Club Matters – June 2018 issue

RC Manora Pattukkottai — D 2981

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The club presented cots for the inmates of an old-age home in Pattukkottai. The total project cost was ₹1 lakh. The club-sponsored RCC Soorappallam donated groceries to the home at a cost of ₹8,000.

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RC Salem Smart City — D 2982

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A mega swayamvaram was organised for differently-abled people in Salem in the presence of District Collector Rohini and political leaders. Sixty-three couples got married at the event. The project cost ₹2 lakh.

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RC Madurai West End — D 3000

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A mentally-challenged youth R Hari Muthu Krishnan was feted for rising above his disability and winning medals in badminton. The Rotarians assured their continued support to him for his sports endeavours.

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RC Nashik Smart City — D 3030

315---RC-Nashik-Smart-City-—-D-3030Cataract surgeries were performed on 11 senior citizens from Matoshree Vridhashram, an old-age home, at Tulsi Eye Hospital in Nashik.

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RC Dabra Sugar City — D 3053

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In a major distribution of study material, the club gave away 150 school bags, over 1,000 books and pens to students of government schools. Fans were also donated to the schools.

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RC Jaipur Majesty — D 3054

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A prosthetic hand fitment camp was organised in Ahmedabad which benefitted about 260 people. More than 200 volunteers participated in organising the camp. DGE Neeraj Sogani and DGND Rajesh ­Agarwal visited the camp.

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RC Rajkot Midtown — 3060

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CycloFun was held to raise funds for a library which is run and maintained by the club. Project Chair Divyesh Aghera with the help of 95 Rotarians, 30 Anns and 60 Annettes teamed up with members of the Rajkot Cycle Club. Bicycles were donated to 30 girl students.

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RC Dhauladhar Palampur — D 3070

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The club, under its Gift of Life ­project, sponsored heart ­surgery for a 12-year-old girl from a remote village in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.

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RC Pune Cantonment — D 3131

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More than 6,000 sleeping kits were distributed at six ­different places covering 350 schools under the SCAW (Sleeping Children Around the World) project. PP Parvez Billimoria, trustee at HV Desai Eye Hospital, also organised an eye camp for the children at the site.

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RC Mira Road — D 3141

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A talk on water conservation and use of renewable energy was organised in Mumbai for the benefit of the public. The club also honoured people with awards for their vocational excellence and selfless service. Children were recognised with Rising Star Awards.

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RC Nizamabad — D 3150

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Over 30 dual desks were presented to the Zilla ­Parishad High School at Gupanpally village. It would benefit nearly 200 students. Past President Ashok Ramrakhyani was the chief guest at the event.

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RC Bidar Fort — D 3160

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A health awareness workshop was held in partnership with its satellite Kalyan Historic Club and Rotaractors of Young Star Club in which basic life support aid and ­cardio pulmonary resuscitation were demonstrated. ­Doctors from Uday Hospital gave lectures.

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RC Mundgod Heritage — D 3170

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District Governor Anand Kulkarni inaugurated a ­sanitary napkin incinerator installed by the club on the premises of Loyola School in Mundgod. The girl students were also sensitised on menstrual hygiene.

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RC Cochin Queen City — D 3201

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An eight-member team visited an orphanage in ­Kanthallor, 450 km from Kochi, to donate garments for the inmates. They also gave rice bags, groceries and snacks and ­presented a cheque for ₹50,000 as a token of support.

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RC Tinnevelly — D 3212

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A mega job fair was held which was visited by 5,000 job seekers. Offer letters were given to 500 candidates. The event created a goodwill in the community for Rotary as the public appreciated the efforts in providing career opportunities to the eligible youth.

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RC Vellore North — D 3231

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Laptops were donated to various government schools in Katpadi. An Interact Charter was also presented to the Devalois School.

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RC Patna Kankarbagh — D 3250

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Cataract operations were done for around 50 people by Rtn Dr Rakesh Kumar at Netra Nidan Hospital in Patna. The club took care of transportation, food, ­accommodation and post-operative medicines for the beneficiaries. Free spectacles were given for the needy.

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RC Jabalpur South — D 3261

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Sewing machines were presented to underprivileged girls to help them earn their livelihood.

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RC Kasba — D 3291

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Every weekend around 20 girl students from two Bengali medium schools are being given basic computer training and taught spoken English for two hours as part of the Literacy project. The club plans to extend these lessons for at least 200 girls in the locality.

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