Club Matters – July 2017 issue

RC Mannargudi Midtown — D 2981

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The club organised a science exhibition and related programmes on National Science Day at SBA Matric School. It was a good way to ignite interest in the subject and the students enjoyed it thoroughly, said the Club President KAS Jagabar Sadik.

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RC Villupuram — D 2982

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The club, in association with Vijaya Hospitals, conducted a cardiac check-up camp at VRP School with the support of Rotaractors from Sri Venkatachalapathy Polytechnic College and ES College of Nursing. More than 500 people were screened at the camp.

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RC Vuyyuru — D 3020

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A typhoid vaccination camp was held in association with Bharat Biotech at Flora English Medium School. Nearly 200 students of the school were immunised against the disease. The Club President J Syamala Devi was present along with Rotarians.

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RC Akola — D 3030

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The club provides vocational and skill ­development programmes for women hailing from poor families. Over a dozen women are being trained in computer accounting. The courses are aimed at improving the employability of young women after graduating from schools and colleges.

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RC Bhuj Flamingo — D 3051

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The club constructed a crematorium at a cost of Rs 75 lakh in Bhuj. TRF Trustee Chair Kalyan Banerjee dedicated the facility for the benefit of the underprivileged people to perform the final rites of the departed souls in an eco-friendly manner.

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RC Jaipur Kohinoor — D 3052

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Toilets with water tanks, electric motor and handwash facilities were installed by the club as part of the WinS project at a Government Senior Secondary School at ­Bhojpura village near Bassi tehsil, 40 km from Jaipur.

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RC Jodhpur Padmini — D 3053

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A ‘Juniorthon’ was held at Barkatullah Khan Stadium for children to create awareness on childhood obesity and related diseases due to lack of outdoor activities. Over 2,500 children took part in the fundraiser event, and the money generated was used to transform government schools into Happy Schools.

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RC Udhampur — D 3070

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The club organised an eye camp at the Rotary Eye and ENT Hospital. Twenty-one patients from the surrounding villages were operated for cataract and their eyesight restored with intra-ocular lenses.

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RC Samana — D 3090

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The Rotarians gave sewing machines to poor students at Sati Mata Mandir Stitching Centre in the presence of DG Sanjay Gupta and District Secretary Vinod Chamara. Under project Lifeline, the club sponsored the heart surgery of four-year-old Sanjana hailing from a BPL family.

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RC Bombay Queen City — D 3141

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The club inaugurated Bhavishya Yaan, a three-year skill development course for the students of Baradevi Municipal School. It will benefit 120 students who would be trained in computer literacy, ­conversational English and life skills.

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RC Navi Mumbai Hill Side — D 3142

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District Governor Chandrashekhar Kolvekar inaugurated a diabetic care centre at the club in Belapur.  Consultations and blood sugar tests will be available at the centre.

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RC Jammalamadugu — D 3160

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The club distributed stationery materials and lunch sets to students of various government schools. The Rotarians also organised a health talk in the schools to teach the children about healthy eating.

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RC Panaji Riviera — D 3170

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A three-day RYLA titled ‘Sahitam’ was organised for 100 underprivileged and differently-abled children at a youth hostel in Panjim. A variety of training ­sessions by resource persons offered motivation to build their ­leadership skills.

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RC Tirupur South — D 3202

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A car rally, from Tirupur to Kannur in Kerala, was organised by the club  to create awareness on organ donation.  Nearly 5,000 awareness pamphlets were distributed along the route to educate the public about the cause.

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RC Chennai Port City — D 3230

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The club organised a cultural show as fundraiser for its thalassemia treatment project. The Rotarians also sponsored treatment of a child at Apollo Hospitals and donated 500 bedsheets to the Government Stanley Hospital in the city.

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RC Jamshedpur West D 3250

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The Rotarians organised a medical camp at Birsa Basti to screen the villagers for anaemia. They distributed multi-vitamin tablets for the villagers and advised them to consume nutritious diet.

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RC Korba — D 3261

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Rtn Ajay Shesh organised a cycle rally to espouse youth empowerment through the TEACH initiative. A seven-member team pedalled their way to Delhi travelling 2,166 km in 35 days covering seven States. This endeavour has earned them a place in the Golden Book of Records for the longest cycle rally in a group.

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RC Berhampur — D 3262

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As a major relief to commuters from sweltering heat, the club installed ­purified cold-water booths at some of the busy places of the town. The cost of each booth was Rs 60,000 to Rs 70,000.

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RC Kabitirtha Calcutta — D 3291

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Nearly 160 units of blood was collected at a blood donation camp organised by the club, in association with Automobile Association of Eastern India. The camp was held in aid of thalassemia patients. The Rotarians cheered the children suffering from the disorder with gifts.

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