RID 3142 releases special cancellation stamp
TRF Trustee Chair John Germ accepted a special Envelope and Cancellation released to commemorate the rural sanitation project Right-To-Go of RC Thane Hills, RID 3142. PDG Dr Ashes Ganguly presented the stamp to him at the CoL in Chicago, US.
Nigerian child gets gift of life
Baby Queen Esther, a Nigerian child was successfully treated for paediatric heart disorder at the Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai. RC Mumbai Western Elite, RID 3141, sponsored the surgery. The child and mother returned home safely.
Jacob John conferred Service Above Self Award
The RI Board of Directors recently conferred the Service Above Self Award on Dr T Jacob John, member of RC Vellore, RID 3231. He had served on the Polio 2005 Committee in 1984 and the PolioPlus Committee in 1985–87. From 1986–88 he served as a PolioPlus volunteer, travelling to Somalia, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland, Cameroun and Sri Lanka.
Houses for the poor
Under Project House to Homeless, RC Bicholim, RID 3170, constructed houses for two families. The new homes were handed over to the beneficiaries by DG Gaurish Dhond on Rotary Day.