1. R C DOMBIVLI MIDTOWN YOUTH CHARTERED 29 JUNE 2009 ZONE 3B DIST 3140 PRESIDENT RTR AJINKYA SHETH SECRETARY RTR MRUNAL PALDEWAR 2011-2012
MIDTOWN JOURNAL SUNDAY , FEBRUARY 05 , 2012
Who is the
STAR of the Fortnight ???
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Goals of Rotaract Movement Exploring the world
To develop professional
of Rotaract Movement
To emphasize for the rights of Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club
for young men and women ages 18 to 30. Rotaract
knows no limits in its outreach. Rotaractors have access to the
many resources of Rotary International (RI) and The Rotary
others, based on recognition of the worth of clubs are either community or university based, Foundation. Rotary International provides the administrative
each individual and they’re sponsored by a local Rotary club. This support that helps Rotaract clubs thrive.
makes them true "partners in service" and key History of Rotaract has evolved quickly in its short but
To recognize the dignity and value of all members of the family of dynamic history. In the early 1960s, Rotary
useful occupations as opportunities to serve Rotary. clubs around the world began to sponsor
As one of Rotary’s most university youth groups as community service
To recognize, practice, and promote ethical significant and fastest-growing projects. The 1967-68 RI president, Luther H.
standards as leadership qualities and service programs, with more Hodges, and the RI Board of Directors
than 8,400 clubs in about 170 considered this club activity to have
vocational responsibilities countries and geographical international relevance, and Rotaract was
To develop knowledge and understanding of areas, Rotaract has become a
approved in 1968 as an official program for
Rotary clubs. The first club chartered was the
the needs, problems, and opportunities in All Rotaract efforts begin Rotaract Club of North Charlotte, North
the community and worldwide at the local, grassroots level, Carolina, USA, on 13 March 1968. Several
with members addressing their decades later, the Rotaract program has grown
To provide opportunities for personal and communities’ physical and into a strong, international network of 7,300
group activities to serve the community and social needs while promoting clubs in more than 150 countries and
international understanding and geographical areas. Rotaract’s 145,000
promote international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and members are young men and women (ages 18 to 30) who serve
goodwill toward all people service. the needs of their communities, widen their personal and
Rotaract clubs are part of a global effort to professional contacts, and increase their understanding of the
bring peace and international understanding to the world.
world. This effort starts at the community level but Source - www.rotaract3140.org
RCDMY: A Machine to develop the society
Rotaract Club of Dombivli Midtown Youth is a Power of Youth. It's not just a A huge turning point came for us when we organised and Rs.1 Lac budgeted show
club, it is a machine which can change the society. The Club is established for the of Late Mrs. Smita Patil (Actress). It was her biography made in her memory and some
development of Community & Youth. The Youngsters from different parts of city beautiful songs performed at Savitribai Phule Auditorium, Dombivli. This resulted in
with full of Talent are a part of our club. Many projects done in our 1st year of birth fame and high motivation for all the RCDMYkars.
are appreciated by Dombivlikars and Media. We not only believe in planning After gaining from learning experiences in the year 2009-10 we raised our graph
projects but design in such a manner which can be really profitable or beneficial in the year 2010-11 under the leadership of the legend Rtr. Chinmay Madke and his
towards society. vibrant core team. His unique talent in making creative designs helped in planning
Today's youngsters will become tomorrow's parents, professionals, business Creative and Unique projects which had been never undertaken by any of the clubs.
leaders, community leaders with the help of RCDMY. They can gain the tools & This ideology was proved by our Award winning Unique 2nd Installation
skills necessary to develop Ceremony which was executed in a typical Maharashtrian style.
into responsible, productive Once again the district members and other Rotary members were
members of the Society. It's left speechless witnessing this fabulous ceremony. It was also
a great platform for followed by mind blowing performance by Zee Sa Re Ga Ma’s
youngsters to show their famous Abhilasha Chellam. Her songs compelled the audience to
Talent & to build their Self get rid of their seats and shake their body with the tune.
confidence & improve Year 2010-11 also witnessed unique projects that bagged
Leadership Quality. We awards in District. Since theme for the year was “MAJHI
think our efforts, however DOMBIVLI” we did our landmark project on 15th Aug based on
small will make a difference exhibition of facts and
& will also set an example information on Dombivli Installation Ceremony
for our next generation who r C i t y . I t w a s h i g h l y Most creative andyear so thatway of celebrating
the new Rotaract
d future of our club. In future appreciated by all the members motivating. Pg 2
we are coming up with large Dombivlikars and Media as
number of Projects & a new effort was taken by us RCDMYkar Overseas
Activity for our Community. to create awareness about RYE Seminar & Felicitation Pg 2
In the very 1st year of Dombivli.
club we were totally new to Likewise another Republic Day Unplugged
RID 3140. We formed our vibrant team for the year under the leadership of our unique exhibition was organized by us on Old Age Home Visit
Charter President Rtr. Santosh Iyer and set the goals for the year. The theme chosen Calligraphy. All the calligraphy was done by world Wonderful project conducted at old age home
near Khidkali. It was a singing program
for the 1st year was ‘Building a New Edge’. We had our 1st Installation on 17th July renowned calligraphy artist Shri Achyut Palav. by our team for the oldies.
2009 along with presentations and videos and totally a new look was given to it. Even this was not left behind in publicity and
Members from district who witnessed this installation were enthralled by the compliments. Part of Soul
management and the co-ordination between our team and they felt as if this was not This year 2011-12 under the leadership of Success, Wealth, Luxuries vs Family
all a new club but a club which had undergone vast experiences. We released our Rtr. Ajinkya Sheth is still writing the year after year Pg 3
annual bulletin and the design of the bulletin was appreciated by all. Following this success stories of RCDMY. The creative projects
was some fabulous and attractive projects planned and executed. Our Parent Rotary done this year are mentioned in Pg. 2. We would 100 Rupee Club:
and Dombivlikars appreciated them and many of them were also covered by famous like to continue the same success every year with India's smallest Social
print and electronic media. your blessings. Change Fund Pg 3
2. R C DOMBIVLI MIDTOWN YOUTH CHARTERED 29 JUNE 2009 ZONE 3B DIST 3140 PRESIDENT RTR AJINKYA SHETH SECRETARY RTR MRUNAL PALDEWAR 2011-2012
FLASHBACKWho is the
SUNDAY , FEBRUARY 05 , 2012
Installation Ceremony: Bhartiya Rail:
An effort of RCDMY
Welcoming Our New President to exhibit the
31st July 2011
Most creative and ingenious way of
wonders of Indian Rail
celebrating the new Rotaract year so that
it keeps members motivating and
encourages them to think creatively as
creative ideas are always welcomed by
the youth which being our club theme
for 2011-12 (THINK CREATIVE
THINK BIG). It was most creative
Installation which was made entirely
with scrap material. DRR was amazed to
visit such an Installation.
RCDMY promoting Inter-district relations
24th - 28th Aug 2011
Associated with one of the most active clubs of
Bangalore - RC Bangalore West. Shared the culture
of Bangalore and Maharashtra. Letter head
exchange, Mumbai Darshan, lunch, etc was done in
order to build up relation with our guest. Rtr Venkata 15th Aug 2011
visited RCDMY as an International Ser Director Landmark project which went on air consecutively for the 3rd year. This
from RC Bangalore West. He was very much pleased educated citizens about Facts of Indian Railway and made them aware
with our hospitality and took with him some of the importance of the World's second largest network of Railway-
memorable moments to be treasured. INDIAN RAILWAY. Around 3000 people visited the exhibition.
RCDMYkar Overseas Republic Day Unplugged:
Felicitating effort of club
member for participating Sharing light moments
in Short Term RYE musically with Old Age Home
26th Jan 2012
Always in a zeal to do something different
left RCDMYkars this time with a new
Wonderful project conducted at old age
home near Khidkali. It was a singing
program by our team for the oldies. We got
to know the hidden talent of our members.
Moreover Rtr. Abhilasha Chellam, our
guest member raised the quality of the
project with her heart touching voice. The
Old Age Home Manager was very much
delighted with this gesture of ours. We got
14th Sept 2011 the blessings from them and a feeling of
Rtr. Chinmay Kulkarni who had been to Argentina on behalf of Rotary satisfaction resided in all our heart.
Club of Dombivli West was felicitated. He amazingly represented
Rotaract Movement and the country as a whole there. Many Rotarians
graced the occasion.
RCDMYkar’s Day Out: Matheran
From the desk of 23rd Oct 2011
MIDTOWN JOURNAL TEAM After some heavy & hectic projects refreshing
of minds should not be left behind. Following
this principle every year our Club Service
We Love to hear from You. Director organized 1st day out for us of this year
at a wonderful hill station ‘Matheran’
We accept all suggestions for improvement. Walking kilometers after kilometers and
enjoying the serene beauty of the place made
Feel free to get in touch with us any way you our minds peaceful. This also made us think
feel fit and we would be glad to take your about new and innovative projects that can be
suggestions into consideration! planned in future.
We also had a small introduction session about
Rotaract for the new rotaractors. We learnt a
few things and gathered information on rocks
and mountains. Visited many spots and had lots
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3. R C DOMBIVLI MIDTOWN YOUTH CHARTERED 29 JUNE 2009 ZONE 3B DIST 3140 PRESIDENT RTR AJINKYA SHETH SECRETARY RTR MRUNAL PALDEWAR 2011-2012
Who is the
SUNDAY , FEBRUARY 05 , 2012
STAR of the Fortnight
Date of Birth...
“Life gives ample
4th June 1991
Describe yourself in two
to prove yourself”
words... One ‘o’ One interview with
Talkative & Friendly Rtr. Shraddha Shetty - Editor 2011-12
Still pursuing Studies... Hey I think dreams are not be disclosed... (Laughs)
Yes I am pursuing TY Bcom
from Pendarkar College. Happiest moment in life...
This question has only one answer.... “Joining
Any true life adventure that RCDMY”
Wow... I still can’t forget that Do you believe in destiny...
Parachute Ride. It was really yes I do believe in destiny, it's the destiny which
breathtaking. Would love to try decides your birth & death. Example, road accident;
again if given a chance. Can you avoid an accident if it's happened to you? No
na this what the destiny is all about
Any Aim in Life...
Yes of course.. who does not Hardwork or Luck? Plz vote...
has an aim in life...My aim is to I vote for both. It's true that luck do works sometime
start my own Event but without hard work u can't achieve your goal so I
Management Company of believe in hard work too.
which I dream day & night this
is not just my Aim but this You write beautiful articles. Would you like to
would be my 1st Step towards share some article with us...
my dream. Yes of course. Below I am giving you one of my
‘beautiful’ article.... (Laughs)
Any unforgettable dream...
Part of Soul forgotten that they are only
100 Rupee Club:
India's smallest Social Change Fund
their parents because of
whom they are existing in Source - Internet
this world. The way of
living, love, respect & the Almost
honesty have been all every one of us
originated by us just due to has thought about
their parent their own soul. giving. About
Then why rudeness to them charity. Many of
who have spend their entire u s d o n a t e
life on their children. In whenever we can
many of the cases seen to charities of our
today the grown up children choice, whatever
have forgotten that their amount we can.
family includes their That amount
Life gives ample opportunities to could help a child
prove yourself in the world of competition but parents. The living place of their parents is at
their own place where their children reside and get an year's
few hours to be with your family. In today's education,
growing world we want to see success, fame, not at any old age home. The actual happiness of commitment of Rs. 100 for 12 months, an
their parent is not the money but the love & time clothes, etc. but the problem is donations
money, goodwill & luxuries in between there individual can support CAF India's social
which they need from their kids. like these are sporadic and intermittent.
lies something more precious & more change fund. This initiative is specifically
Many times it happens that presence NGOs have to wait for funds and in the
valuable those words are love, affection, our designed to develop strategic investment
never matters but the absence of the same meanwhile have to keep their projects on
family & our relations. These are the words for achieving high and long term impact
individual hurts badly, don't make this happen & hold.
which seem to be vanished from this world. from social development projects.
do try to make your parents a part of your own To counter problems like these,
The growth has been taking so fast that our Through 100 Rupee Club, one can
soul & remember they are always a part of our Charities Aid Foundation (CAF India)
own family has left behind in the old books of support three thematic areas of livelihood
family. has launched the 100 Rupee Club ,
our past indeed they aren't given time. promotion, education and health for
India's smallest social change funding
Many of the fast forwarding youth has Rtr. Shraddha Shetty greater impact
initiative. Through a monthly