Mysuru: At a glittering function held on Saturday last at a private hotel in city, awards were presented to various Clubs of RI District 3181 to recognise and appreciate the efforts of Clubs in serving the society in several spheres.
Over 400 delegates witnessed the colourful event hosted by Rotary Ivory City Mysuru; a young Club that was chartered only 18 months ago.
Welcoming the gathering, Chairman of the Awards Nite, Rtn. Sunil Baliga, thanked the District Governor Dr. R.S. Nagarjuna for reposing confidence in Ivory City Club for convening the ceremony.
Chief guest M. Mallikarjuna of JSS Mahavidyapeetha spoke eloquently on the importance of serving the community selflessly and brought out examples of philanthropic individuals who excelled in the art of ‘Giving.’
Presiding over the function, District Governor Dr. Nagarjuna reminisced the Rotary Year 2016-17 and expressed satisfaction at the level of activities of all the Clubs that brought laurels to RI District 3181. He congratulated the winners of the awards and urged for the continuation of the ‘Spirit of Serving.’
Rotary Clubs of Kollegal Mid Town, Subramanya and Mysore East won 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes under ‘Small Clubs’ category. Rotary Clubs of Kollegal, Mysore Central and Hunsur won 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes under ‘Medium Clubs’ category and Rotary Clubs of Bantwal, Mysore Mid Town and Mysore North won the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes under ‘Large Clubs’ category. Past District Governors Rtn. K. Krishna Shetty, Rtn. R. Krishna, Rtn. Dr. B. Devdas Rai and District Governor Elect 2017-18; Rtn. M.M. Chengappa were present on the occasion.