The 2016-17 Annual General Meeting of the Riding for the Disabled Association was held on 2nd December 2016, at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Clubhouse.
Dr. Simon Ip, President of RDA, and Mr. Thomas Yeung, Chairman of RDA reviewed the major activities and achievements during 2016, which were the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the RDA Cup Luncheon, Flag Day and RDA Annual Charity Ball.
Dr. Simon Ip paid a speech to admire our athlete, Ms. Natasha Tse who represented Hong Kong at the Individual Para-Dressage and successfully finished two rounds of competition in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Besides, Dr. Ip paid a tribute to Mr. John Witt who was helping us to organize the farewell cocktail reception for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Meanwhile, Dr. Ip expressed his thankful to Hong Kong Jockey Club, HKJC Charity Trust and other donors.
During the meeting, Mr. John Slosar was then nominated and appointed as the new Chairman of the Voting Members Committee. Other retiring committee members were Mr. Apollo Ng, who retired as Chairman of the PR & Fundraising Subcommittee and Mr. James Riley, who also retired as the Member of General Committee. Dr. Simon Ip presented plaque to Mr. Apollo Ng for praised his invaluable support. At the end of the meeting, Mr. John Slosar also presented plague to Mr. James Riley and Ms. Ann Kwok been the representative for receiving the plague.
The 2016-2017 Annual General Meeting concluded with wishes that RDA would continue making positive contributions to the Hong Kong disabled community in the year ahead.