Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Women's day celebrated

Womens day is celebrated every year on March 8th. This is a symbol of emancipation of women and thier empowerment to be treated as equals in society. 

On that day, Rotary Club of Payyanur Mid Town celebrated Womens day with a series of activities designed for the mental and physical health of women.

Starting with talks by Ann Remavathi on empowering women and Ann Suprabha on mental strength. This was followed by a 1 hour session of Zumba, which combines dance with exercise. The idea was to increase both mental and physical fitness.

Pulse Polio Day Observed

Eradication of Polio is Rotary's greatest service ever to mankind. Pulse polio is the program to immunise the kids en mass, to boost herd immunity, which is conducted yearly. We participated in it, on March 11th at Ramanthali PHC. District Governor Sivasankaran inaugurated the function and Dr Santhosh Sreedhar and Dr Vinay Kumar were present on the occasion.  

Runners up in Regional Football Tournament

We were runners up in the regional football tournament hosted by RC Trikkaripur on March 10th. RC Cheruvathur were winners. 

Books and materials to Edanad East LP school

 At the request of the school authorities, Rotary Club of Payyanur Mid Town donated a book shelf and books for the classrooms. The project was jointly organised by us with our Rotaract Club. Rotaract President Sreerag and Secretary Vishnu are alumni of the same school, making this project even more special to their hearts.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Visiting Rotarians from Mexico hosted

Team of 5 Rotarians came from Rotray Club of Delicias and Chihuahua, Mexico to visit our District 3202. We hosted one of them,Rotarian David Lopez in the residence of our member ,Rotarian Narayanan Kutty. We took David and his Companion Dr.Jose Luis also to several locations in and around Payyanur, to show them our indigenous culture and practises. We even treated them to a traditional Kerala lunch served traditional style in a banana leaf.
 They arrived on Feb 12th. On 13th we had a meeting with them at Rotray Bhavan, Payyanur, which was hosted by RC Payyanur where we exchanged flags and ideas.
This Kind of interaction with other country men promotes interaction, peace and goodwill.

Awareness talk on cancer

February 4th is celebrated all over the world as World Cancer Day. Dr.Padmanabhan gave an awareness class on cancer, specially about prevention and the benefit about hair donation for helping patients who lose their hair through chemotherapy. 

On the occassion,Hair Bank, a charitable organisation who organised this program, wigs were also donated free of cost to patients. We also received wigs from film actor and TV personality Rachana Narayanan Kutty, who is herself a hair donor. These wgs will be given to poor patients wo suffer from cancer.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

New Year Celebration

Rotary Club Of Payyanur Mid Town celebrated New year on Deember 30th in grand fashion. The theme for this year was white and blue,in which colours everybody was dressed. The Chief Gest of the occassion was our Charter President, Rtn.Pramod Nayanar. Rotarians, Anns and annets dsiplayed an array of dazzling programs which included a skit, dance ,songs and games.

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