Club Matters – April 2017 Issue

RC Pondicherry Elites — D 2981


The Rotarians presented a scooter to ­Puthuvai Cluny Social Service Trust in Dubrayapet for their outreach activities in ­villages such as counselling against suicide, youth progress, women empowerment, child care, HIV prevention and rural survey among others.


RC Salem Young Town — D 2982


The club celebrated the Republic Day with the ­students of Sri Vallalar High School in Salem and distributed sweets and gifts to over 700 students. They painted the black boards in the classrooms.


RC Karur Angels — D 3000


Forty Annets from the District were exposed to adventure, fun sports and leadership training in a four-day RYLA hosted by the club in the Nilgiri hills. Sweaters were given to the participants. DG M Muruganandam, DGE R Gopalakrishnan and DGN R V N Kannan visited the programme site and offered guidance to the participants.


RC Faridabad – D 3011


A healthcare seminar was held at K L Mehta Dayanand College for women with focus on cervical and breast cancer. Oncologists and ­gynaecologists addressed various issues on the topic. The club-run mammography van was used to screen the students.


RC Akola — D 3030


A girl child suffering from cerebral palsy was presented with a spinal splint (TheraTogs) which provides orthotic support (to correct physical irregularities) and helps in improving coordination, ­balance, strength, endurance and posture of the individual. Rtn Sumedha Harshe is helping the child in this long-term treatment.


RC Godhra Midtown — D 3040


A thyroid detection camp held in association with the club’s Rotaractors, screened  patients  for hormone abnormalities and blood sugar. Medicines were given to the afflicted.


RC Jaipur — D 3052


The club, in association with RC Jaipur Majesty, ­conducted a prosthetic hand fitment camp at a ­village in Sikar. Over 350 LN4 hands were fitted and the club recorded its name in the Golden Book of Records for the most number of arm fitments in a single day.


RC Bhiwadi — D 3053


The club honoured three students — Navya, ­Alisha and Vanshika  — as ‘Angels of Change’ for teaching functional literacy to a domestic help and a driver as part of the ‘Each One Teach One’ programme of the RILM. The programme is supported by the UCSKM school which had pledged to train 584 students, who in turn will teach another 584 adults and children.


RC Ladwa — D 3080


A free medical camp was organised in ­partnership with Cygnus Hospital, ­Kurukshetra, in which specialist doctors checked the health condition of over 150 patients. The Club Vice-President Amit Singhal and Rotaract President Shiv Gupta, along with other Rotarians, coordinated the screening camp.


RC Kanpur Shaurya — D 3110


The club organised a cataract screening camp at Amar Brothers, a brick kiln of Rtn Dinesh ­Bhawani, in Majhpurwa village near Kanpur. Over 30 patients in need of surgery were treated at Dr Jawahar Lal Rohatgi Hospital, Kanpur.


RC Dahanu — D 3141


The club organised a cycle rally in which 350 ­people took part to promote a clean ­environment and healthy lifestyle. A sand art work with a 22 ft Rotary wheel was created on the beach. The Rotarians gave bicycles to 20 students.


RC Kalyan — D 3142


In association with Jain Charitable Trust, the club, under its ‘Gift of Hope’ programme, fitted LN4 prosthetic hands on 270 persons in a special camp. The artificial hands were supplied by RC Bangalore Peenya, D 3190.


RC Silk City — D 3190


Nearly 130 students of Classes 8 and 9 took part in a two-day RYLA organised by the club. The ­training sessions focussed on instilling ­leadership ­values and career development support for the youngsters.


RC Tirupur West — D 3202


A Smart Classroom was inaugurated at ­Vanjipalayam High School in Tirupur by DG  Jayaprakash Upadhya. The digital facility, installed by the club at a cost of Rs 2.5 lakh, will benefit about 350 students.


RC Vellore Presidency — D 3230


The club conducted a district-level ­football ­tournament with participation from 17 schools. DGN Chandrabob was the chief guest at the ­valedictory session. It was a good PR exercise for the club, says the Club ­President V Kamal.


RC Green Land Silchar — D 3240


A free gynaecological check-up and awareness camp on cervical and breast cancer was held in ­partnership with BSF Wife’s Welfare Association in Masimpur near Silchar. Nearly 50 women were screened and they were further advised on follow-up procedures and medicines.


RC Cuttack Mahanadi — D 3262


Mosquito nets were distributed to residents of a tribal village at Naraj to prevent ­outbreak of malaria, dengue and other ­vector-borne ­diseases. Mosquitoes are a big menace in the areas.


RC Calcutta Dhakuria — D 3291


A drinking water facility was installed at Aaynar Pathsala, a village school in Purulia district, where water scarcity is acute. The new facility will benefit at least 500 children and villagers in this tribal belt.


RC Lumbini Siddharthanagar — D 3292


Over 60 Rotaractors participated in a four-day RYLA held at Basantpur in Nepal which was inaugurated by DG Jaya Shah. Besides covering topics such as peace building, leadership skills and personality development, a Polio Peace Rally was flagged off during the event.

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