A cash support of Rs. 8000 was handed over by the Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery to a destitute housewife to support her children's education during a meeting held at Madras Race Club, Guindy on July 11. The new team of office bearers was installed, and new projects were announced in a glittering function organised by Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery.
G. Olivannan, District Governor of Rotary International, District 3230 inducted the new president V. Balasundaram and other office bearers for the year 2010-11. Actor-TV personality Revathy Sankaran was the guest of honour.
K.R. Mukundhan, the charter president of the Club, handed over office to the new president (2010-11) Mr. V. Balasundaram and secretary D.K. Uday handed over the charter of the club to the new secretary K. Natarajan.
Mr. Balasundaram in his acceptance speech, announced that the Club has outlined its plans for a long-term “Signature” project in addition to the various other projects lined up for immediate implementation.
Ms. Revathy Sankaran in her captivating speech recalled her long association with the Rotary movement and assured her support in implementing various social upliftment projects proposed by the Club. The chief guest, G. Olivannan expressed his confidence that the Club will continue to excel in its performance under the able leadership of the president Mr.V. Balasundaram and his team of experienced office bearers. K.S. Srinivasan, assistant governor and the presidents of various rotary clubs and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Mr. K. Natarajan, the newly installed secretary of RCCV, proposed a vote of thanks.