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Wednesday, June 30 2010

Newsletter no. 33

ITFR World Championship: new deadline Dear fellows,

ITFR Fact sheet ITFR currently has 963 members from 60 countries and all continents; ITFR can join Rotarians, Rotaractors and their spouses who love tennis and fellowship; NO membership fee; "Everything" is online - Registration, Members' database, Calendar, Voting, Financial reports, Constitution, Board, Newsletters, News, mailing lists etc.

ITFR upcoming tournaments 21-28 August 2010 6th ITFR World Tennis Championship Pugnochiuso, ITALY

We are pleased to inform you that we already expect players from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Nigeria, Romania, Spain and UK. Because of numerous requests received from many Rotarians and especially to allow completion of the issuance of VISA for non-European friends, please be informed that the new deadline for submission of application form is July 16. Please note that the Pugnochiuso Resort has granted this extension as exception, given the importance of the event, and no further extensions will be granted. Marco Marinaro, ITFR Chair Giancarlo Ciuffreda, TD WTC 2010

19th Annual Rotary Tennis Tournament in Bali Raises funds for the Cleft Palate Program The 19th Annual Rotary Tennis Tournament raised once again funds for under privileged children in Bali. Our Rotary Tennis tournament established itself as Bali's biggest and most popular Amateur tennis tournament and confirmed this position with another record year. 235 entries were registered for the 2010 tournament. Since 1992 the Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua Charity Tennis Tournament has raised over Rp. 500.000.000,- for handicapped children throughout Bali to help them lead more productive lives. As every year we welcomed players from various countries who enjoy fantastic accommodation from particiapting hotels like the Westin Bali, the Nikko Bali and the Laguna Bali, who supporting this event with amazing deals on room rates. In the name of the tournament committee, I would like to thank all players and sponsors for their continuous and generous support, especially DUNL OP TEN NIS who provided tennis balls and some extra prizes for this years event. The tradition of Bali's most popular tennis tournament continues and we look

forward to welcome you here in Bali in 2011 for our 20th anniversary. CLEFT PALATE PROGRAM One of Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua's major emphasis is to provide free cleft palate and hare lip surgery to children in Bali. Since Rotary Year 2000-2001 Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua (RCBND) has provided 812 cleft palate and cranial facial operations to underpriviledged children and young adults on Bali and surrounding islands. DRUG ABUSE/ HIV AIDS Our Club, in cooperation with a local NonProfit Foundation has printed and distributed more than 1,000 colouring books to Elementary and Middle School children living in the the Nusa Dua area. These booklets focused on the potential dangers of drug abuse and HIV. Mercia Inkiriwang—Tournament Director


ITFR World Championship Italy 2010 Booking deadline: July, 16 DAILY GUESTS Registration deadline for daily guests: July, 30 2010. We have negotiated special prices for daily guests at PUGNOCHIUSO RESORT [HOTEL DEL FARO****]: www.pugnochiuso.com (ON DAILY BASIS): Opening Ceremony (cocktail), August 21, 2010: € 8,00 per person; Gala dinner, August 27, 2010: € 50,00 per person; Daily Resort Access (August 21-28, 2010): --Pugnochiuso-Card*: € 15,00 per person per day; --Pugnochiuso-Card* and buffet lunch: € 40,00 per person per day; --Pugnochiuso-Card* and buffet dinner**: € 40,00 per person per day; --Pugnochiuso-Card*, buffet lunch and dinner**: € 75,00 per person per day. *The Pugnochiuso Card gives the access to use the Resort’s common services. **For the Gala dinner (August 27) it should be added the cost of € 30,00 per person.

For reservation requirements and for any information please contact directly the Pugnochiuso Resort booking service [email:: booking.gruppi@marcegaglia.com or by phone: +39 0426 332600; +39 0426 332609; +39 0426 332605].

ITFR Annual General Assembly and Board Meeting To all ITFR members

To ITFR Board members

Salerno-Italy, July 8, 2010

Dear friend,

Dear friend,

I would like to inform that the next Board meeting will be held on August 24th, 2009 in Vieste (Pugnochiuso Resort), Italy, during the 6th ITFR World Championship.

I would like to inform that the Board will be held the ITFR General Meeting (AGM) on August 26th, 2010 in Vieste (Pugnochiuso Resort), Italy, during the 6th ITFR World Championship. The purpose of the meeting is to notify all of you about the past and current ITFR activities and introduce ITFR's future plans. Agenda of General Assembly (ITFR AGM) 1) Annual Activities Report (2009/2010). 2) Board’s decisions. 3) Future Activities and Plans. See you in Pugnochiuso! YiR

Agenda of Board Meeting 1) Web site: restructuring, budget and funds. 2) Bank account and finances. 3) Tournaments fee 2011: budget and objectives. 4) World Championship 2011: proposals. 5) Board and TDs annual reorganization: proposals for 2010/2012. 6) The Best 2010: proposals and procedures. 7) Any other business. See you in Pugnochiuso! YiRS

Marco Marinaro ITFR Chairman

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Marco


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