Club Matters – March 2017 issue


RC Mayiladuthurai — D 2981

Fifty-four teachers from middle to higher secondary schools were honoured with Nation Builder Awards. Club President M Subramanian presided over the event along with Assistant Governor V Raman and General Secretary V Selvanathan. The club also honoured 95-year-old former professor Major A Subbaiya with the Gandhi Award on Gandhi Jayanthi.



RC Salem North — D 2982

A computer lab was installed at a government higher secondary school at Sukkampatty village. It would benefit 400 students. The lab costing Rs 4 lakh has 12 computers, besides accessories and furniture.



RC Tiruchirapalli Diamond City — D 3000

The club set a  new Guinness Record in hand wash relay, in the presence of RID Manoj Desai, with 2,669 school students and 250 teachers of Sri Vignesh Group of Institutions, breaking the earlier record of 1,636 students organised by Dettol, Pakistan. The WinS project spread awareness about effecting hygiene through hand wash.



RC Faridabad Sanskar — D 3011

Artificial limbs were fitted for 50 ­physically-challenged people in and around Faridabad. Children were also part of the beneficiaries.



RC Vuyyuru — D 3020

A dental clinic was set up on the premises of Rotary Eye Hospital in October. It has a doctor and two staff nurses who attend to nearly 40-50 patients daily. The clinic offers free treatment and up to four teeth can be removed or replaced free of charge.



RC Anjar — D 3051

An orthopaedic and physiotherapy camp was held in association with Apang Manav Mandal, Ahmedabad. More than 300 patients were screened, out of which 265 people were given mobility aids worth Rs 4.5 lakh. DG Dinesh Kumar Thacker supervised the activities at the camp.



RC Bikaner — D 3053

A two-day eye check-up and lens transplantation camp was organised in which 127 patients were given primary treatment and medicines. Five patients were treated for cataract at Acharya Shree Nanesh Rotary Netra Chikitsalaya.



RC Surat — D 3060

The club installed play equipment costing Rs 1.7 lakh for children at a government school in Ponsra village. It also set up a handwash station there as part of its WinS Programme and the Rotarians taught the children the importance of hygiene for better health.



RC Khanna — D 3070

Two-hundred students from 12 schools in the locality took part in the Children’s Day celebration organised by the club. The club had arranged various programmes to tap their latent talent.



RC Mohali — D 3080

The club dedicated  a freezerbox to the ­community. This will be of immense help to preserve the mortal remains of the departed soul till their kith and kin from far off places arrive to offer their last respects, said Sukhpreet Gaini, the club president.



RC Samana — D 3090

The Rotarians distributed sweaters and socks to students of a government girls school in the town. The materials were sponsored by Rtn Amit Singla in memory of his father Ram Singla.



RC Aligarh Pearl — D 3110

A dental check-up camp was conducted for 250 students of Saraswati Shishu Mandir School. The Rotarians distributed winter uniforms to these ­children most of whom hail from BPL families.



RC Ambarnath East — D 3142

DG Elect B M Sivarraj inaugurated the Rotary Legal Cell, a dream project of the Club President Swapnil Varma, an advocate. The legal cell will give free advice to women, middle-class people and poor sections in the locality who are reluctant to engage a lawyer as it involves huge cost.



RC Proddatur — D 3160

About 250 childless couples attended a medical camp organised by the club with support from the Chennai Fertility Centre.



RC Kallianpur — D 3182

DG D S Ravi visited the club in Udupi, Karnataka and handed over playschool equipment worth Rs 50,000 to two nursery schools in a rural area. This was part of the  ‘Happy Schools’ project.



RI District — 3190

Over 1,000 Rotarians, Rotaractors and Interactors took part in the Inter-City General Forum  held at the PES University, Bengaluru. Eleven young achievers including a 4-year-old spell-bee star, a Paralympian, Olympiad winners, a social entrepreneur and a Formula racer were feted with a cash prize of Rs 1.10 lakh and a trophy.



RC Ramnad — D 3212

The club gifted 30 subscriptions of Rotary News to schools and colleges in the region. The magazine has many takers among ­Rotaractors who enjoy reading RYLA stories and other ­project activities of Rotary clubs, says Club President Sarvanan.



RC Jabalpur Sanskardhani — D 3261

More than 650 patients benefitted from a health camp organised by the club at Kundalpur, a village near Jabalpur. Free medicines were given in the camp which also involved eye checkup, blood pressure, blood sugar and health consultation.



RC Kasba — D 3291

A spoken English class was organised for 20 girl students from two Bengali medium schools as part of the club’s Literacy programme.

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