The months of July and August has been busy time for our Rotaractors, with Club installations and projects galore. Rotaractors of Measi Institute of Management did two interesting projects - one 'Miyawaki Urban Forestory' project planting 1500 saplings in Adyar and another, a virtual meet jointly with our other Rotaract Clubs at CEG, Guindy, AC Tech, Guindy and Asan College in Pallikaranai on 'Health and Fitness'. Actor Sarath Kumar was the chief guest at the virtual meeting. Way to go Rotaractors.

Our Club organised career guidance programme for 10th standard students of Corporation Girls School, Saidapet today (9 March). Prof. Vipinendran of CEG, Anna University addressed the students on the various opportunities available to pursue one's career. The students found the programme useful and were all praise for the opportunity to clear their doubts.

When it comes to timely service and winning the hearts of beneficiaries, nothing can beat Southerners and Rotary. With the reopening of schools on 19 January 2021, after the covid lockdown, for the students studying in 10th and 12th standard, our Club provided masks for the students of Corporation Girls School Saidapet. The school appreciated the timely gesture.

Tale of the District, short story writing competition for annettes of Rotary District 3232 concluded with award presentation ceremony conducted virtually over Zoom, today, 16 January 2021. Total of 18 entries were received from annettes in the age group of 10-19 years. Ms. Sowmya Rajan Srinivasan, Storyteller, psychologist, Founder member of Bangalore Story Telling Society was the chief guest. The winners are: 1st Prize: Annette Arjun, Annette of RC Chennai Upscale, 2nd Prize: Annette Raghav, Annette of Rotary Club of Royapettah and 3rd Prize: Annette Shakthi Valliammai, Annette of Rotary Club of Perungudi. Consolation prize winners are: Annette Afra Farheen, Annette of Rotary Club of Madras Central Aadhithya, Annette Aarushi Sridhar, Annette of our Club, Annette Shreya Reji, Annette of Rotary Club of Royapettah, Annette Mohamed Imaad, Annette of our Club and Annette Mayuri Yazhini, Annette of RC Madras Industrial City. Congratulations all the winners.

Vizhithiru, self awareness and motivational programme by Rotaractors of College of Engineerig, Guindy every year, was organised on 6 January 2020 at CEG Campus. Our Club President Rtn. M C Srikanth was the chief guest of the function. The programme had speakers from different profession sharing their success stories and insights.

On the eve of Deepavali, the festival of lights, our Interactors of Asan Sr. Secondary School visited Mercy Home, the home for elderly people, on 25 October. They presented them bedsheet, towel and spent time with them. A thoughtful gesture from our Interactors as the monsoon is setting in. Way to go Asanites.