Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Rotary Clubs Chartered in 1929 met in Mumbai

Nithi and Sarav represented Colombo Club in Mumbai.

The Rotary Club of Bombay hosted a 3-day fellowship for a newly formed grouping of all Rotary Clubs formed in 1929. The following clubs were represented:

1.        RC Bombay, India

2.        RC Seramban, Malaysia
3.        RC Madras, India
4.        RC Canon City, CO, USA
5.        RC Leipzig, Germany
6.        RC Colombo

This is the 2nd meeting of this grouping that was formed in 2013. Rtn Nithi and Rtn Sarav attended from our club.

The first day was spent at a weekend getaway of Rtn Ashish Vaid, the second day was sightseeing around Bombay followed by a scrumptious dinner at the Malabar Hill Club hosted by PP Pradeep Mafatlal, the third day we visited a site where RC Bombay had completed a successful clean drinking water project, this was followed by a luncheon meeting.

PP Raja Sabanayagam from RC Madras gave a history of all the clubs formed in 1929 and our connection to James Wheeler Davidson. RC Colombo has been requested to host the 3rd meeting, probably in 2018. All in all it was a very successful fellowship. 
 probably in 2018.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016

Carrier Guidence

Vocational Services and Youth Services jointly completed a project on Carrier Guidance today at St Pauls Milagiriya. About 200 Advanced Level Students Participated and Interact Club hosted the event.  Vocational Chair Laurel PDG Tissa and Shanthi Secretary Sarav, President Rohan PN Kumudu, Fyaz and Asmath were present

1. Kapila Giragama - CEO/Director of Orient Academy with over 30 years in IT education spoke on Information Technology.
2. Somesh Perera - M.D Prospects Holdings Pvt Ltd & former General Manager of ICBT Campus - spoke on  Career Opportunities & Entrepreneurship. 

3. Yasaara Kaluaratchi - Bsc. Msc. Spoke on Education & improving the standards of Maths & English in Schools. 
50 Scholarships were presented to
The students for A/L Maths & English 
To value of Rs. 75,000/-. 

Staff Adviser Ironika Kumarihamy

Rotary International