About Rotary:
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 31,000 Rotary clubs located in 166 countries.

Rotary Club of Koramangala

Rotary membership provides the opportunity to:
• Become connected to your community.
• Work with others in addressing community needs.
• Interact with other professionals in your community; assist with RI's   international humanitarian service efforts.
• Establish contacts with an international network of professionals.
• Develop leadership skills.
• Involve family in promoting service efforts.

Rotary at 100
As the Rotary Centennial approaches, Rotarians around the world are encouraged to focus on three key goals for 2005: eradicating polio, increasing membership to 1.5 million members, and supporting The Rotary Foundation of RI's goal of US$100 per member in donations to the Annual Programs Fund. Once achieved, Rotary will be more capable of spreading goodwill far into its next century of service.

Eradicating Polio
Through Rotary's efforts and those of partner agencies, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and governments around the world, the world has seen a 99 percent reduction in the number of polio cases worldwide since 1985. Fewer than 10 countries still harbor the poliovirus. Rotary's polio eradication fundraising campaign asked that each club set its own goal to support the campaign.

IGNITED MINDS
Rotary district 3190 centennial ICGF on youth service held on sunday 12th september 2004 at St. John's Auditorium, Koramangala, Bangalore
Details here

Contribution
Contribution totals to Rotary Foundation from District 3190 - (as of 30-Apr-04)
Rotarians in District 3190 2,595
2003-2004 District Goal $35,000.00
APF per Capita $18.69
APF-SHARE $48,509.05
Other Restricted $42,072.41
Total Contributions $90,581.46
Source www.rotary.org

RI Mission Statement
The mission of Rotary International is to support its member clubs in fulfilling the Object of Rotary by:
• Fostering unity among member clubs;
• Strengthening and expanding Rotary around the world;
• Communicating worldwide the work of Rotary; and
• Providing a system of international administration.


Increasing Membership to 1.5 Million Members
In order for Rotary to maintain its status as the premiere service club organization, it is vital that Rotary's membership continue to grow. With just more than 1.2 million members currently, this goal provides an ambitious challenge to clubs around the world to focus their efforts on inviting new community leaders to join the ranks of Rotary service..

About The Rotary Foundation
The Rotary Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that supports the efforts of Rotary International to achieve world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs. It is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.

The Foundation was created in 1917 by Rotary International's sixth president, Arch C. Klumph, as an endowment fund for Rotary "to do good in the world." It has grown from an initial contribution of US$26.50 to more than US$55 million contributed in 2002-03. Its event-filled history is a story of Rotarians learning the value of service to humanity.

The Foundation's Humanitarian Programs fund international Rotary club and district projects to improve the quality of life, providing health care, clean water, food, education, and other essential needs primarily in the developing world. One of the major Humanitarian Programs is PolioPlus, which seeks to eradicate the polio virus worldwide. Through its Educational Programs, the Foundation provides funding for some 1,200 students to study abroad each year. Grants are also awarded to university teachers to teach in developing countries and for exchanges of business and professional people. Former participants in the Foundation's programs have the opportunity to continue their affiliation with Rotary as Foundation Alumni.

Reaching $100 Per Capita in Annual Giving
To support Rotary's mission, The Rotary Foundation funds world understanding and peace initiatives through local, national, and international humanitarian, education, and cultural programs. In order to continue and expand the good works of the Foundation into the next century, the organization has committed to try to reach an average of $100 by the centennial year.

Declaration of Rotarians in Businesses and Professions
The Declaration of Rotarians in Businesses and Professions was adopted by the Rotary International Council on Legislation in 1989 to provide more specific guidelines for the high ethical standards called for in the Object of Rotary:

As a Rotarian engaged in a business or profession, I am expected to:
• Consider my vocation to be another opportunity to serve;
• Be faithful to the letter and to the spirit of the ethical codes of my vocation, to the laws of my country, and to the moral standards of my community;
• Do all in my power to dignify my vocation and to promote the highest ethical standards in my chosen vocation;
• Be fair to my employer, employees, associates, competitors, customers, the public, and all those with whom I have a business or professional relationship;
• Recognize the honor and respect due to all occupations which are useful to society;
• Offer my vocational talents: to provide opportunities for young people, to work for the relief of the special needs of others, and to improve the quality of life in my community;
• Adhere to honesty in my advertising and in all representations to the public concerning my business or profession;
• Neither seek from nor grant to a fellow Rotarian a privilege or advantage not normally accorded others in a business or professional relationship.

Club officials
ROTARY DISTRICT 3190
ROTARY CLUB OF BANGALORE KORAMANGALA
Chartered On 19th May 1986
GSR for the club : Rtn. Gyan Prakash Gupta
Club Charter President: Rtn. Sushil Daru
Past District Governor from the Club : Rtn. N.Ramji 1999-2000

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2004-2005
Rtn. Vijay Ladha President 98440 83612
Rtn. H. Jaishanker Immediate Past President 98450 39081
Rtn. V. Srinivasan Vice President 31813666
Rtn. Ramesh K. President Elect 2005-2006 94480 88909
Rtn. Raghuveeran R. Secretary 25523114
Rtn. Nandgopal V. Joint Secretary 98452 88464
Rtn. Subramani M. Treasurer 31864514
Rtn. Sekhar R. Sergent At Arms 98451 47927
Rtn. Frank Coelho Director-Club Services 98450 16747
Rtn. Prasanna Kumar B.B. Director-Vocational Service 98450 26785
Rtn. Manivannan Director-Community Service 98441 66854
Rtn. Lalina Iyengar Director-Youth Service 98450 19051
Rtn. Anirban Basu Director-International Service 98440 88712

ROTARY WEBSITES:
www.rotary.org Rotary International Website
www.rosaonline.org Rotary South Asia Website
www.rotary3190.org Rotary District 3190 Website


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