World Peace and Understanding Night

Rotary Club of Greentown celebrated its 19th Anniversary and World Peace and Understanding Day at Impiana Hotel Ipoh recently.

The event was attended by about 100 members and guests, including the Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Maj-Gen Lalith Daulagala, Rotary Club District Governor, Mansor Saat and representatives from its sister club from Makati Edsa, Philippines.

The Rotary Club of Greentown has actively participated in various community projects since its inception in 1994, mainly in the health and literacy fields, locally and abroad. It is currently involved in a sanitation project in Seam Reap, Cambodia.

The government gave a grant of RM35,000 recently for the club’s various humanitarian programmes. During the dinner, past president Lee Swee Ching made a personal donation of RM2000. Nachemutu Karappannan, the Club President thanked donors for their generosity and promised that money collected would be spent wisely.

Guests were treated to a sumptuous buffet dinner and then entertained to traditional dances, including a performance by a local Sri Lankan troupe. The evening ended with a drum and percussion demonstration, a fitting finale to a grand night.

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