Saturday, 9 August 2014

An Evening of Awards - 2013-14

An Evening of Awards – 2013-14

The evening of Wednesday, 06 August 2014 saw the felicitation of various Rotarians for their contribution to Club activities in the Rotary year 2013-14. PP Rtn Krishna Kejriwal gave out awards under various categories to his Rotarian team members who have contributed to the success of various Club activities in his presidential year. The Rotarians receiving the awards were cheered on with thunderous applause as they went on stage to receive their respective trophies.

It was a double bonanza for all those present as the 85th birthday of PP Rtn Mohanbhai Patel, which was on 01 August 2014 was celebrated that evening amidst cake cutting and PP Rtn Mohanbhai’s daughter Nisha sharing her thoughts with us all. All the Rotarians receiving awards that evening had the privilege of receiving the same from PP Rtn Mohanbhai alongwith his blessings. PP Rtn Mohanbhai also gave the Club a cheque for Rs 50 lakhs for starting off the educational excellence awards project for toppers at board exams at tribal schools in Dahanu Taluka in Maharashtra with immediate effect. The Club has insitituted Supa Farm Rotary Excellence Award. This was in addition to a Rs.100 lakhs donation given by him for educational excellence awards for toppers in board exams from schools and institutions in western suburbs of Mumbai and the award instituted by the Club was named Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Rotary Excellence Award.

Indeed a very happy and encouraging evening at the Club.
-          Rtn. Dr Usha Jayachandran