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About us 05 -2013-14

  1. 1. Issue : 05Vol. : 33 07-08-2013Date : Pages : 04 INSTALLATION OF ROTARACT MYSORE MIDTOWN-MAHAJANA'S NewteamofofficebearerswillbeinstalledbyRtn.M.S.RaghuinthepresenceofChiefguest Rtn.R.Vasudeva Murthy, President, Mahjana Education Society. Guests of honour will be Midtown President Rtn.S.Bhanuchandran & Dr.P.R.Naga Srinivasa, Hon.Secretary, Mahajana EducationSociety.ThenewofficebearersofRotaractMahajana'stobeinstalledare: Nikhil Maruthi - President, Priya Prasad-Secretary, Megha J.M-Vice President, Preetham .R– Community Service Directwor, M Balakrishna Kini – Club Service Director, DarshanD.P–Treasurer,Kavitha.R.S–SergeantatArms, Gokul.S-Editor RCC News rd RCC-Vinayas Koorgalli conducted a Dengue awareness Jatha on 3 August 2013. The jatha comes in the wake of fast spreading dreaded Dengue. Rotarians joined RCC members in creating awareness among the residents of Koorgalli village. CAREER GUIDANCE Rtn.M.S.Raghu conducted Career Guidance program under the aegis of “R.A.C.E” for students at Sringeri Sharadamba PU College, Chaitra College, Chaitra School and Mahajan's school. A whopping 1000 students (combined total) participated in these programs. The young souls got inspired by Rtn.Raghu's insights and have been motivated to aim for higher goals. A touching feedback from the huge collection of feedbacks read as - “…….Beforethisclass,IwastakingallmyfailuresintomyheartandIwasmakingmyselfsmalleverytime.Butafter thisIlearnttolearnlessonsfrommyfailures.Iwasalwayshatingmyself.Butnow,Ilearnedtolovemyself”. Atrue evidenceofhowRtn.Raghumotivatesandtransformsbuddingminds. KudostoyouRtn.Raghu,keepupthegreatwork.
  2. 2. 4 WAY TEST - Unique Midtown way!!! In my two years of Rotary , I have seen Rotarians emphasizing of 4 way testanditsimportance,but@EHACK-Rtn.Raghu&ChandrikaMamitried to co-relate 4 WAY TEST with every aspect / every situation of our life . The examples of advertisement of Fair & Lovely , Situation in Uttarakhand and many other real life situation . These questions made all the participants in Ehack to get involved and interact, as these situations were real and they would have to deal with them on daily basis. The students were given a new angle to think about, Raghu Mama and Chandrika Mami have really given the due respects and made people think of 4 way test in every situation . As we have joined Rotary believing it's ideals, the 4 Way Test is “THE MANTRA” which we as Rotarians need to imbibe and spread the same to everyone we are in touch with. Thanks Raghu mam and Chandrika mami for shaking us upandremindingthatweneedtobebetter“HUMANBEINGS”. -Rtn.RajuBaliga th RMA students participated in the Yoga and Chess competitions conducted on 24&25 August 2013 by the Educationdepartmentandhavewonthefollowingprizes. Yoga:Shashank.K.N-III,Gouthamgowda II,Vasukiprasad II(primary) Chess: Sanju-I,Nagashravya-II,DivyaBarathi-II(Primary) Congratulationstoallthewinnersandtheircoach. th Ÿ Rotary Midtown Academy, Interact club cleaned the surroundings of the school on 27 August 2013. Interactmembersactivelyparticipatedandgaveaswishnewlooktothesurroundingsoftheschool. th th Ÿ An exclusive show on Mountaineering was displayed for students of 8 -10 standard. The students later hadaninteractivesessionwithRtn.Solanki Ÿ Inner wheel club of Rotary Mysore Midtown conducted a range of competitions at RMA for students from 1st 10th grade. Prizes were distributed by Inner wheel President Uma Vivek, Secretary Geetha Kirshna and Inner wheel members attended the event. Competitions included Patriotic Song rendition, Collage, Pick & Speak Ÿ To commemorate Friendship day, Rtn. Ÿ th Alagappan inaugurated Archery camp at RMA on 4 August 2013. Nearly 30 children belonging to RMA and hearing impaired of NAB participated in the event. President Rtn.Bhanualsotriedhishandsatthebow&arrow. th “Value based Education Program” was initiated at RMA on 5 August 2013 in association with VSET, a Bangalore based NGO. The program was inaugurated by RMA Chairman Rtn.Alagappan, Rotary Midtown PresidentRtn.Bhanuchandranpresided. RMA News
  3. 3. After a flurry of installations Midtowners gathered at RCL for the first time in the current Rotary year. The first official meeting of “Hogirana” was slated to share information on the ambitious project of Midtown. After the meeting was called to order by Vice-President Rtn.Harish, Rtn.Narendra N took charge of the proceedings. He recognized the contributions of many Midtowners before displaying a series of videos inspiring members to contribute. He informed the members the series of these heart touching videos will continue. He then shared the details of Midtowns mega project “Hongirana”,aprojectwhichwouldenablesight.He explained the background of the conceptwhich was radical and is catching up fast. The pioneer of the concept Dr.Humayun has come out with a new way of enabling vision to millions. Rtn.Narendra who is a member of USC Vitterbi (University of Southern California) is working in getting Dr.Humayun to visit Mysore. The core committee headed by Rtn.Sulaiman would include Rtn.Dr.Ravindranath, Rtn.Dr.Prahlad,Rtn.Bhanuchandran,Rtn.Ramkiand Rtn.Narendra. Birthday boys Rtn.Narendra Babu & Rtn. Dr. Raghu got a birthday song from the delighted Midtowners and had to cut the cake sans candles. Rtn.Narendra Babu hosted the evenings tea which includeddelectable'bennedosa'withdamroot. Two “tall” personalities of Midtown Rtn.Harish and Rtn.Dr.Prahlad chaired the meeting, Rtn.Harish gave a glimpse of how he would appear when he would lead the club. (@Rtn.Raghavendra – During Charter night , you had visualized Rtn.Harish as President, your wish seems to have come true too soon, keep wishing and we could have Harish as “Fulltime”Presidentsoon.Amen) Meeting on Hongirana There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks as he learned to control his anger, the number of nails hammered daily, gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper thantodrivethosenailsintothefence. Finally the day came when the boy didn't lose his temper at all. He told his father about it and the father suggested that the boy now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to hold his temper. Thedayspassedandtheyoungboywasfinallyabletotellhisfatherthatallthenailsweregone. The father took his son by the hand and led him to the fence. He said “you have done well, my son, butlookattheholesinthefence.Thefencewillneverbethesame.Whenyousaythingsinanger,they leave a scar just like this one.” You can put a knife in a man and draw it out. It won't matter how many times you say I'm sorry, the wound is still there. Make sure you control your temper the next time you aretemptedtosaysomethingyouwillregretlater. - Author Unknown The Fence
  4. 4. Rotary Quiz Answer:Every14hours How often is a new Rotary Club chartered in the world today ? a. Every 14 hours b. Every 24 hours c. Every 36 hours d. Every 48 hours Rtn. Milton 5th August Birthday Wishes Rtn. Rajesh Darla 5th August Rtn. C.R.Krishna 6th August Rtn. Salil Kumar Das 13th August 1. Is it the TRUTH ? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned ? 3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned ? Rotary Information New York Times' polio eradication story highlightsRotary'srole: The New York Times has published a major about the polio eradication effort in Pakistan, one of three remaining polio- endemic countries. The article highlights Rotary's leadership role, focusing on the contributions of Pakistani Rotarians, led by National PolioPlus Committee Chair Aziz Memon. Rotarians are portrayed as dedicated and courageous front-line volunteers, despite sometimes facing personal risks. The story also mentions International PolioPlus Committee Chair Robert Scott's trip to Pakistan in March. While the story discusses recent setbacks and challenges in Pakistan's efforts to eradicate polio, the overall tone is cautiously optimistic. Another recent story in reported on the extension of the partnership between Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationinsupportofpolioeradication. These articles are the latest in a series of major international stories about Rotary and polio eradication in the past 18 months by BBC TV, The Economist, Time magazine, and other influentialmediaoutlets. This top tier media coverage enhances the work of the by raising the public awareness and support that are crucial as Rotary and its partners implement the to achieveourgoalofapolio-freeworld. front-page story The Wall Street Journal Global Polio Eradication Initiative endgame strategic plan Read complete article at: http://rotary.org/en/MediaAndNews/News/Announcements/Pages/130724_ annc_polio_nytimes.aspx Anniversary Wishes Rtn. C.S. Gururajan 11th August Friendship Day celebration with Innerwheel Midtown followed by Business meeting Venue : RCL Hall Time : 6.30 pm Date : 14.08.2013 Please Attend PRACTICAL INNOVATION Kite Patch Hides Humans from Mosquitoes : The Kite Patch offers an alternative to toxic sprays, and a new way to fight the spread of diseases, byusingablendofingredientsthatmakehumansinvisibletomosquitoes. The device, which has already far surpassed its funding goal on Indiegogo, is a disposable square only 1.5 inches on each side and is meant to be worn on the clothing. The patch is embedded with a proprietary blend of non-toxic, FDA approved compounds that disrupt the mosquitoes' ability to track humans through exhaled carbon dioxide. Each patch provides 48 hours of protection once it has been exposed to the air. The team developed the patch with the intention of helping stop the spread of mosquito-borne diseases in remote areas, and pledge money is being used to sendthepatchestofamiliesinUganda. More details at: http://www.gizmag.com/kite-mosquito-patch/28459/ Next Week Courtesy-Internet Today'sTeaHost Rtn. M. N. Bheemesh

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