“WHITE MAGIC” MOMENTS

This so very spiritual island of Bali continues a strong belief in magic. White Magic calls out supernatural powers to bring about good, wondrous and beautiful events. (Use your scariest thoughts to imagine what Black Magic can do!) Rotary is a special kind of White Magic and Rotarians are intent on creating as many as […]

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Rotary Club of Bali Lovina: Service Above Self

Rotary is a global network of more than one million people: adults and youth, leaders and followers, and strangers who make new friendships, which seeks to build a world where people can join hands, without religion or caste considerations, and take action to make improvements in practical ways in the lives of their communities. The […]

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People = Money = Projects!!

Hundreds of years ago, bartering was how people survived, exchanging one commodity for another. Even in this day and age this can still be found in many countries where people lived isolated and simple lives. For example: I grow corn, you grow bananas, we exchange and now both communities have variety of foods. However in […]

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Hello Bali Lovers, Activists, and Do Gooders

 My name is Chris Sperduto also known as Helmet Man and now the proud incoming President of the Rotary Club Bali Canggu for the upcoming year starting July 1st. This letter is to introduce the community to a great opportunity to get involved and to make a lasting difference on this wonderful Island we are […]

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FROM DISAPPOINTMENT, TO DELIGHT…!!!

Rotary Club Bali Seminyak worked long and hard on a project that would give a bus to the Puspadi Bali Foundation. Puspadi Bali works across the island providing 100% free services to handicapped and disabled community members. The Foundation supplies wheelchairs, does physiotherapy, makes and fits prosthetics, brings information about safety practices, diabetes, and much […]

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Follow the Path Less Travelled!

Do not go where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path,  And leave a trail (Ralph Waldo Emerson).   As many fellow Rotarians before us, my husband David and I are following a non-traditional path in a foreign country. We sold our home in Australia and moved to “The Island of […]

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The Three Rs, – Reading, (W) riting and Rotary!

I am sure that 99.9% of readers of the Bali Advertiser, experienced an education whereby monetary payment was not an issue? From Playschool or kindergarten to primary and secondary education it was free and there was no escape!! Or do I hear a few murmurs? “I played truant, / I wagged it”??? But ultimately those […]

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Helping the Children of Bali

As we all know Bali is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world and people travel from far and wide to come visit this tropical island .. enjoy sunsets and cocktails on the beaches, wonder at the endless stretches of green rice fields, the tropical rainforests abundant with palm tress and most of all the […]

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