Badulla Lions conduct seminar for A/L students
Senior Lecturer, Sinhala Language, University of Peradeniya
Attanayake M. Herath conducting the seminar.
Students and teachers attending the seminar. In the front row are members
of the Lions Club of Badulla
Lions Club of Badulla organised a Sinhala Language seminar for
Advanced Level students sitting the examination in August this year. The
seminar was conducted by Senior Lecturer in Sinhala Language, University
of Peradeniya, Attanayake M. Herath. Over 1,000 students attended the
The project was organised and sponsored by the Lions Club of Badulla,
and held at the Uva Provincial Council Library Auditorium, Badulla.
Participants paid a tribute to the Lions Club of Badulla for
organising the seminar which provided them helpful guidelines for the
GCE A/L Examination. Refreshments were served to the participants at the
Landmark service project by Kandy Rotary Club
The Rotary Club of Kandy (District 3200 - Sri Lanka) initiated one of
its most successful and land mark projects in care for the disabled by
acting as the catalyst to substantially upgrade the “Colombo Friend in
need” Society - Kandy Branch now called “The Centre for Handicapped”.
It was the initial funding and support provided by the Rotary
Movement including human resources which enabled this organization to
obtain support from a diverse number of other donors including NORAD,
USAID, the Government of Sri Lanka, The Sri Lankan President’s Fund,
Motivation of U.K. and a number of individual and Corporate donors to
establish one of the most successful rehabilitation centres for
physically handicapped persons in the country.
This centre now operates independently and is registered and approved
by the Government of Sri Lanka. Todate, over 5,000 poor underprivileged
persons have received a new lease of life by being provided with an
artificial limb which enable them to walk once again.
The Rotarians involved in this worthy humanitarian programme, were
Primary Contact & Project Initiator - Rtn. Vice President Shamil Peiris,
the Late Rtn. Past President T. R. R. Rajan, Rtn. B.D.R. Rajan and Rtn.
Dr V. Vijayakumaran.
“Diriyata Saviya” Scholarship Programme of Rotary Club of Kelaniya
“Diriyata Saviya” scholarship programme initiated by Rotary Club of
Kelaniya was launched recently at Viharamaha Devi Balika Auditorium
“Diriyata Saviya” aims at providing financial and other assistance to
needy children mainly covering the Kelaniya area who are unable to meet
expenses connected with furthering their education due to financial
Rotarian Amitha Mallawarachchi Project Director of “Diriyata Saviya”
confirms selecting 20 students both girls and boys based on their
examination results in G.C.E. Ordinary Level 2006 and eligible to follow
G.C.E. Advanced Level class, for the scholarship programme.
Lions Club Badulla Office-bearers
Office bearers of the Lions Club of Badulla, for the fiscal year
2007/2008, were installed recently. The ceremony
At the installation ceremony from left are Lion Sumithra Peeris,
Lion Amara Peeris, Lion Manju Sri, Lion Vijitha Peeris,
(Immediate Past President) Lion Harin Fernando (Club President),
Lion Dr. V. Yohanathan (District Governor’s Chief Co-ordinator -
UVA Province) Lion Mahinda Alwis, JP (Club Secretary) and Lion
was held at Dunhinda Falls Inn, Badulla. The new members were
installed by Dr. Lion V. Yohanathan, District Governor’s Chief
Provincial Coordinator for Uva Province.
Club President - Lion Havin Fernando Club Secretary - Lion Mahinda
Alwis JP Club Treasurer - Lion Rajan Kadirgamar. Immediate Past
President - Lion Vijitha Peeris 1st Vice President - Lion M. J. M.
Pathahulla 2nd Vice President - Lion Daminda Silva 3rd Vice President -
Deshashakthi Lion D. N. T. Sisira Kumara
Board of Directors
Lion Vincent Dias, Sumithra Peeris, Roshan Bagnovawala, K. P.
Mahendranayagam, H. M. N. Wijetunge, Dayaratne Silva, Gamini Dassanayaka,
Neil Senarath, Piyal Liyanage, Anil Manawadu, Deshapriya Gajanayaka and
Capt. Asela Tennakoon. Lion Ladies’ Committee, Chairperson, Lion Lady,