Club Matters – December 2017 issue

RC Salem Young Town — D 2982

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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.

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RC Godavari Palakol — D 3020

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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.

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RC Senoras Jamnagar — D 3060

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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.

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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.

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RC Mumbai Malabar Hills — D 3141

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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.

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RC New Century Bidar — D 3160

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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.

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RC Bicholim — D 3170

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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.

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RC Mysore North — D 3181

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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.

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RC Narasimharajapura — D 3182

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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.

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RC Bangalore Indiranagar — D 3190

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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.

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RC Cochin West — D 3201

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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.

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RC Pollachi — D 3202

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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.

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RC Pathanamthitta South — D 3211

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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.

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RC Sivakasi Central — D 3212

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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.

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RC Kanchipuram — D 3231

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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.

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RC Chennai Towers — D 3232

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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.

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RC Gangtok South — D 3240

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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.

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RC Darbhanga — D 3250

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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.

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RC Kabitirtha Calcutta — D 3291

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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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