Dated – 12th August 2012 Vo l ume 3 , Is s ue 1 Rotaract Club of Loyola Community Sponsored By Rotary Club of Chennai Sun City President’s Message Rtr. Aditya and his complete team of Office Bearers over the past two years, I know none President of this would have been possible. Coming to the year 12-13, there are a Rtr. Binu lot of plans as any club would be having at the beginning of the year. I know that Rotaract Club of Loyola Community has a lot of Secretary talented members and my vision this yearRtr. Gokul would be to club all these talents and come up with innovative and unique projects. I have Editor P enning down this message as the always stressed on team bonding in the past and now I believe this post of President is a President of this wonderful club, my familyRtr. Neelesh responsibility to act as a catalyst to instill that – Rotaract Club of Loyola Community is a team spirit in everyone. I also look forward in matter of pride and honor for me, joining hands with other clubs in coming up personally after watching the club grow with really creative joint projects. leaps and bounds over the past two years under the inspiring leadership of my I look forward to a wonderful year of Immediate Past President, Rtr. Aditya Rotaraction ahead, and hopefully this is my Mohan. first message of many to come through this medium called ‘Ductus Dictum – The LEADER Before getting into the Presidential Speaks’. We are planning on fortnightly Message, I would like to acknowledge Rtr. releases, so stay tuned for more from Aditya Mohan for the work he has done as Rotaract Club of Loyola Community Charter President of the club. Three years back when a few of us from Loyola College “TOGETHER WE CAN LEAD BY EXAMPLE” started this club, we all had a dream of PEACE making it big, and today, I believe, we stand - BinU there in front of you having achieved that dream. Without the dedication shown by (Rtr. Pres.Binu.C.B)
Ductus Dictum – The Leader SpeaksProjects – July 2012 TheGreen house on 7th July 2012. It was a carnival RevolutionPot Luck Lunch – Second of sorts, with action packed games, teamEditionAfter the immense popularity of the building and ice breaking sessions that saw the Rotaractors combine as one and form a TEAM striving to win the T his year,first edition of Pot Luck Lunch, Rotaract Club ofRotaract Club of Loyola Community numerous games that were conducted.planned the second edition on May The new members were then officially Loyola Community15th at Rotary Centre, Egmore. welcomed and the Rotaractors were is focusing on goingThis year, Pot Luck Lunch was used given a briefing on their Roles & Responsibility during the year 12-13 by GREEN. As part ofas an opportunity to welcome thenew members into the Loyola Rtr. Binu, President elect of the club. this Green initiative,Community Family. Rtr. Binu, Once the official welcoming part was we will be focusingstarted off with some really done, it was time to let the hair down on making thisentertaining games that captured and grove to the DJ music and that concluded a very fine evening. world a GREENERthe imagination of all the new aswell as existing members, and in the and CLEANER placeprocess worked up everyone’s I-Opener to live in with aappetite. It is very important to get the right idea on the basics of what Rotaract is all series of projects,These fun and creative games werefollowed by the moment everyone about and why we are members of this awarenesshad been waiting for – Open the movement. I-Opener was a Club Service campaigns andlunch boxes!! With a variety of cum Professional Service project where rally’s.cuisines from various cultural members were oriented on the Rotaractbackgrounds laid in front, it was a movement by PDRR Rtr. Solomon. The The first project asbanquet fit for Royalty. A orientation took place at Nahar Hall, andscrumptious lunch always invokes 37 members from the club were present part of this initiativeconversation and it was a for the orientation. is (GYO2) ‘GROWheartening sight to see the new Rtr. Solomon handled a lot of team Your Own Oxygen’.members break the ice and get the bonding exercises and briefed thefirst feel of ‘Loyola Community members on the history of Rotary and Watch this space forFamily’ Rotaract in R.I. District 3230. We later more updates on had a small quiz on different questions the GreenYAWN related to rotary International. During the fag end of this project, we celebrated Revolution!YAWN – You are Welcome Nanbaa!YAWN was a club service where birthdays of Rtr. Solomon, Rtr. Radhikaaround 35 members from the club and Rtr. Ramakrishnan who celebratedassembled at Rtr. Tarun Murugesh’s their birthday during July. Projects Coming Up..! The 4 Way Test Is it the TRUTH? - Photography Day Is it FAIR to all concerned? - Anti – Spit Campaign Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER - (GYO2) Grow Your Own Oxygen FRIENDSHIPS? Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
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Ductus Dictum – The Leader Speaks Loyola Community – Board Officials for the Year 2012 – 2013 President Rtr. Binu.C.B 9789069570 Secretary Rtr. Gokul Raj 9790063969 Imm. Past President Rtr. Aditya Mohan 9884725244 Vice President Rtr. P.Lawrence Durai Seelan 9884098407 Joint Secretary Rtr. R.Ramakrishnan 9884385386 Treasurer Rtr. Inbaraj 9962828905 Club Service Rtr. Tarun Murugesh 9789985252 Community Service Rtr. Saranya Babu 8056069924 Professional Service Rtr. Beni Jebanesan 9940365360 International Service Rtr. Satheesh Kumar 9884888280 Pulse Polio Rtr. Sujan John 9789979582 Sergeant-At-Arms Rtr. Ramakrishna.G.K 9962391651 Editor Rtr. Neelesh Balakrishnan 9789003193 PRO Rtr. Jayakumar 7299338865 Happy Village Ch. Rtr. Ajay Pradeep 9841795037Editor’s MessageI thank Rtr. Binu for giving me this opportunity and in urging me to come up with the first edition of DuctusDictum during the installation ceremony. The name, conceptualized by IPP Rtr. Aditya Mohan roughly translatesto ‘The LEADER SPEAKS’. The main idea of this newsletter is to bring about the LEADER in all of us. Thenewsletters to follow will throw light upon a variety of projects, achievements and the color and frolic thathappens around the Loyola Community family.A lot of people have contributed in bringing out this magazine. Rtr. Aditya for the logo, Rtr. Binu for his inputs,Rtr. Ramakrishna for the design template and the photos. I hope you enjoyed reading this as much as I enjoyedcompiling itCheers,Rtr. Neelesh