Bogies for Bali – A Successful Fundraiser for Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset


And with that success comes gratitude, much gratitude for all who made the event a great fundraiser and a lot of fun, Not only did Handara Golf & Resort Bali provide a marvelous setting for the golf tournament, the Handara staff could not have been more helpful with the myriad of details it takes to manage a golf tournament. Specials thanks goes to General Manager Shan Ramdas for his support, to Anggi for answer at least a million questions, to Holly for keeping us up to date with lists, and to Gilang for creating great posters and banners.

Another huge amount of gratitude goes to our title sponsor, Sababay Winery. They were our lead sponsor and also donated bottles of their delicious wine to use in the auction and to enjoy during the 19th Hole event.

Although none of the players shot a hole-in-one, RCBUS is very grateful to those businesses which donated prizes to be claimed should someone shoot a hole-in-one: AB Wonderdive Bali Resort, BMW, Club Car Golf, Como UMA Canggu, and Como UMA Ubud.

RCBUS is grateful for the other businesses who generously donated items which made are auction a huge success. Those businesses include Alila Villas – Manggis, Bali Better breathing, Blackbeach Italian Restaurant, Breeze Terrace, Green Club Golf, Hard Rock Hotel Bali, Hatten Wines, Hotel Komune, Jiwa House, Lily Lane Villa, Sababay Winery, Sewing for Living, Soyokaze Restaurant, and Sthala Ubud Bali.

RCBUS’ gratitude continues for the generosity of those businesses that donated items that made our raffle successful. Those businesses include Breeze Terrace, Green Club Golf, Margi Hair and Makeup, Pukako Panini & Coffee, Sababay Winery, Sangkala Art, Sewing for Living, Soyokaze Restaurant, Toya Salt, and Warong Legong. RCBUS would also like to thank those who donated cash to make this event a success.

Please watch the Bali Advertiser, who generously donated advertising space to Bogies for Bali, for the announcement of the 2nd Annual Bogies for Bali charity golf tournament to be held in 2022.

All funds raised will be donated to three charities: Klinik Bali Sehat to provide basic health care along with education for preventative health care and nutrition in Karangasem Regency, to the WEHEA Project to help prevent the devastation of Wehea National Forest in Kalimantan along with the homes and culture of the Dayak people and the habitat and lives of orangutans, sun bears and other already endangered animals, and to Sewing for Living, a RCBUS project which empowers Balinese women to be able to work from their homes to help support their families. They are taught how to use sewing machines, how to crochet and how to sell their products at local markets and in online stores.

Who is RCBUS and what does it accomplish other than golf outings? The members of Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] are people of action who, in partnership with other Rotary Clubs around the world, are dedicated to providing services that change the lives of others. We implement and support programs and friendships that create sustainable, positive, ethical change in our communities, internationally, and in ourselves.

Members support the club both by their attendance and through active service such as joining committees, contributing to the website, fundraising for projects, suggesting speakers, and greeting guests.

RCBUS asks members to attend as many meetings as possible This can be at our club, or through ‘make ups’ at other clubs around the world, even online via e-Clubs. Many of our members spend only part of their time in Ubud and engage with clubs elsewhere as part of their overall membership in Rotary International. Several of our members who, because of the pandemic, are currently in Australia. They attend meetings via Zoom. Project planning, attendance at functions and project site visits also count as ‘make up’ meetings. What must one do to become a member?

  • Attend at least 3 meetings of RCBUS as a guest
  • Have a member as a sponsor/mentor
  • Submit a membership application through your sponsor
  • Application is then approved by the Board and club members
  • Pay New Member Fee and yearly dues which are 200.000
  • Choose an area of club service
  • Attend, get involved and enjoy your new world of friendship and service!

If you are considering joining RCBUS and would like to attend a meeting to see what we are all about, please contact Marion Hook at marion.hook@gmail.com for more information. We meet every 2nd and last Monday of the month at Sthala Ubud Bali, a five-star hotel managed by Marriott International. It is located in Lodtunduh Village in Ubud. Our new website is currently under construction. You will be able to read more about RCBUS on our new website shortly.

 

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