Rotaract Gears up to celebrate 50 years of service

6 March 2018 - 166   - 0

 The Rotaract District Sri Lanka and Maldives began in 1969 with the chartering of the Rotaract Club of Colombo, and ever since the movement has played a significant role in shaping the lives of youth. 

Today, almost 50 years after its inauguration the Rotaract District 3220 Sri Lanka and Maldives boasts of 4300 Rotaractors representing 65 Clubs spread all across the island of Sri Lanka not limited to the areas of Colombo, Galle, Jaffna, Kurunegala and Badulla. Rotaract 3220 includes community-based Clubs as well as institute-based Clubs rooted in public and private universities as well as the first corporate-based Rotaract Club in the world, a statement from Rotaract said.

This year  is significant for Rotaractors all over the world who are excited to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the movement. Various Rotaract Districts have planned their own celebrations to commemorate what the movement has striven for during the past five decades: fellowship and service towards the community.

Rotaract 3220 is currently in the process of organizing a celebration spread across two weekends in March placing equal focus on the four avenues of the movement. The first phase, to be held in Jaffna would include renovation of the J/ Keerimalai Naguleswara Maha Vidyalaya on the  March 10, and the second phase in Kandy (to be held on the 11th of March) will comprise of a Community Service project focusing on maternal and child health culminating in a cultural event dedicated to the uniqueness of Sri Lankan culture.

The celebrations will end with Golden Fest , a unique carnival guaranteed to satisfy you with entertainment, games, delicacies and a great environment to spend time with friends, which will be held on the 24th and 25th of March at Green Path, Colombo. 

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