Club Matters – September 2017 issue

RC Nagapattinam Wings — D 2981


The birth anniversary of Tamil Nadu’s former Chief Minister K Kamaraj was commemorated by the club on July 15 as Literacy Day by organising various competitions for students at Velipallayam Government School in Nagapattinam.


RC Jalakandapuram — D 2982


The club organised Rotasports, a sports competition for students in a government school. Medals and certificates were awarded to the winners. “Children look forward to this annual feature with great enthusiasm,” says the Club President R K Jaganathan.


RC Kothapeta — D 3020


The bust of Rotary Founder Paul Harris was installed at the club’s community hall. Past ­President D Rajkumar Vudayar, a sculptor, has ­created the statue. Club President K Sudhakar and PDG D Varadareddy were present on the occasion.


RC Nasik West — D 3030


Along with RC Belthangady, D 3181, the club gave e-learning kits to three schools near Belthangady. The project cost Rs 1.2 lakh. The kits are powered by solar batteries to overcome voltage fluctuations.


RC Bhuj Flamingo — D 3051


A hand wash station under WinS project was installed by the club at the Government School for the Blind in Bhuj, with funding from the District Grant.


RC Surat Roundtown — D 3060


The Rotarians distributed 6,000 notebooks and 500 raincoats, besides stationery items, to children at Daung, a backward area in Pulsar district of South Gujarat. The total cost of the project was Rs 2 lakh.


RC Deoband — D 3080


Gender segragated toilets were constructed by the club in two government schools as part of its Happy Schools project. About 500 boys and girls will benefit from this sanitation project.


RC Rajpura Greater — D 3090


The club organised a tree plantation camp at a government high school in Saidkheri village and planted 250 saplings of different species. The children participated in the event with great enhusiasm.


RC Agra West — D 3110


A three-member delegation from German Cleft ­Children Aid Society, that visited Jai Devi Hospital, donated an anaesthesia machine worth Rs 16 lakh to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries on children with facial deformities. The club helps in identifying and bringing child patients in need of the corrective surgery to the hospital.


RC Lucknow Baradari — D 3120


The club members have adopted the ­Martin-ka-Purva School located in a slum tenement in Lucknow. They distributed stationery and books to the students to encourage them to attend classes regularly.


RC Dhone — D 3160


A Rotary garden was inaugurated under a flyover in the heart of the town as part of the club’s green drive and beautification project. DG Sreeram ­Murthy and municipality chairperson Gayathri Devi were ­present. The garden is valued at Rs 1.60 lakh.


RC Dharwad Central — D 3170


The club has installed a Rotary Magazine Cell at the Karnataka University’s library where ­Rotary-related material, including Rotary News, will be displayed. About 25,000 students of the University will be able to learn about Rotary’s programmes and projects now, said ARPIC Ganesh Bhat.


RC Moodbidri — D 3181


To commemorate its 50th year of charter, the club launched a cleanliness drive across the town. The Annettes planted saplings in various localities to provide a green cover to the region.


RC Bangalore Vijayanagar — D 3190


The Rotarians arranged a picnic for about 100 ­children staying in an orphanage in the city. The children enjoyed a ride in the Metro train and visited iconic places in Bengaluru. They were entertained with games and a magic show.


RC Tirupur Gandhinagar — D 3202


As part of its Happy Schools project, the club donated stationery to students, and various other ­classroom infrastructure to two government schools near Tirupur at a cost Rs 1.6 lakh.


RC Gaya City — D 3250


To help people who cannot afford ­electricity ­connection, the club distributed 12 solar kits, each consisting of a rechargeable battery, solar recharge unit, three CFL bulbs and a fan in its adopted village, ­Azadbigha in Gaya district. DG Vivek Kumar was present on the occasion.


RC Berhampur — D 3262


The club erected a bus shelter at a cost of Rs 1.75 lakh in one of the busy localities of the town. Apart from providing relief from the scorching heat for commuters, the facility will also help in enhancing Rotary’s public image.


RC Kasba — D 3291


As part of Literacy and WinS projects, the club launched computer and English language classes in two schools and renovated the washrooms in another ­primary school in Kasba.


RC Dhulikhel — D 3292


Twenty computers with chairs and tables, ­projectors and printers were presented to two schools — Shree Panchakanya School and Shree ­Saraswati ­Secondary School — to support ­computer ­education of the students.

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