Educational Forum Details
7, 2003 (Friday) was a big day for "Phoenix
Clubhouse". On that day, we hosted an Educational
Forum at the
The forum was very well prepared. Each guest received a corsage and a pamphlet on the upcoming "Asian Clubhouse Conference" at the entrance. We also promoted the book, "Journey to a new life", that was published in honour of the 5th anniversary of the clubhouse. More than 180 people filed into the venue in an orderly manner and all were very supportive and keen.
Michael Wong opened the forum with an introduction, followed by Eva,
Amanda, Anita, Mary, representatives from Amity Centre, and Take Your
Way. Then Kit-bing, Sandy, Daniel, Katherine, Sally and Rowena shared
their testimonies. We were happy that Ralph, our friend from the
I felt I learnt an important lesson that day for never in my life had I spoken in front of such a large crowd of people before. I was nervous. However, when I was on stage, I was surprisingly calm and I performed quite well. This experience definitely boosted my self-confidence.
At the closing of the forum, several people from the audience raised difficult questions to which we gave satisfactory answers. We were not intimidated!
As representatives of the clubhouse, we all performed well in the forum. Ultimately though, the success of this event must be attributed to the combined effort of all the members and staff of the clubhouse.
Written by: Sugar Sugar
Translated by: Yakult