"KANAKADHARA" the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Inner Wheel Club of Bangalore North of District 319 held on Friday 27th October 2017 was truly a golden shower with grand celebrations and a burst of donations to meet our expenses for the project of building 3 classrooms and washrooms for the children of Abbigere primary school on the outskirts of Bangalore.
The evening began with the project of donating 50 wheelchairs to the physically disabled. IIW President Dr. Kapila Gupta, Association President Patricia Hilton and District Chairman Padmini Nagachandra along with President Veena Ananth handed over the chairs to the recipients. The wheelchairs were donated by member Madhuri Naganand.
The dignitaries later judged arrangements made with spices by members from other Inner Wheel clubs of the District.
Following a traditional welcome with Aarathi and garlands, the dignitaries walked through a guard of honour with all the Past Presidents of the club holding lamps.
President Veena Ananth welcomed the gathering and expressed her joy at being chosen to lead the club in the golden jubilee year. She also thanked all the club members for being her pillars of strength.
IIW PRESIDENT, ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT, AND DISTRICT CHAIRMAN were then honoured with garlands and mementos.
As they listed out the projects of the Past Presidents the respective Past Presidents received their golden jubilee lapel pins from Dr. Kapila Gupta.
Dr. Kapila Gupta addressed the gathering and advised Inner Wheel to build a strong identity and publicise the vast services that they render to society. She congratulated the Club and appreciated the project and the speed at which funds were collected. She invited all the members to IIW Golden jubilee celebrations at Varanasi and IIW Convention in Australia.
She honoured President Veena Ananth by putting the Golden Jubilee collar on her.
Dr. Kapila Gupta released the Souvenir
Association President Patricia Hilton spoke to the gathering and congratulated the club. She discussed happy schools.
She released the club roster.
District Chairman Padmini Nagachandra congratulated the club and appreciated their teamwork.
Results of the spice bouquets were announced by ISO Pratima Kini and 3 prizes were distributed by District Chairman Padmini Nagachandra.