Club Matters – December 2017 issue

RC Salem Young Town — D 2982


The club provided nutritious meals for ­visually-impaired students and members of ­Agavizhi Charitable Trust as part of Annapurna Day celebrations. The project cost was Rs 10,000.


RC Godavari Palakol — D 3020


As part of Happy Schools project, the club painted a government rural school at a cost of Rs 50,000. The Rotarians have adopted the school and plan to provide better facilities for the students in the coming months.


RC Senoras Jamnagar — D 3060


Raincoats were distributed to 100 school-going children hailing from two slums of Jamnagar. This will help them combat the monsoon and prevent them from falling sick.


RC Moga Greater — D 3090375---RC-Moga-Greater-—-D-3090

Teachers were felicitated by the club with Nation Builder awards for their efforts in various literacy projects. DG Bagh Singh Pannu distributed the citations and shawls to the recipients.


RC Mumbai Malabar Hills — D 3141


More than 600 snack boxes with Rotary wheel were distributed to students of three schools as part of the Annapurna Meal project. The children reciprocated with a loud ‘thank you’ to express their gratitude at this gesture from the club.


RC New Century Bidar — D 3160


Sewing machines were donated to the ­underprivileged and skilled women in the locality to enable them to enhance their family income by pursuing tailoring as a vocation. PDG G S Mansoor participated in the event.


RC Bicholim — D 3170


Sanitary napkin dispensers and incinerators were installed in three schools in the city. Each unit costs Rs 30,000 and the project was much appreciated by the beneficiaries and the community.


RC Mysore North — D 3181


The students of a Rotary school in Vajamangala village took out a rally to create awareness on dengue and ­chikungunya among the people. Pamphlets with instructions to keep the surroundings clean were distributed among the villagers.


RC Narasimharajapura — D 3182


The club gifted track suits to around 100 government school students who were selected for district and state-level sports meet. “We want to encourage children to participate actively in sports too, besides excelling in academics,” says the Club Secretary Prabhakar.


RC Bangalore Indiranagar — D 3190


Twenty-four people were trained as retail sales ­associate by the club in partnership with the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and Jeevika Skills. In an earlier batch, 25 women were trained as retail cashiers.


RC Cochin West — D 3201


Project Samaritan was launched to spread ­awareness on trauma and ­emergency care, besides ­training youth on skill sets required to save ­victims from ­traumatic and ­stressful events. The project is a joint ­initiative between the club, VPS ­Lakeshore Hospital and Kochi City Police.


RC Pollachi — D 3202


Nation Builder Awards were presented to ­outstanding teachers of government schools in and around Pollachi. The awards were presented by P Appukutty, Chairman of the PA Educational ­Institutions and a member of the club.


RC Pathanamthitta South — D 3211


The club distributed cots, beds, pillows and ­bedsheets to the inmates of Balabhavan, an orphanage at ­Keerukuzhy. The Rotarians have been providing support to the orphanage as part of their ongoing project.


RC Sivakasi Central — D 3212


Twenty sanitation staff of the Sivakasi Government Hospital were honoured by the club for their hard work in keeping the premises clean. This token of ­appreciation earned the goodwill of the hospital staff for Rotary.


RC Kanchipuram — D 3231


A mortuary van costing Rs 8.20 lakh was donated to the Motcha Jothi Crematorium Trust from a ­district grant of Rs 3.75 lakh. While the club ­contributed Rs 2.50 lakh, Rtn Padmini Sharma from RC Lake Spievey, D 6990, Georgia, donated Rs 1.50 lakh for the project.


RC Chennai Towers — D 3232


As part of the Rally for Rivers programme, the club organised a clean-up of Porur lake near the city in association with seven other clubs of the ­district. ­Rotaractors and volunteers from the Isha ­Foundation pitched in contributing their labour. DG R Srinivasan and City Police Commissioner A K Vishwanath flagged off the drive.


RC Gangtok South — D 3240


Six teachers were given Nation Builder Awards at an event titled Crossroads: 21st Century Teachers held with the support of the Shridevi Group of ­Institutes, ­Bengaluru. Eminent faculty members shared their ­experience and views on the challenges facing teachers.


RC Darbhanga — D 3250


The Rotarians donated buckets, mugs, dustbins and other utility items in three schools to improve hygiene. They also installed a handwash unit in one of the schools to create awareness on the need to wash hands.


RC Kabitirtha Calcutta — D 3291


A tutorial centre was inaugurated in the ­Santoshpur locality in Kolkata to teach ­underprivileged children. The Rotarians ­distributed educational kits to the children and planted saplings in the area.

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