Club Matters – May 2018 issue

RC Kumbakonam East — D 2981

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Over 20,000 seed balls were given to students of Cholapuram Government Higher Secondary School to incite interest in them to grow plants and ­create environment awareness in them.

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RC Salem Cosmos — D 2982

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A toilet block was inaugurated at a government primary school in the suburb through a global grant executed with RI District 5330, US, RC Salem Central and TRF. The project cost ₹4 lakh.

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RC Karur Amaravathi — D 3000

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A medical camp was organised for the ­autorickshaw drivers of Karur town. RI ­Director C Basker inaugurated the event which benefitted over 200 auto drivers. The project cost ₹65,000.

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RC Indrapuram Pariwar — D 3012

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A battery-operated cyclerickshaw costing ₹1.40 lakh was donated to Raja Babu who had lost a limb in a rail ­accident ­during childhood. Though ­orthopaedically ­challenged, he is a ­successful cricketer who plays for Kanpur.

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RC Kothapeta — D 3020

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Hearing and speech therapy was organised at a special camp for the differently-abled persons. Over 100 people took part in the camp with Appatha Speech and Hearing Clinic screening patients. Hearing aids were given for the needy at a subsidised cost.

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RC Gwalior Central — D 3053

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Benches and desks were donated to the club’s adopted government school to help children have proper seating in classrooms. Club President Shyam Agarwal and IPDG Bhupendra Jain and academician Anita Agarwal were present at the occasion.

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RC Bundi — D 3054

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A multi-specialty medical camp was organised on the occasion of legislator-cum-Rtn Ashok Dongra’s birthday in which 21 doctors provided treatment for 3,500 patients. Medicines were also given to the needy.

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RC Udhampur — D 3070

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An eye camp was organised at Panchayat Ghar in Thathi village in Gurdaspur district. Over 170 patients were screened. Twenty of them were operated at the Rotary Eye and ENT Hospital for cataract.

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RC Barabanki — D 3120

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The club felicitated Mira Verma, a boutique owner, on International Women’s Day for her efforts in training women in tailoring and dress designing.

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RC Mumbai Malabar Hill — D 3141

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The Rotarians celebrated Makar Sankranti with cancer-affected children at St Jude India Child Care Centres at Cotton Green and Sewri in Mumbai. Last year, the club donated ₹1.80 crore for building two floors to provide accommodation for 24 families.

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RC Bidar New Century — D 3160

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The club donated 30 umbrellas and water bottles to roadside cobblers to help them combat the summer heat. AG Baswaraj Dhannur sponsored the umbrellas.

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RC Puttur Swarna — D 3181

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A safe driving campaign was launched in Puttur town, Karnataka, in partnership with Hindustan Petroleum, with the unveiling of a poster. DG Suresh Chengappa and HPCL–DGM Vasant Rao jointly launched the campaign. Pamphlets were distributed at toll booths.

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RC Mudigere — D 3182

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Smart classes were installed at five government schools in and around the town as part of the Happy Schools project. The teachers expressed their gratitude for the ­facility as these will encourage children to attend school.

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RC Bangalore Whitefield Central — D 3190

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A 3-km Peace Walk was organised to mark RI’s 113th anniversary and the event was support by nine clubs. DG Asha Prasanna Kumar led this walk with over 200 Rotarians. End Polio placards and banners were carried to enhance Rotary’s public image.

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RC Cochin Milan — D 3201

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Rotarians joined hands with an NGO Anbodu Kochi to clean a pond near the Durbar Hall in Cochin. Sewage and accumulated filth were removed and ­people were sensitised on the need to take care of the water body. District Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla launched the programme.

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RC Sivakasi Sparkler — D 3212

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A youth festival titled Sparklin Star was organised for school students in Virudhunagar district. Over 600 students from 25 schools took part in events such as clay modelling, flower arrangement, Sudoku, GK test, fancy dress, dance contest and fashion show.

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RC Vellore North — D 3231

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The club installed a sanitary napkin incinerator at the government higher secondary school in Vennampalli, near Vellore. Over 400 girl students will benefit from this hygiene project.

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RC Katwa — D 3240

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Benches were donated to Postgram FP School under the club’s Happy Schools programme. Each member contributed ₹2,500 present a bench as students were sitting on the ground till then.

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RC Damoh — D 3261

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A medical camp was held for children in Damoh at Madhya Pradesh. This thoughtful gesture was much appreciated and the Rotary image got enhanced by the programme.

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