Rotary Gonikoppal conducted free camp ‘Know your Numbers’ under Project Positive Health. Around 56 individuals from Jodubeeti Kodava Koota got their height, weight, BP and sugar level tested in association with Om Diagnostic Centre, Ponnampet. President Rtn. Beeta ML spoke on the occasion about ‘Ek chamach kam, chaar kadam aage’ along with the Secretary Rtn. Muthappa KC who is also the President of Jodubeety Kodava Koota. Pamphlets were distributed to bring awareness among the public.
The Blood Donation Camp was organized in the Ramakrishna Hospital, Ponnampet on December 16th, 2020. The President of the Ramakrishna Ashram, Swami Bodhaswaroopananda Maharaja spoke in the camp. The camp was conducted in association with Vivekananda Youth Movement, Ashraya Hastha Trust, Blood Bank Madikeri, Ramakrishna Ashram Ponnampet along with Rotary Gonikoppal. The camp was a grand success as about 70 people came forward to donate blood. 70 bags each containing 300 ml of blood was collected.
Rotary Gonikoppal had the privilage of inaugurating a Bus Shelter in memory of Late Smt. Machamada Saris Thangamma, M/O Rtn. Anish Madappa on 27th Nov 2020. Dist. Governor Rtn. Ranganath Bhat & Circle Inspector Mr. Parashivamurthy inaugurated and spoke on the occasion. AG Rtn. Madappa, Dist Secretariat Rtn. Vikram Dutt, Rotary members and general public were present.
We visited the Farm of Sri Somengada Ganesh Thimmaiah in Nalloor, a recipient of Babu Jagjeevanram Krishi Award recently in New Delhi which is one of the highest award in the field of agriculture. We along with our Dist. Governor Rtn. Ranganath Bhat along with AG Rtn. Madappa Dist Secretariat Rtn Vikram Dutt honoured him for his achievements.
Rotary Gonikoppal celebrated Children's Day on 14th November at Cave Ritz Resort , Begoor. The program was fun filled & frolic with Halloween Theme Party. The Annettes dressed up in Halloween Costume.Lots of games were arranged & Annettes danced to the core to the DJ night. .The program were arranged by the Ann's of our club with president Pavitra KN & secretary Sareena KR taking the lead
World Polio Day was observed on 24th Oct 2020. An awareness program was conducted in Gonikoppal Bus Stand. The banner was released by Gonikoppal Gram Panchayat PDO Mr. Srinivas. Pulse Polio Chairman Rtn. Dr. Ashik Chengappa & Rtn. Dr. Chandrashekar spoke on the occasion. Localities were enlightened about the need to eradicate Polio. The banner was tied to a prominent place in the Bus Stand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVyZ5sBJA7I
Awareness Program was carried out on Covid-19, stressing on the precautionary measures to be taken due to Covid. President Rtn. Beeta ML spoke on the occasion. The announcement was made from Ponnampet to Gonikoppal Bus Stand. An Awareness Program was carried on 'World Heart Day'. Secretary Rtn. Muthappa KC spoke on the occasion & stressed on the precautionary measures to be taken during heart attack & how to keep the heart healthy. Gram Panchayat of Ponnampet & Gonikoppal supported the program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqdAFeQigCE
On account of 'Teachers Day' Rotary Gonikoppal recognized the teachers of our club & were given token of gift. Kailpodh Festival was fun & enjoyed by Rotary family. Games were organized. On account of National Sports Day we celebrated the event by organizing the games. All the National Players of Rotary Gonikoppal Family were recognized & given token of gift.
Rotary Gonikoppal celebrated World Elephant Day by visiting the Elephant Training Camp at Annechowkuru, tete-a-tete with workers, trainers, awareness programme by DRFO Satish & the Majestic Bheem's Mahout & Kavadi were honored.. 1. It's one of the oldest camp 2. It's the number one training camp in India with old traditional method by Jenu kurubas 3. It has the pride of giving trained elephants to other states of India 4. It is the only camp which has participated in capturing process of different elephants and tigers in entire Karnataka 5. It has one of the best No.1 Kumki elephant Abhimanyu.
Rotary Gonikoppal celebrated 'World Senior Citizens Day' by spending valuable time with 2 guest senior citizen Sri Kushalappa MS, a retired Headmaster & Sri Jimmy Annaiah. a retired Senior Accounts Officer. Book named 'The Dance of Destiny' written by Sri Jimmy Annaiah were distributed to all Rotarians present & were honoured.
Rotary Gonikoppal Celebrated 'International Tiger Day' on 3rd of August at Club Hall Kaikeri. Guest speaker Sri.Kotrangada M. Chinnappa presented a Slide Show along with his talk on various subject like present census on tiger population, human conflicts with animal, preservation of forest & wildlife which was very relevant & informative. Truly he is the one man army on a crusade to protect wildlife.
'A Made At Home Short Film' was released on 22nd of July by Dist Governor Rtn. Ranganath Bhat depicting message dual in nature, one being responsible in Corona situation & other being family values. To watch the short film click on the link https://youtu.be/9o7KFnWZu_o