Saturday, October 1, 2011

This week, Family week.

The usual family meeting turned out to be a mini Governors' visit – it was so vibrant with all sorts of projects and a sprinkling of entertainment for the anns and annets who turned out in large numbers. Rtn.K.Girish anchored the entertainment part with some tricky game shows and made the floor lively. Everyone – be it anns, annets or rotarians - participated with equal enthusiasm and won gifts from the president liberally which was presented by our DG B Arumugapandian.
Community Service:
A few deserving elderly women and some school children were given a helping hand and were donated new cotton sarees, school bags, rain coat, umbrellas and geometry boxes for their use. The goodies were presented by DG Arumugapandian to the beneficiaries.
Vocational Service:
Rtn PP PHF Rukumani D Shantha from RC Ambasamudram being honored with the vocational service citation for her service for the welfare of society through rotary and her efforts to impart quality education to rural students receiving the Vocational Excellence Certificate from DG Arumugapandian. First Lady Ann Prabhavathy JP adorned her with a shawl. Rtn PP PHF Rukumani D Shantha on her acceptance speech thanked our Club for this great honour bestowed on her. She said that the District Seminar on Women in Rotary conducted by her in Ambasamudram was a very great success because of every rotarians wholehearted support. She requested all our Anns also to support Rotary activities and TRF.
AP’s Voice:
Delighted District Governor Arumuga Pandian appreciated our club for selecting a deserving Candidate Rtn PP PHF Rukumani D Shantha for the Vocational Award. He has congratulated and also appreciated the Vocational Awardee Rtn PP PHF Rukumani D Shantha for her dedicated service to the the welfare others. DG AP has also appreciated and congratulated our International Director PP PHF Janarthanan for having organized Colombu tour for the members and having attended joint meeting with RC Colombu Mid City RID 3220. He also appreciated President JP for implementing lot of wonderful projects in all avenues and wished our President & our Club to great success in this Rotary year.
The Camera Angle.
A theme based photography and vediography contest “Focal Media” was organised by us on Sept, 23 & 24 for school, college and open categories at Aryaas Mahal, palayamkottai. The themes of the contests were - A day in my school for school students, Poverty / Abolish Polio for college students and Nature / Road Safety and Traffic for the public. Over 200 participants registered for the photo contest and four for video contest. Our District Governor B Arumugapandian inaugurated the event on 23rd evening at 6 pm. (pic) On 24th AG PHF D A Prabhakar was the chief guest at the prize distribution function. First prize for each category - Digital Camera, Second Prize - Watch, Third Prize - Pen Drive and gifts for all participants and certificates were issued.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Community Service

A Senior Citizen 95 years old Mr. S.S. Mani Bagavathar, a carnatic music exponent, being presented financial aid at our club on 19/09/2011.

Human Rights and it's Development - a topic of discussion at the club meeting held on 19 Sep 2011.

Dr. K.A. Manikumar, the guest speaker this week spoke about Human Rights and it’s development in India and elsewhere in the world and touched upon various violations that is taking place all over the world in the name of development and in conflict zones. He touched upon the innumerable human right violations that is happening all over India and pointed out the most recent digging out of mass graves in Kashmir where there is unending conflict and the Army is on a prowl. He briefly talked about world wars, various articles of Universal Declaration of Human Rights and significance of human rights. From a positive angle he spoke eloquently on how India was in the fore front of empowering women with voting rights with out even being asked where as in most other countries including USA women fought on the streets to win this right for themselves