Issue no. 54 (29 April 2014)

Sports and Recreation Club News

  Featured interest group

Photography Interest Group

Formed in July 2013 by a group of CPA photography enthusiasts, Photography Interest Group aims to provide a platform for sharing of experience among members who are also interested in photography. It organizes various photography gatherings for different skill levels and camera types including mirrorless, DSLR and smartphones.

Whether you are a photography novice, amateur or professional photographer, you are welcome to join the group and make friends with other CPAs who share the same hobby with you, learn from each other’s experience, polish your skills and enjoy the fun of photography together.Click here to see the group members' photos.

  Upcoming SRC events

Sailing events

A sailing race clinic will be held on 3-4 May for members who have basic sailing skills certificate and 30 logged sailing hours as a helmsman.

Want to try sailing on a yacht? Members may now sign up for one session of the sailing course, or enrol in five sessions for a comprehensive crew training. Training begins in May.

Vocal techniques and music theory class

Last chance to enrol in level II of the vocal techniques and music theory class commencing on 15 May. Level I is not a pre-requisite for enrolment.

CPA badminton championship

Come meet the challenge and gain match experience at the badminton championship on 25 May at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Sports Centre. There will be men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles in a single knock-out format at 21 points.

Golf day at Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course

Sign up for the golf day at Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course on 26 May where members may choose from player-friendly South Course or the challenging East Course. Don't miss this last golf day before the summer break.

CPA basketball competition

Last call to enrol in the CPA basketball competition commencing in late May. Members may choose to form their own teams or join the Basketball Interest Group team.

Dance class in May and June

In late May, Jive and Foxtrot will be taught on Thursdays while Jazz Funk on Fridays. Jazz will be held on Saturdays starting in June. Come to make friendship and practise your steps.

Photography gatherings

Limited spaces left at the photography gatherings in late May and early June. Sign up before 14 May if you wish to enhance your skills in travel photography by using mirrorless camera or iPhone.

CPA bridge tournament

Come join the CPA bridge tournament on 7 June to put your bridge skills to the test.

RSCP tennis tournament

The Institute is forming a representative team to compete in the RSCP tennis tournament on 22 June in Kowloon Tong Club against the dentists, doctors, lawyers and surveyors. It comprises of men's doubles and mixed doubles. If you are an elite CPA tennis player, join our team now by 9 May. The internal selection process will be based on, among other things, your past records in external competitions. 

  Competitions and awards

CPA football competition

The preliminary round of the football competition ended on 13 April. Out of the 27 teams, the best eight teams have advanced to quarter final held on 26-27 April. Click to view the interim results.

HKIA Sports and Family Day

Leung Ka-kit, Tam King-tong, Tse Hoi-fat and Tse Ka-chun won the championship at the 4 x 100m relay race with a time of 00:50:75 at the family day organized by Hong Kong Institute of Architects on 12 April. Thanks to other team members who participated in 4 x 25m steeplechase relay race and tug-of-war. Click to see photos.

Marathon results

Congratulations to the team of two past presidents Keith Pogson and Susanna Chiu who won the SME Chairman Cup and to Fu Wing-yiu, Ho Ka-ho, Ip Chung-yuen, Daniel Martin, Wong Chun-wai and Michael Yeung who clinched the championship in the various categories of the SME Marathon Cup 2014. They received their prizes at the ceremony on 9 April. Winners of our internal CPA marathon competition also received their awards at the post-marathon drinks on 7 April. Click to see results and photos.

RSCP basketball tournament

The CPA basketball team clinched championship in the RSCP basketball tournament for two consecutive years on 23 March. Kurkye Wong and Vanco Keung were also winners of Top Assist and 3-point Shootout Game respectively. Click to see photos.

CPA bowling competition

Congratulations to Gavin Yuen, Lee Kai-ming and Kan Miu-yee who clinched the championship for grades A, B and C respectively in the graded bowling competition on 30 March. Gavin Yuen and Sybil Chong won the overall single highest scoring games. Click to see results and photos.

Bowling winter league

After 12 rounds of matches, team Blaze has beaten seven teams to become the champion of the bowling winter league 2014. Congratulations to team members, Eric Leung, Gary Liu, Michael Ma, Fangus Ng and Danny Zee. Click to see results and photos.

  Past events

Charity events

Sports and Recreation Club interest groups' members volunteered their time to show their care for the community. Some visited The Spastics Association of Hong Kong and painted portraits with the patients while others visited the elderly at the Caritas home for old aged bringing them gifts and staging performances in celebration of the Year of the Horse. Click to see photos.

Other member events and services
  Upcoming events

Merry Monday

Louis Wong will introduce the wines selected for the Merry Monday on 12 May, and answer questions of interest from you. Come join to share your drinking experience with fellow members in an informal and cozy ambience.

Calligraphy class

Calligraphy class on Cao Shu (草書), which comprises 15 lessons, will commence on 15 May. Join now to learn this Chinese traditional art from the famous calligraphist Lau Choi-cheong.

  Membership benefits

Discount offers
Bloomsbury Books Ltd. has extended the discount for International GAAP 2014 (HK$1,760) and PwC Manual of Accounting IFRS 2014 Pack (HK$1,600) until 31 May. 

New partner merchant, TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd., is offering members cash coupons with the purchase of selected Alcatel Onetouch smartphones until 31 March 2015.

DG Lifestyle Store is offering members special discounts on various Apple products and service until 31 May.

HKU SPACE is offering a HK$2,000 discount for the September intake of MSc Account and Finance joint part-time programme offered with The University of Hull.

Institute members and member firms are entitled to discounts on group medical and life insurance programmes provided by Insuright Brokers. Members may also enjoy 10% discount on their premiums for the International Health and Hospital Plan insured by Bupa (Asia) Limited.

Click here for more event photos.   Click here to see the at-a-glance calendar for more member activities.
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