Rotary Club of Secunderabad West

DG Official Visit to our Club 2012

District Governor Visit is the most important event for any Club. On 18th Mar 2012 (Sunday) our District Governor made his official visit to  our club and it was a full day event.  The visit started with Breakfast meeting at Hotel Belson Taj, Secunderabad. Assitant Governor - Rtn Elango reviewed the club records as per the checklist and he expressed his satisfaction for all the club records being kept in order.

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After this meeting, the team drove to Choutuppal to visit the Amma Nanna Anadha Ashram (ANAA), run by Mr.G Shankar (To recollect he received our vocational award for Service above self on 06 Nov and received some support in form of cash and Rice/Dal on 04 Feb 2012).  Rtn.Sivakumar, Rtn Venkat and Rtn.Baghavan also joined us during this visit. At the ashram we met around 26 inmates who have been earlier roaming onthe streets. ANAA has picked them and providing them food, shelter and required medical treatment. Efforts are made to search for their family to send them back home. 
 
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Thanks to the support of our Rotarians, we have been able to quickly mobilize Rs.15000/- towards donation to ANAA and the same was presented to Shankar by the District Govenor. Snacks and fruits were also distributed to the inmates. Mr.Shankar mentioned about new site being allotted for the ashram and requested for our support in construction. As it was lunch time, Rotarians served lunch to the inmates.
 
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After the visit, Rotarians drove all the way to Begumpet for a lavish lunch at Ohri's Imperia. Following a brief break, the team gathered again in the Board Room at Hotel Inner Circle for the club assembly. Our Directors presented their activities and achievementsto the District Governor
 
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This was followed by the Public Meeting in the bigger hall at Inner Circle.  The meeting started with customary invocation by Annette Tejasvi and thought for the day by Rtn.Suren.  President gave his crisp welcome address highlighting the our achivements and focus areas. This was followed by the Secretary's Report - a detailed power point presentation of the activities of our club during the past 8 months. TheSecretary report highlighted that we have conducted 42 events in 36 weeks covering all the avenues of service 
 
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Assistant Governor Rtn.Elango inducted two new members (Mr.Deekshit and Mr.Diwakar) into our club and also gave a shortspeech appreciating the efforts of the club, especially the the way ourmeetings are conducted systematically and the about the timely club reporting.

The last event was the speech by District Governor who appreciated the club for the allround achievements including the excellent participation by members in the club activities and involvement of Directors in the projects. He mentioned that the only area of improvement for the club was contributions to Rotary Foundation and stressed upon the importance of the same. In fact he elaborated on the benefits of contributing to Rotary Foundation.
 
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The DG Visit which was a memorable event concluded with delicious dinner.