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Hi Vindhya, I say the following : Members who use our club for social engineering are not true Rotarians -They are RINOs - Rotarian In Name Only
PP Sati Khanna
stWinner 1 PrizeHi Vindhya, Mostly People joining Rotary lately are like Kids. Curious and because asked by other Kid to join the fun. Once they realize its neither fun nor serving other purpose of Theirs they quickly become invisible but always on the Muster so to be
recognized even by the Chowkidar Sudhir Bhiwapurkar
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Yes.. It is.. interview or so.. N to my grt surprise she brought 3 more men In fact so many hv become members because wid her n they all came to promote their protein supplements...they wanted to spread their job or work... I really felt bad..N according to me.. This should not happen N once a prominent lady of our club called me n
So.. My appeal.. Dont use d phone diary for personal asked r u at ur home.. We r coming .. I said why, she said she wl make me happy..i thought she mus b writing my reasonsThat hurt n disturb us... Veenita Pasari
rdWinner 3 Prize
- Vindhya Sanjana
We are all inducted into Rotary projects, social engineering at who perhaps do not require any because we are all at the top of fellowships. Simple. promotion of themselves or our professions. Therefore a Sohrab Kanga
their business interest. If there Hi! I have not come across small amount of "Social Maneuvering" is required to anything of the sort in my over is any interaction, it is ensure that "Social Service" a decade long association with
incidental to their vocation. and "Social Engineering" are Rotary Club.kept apart. Social Service at Our club can boast of members Rtn. Dr. Ravi Wankhede.
and participants? Please send in your tweets ASAP to [email protected] or SMS / Whatsapp or even cal l me on
Dear All, Spouses are actively involved as 9423103916 / 9890715526. Do Committee members and Chairpersons in This column is aimed at allowing our remember that the tweets should not be all avenues of club activity. We give them members a platform in which to air their more than 140 CHARACTERS or these positions, honour and applaud their thoughts, grievances, and to basically LETTERS, & NOT 140 WORDS. That's work but treat them as outsiders and do have a voice. We will present a new topic far too long!! On the other hand if you not even allow them into business every month and publish your responses have a little More to say, then please- meetings except to receive their awards with your photo, subject to space Don't hold back, Just say it! and make announcementsasking availability; which is at most 2 pages Awaiting your views. Remember - the them to leave midway. Is this fair? currently. idea is to be FREE, FRANK AND Therefore the question for the coming Prizes will be awarded to three most FEARLESS!!month:-pertinent responses. However, please let it Happy Tweeting!Should our Club relook at archaic be understood that we value ALL the Vindhya Sanjanabye-laws and permit equal status to tweets coming in. This is a democratic spouses in respect of attendance in organization and we value every single business meetings, particularly when sentiment or opinion that is sent to us. So these very spouses champion our interact with us, tell us what you think, projects and activities as Chairpersons and let others too hear your voice!
Last month, we asked you Is our Club a platform for social engineering or social service?
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celebrating the Charter Nite by humane & dedicated doctors. I salute felicitating our past presidents them today as do so many who have alongside their gracious spouses. This been on the receiving end of their is a tradition religiously & happily largesse. We will always have place followed each year so as to remember for any number of doctors in our & remind all the members about our club!!past presidents who have made the Why is change needed? Only freed club as we see it today- with great from our past burdens & fixed mind strength, perseverance, humility & set can we take advantage of the sacrifice. I specially used the word ' present. Open up your minds & fly sacrifice ' because not only does the high! Problems are same, approach president compromise on his family, differs. Don't be afraid of change,
Enjoying the early winter my Rotary friends, relatives & business interests; accept it gracefully!family? he/she also has no space for ego, anger It is my suggestion to some of our As the saying goes- "No 13 lucky for or attitude. President has to outspoken, opinionated, articulate some, unlucky for some ". encompass all with his benevolence, members to come out in the open, take But God has been kind. We received yet maintain the dignity and strength up a position of responsibility- lead our Charter on the 13th of December of the post. As Charlie Chaplin once the club in the direction they feel so 1944, and for us it has proved to be a said "You need power to do strongly attracted to & they shall be lucky number. Here we are - on the something harmful otherwise love is welcomed with open arms.threshold of stepping into our 71st enough to get things done" Be the change you want to see!!year of our charter & with all guns We undertake innumerable medical, blazing. This year too, like every surgical & diagnostic projects, thanks Bharat Goenkapreceding year, we shall be to the concerted efforts of our team of President
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JUST SAYIN G ...By the time this issue of The Golden A prisoner of the same system which Orange is released, the dust may well spawned him, and, himself a creation have settled on another election. No, I of the dynastic principle espoused by do not mean the J & K assembly his party, Rahul was hardly in a elections. I mean the in house po si tio n to im p o se a different set of s-election-s for the incoming Board rules for others. It was indeed 15-16. difficult, or impossible to alter the I draw reference to Rajdeep Sardesai's system unless he was willing to recent book (2014 - The Election actually take the moral high ground Which Changed India). He narrates by abdicating his throne.how Rahul Gandhi wanted to change Rajdeep could not have elucidated the system, and was keen to have the point better, when he said that organizational democracy within his there are no quick fixes for the nose ahead at the Club's leadership party; but, the so called democratic Congress which is old, ossified, stakes. Every year, there are heated process initiated in the State units was crowded with big egos, rival camps, exchanges, mostly off the record and rendered farcical by the extant leading an entrenched old guard and full of sometimes on the record leading to politicians, who ensured that their byzantine intrigue. Do we see acrimonious situations, friendships own children got positions and tickets parallels in our Club? soured and what have you. for the State Assembly or Lok Sabha Every year, November is a month of The time to change is NOW. Consider elections. Though well meaning, his intrigue and people pretending not to, this a clarion call.attempt failed to break the well- but going head to head whilst - Nimish Sutariaentrenched cliques. jockeying for their candidates to Editor
LETTERS tions! subjects and contents to attract young It was indeed an exhilarating experience readers. for me to go through each of the above Congratulating you once again for the
Baroda, November 5, 2014 issues - worth keeping in any Rotary above excellent Bulletins and with best Dear Rtn.Bharatji, library - to be cherished forever! wishes for your year (14-15) to I am indeed grateful to you for mailing Club-bulletin is an invaluable tool
LIGHT UP ROTARY and with warm your club magazine The Golden through which the Leader reaches out to personal regards to both of you and Orange with innovate masthead No.2, 3 his readers with information and Rotary greetings to all your members and 4 of August, September and October inspiration. Let me tell you that you have
2014 which I found to be one of the most utilized this tool most effectively through from myself and Indumati, we remain,awaited, exquisite, most pleasing to eyes your Editor for which my heartiest Your Friends,in bewitching colours with excellent compliments and congratulations! (JAGMOHAN KATAKIA)layout, art work and printing on art paper August Issue Editor Rt