Monthly Archives: October 2018

Diwali celebrations with Saketri children

Under guidance of R’Ann Usha Saboo, Inner-wheel members and Rotarians celebrated Diwali with nearly 100 children of Saketri village. Competitions of rangoli making, poster making and Diya making were held and the winners were given gifts. President of Inner-wheel, Ms … Continue reading

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World Polio Day celebrated at Elante Mall

We marked the World Polio Day on 24 October 2018 with an event at Elante Mall, Chandigarh. Rotractors from Rotract Club of Chandigarh presented a street play on the theme of Polio. A large number of visitors at the Elante … Continue reading

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Fake email and social media accounts target Rotary members in new scam

Rotary recently learned that scammers have created multiple email and social media accounts that impersonate RI President Barry Rassin, RI President-elect Mark Maloney, and General Secretary John Hewko. The social media accounts have been on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp. … Continue reading

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Nutrition awareness talk held at Saketri

A talk on Nutrition Awareness was organized by the Women’s Health and Hamari beti Committee, at Saketri village, in which a team of experts, comprising Dt Madhu Sharma and Dr Manvi Singh spoke to women and adolescents. Rtn Seema Gupta, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Indian doctors making a difference in Africa for last 20 years

On 15 October, we honoured former RI President Rajendra K. Saboo and his wife Usha Saboo for conceiving the first-ever initiative of medical missions to Africa 20 years back. The Intercontinental Medical Mission was conceived in August 1998, to enable … Continue reading

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Global Hand-washing Day

On 15 October, the global Hand-washing Day, a special session on Hand-washing and clean water was held by us under our WiNS programme. Correct technique of hand-washing was demonstrated. A musical activity, including songs on hand-washing was also conducted. Separate … Continue reading

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WiNS Project update

On 9 October 2018, MHM and Gender Sensitisation sessions were facilitated for more than 1300 students, comprising of 705 boys and 615 girls from classes 6th to 10th, at Govt. Model Senior Secondary School in Dhanas. It was quite a … Continue reading

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RYLA@Chail

We successfully organized and hosted RYLA@Chail on 5-7 October 2018. More than 80 students from our Interact schools participated. The two nights, three days event was held at Snow Trail Camps near Chail, Himachal Pradesh. The participants not only had … Continue reading

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Peace Rally at Elante Mall

29 September 2018, which was marked by the visit of the RI President Barry Rassin and the First Lady Esther Rassin, was a proud moment for our Club. The theme of the meeting was: “Peace in the world” and the venue was … Continue reading

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