I joined HKIE at the 62nd Club Installation, on that day I never imagined that I would be installed as President five years later. It is indeed a great honour to serve as your President in the Rotary Year 2020-2021. I thank Outgoing President Gilbert for his full dedication serving back-to-back two consecutive Rotary Year terms. Congratulations and thank you IPP Gilbert.
Over the past months, COVID-19 has dynamically changed the way we live our lives. In spite of this, please rest assure that HKIE’s commitment to its members has not changed. We are focused and committed to making sure all our members feel valued and also feel the value of being a fine Rotarian.
In the Rotary Year 2020-2021, the Rotary Theme is “Rotary Opens Opportunities.” This year we have planned six community service events and five fellowship events. Given the current times, we are actively looking at changing the way our club carries out our community service projects so that our members will have plenty of opportunities to serve. And most importantly, so that the community i.e. the people that need our help the most - will receive all the help we provide.
For activities such as vocational visits and/or fellowships, as long as we comply with government regulations, we will do our best to go ahead with our plans so that our members and families will have opportunities to participate. I look forward to a year in which we will open countless doors of opportunity and together walk through those doors to serve our community and our HKIE family.
I’m looking forward to seeing you all and serving with you all soon.
Yours in Rotary, PRESIDENT LEO
Rotary Club of Hong Kong Island East