Club Matters – April 2019

RC Pondicherry  Central — RID 2981


Over 8,000 people attended a Star Nite ­programme to mark the 30th year of the club. The club, in association with the Alpha School, organised ‘Art of Parenting’ as a public image project to celebrate Rotary’s 114th year. More than 500 people took part in the event.


RC Rasipuram Royal — RID 2982


A mega polio awareness rally was organised by this new club which saw a turnout of over 800 students from schools and colleges. The Anns of the club took part in the event which enhanced the image of Rotary in the city.


RC Pudukkottai City — RID 3000


An anaemia and diabetes screening camp was organised in association with Athma Blood Bank at Adapangaram Chathiram village. Over 200 villagers were screened and given ­consultations by the doctors.


RC Gandhi City Wardha — RID 3030


Sixty bicycles were distributed to meritorious ­students of a rural area in the presence of PDG Mahesh Mokalkar. A large number of Rotarians took part in the event.


RC Greater Vidisha — RID 3040


A set of furniture was donated to a government school through a global grant executed in ­partnership with RID 2041, Italy and TRF.
A teacher training programme was also implemented in the school.


RC Yamunanagar Riviera — RID 3080


The Rotarians distributed large umbrellas to ­roadside vendors and cobblers to shield them from the sun.


RC Faridkot — RID 3090


Shoes and sweaters were distributed to students in various government schools in the town. The staff thanked the club for this thoughtful action as the ­children hail from underprivileged families that cannot afford such basic necessities.


RC Moradabad Central — D 3100


A ‘Say No to Plastic’ campaign was organised at ­Fatehpur Vishnoi village. The club members ­distributed cloth bags to the households and discouraged the villagers from using plastics of any form.


RC Ahmedpur — RID 3132


A water purifier costing ₹1.4 lakh was donated to ­Parchhanda village in partnership with a local Trust. With a capacity of 1,000 litres an hour, the purifier will benefit around 50,000 people.


RC Guntakal – RID 3160


A RYLA was organised for school students in ­partnership with the Inner Wheel. Children of a ­primary school were given new slates and a tree ­plantation drive was taken up by the Rotarians.


RC Mysore Vijayanagar — D 3181


A team led by the club’s past president H M Harish won the first prize — a cash award of  ₹2,000 and a shield — at the Rotary Awareness Quiz being hosted by RC Mangalore Central for the last 13 years. PDG B Devdas Rai was the quiz master.


RC Ambalpady — RID 3182


Sanitary pad incinerators were installed at 25 schools and ­colleges in the town benefitting 4,800 girls. The project is ­executed in association with RC Central Chester County, ­Lionville, RID 7450, USA.


RC Perumbavoor Central — D 3201


DG A V Pathy inaugurated a kitchen constructed by the club at Marthoma Lower Primary School in Krariyeli, a small village in Ernakulam district. The ­facility will help provide hot food for students at the school.


RC Sivakasi Central — D 3212


During the DG’s official visit, the club donated a ­napkin incinerator worth ₹30,000 to the Coronation Girls School in the town as part of its efforts to usher in better hygiene among students. An iron box was donated to a needy person.


RC Katpadi — RID 3231


In partnership with the local government, the club organised a dengue awareness camp and presented a tricycle to a beneficiary. They also organised a tree plantation drive at K V Kuppam village.


RC Malda Central — RID 3240


An immunisation camp was held at the Malda ­Medical College and Malda District Hospital to mark the World Polio Day. A seminar was organised in the ­presence of DG Sayantan Gupta on the occasion.


RC Pataliputra — RID 3250


A fully air-conditioned hearse van was dedicated to the people by former State ­Minister Shyam Rajak in the presence of PDG ­Sanjay Khemka and other ­Rotarians. The van is being ­operated by Maa Vaishno Devi Seva Samiti.


RC Sundargarh Town — RID 3261


A mega health camp was organised with a panel of eight doctors who screened over 2,000 patients for various ailments. The club distributed 70 shawls to ­mentally-challenged women at a special home.


RC Calcutta Mid South — RID 3291


After an evaluation, the club donated 50 pairs of desks and benches to a government primary school in Dhaska village at a cost of ₹73,000. The club got ­financial assistance of ₹47,840 from RC Battersea, Brixton and Clapham, UK, to execute this project. DG Mukul Sinha was present at the event.

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