Interact Club & Vanamahotsava at Canara High School, Urwa
1. Interact Club Installation
The installation of Office Bearers of Interact Club of canara High School, Urwa was held on Monday the 18th of July. After invocation and lighting of the lamp, the Interact President welcomed the gathering. Our President Rtn. Venkatesh Pai, the installing officer, gave a brief message to the club followed by acceptance speech by Interact President. Youth Service Director Rtn. Vinod D’souza also addressed the gathering. The school principal Mrs. Shubha Bhat also spoke and thanked Rotary Club of Mangalore for their continued support and guidance. The meeting closed with vote of thanks. Community Service Director Rtn. Dr. Siddarth Shetty, Rtn. Abhijeeth Shet and Interact Staff co-ordinator Mr. Rajaram Nayak were also present.
2. Vanamahotsava Programme
The second project of our club for the year 2016/2017 was taken up on the 18th of July at Canara High School, Urwa. In keeping with this year’s theme of “Year of the Child”, the planting of tree saplings was combined with an awareness programme for children. Three Short films, talks on deforestation and importance of trees were arranged. Three saplings were planted in the school grounds and children were given a total of 40 saplings to nurture and grow. Our Interact club was given the responsibility of co-ordinating and inspecting the growth of these saplings over the coming year. The student who has maintained good growth of the given sapling will be handed over a citation and a prize.
Rtn. Abhijeeth Shet, guest speaker, spoke on human values being essential to make the world a better place.