Officially Chartered<br />17 th April 2009<br />Formally chartered<br />11th June 2009<br />
Our Needs & Our Dreams <br />Rotary Club of Mumbai Lakers was <br />conceptualized in the aftermath of 26/11.<br />Successful businessmen / professions got together and wanted to give back to Society.<br />Aim and objectives is to give back to the Community at large, and see to their need <br />based requirements.<br />Our<br />Club<br />History<br />
Synopsis of the Club<br />And <br />Brief outline of Projects<br />
<ul><li>Our club was formally chartered on 12th June 09
As on 1st Dec,09 the club strength is 28 members & growing.
We Participated in various service projects namely:
‘Powai Votes’, a voter registration drive, Feb 3rd, 4th,7th,8th ’09.
Co-organised Holi with Glen Croft & Glen Classic Society 11th Mar 09.
‘Know your neighbour’ campaign, a safety n security exercise
jointly with Hiranandani Group, 14th to 25th Mar, 09.
Blood donation, eye, organ pledging and thalassemia check up drive jointly with Hiranandani Hospital & Think Foundation, 5th Apr, 09.
>Nutrition program for 120 kids of Phule Nagar & Gautam Nagar for NGO Vidya, for 12 months wef April 09.</li></ul>Our<br />Club<br />History<br />
<ul><li>Bicycle Project was started, 19 Apr, 09; where bicycles were donated to school children so that they can travel I to schools in far off villages.
Sports for the under privileged, Football & Handball coaching kicks off, organised by RC Bombay Pier, sponsored by DK Pharma, 19 Apr 09 and co hosted by us. This coaching is done weekly for a football and handball team.
Birthday party for under privileged, a monthly event, for the 60 kids of NGO Vidya at Phule Nagar.
Voter Awareness Drive, a door-to-door campaign, jointly with NGOs Janagraha & JIM’ 26th to 29th Apr 09.
Movie for 100 kids of Phule Ngr, organised by RC Bombay Pier, co organised by us, 18th May 09 and co-organised by us.</li></ul>Lakers’ Charter Nite at Rodas, 11 June 09<br /><ul><li>Distributed 50 umbrellas in the slums near Bhagtani Complex, 5th Jul 09;</li></ul>Our<br />Club<br />History<br />
<ul><li>Donation-in-kind drive in Hiranandani Complex in aid of NGO Vidya, Sisters of the Poor, a home for the aged & Wadia Children's Hospital, 13th to 18th Jul y’09
Health check up for under privileged, j/w Parivartan of IBS & India Development Foundation, benefitting 240 people on the </li></ul>17th july 09.<br /><ul><li>Charity shoe sale (fundraiser), 6th to 9th august 09;
Environment Awareness drive, ‘Eco Ganapati’, 10th to 12th aug 09, joint venture with Haiko Mall;
Vocational Service Awards given to 10 persons, 13th August 09;
Lakers’ Mango Dolly Nite, a fundraiser, 3rd Oct 09;
Diwali party for the 85 specially-abled chldren at Bal Anand, Chembur, 15th Oct 09
Donated 2 incubators and baby warmers and one phototherapy unit at Sarvodhya Hospital. for neonatal care for premature and undernourished infants. This donation was done with the assistance of DSG funds from Rotary District.</li></ul>Our<br />Club<br />History<br />
Powai - 13 December 09 : <br />Lakers donate incubators to Sarvoday Hospital<br />By: Staff Correspondent<br />Powai - 13 December 09 : <br />'Lakers' as they like to call themselves, are a lot of enthusiastic Powaiites who have starts a new chapter of Rotary Club based in Powai. RC Mumbai Lakers (Lakers) within its first few months of charter, completed their DSG project for 2009-10.<br />The Lakers have donated 2 incubators (baby warmers) and a phototherapy unit to the maternity department of the Sarvoday Hospital being run by a private charitable trust, in Ghatkopar, Mumbai.<br />The unit was in inaugurated at 10am on the 28th November, '09, at the hands of DG TN Subramanian, in the august presence of first lady Vidhya, trustees and doctors from the Sarvodaya Hospital with a group of enthusiastic Lakers and their friends. <br />WRITE UP<br />OF<br />RCML<br />IN <br />PLANET POWAI<br />Sarvoday is strategically located on LBS Marg, within minutes of Ghatkopar Station and has a large catchment of very deserving patients, particularly from the nearby Parksite. Parksite, extending from Ghatkopar to Vikhroli, houses a large migrant, daily-wage, under-privileged and hence deserving population in Mumbai. <br />Sarvoday's maternity ward had only one unfunctional incubator while it handles about 150 deliveries a month.<br />iThese baby-warmers are very essential in neonatal paediatric care, particularly in the case of pre-term, low weight babies. The photo-therapy unit was found to be much needed in cases of neonatal jaundice. One more such unit is being provided.<br />The incubators help in maintaining neonatal body temperature and hence in the prevention of other complications, in cases of premature and complicated deliveries, thereby mproving <br />