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SPCAA Newsletter December 2013 2013-12-06
Dear Fellow Alumni

Greetings! We would like to let you know the following:

1. Annual General Meeting (7 December)

The Annual General Meeting of the St. Paul's College Alumni Association for 2013 will be held on 7 December 2013 (Saturday) at 5:00pm at 1/F, Wong Ming Him Hall, St. Paul's College, 69 Bonham Road, Hong Kong.
For those who would like to join the meeting, please register with Ms. Priscilla Fan at 9491 9668 / priscilla.fan@alumni.org.hk.

We are also recruiting members for SPCAA sub-committees. Any alumni who are interested to join please contact Alan Chiu (9837 0692) or attend the AGM to meet the heads of each sub-committees.

2. Final Call for SPCAA Ball 2013 (14 December)

SPCAA is bringing back the tradition of organising a Ball for the alumni and their spouse and friends. The theme of the Ball will be A Night in Shanghai (]W), and we will recreate the Metropolitan with her modern extravagance and turn-of-19th-Century subtlety. We will provide best live music, delightful cocktail, fine wine and food, exciting programme, and of course a stylish and elegant dancing pool for the evening.

- DATE: 14 December 2013
- TIME:8:00pm to 11:00pm (cocktail session will be commenced at 6:30pm)
- VENUE: The Aberdeen Marina Club
- DRESS CODE: Formal Attire
- TICKET PRICE: HKD1,500 / person

For those who would like to purchase a full table (12 person), the price is HKD17,000 / table. For alumni who are class 2000 (F.5) or after, the price is discounted at HKD1,000 / person.

For enquires, please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Chan, Chairman of the Ball Committee, at 9791 2331, or Andy Wong, member of the Ball Committee, at 9281 5973.

3. 1st Alumni Event in Shanghai (17 December)

Immediately after "A Night in Shanghai" for the Alumni Ball at the Aberdeen Marina Club, an alumni dinner will be held in Shanghai, PRC on 17 Dec (Tue).

In 2012 SPCAA successfully initiated an alumni network in Beijing which now holds monthly gatherings regularly. Several Shanghai-based alumni have also joined the events in Beijing during their visits to the city. We find that it's time to form a similar alumni network in Shanghai. The details of the 1st event are as follows:

- DATE: 17 December 2013 (Tue)
- TIME: 7:00pm
- VENUE: To be confirmed, Shanghai

For registration and enquiry, please contact Andy Law at lawwaihin@hotmail.com. If you are based in Shanghai or visit Shanghai frequently, please also leave your contact to us for future correspondence.

Please also help to spread this news to other Shanghai alumni that you know.

4. Simon's Happy Hour (10 December)

- DATE: 10 December 2013 (Tues)
- TIME: 7:00 - 9:00pm
- VENUE: L16, Hong Kong Park

For enquiries, please contact Andrew Chan (9791 2331) or Alan Chiu (9837 0692). We look forward to seeing you there!

5. Mentorship Scheme Christmas Party (16 December)

The new term of Mentorship Programme will begin early next year, and we are now inviting alumni to join as mentors. Those who are interested please email us at SPCAAmentorship@alumni.org.hk or call our part-time secretary Ms Priscilla Fan at 9491 9668. Current mentors do not need to re-apply.

Please also find the details of the Christmas Party below:

Date: 16th December, 2013
Time: 7-9pm
Venue: Harold Smythe Room, St. John's Cathedral, 4-8 Garden Road, Central
Non-mentor entrance fee: HKD75

For enquiry please email spcaamentorship@alumni.org.hk

6. London Alumni Gathering (21 December)

The monthly London dinner will be held on 21 December 2013. For registration and details, please contact Horace Yu at +44 7774260316 / +852 9855 8572 / ho.yu11@imperial.ac.uk.

7. Principal's Cup 2013 (19 December)

For basketball lovers, here's the annual big event! It will be a friendly, exciting and fun match between alumni and teachers, on:

- DATE: 19 December 2013 (Thu)
- TIME: 12:30 - 2:00pm
- VENUE: Lower Playground, St. Paul's College

All alumni are most welcomed to join as player or spectator. For enquiries and enrollment, please contact Anthony Chiu at kcantchiu@hotmail.com.

8. Watermelon Cup 2013 results

Thank you for the support of alumni, teachers and students, the Watermelon Cup 2013 was completed successfully.

The results are:

Prime Division Winner - Team 1991.

Final Game: Team 1991 3 - 2 Team 1986

Youth Division Winner - Team 2005.
Final Game: Team 2005 3 - 1 Team 1997

Video clips of the Final Games have been uploaded to SPCAA Facebook already.
Congratulations to the winners, and congratulations to all the participating teams.

With regards

Francis Hon (1992) | Andy Law (1998)
Vice Chairman and Hon. Secretary | Deputy Hon. Secretary
9467 7434 francishon@alumni.org.hk | 9500 8586 lawwaihin@hotmail.com
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