Harokethanahalli, 10.30 am, 2nd July. We have heard of pillars of society and their philanthropic nature and wonder what stuff they are made of. RCB has one such pillar, soft spoken and even softer hearted - Rtn. Faizal Jaliwala, who is transforming the lives of 120 underprivileged children and their families. Thanks to his generousity, RCB will receive the entire funding of Rs. 25 lakhs for rebuilding the dilapidated Govt. Primary School for these children. Our sincere gratitude to Faizal, one of RCB’s largest donors.
Rotary Club donates Rs. 1,00,000/- to the Inner Wheel Club of Bangalore at their Installation and the funds are to be used for their Community Service Projects. President also assured Inner Wheel that they could jointly do some projects in the near future.
Chief guest Snehal Mantri of Mantri Developers in her address said how she strived for equal rights of women employees and ensured that they get represented fairly. She said that her organisation had adopted a village taking care of their complete needs being it toilets, schools and hospitals. She also assured the Inner Wheel to partner with some of their projects.
Spoken English training program commenced on 11th July at RBV School. First project for the year. Director Vocational Service, Nalini Nanjundayya, Mohan Gurjar, Chairman, RBV School Committee, Sridhar Chari and Ravi Prasad were present to see the start of this. As spoken English is so much a need for today’s communication, confidence building and job recruitment, to start this program on spoken English in our own school was one of the plans. First classroom session took place at RBV for the 7th & 8th std. The students were very enthusiastic. Rajesh Itekar is the teacher that is conducting these classes on a monthly remuneration. The feed back so far has been that the students are excited and the teachers happy. The proposal to carry on these classes alternatively with the 9th and 10th std students has also happened.
RCB's Medical Services team conducted their 1st Blood Donation Camp at Chowdiah Memorial on the 25th of July 2016. Board of Directors and Staff of Swathi Group of Hotels donated blood on the occasion of their annual day Bhandavya. It was a successful camp with over 200 units collected in a short time span of 4 hours ! Rtn. Manohar Menda presence right through the camp was inspiring.
The main talk for Indians in August is about the much awaited Olympic Games, where everyone asks same question “Why should we care about how well our country does at the Olympic Games, or how well they do at sports?” With the Olympics only a few days away, Go Sports member Nandan Kamath tried to answer this question on Monday, 1st August at the rotary house.
Informed the office bearers to come up with a plan of action for the next 3 months, while handling over the charter certificate after a month the office bearers will present the plan of action to Rotary.
Rotary Dist. 3190 woke up to a well earned distinction in the Guinness Book of World records
on the 4th August 2016 “Most people to signup to donate blood in 8 hrs. - multiple venues”
by registering 3562 blood donors.
The Rotary International Scholar Vinita Bali came into the rotary house on Monday the 8th of August to give an inspiring and eye opening talk on Leadership and responsibility. She started by talking about her life and what it means to be a Rotarian.
Rotary Club of Bangalore is happy to announce that our Rotary Bangalore Vidyalaya has been chosen as one of the two schools, in the Bangalore area by Oracle the Software giant and State Bank of India Foundation to launch their computer communication Module.
In an effort to pursue the MEMBERSHIP & NEW CLUB DEVELOPMENT MONTH, RCB has started in the right earnest by creating a template of Frequently Asked Questions from prospective members or new clubs or Rotractors.
On the occasion of 70th Independance Day celebration, RCB & its members led by Prez. hoisted the National Flag, saluting it & sang the National Anthem. Seen in the pic are the Prez Ranga, Vincent, IW Prez. Usha, Kanchana, Panduranga Setty, Prabhashankar, Vivek Prabhu & Gowri Oza.
Monday the 29th of August saw a changed Rotary House, a room full of excitement and enthusiasm as it was the felicitation ceremony for all the Rotarians who have completed 25 years or more. They were to get felicitated for all their contribution to the Rotary Club by the Vice President and the Secretary of the Rotary club of Bangalore.
Sometimes treating people as human beings is enough”, a pithy statement to end his address summed up Anurag Behar’s illuminating talk about the education scene in India, particularly on the dedication of teachers. Vice Chancellor of Azim Premji University and CEO of Azim Premji Foundation, Mr. Behar brought all
his personal experience into the fore, holding in thrall
the audience in the well-filled hall.
Take a bunch of Rotarians old and new; pile them into a bus. Throw in some bonhomie, shake it up with some chatter and laughter and sprinkle this with some custom made gorgeous weather! That was in short what transpired on the picnic to Discovery Valley on Sunday the 10th of September.
It was an amazing experience, how different Rotary Clubs are in the region. Rotary Club of Alur showcased their simple yet effective school and Rotary Club of Sakleshpur with their landmark project ‘Rotary English School’
which looked no less than our Bishop Cottons or Baldwin’s schools which ended up with lists of words and concepts that are very different, which also reflect their unique thoughts of service. Believe me it was a treat enroute to tie up for e-siksha project with these clubs. The small towns are
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