Mangalore: “The Rotarians should join together and voluntarily render unselfish service for the community development and light up the Rotary organization and strengthen its movement and record your achievements”, advised Past R.I. Dist 3180 Governor Rtn. Dr. H. Shantharam. He was addressing the Rotarians as installation officer on the Installation Ceremony of newly elected office bearers of R.C. Mangalore East on 12.07.2014 at Hotel Moti Mahal. On this occasion he inducted 23 new members to the club as a part of membership development programme and also sponsored a new Rotary Club of Kavoor as a part of extension of clubs.
Newly installed President of the club C.A. Rtn. Shantharam Shetty in his presidential address presented a brief future report on the community development oriented projects of the club, particularly laid emphasis on the launching of literacy campaign and solicited the member’s active involvement in its successful implementation. On this occasion as a part of community service, he donated a scholarship of Rs. 25,000/- to poor meritorious students and also donated Rs. 5,000/- to KMC mobility training centre. On this occasion he accepted the generous donations from the newly inducted members Rtn. Anil Bekal and Rtn. Rajeev Shetty Rs. 25,000/- each for the community development projects.
Noted Kannada Film Producer and Director Mr. Rajendra Singh Babu was the chief guest on this occasion. In his address he complimented the noble service of the Rotary club and their care for the humanity and concern for the community development. He regretted that the State Tourism Dept is not extending support for the film industry by not identifying the good ideal coastal locations for the film shooting.
Asst Governor Rtn. Satish Bolar graced the occasion as Guest of honour and released the club’s weekly bulletin “Disha” and congratulated the new team of office bearers. Outgoing President Rtn. Pradeep Kumar welcomed the guests. Secretary Rtn. Jai Kumar proposed a vote of thanks. Rtn. Shekar Shetty compeered the programme.