalan Bunga Ros, 41100 Klang / Selangor

Tel.: 03-33714921


More Probus Information

For more information on Probus visit Probus World Website: http://www.probus.org

Inner Wheel


INNER WHEEL CLUB OF KUALA LUMPUR FOUNDED 1949 (DISTRICT 330)

INTERNATIONAL INNER WHEEL THEME 2018-2019: "EMPOWER AND EVOLVE"

Club Meetings1st Thursday of each month at 2pm
Venue
Royal Selangor Club, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Aims of Inner Wheel
  1. Promote true friendship
  2. To encourage the ideals of personal service
  3. To foster international understanding
IIW Theme 2018-2019"Empower and Evolve"
Royal Patron
Duli Yang Maha Mulia Tunku Ampuan Besar Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus
Tuanku Aishah Rohani Bte Al Marhum Tengku Besar Mahmud
Honorary Members
Yang A Bhg Toh Puan Dato' Seri Hjh Dr. Aishah Ong


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2018 - 2019


Pesident 2018/2019
Lynn Wong
Vice President
Margaret Yee PP
Immediate Past President
Monica Mary Tan Gregory Ponniah IPP
Hon. Secretary
Beulah Wong
Hon. Treasurer
Datin Beh Pek Ling PP
Club Correspondent
Datin Vynette Lim
International Service Organiser
Yuette Loh
Committee Members
Rajeswari Kanesalingam
Datin Regina Low PP
Datin Brenda Lim PP
Datin Jangir Sagoo PP, PDISO
Lee Lan Mee PP, PDS
Nona Ashraf Zadeh
Advisors
Juanita Lee PP, PDC, DNR
Foong Pack PP, PDISO


Cutting of the anniversary cake by past presidents of the IW Club of KL.
Attended the Installation Dinner of the IW Club of Taiping.
Attended the Installation Dinner of the IW Club of Penang.
Cheque presentation to Yayasan Munarah at the Insatallation Dinner.
Datuk Bridget Menezes spoke to the members on Be happy and Peaceful, no matter what.
Encik Ahmad Khairuddin, Chairman of the Industry Standards on Plastics at SIRIM gave an enlightening talk.
Hari Raya Fellowship at our Honorary member Y.A.M.Tengku Puteri Norzehan's house.
PIIWBD Jessie Wang gave an informative and educational talk on Role of a Club Delegate.
Visit to the coffee factory in Taiping
Presidents Elena Teoh presenting a certificate to a student at the OBS graduation ceremomy.
Datin Brenda Lim with one of the two students she sponsored for the OBS course.
Dato Ham, board director of OBS, presenting a token of appreciation to President Elena Teoh
District Chairman Juanita Lee with one of the two kayaks she donated.
Getting a feel of the kayaks.
Members of KL IWC with students of OBS.
On the 28th of November members from the IWC of KL visited the Outbound School in Lumut and donated 11 kayaks to the school

Kuala Lumpur Rotary Charity Foundation

It was circa 1958 that the Kuala Lumpur Rotary Charity Foundation was first mooted. Members of RC Kuala Lumpur had complained that since the club had a large membership, the Sunshine Box collections through the fining sessions that were the norm in those days took too much time. It was reasoned that the setting up of the foundation would ensure that each and every member would contribute to the Charity Fund for which he would be given a tax exempt receipt.

Subsequently, during the presidency of Len W. Kaye (1959 / 60) the foundation was duly registered and tax exempt status obtained from the Treasury. Fixed annual contributions were determined by the club to be paid separately to the Kuala Lumpur Rotary Charity Foundation at the same time as the club dues.

The Kuala Lumpur Rotary Charity Foundation incorporates various charity funds and other designated funds established during the terms of various presidents of the club, the earliest probably being the Gammans Memorial Scholarship Fund, which goes back to PP L. S. Sodhy who was club president in Rotary year 1963 / 64.

Monies for the Kuala Lumpur Rotary Charity Foundation have been and are received via outright donations, through charity functions organised by the club and of course, the annual KLRCF dues paid by the members.

Generally speaking, the various funds generate yearly income which is then used for the execution of selected projects in compliance with the corresponding fund rules and Malaysian tax exempt laws.

The Kuala Lumpur Rotary Charity Foundation is managed by the KLRCF management committee which comprises members of the club and the incumbent club president.

Individual funds are targeted towards scholarships, vocational training, emergency relief, youth and handicapped children.

During the presidency of Attan Akmar (2007-08) an amalgamation exercise was carried out to group together funds of similar objectives, reducing the number of funds to a more manageable number. This result is shown below. Since then, however, a new dedicated fund has been established.


Funds Managed by the KUALA LUMPUR ROTARY CHARITY FOUNDATION (KLRCF)

  1. Rotary Handicapped Children's Welfare Fund Established during the presidency of Dato' Koay Soon Eng (1991-92)
  2. Save A Sight Fund Established during the presidency of Dato' S. Kulasegaran (1998-99)
  3. Scholarship and Training Fund Amalgamation of the following funds
    General Scholarship Fund
    comprising:
    • Gammans Memorial Scholarship Fund established during the presidency of L. S. Sodhy (1963-64);
    • Scholarship Loan Fund established during the presidency of D. A. Clayton (1964-65)
    • Tan Sri Jamil Rais Scholarship Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Dr. Keshmahinder Singh (1965-66); an
    • Golden Jubilee Scholarship Fund established during the presidency of P. S. Gill (1978-79);
    Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Ham Ah Nee (1987-88);
    70th Anniversary Scholarship Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Jimmy Lim Thaw Chay (1997-98);
    Student Welfare Fund 2000 established during the presidency of Frank Lim Hook Hing (1999- 2000);
    ROTICH Fund established during the pre sidency of Dato' Dr. Low Bin Tic k (1996-97);
    Dato' Jaffar Bin Mhd Ali Fund for Youth established during the presidency of Dato' Mhd Hanif b. Sher Mohamed (2001-02);
    Research Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Dr. Jagjit Singh Sambhi (1981-82);
    Scholarship Growth Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Jimmy Lim Thaw Chay (1997-98) and
    Vocational Training Scholarship Fund established during the presidency of Hj. A.V.M. Jaffardeen (1988-89)
  4. General Fund Amalgamation of the following funds:
    Emergency Relief Fund
    established during the presidency of Chan Kam Fatt (1990-91) and Services Fund
  5. Property Fund Amalgamation of the following funds:
    • Wisma Rotary Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Jimmy Lim Thaw Chay (1997- 98);
    • Youth Resource Centre Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Beh Lye Huat (1984- 85); and 
    • Rotary Training Centre Fund established during the presidency of Dato' Beh Lye Huat (1984-85).
  6. Wheelchair Fund Established as a joint project with the Inner Wheel Club of Kuala Lumpur during the presidency of Keow Hock Sneah (2002-03).
  7. Justin Prem Hamilton Medical Fund Established during the presidency of Frank Lim Hook Hing (1999-2000).
  8. Rotary Cancer Welfare Fund Established during the presidency of PP Chan Kam Fatt (2013-14).

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