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The Peninsula Post-January 2012 From the Presidents desk: January leads us to the new year 2012 and marks a season of change. It is time to work with rejuvenated.

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1 The Peninsula Post-January 2012 From the Presidents desk: January leads us to the new year 2012 and marks a season of change. It is time to work with rejuvenated enthusiasm in the service of community. Our Club participated in the Rotary Service Week from 22 nd January to 28 th January during which various clubs organized medical camps, blood donation drives, vocational training & guidance camps, etc. We co-hosted the Mega Medical Camp at Phoenix High Street, Parel and co-hosted blood donation camp at Churchgate station. It provided high visibility to our clubs. This month celebrates Makar Sankranti (festival of kites). We started the month hearing Lord Dolar Popat, Conservative Left Peer in the House of Lords, Great Britain. He served 3 Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher, John Mayer, David Cameroon. Rtn Uday Krandikar unraveled the miracle of ionized water therapy to reverse ageing and look & feel young. We met veteran actress Nandita Das who shared her experiences in producing the film Firaaq. Dr. Snehal Sakplal and Dr. Nigmanand Dey presented Skin Donation & Skin Processing to our members. Dr. Dey highlighted how the skin colour becomes fair naturally by hydrating the skin. Our club wholeheartedly participated in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon Dream Run on Sunday, 15-Jan-2012 with 50 registrations. Our club took lead in the District for NGO charity registrations which totaled 150 across 5 clubs. Participants enjoyed the carnival like atmosphere. We donated a water cooler to FPH, Worli, participated in the Road Safety Week by putting up posters on road safety. Our club is geared up to host 3 inbound Vocational Training Team (GSE) team members from Austria/Serbia from 3 rd to 5 th March. Kudos to the members hosting them.

2 RIP Kalyan Banerjees Message : Please accept my personal invitation to join me and our fellow Ratarians in Bangkok, Thailand, 6-9 May 2012, for the 103 rd Rotary International Convention – an incredible event in one of the worlds most fascinating cities. Thailand is a spectacular destination, truly the land of Thousand Smiles. I would particularly urge Rotarians who have never visited Asia before to consider this your chance. Bangkok is a fantastic gateway to explore the Southeast Asia and a wonderful experience on its own for a shorter trip. For those who hail from countries closer by take the opportunity for a great gateway – with all the dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities of a major cultural capital. Indeed, for those who have been there already you know that you can never get enough of Bangkok. But the best reason to visit the Bangkok, of course, will be the Ratary convention itself: the highlight of the Rotary calendar and an opportunity not to be missed. All through the year, we reach out of Rotary communities across the globe. At the convention, we have the chance to see all those communities represented in one place – to hear all the languages, see all the people and learn about all the projects of the past year. Nothing brings home the internationality of Rotary like a Rotary convention and nothing else has the same power to inspire. Every year I go to RI convention excited to see old friends and make new ones, to celebrate our successes and learn from our experience. And every year I leave with a sense of pride in Rotary, eager to continue my commitment to Rotary. This year promises to be the best convention yet. I urge you to register now and begin planning for our 103 rd Rotary International Convention in Bangkok ! Sincerely, Kalyan Banerjee R. I. President, Reproduced from Rotary News July, 2011

3 Indo-British Relations: 05-Jan-12 Lord Dolar Popat, Conservative Left Peer in the House of Lords, Great Britain. He served 3 Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher, John Mayer, David Cameroon. Joint meeting with RC Mumbai South.

4 Ionized Water Therapy: 12-Jan-12: Rtn. Uday Karandikar spoke on use of this theraphy to reverse age and look & feel young.

5 Mumbai Marathon Our club saw 50 registrations for Half-Marathon/Dream Run. Our club was lead club for NGO registrations in District. Overall 150 charity registrations across 5 clubs was achieved. The event gave Rotary and our club got good visibility. The funds raised from members for charity registrations will be used for Check Dam project.

6 Skin Donation & Skin Processes: 19- Jan-12: Dr. Snehal Sakpal & Dr. Nigmanand Dey from National Burns Centre presented the process of skin donation and various skin processes. Dr. Dey highlighted how proper hydration of skin can lead to fairer skin automatically. The presentations was very informative.

7 Nandita Das – Experiences in making Firaaq: 25-Jan-12: The Chairperson, Childrens Film Society, veteran actress shared her experiences in film making, acting, producing Firaaq. Joint meeting with RC Bombay Hanging Garden.

8 Community Service (Medical): Our club continued to support Dr. Mona Shah for examination and cataract eye surgery at Municipal Eye Hospital, Near Do Taki, Grant Road (E), Mumbai. Project initiated by Rtn Ketan Manek, Gopal Dave & Pankaj Vora.

9 Community Service (Non-Medical):. Our club donated Rs. 28,000/- to Fellowship of Physcially Handicapped (FPH), Worli for installing a heavy duty stainless steel water cooler. This will benefit all the persons at the FPH centre. Project initiated by PE Anil Jain Check Dam in Progress

10 Vocational Service: Our club organized distribution of Road Safety Week (01-14 Jan-12) posters, stickers, etc for South Bombay clubs. We put up Road Safety posters inside & outside building compound and at Pay-n- Park booths.

11 International Service: Our club gears up to host 3 inbound Vocational Training Team (GSE) candidates from Austria/Serbia from 3 rd to 5 th March Members desirous of hosting them at their offices/ factories or to show them around in and around South Mumbai may please co-ordinate with the members hosting them: PE Anil Jain hosts Ms. Melina Nikolic, a young 31 year Serbian President of Serbian Youth Centre. PP Nilesh Shah hosts Ms. Brigit Plank, a young 32 year Austrian Account Manager with BKS Bank AG. Dir(Club Admin) Anup Taparia hosts Ms. Elisabeth Salomon, a young 30 year Austrian Sales & Market Analyst with Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper Sales Gmbh.

12 District News: 1) District Badminton & Table Tennis Tournament: 08-Jan-12 Rtn Vijay Zanwar and his son Vivek Zanwar represented our club at the District Badminton tournament. 2) District Rotary Service Week: 22-Jan-12 to 28- Jan-12: Our club co-hosted the Mega Medical Camp at Phoenix, Parel from 22-Jan-12 to 25-Jan-12. Thousands of persons availed of the free checkups. Rtn Anup and Pankaj represented our club at the camp.

13 Our club co-hosted the Blood Donation Camp at Churchgate Station on 23-Jan-12. Rtn Gopal Dave, Vikas Makharia, Kshitij Kotak, Asha Toshniwal & Prez Jay Toshniwal represented our club at the camp.

14 FEBRUARY 2012 EVENTS 02 nd February : Vocational Award Nite – Our club gives away vocational awards to: Ms. Pooja Gaitonde – Classical Singer, Ms. Aakanksha Vora – National Swimming Champion, Shri Samraat Gill – Gazal Singer, Dr. Mona Shah – Eye surgeon, Shri Yuvraj Walmiki – Member: Indian Hockey Team, Shri Subhash Kabra – Hasya Kavi & Sanchalak, Mrs. Roopa Kudva – Head S.Asia–S&P, MD–CRISIL, IGP TS Bhal–GM-MSPHWC,MD-Red Swastik Society, Dr. Indu Shahani–Sheriff of Mumbai, Principal: HR Venue for this fellowship nite is: Overdrive, Malabar Hill Club 3 rd floor, Near Hanging Garden, Mumbai th February: Kya Yeh Sach Hai – Movie on Rotary 4-way test alongwith high points on making of the film. Venue: Utsav Hall, Samrat. 11 th -12 th February: Rotary District Conference at Hotel Renaissance, Powai. 16 th February: No meeting due to holding workshop on 18 th February. 18 th February: Workshop on Emotional Intelligence. Renowned management expert Shri Jaiprakash Kabra takes you through a detailed workshop + high tea. Time: 3pm to 6pm Venue: Utsav Hall, Samrat. 23 rd February: Panel Discussion on International Peace & World Understanding. Panelists include 2-3 Consul Generals, Journalist, Youth Icon. Time: 4:30pm to 7pm. Venue: Jai Hind College Audi A-Road, Churchgate.

15 Hilarious One Liners 1)Question: If you catch it, you will throw it away. If you don't catch it, you will keep it. What is it? Answer: Lice 2)How many times can 18 be subtracted from 360? Ans: Only once,because any latter subtractions would not be from 360 but from a smaller number. This edition is designed and developed by Mridu Taparia, daughter of Rtn. Anup and Seema Taparia.


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