Significant Club Dates

1991

Second to the left PDG Datuk Vincent Tang who was the District Governor at the time when the club was Chartered.
April First interest meeting is held.
27 June Election of the first pro-tem committee with Julien Yen elected as president. “Kelana Jaya” is chosen as club’s name.
4 July The first weekly meeting of the club.
5 July S Hadi Abdullah takes over as protem president.
1992
14 January The club is chartered – the first club to be chartered after the formation of the new District 3300. S Hadi Abdullah is the first president of the chartered club.
11 April Charter of club’s first Interact club –the Interact Club of Sri Kuala Lumpur.
18 April First charter night dinner. Club charter (No.28468) presented to club by DG Vincent Tang. First official act of service – Donation to Tabung Penderaan Kanak-Kanak.
1993
21 January Completion of the club’s first major Community Service project –Playground at University Hospital.
20 February The club’s first ever World Understanding night – South Pacific Nite, organised jointly with the Rotary Club of Bukit Bintang.
November The club’s first hosting of a Group Study Exchange team – from District 1120, Kent, United Kingdom.
1993 / 1994
The venue of club meeting is changed to Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort.
Charter of the Interact Club of SMK Kelana Jaya.
1994
1 July The name of club bulletin is changed to “The Shuttle”.Previously called the “Kelana Jaya Newsletter”.
13 October Sister club agreement signed with the Rotary Club of Bang Rak, District 3350, Thailand.
18 October The unofficial opening of the Free Outpatient Clinic (“FOC”) at 19,Jalan 235A/51A,PJ.
8 February Sister club agreement signed with the Rotary Club of Makati Southwest, District 3810, the Philippines.
1995
17 May The official opening of the FOC.
1 July Roland Low is appointed as a District Governor’s Group Representative (now called an Assistant Governor) – the first member of the club to be appointed to this office.
October The club’s nominee, Ng Wai Queen. leaves for Osaka, Japan as a cultural Ambassadorial Scholar.
1995/1996
The club’s first sponsorship of a candidate to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (“RYLA”).
1995
6 October Change of address of the FOC to 80, Jalan 230, Kampong Baiduri,Petaling Jaya.
7 December The launch of “You Can See Clearly Now”, a project by the Rotary Club of Makati Southwest – a Matching Grant project sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kelana Jaya, and our first Matching Grant project.
1997/98
Termination of sponsorship of the Interact Club of Sri Kuala Lumpur.
1998
The club banner is re-designed.
April Hosting of Group Discussion Leaders Training Seminar – the first district event organised by the club.
12 April The first of many annual joint medical camp projects with the Rotary Club of Port Klang.
1999
May Charter of Rotaract Club of Kelana Jaya. This club was later dissolved and the latest resurrection of this club was in May 2010.
30 May Sister club agreement signed with the Rotary Club of Tebrau, District 3310.
18 August Chartering of the Rotary Club of USJ, co-sponsored by the club and the Rotary Club of Klang
2000
23 July The launch of Hepatitis B Immunization Project – a Matching Grant project (Grant No.11405)
8 August Charter of Interact Club of Sri Inai
26 August Hosting of first ever Pre-Presidents Elect Training Seminar (Pre-PETS).
November The club’s nominee, Anne Tan, is selected for the Group Study Exchange to Brazil.
2000/1
Club logo created & club t-shirt designed.
1 July KC Chu installed as the first woman president of the club.
13 July Lee Seng Tong is the first member to receive the RI Four Avenues of Service Citation
23 August Club membership exceeds 30 for the first time, with inductions of Omar Shaari & Jerry Chong
15 November Admission of Tan Sri Datuk Robert Phang as the first honorary member of the club.
2002
11 January Sister club agreement signed with the Rotary Club of Taipei Bak Hai, District 3480, Taiwan and launch of the club’s history book.

Pictured with our Sister Club RC Taipei Bak Hai, at the RI Convention, Bangkok

26 January The club’s first outbound Youth Exchange student, Noor Hidaya Zakuan, leaves for Japan (hosted by the Rotary Club of Tokyo Josai, District 2760)
5 February The opening of Pusat Sumber Multimedia KK3, Kuala Lumpur General Hospital – a Matching Grant project.
March The club is the international sponsor for a Matching Grant to the Rotary Club of Taipei Bak Hai – A project to provide job training for youths affected by 1999 earthquake

(Grant No.23244).

2 May The Rotary Club of Kelana Jaya Charity Fund is established.
27 June The opening of the Children’s Development Resource Centre,Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia – a Matching Grant project.
25 July Induction of Tina Yeung brings club membership to its all-time record of 41 members.

Miki Kawamura (sponsored by the Rotary Club of Tokyo Inagi, District 2760) arrives as a Youth Exchange student.

9-11 August Our club was in charge of the Friendship Corner for the Kuala Lumpur Presidential Conference for Peace & Development.
2004
February The club’s Charity Fund makes its first donation – to two single mothers with autistic children.
30 June As at the end of this Rotary year, 14 out of 30 members are women – the highest percentage of women reached to-date – 46.7%.
1 July Leslie Yeap is appointed as District General Secretary – the first from the club to be so appointed.
1 October Increase of sponsorship by Pan Malaysian Pools Sdn Bhd for the FOC to RM72,000 per year
4 December Wheel of Hope Charity Food Fair in aid of the Malaysian AIDS Foundation Circle of Hope Fund
2005
4 January Contribution of RM15,000 worth of supplies to victims of the Asian tsunami in Sri Lanka, including RM2,000 from the club’s Charity Fund February 2005 Donation of 80,000 Baht to Thai victims of the tsunami via the Rotary Club of Bang Rak, and receipt of US1,500 for the cause from the Rotary Club of Taipei Bak Hai.
20 April Participation in the district’s “100-Hour Service Marathon” – Night Shift at FOC
28 April The launch of a nutrition project at SRK (T) Ladang Semenyih with funds from a District Simplified Grant.
9 September Admission of Dato’ Michael Yam as an honorary member
24 November Revival of the Rotaract Club of Kelana Jaya. This attempt to revive the club ultimately failed, but a third attempt was made in May 2010.
2005/06
Club is the international sponsor for a Matching Grant project to the Rotary Club of Taipei Bak Hai – to rebuild the Aborigine Cultural Preservation Centre at Tong Fu Village, damaged by natural disasters
2006
18 February Wabi Sabi International Night to commemorate World Understanding Month


Wabi Sabi Night was held at the Westin Hotel, In the ESST Restaurant

2 June The first donation of books to Thai schoolchildren through the Rotary Club of Bang Rak, now an annual project of the club.
8-10 December Co-hosting with the Rotary Club of Petaling Jaya of the District Interact Conference.
December Formulation of the Free Outpatient Clinic Code of Policies.
2007
January Admission of YB Datuk Paduka Yong Dai Ying as an honorary member of the club.
4 November Hosted “Community Café”, a district Community Service workshop.
2008
18 February Launch of library project for schools in southern Thailand, a Matching Grant project of the Rotary Club of Nakornpathom Chedi, with our club as international sponsor.
23 November The club holds its largest Vocational Awards presentation, with awards presented to representatives of 26 NGOs.
2009
9 August Club hosts the District Membership Development Workshop.


Picture left is Eric Chan who became District Rotaract Representative for 2012 to 2013

2010
May The Rotaract Club of Kelana Jaya, sponsored by the club, is chartered.
12 June Hosted District Awards Night.
1 July The club’s weekly bulletin goes electronic, and its name is changed to “Beyond”, inspired by the Rotary theme in the year the club was chartered, “Look Beyond Yourself”.