The meeting was called to order by President. After National Anthem, President welcomed all the Rotarians including the newly inducted members, Anns, Annets, & Rotaractors present for the meeting.
This meeting was a Diwali Celebration meeting with a theme of traditional wear for all the attendees
The communications from District were read out by the President about:
# DISTRICT CONFERENCE
On 4th & 5th January 2020 at Pune
Rotarian & Spouse ₹9000
These rates are valid till 10/112019 and will increase after that.
Members can register through mobile app 3131.
## TRF SEMINAR & FELICITATION OF RIPN.
On 10th November 2019 at Pune.
# APPEAL FOR ACTIVITIES/AWARENESS/DONATION FOR WORLD POLIO DAY TOMORROW ON 24TH OCTOBER 2019.
PP Rtn. Prakash Shringarpure briefed the club about Rotary’s contribution towards polio eradication.
PP Rtn. Aliasgar Vohra gave information about our Club’s contribution to Rotary International against fighting with menace of Polio.
President appealed to the members present to donate generously for the Polio Fund.
Information of about Activities of Last Week was broadcast by the President:
(A) CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATION - 2nd & Final Dose
on 11th October
at Rotary School New Panvel & ZP School Vadghar
(B) MEETING WITH MLA
On 16th October
Discussed various social issues and issues related to city & community development. - Rotarians of all the clubs in and around Panvel were present. Our club member Rtn. MLA Prashant Thakur was very attentive and gave his ears to all the problems, queries & suggestions of the Rotarians and assured his continuous assistance to all the Rotary Clubs in development of the city.
(C) District Event - TRAIN THE TRAINER
On 17th October
At RC New Panvel Hall
Attended by: PE Rtn. Harmesh Rtn. Kalpesh Rtn. Dhwani & Rtn. Madan Gandhi
PE Rtn. Harmesh gave the details of this event as to what exactly happened in the Training Program. He said that this program was successful in training the leaders of the club on the topics of Personal Development, Time Management, Communication Skills etc.
(D) CHOGADA NIGHT 2k19
On 19th October
At Virupaksh Hall Panvel
PE Rtn. Harmesh & Rtn. Dhwani gave the details of the successfully executed fundraiser which was done in synergy with RC Panvel Horizon. They gave all the details of the event right from conceiving the idea up to the tentative amount that was raised through this event. Almost 500+ registrations were done. Leader of the House and Opposition Leader of Panvel Municipal Corporation both attended this event and moved their legs with the tune of the orchestra. Leaders of two opposite parties attending the same event and taking active participation in such is a unique example of how “Rotary Connects the World.” To bring in more transparency in selecting the winners all the 3 judges were invited from outside the Panvel and all of them were champion in the field of Garba and Dandiya having good experience in judging such events.
PE Rtn. Harmesh thanked all the volunteers and contributors who were instrumental in the success of this event. He thanked each person by taking their name. He gave special thanks to PP Rtn. Dr. Pramod for helping raise a donation of Rs. 3 lakhs single handedly. President was also thanked for sponsoring the mega attraction of the event – Scooty Pep.
President gave the information about the incoming projects and appealed all the Rotarians to participate in Activities of Coming Week
(A) WORLD POLIO DAY
On 24th October
RC Kharghar Midtown has arranged a movie show of Chhichhore in Little World Mall Kharghar. Rs. 400 per ticket, half of which will go to Polio Fund.
(B) BLOOD DONATION CAMP
At Panvel Railway Station in Synergy with RC Panvel Midtown. Dates yet to be confirmed
(C) CRACKERS DISTRIBUTION
On Bhaubeej 29th October
At New Panvel Orphanage
President again informed the club about the incoming Bike Rally from Mumbai to Pune on 2nd and 3rd December. This project will be done in synergy with RC Panvel Central and under guidance of PDG Rtn. Subodh Joshi.
The new Club Flag was unveiled by the President all the Past Presidents present for the meeting.
As it was a pre-Diwali meeting, all the members had come wearing the traditional dresses. There were diyas, rangoli, & kandil lit up in the premises of the Rotary Community Centre. Various members explained the importance of the various days of Diwali.
Ann Dr. Aarti Karande – Vasu Baras.
Ann Dr. Kanchan J. – Dhanteras & Narakchaturdashi.
Ann Basanti Jain – Laxmi Poojan in Rajasthani Jain community.
Rtn. Shubhangi Patil – Laxmi Poojan in Marathi community.
Rtn. Dhwani Tanna – Diwali Padva in Gujarati community.
Ann Abha Jambekar – Bhaubeej in Marathi community.
PP Rtn. Aliasgar Vohra – Chopda Poojan in Bohra Jamat.
The Secretary Announcement was made. The meeting was adjourned and cake cutting ceremony was enjoyed by all.
There were a total of 82 members present including Anns, Annets, Rotaractors, and Inner Wheel members.