Our Club had organised a blood donation camp in association with the Darshan Darvesh Foundation of Kohli family at Hotel Aroma today, and was supported by the management and students of Allied Institute of Hotel Management and Culinary Arts, Panchkula.
Fifty units of blood were collected in which the students of the Institute, staff and family of Hotel Aroma, and Rotarians participated.
Mr. Ram Niwas, IAS, Home Secretary, UT was the chief guest who commended the Kohli family and the Rotarians for their continued commitment to the cause. “Do a good act and you will sleep well with happiness in your heart,” he said. He called upon the Rotarians to join with the Chandigarh Administration and tackling various challenges of literacy, poverty, malnourishment, health, sanitation, environment, etc.
Mr. Man Mohan Singh Kohli, proprietor of Hotel Aroma said that the camp is an annual feature which is held to pay our tributes to our elders especially our late parents Sardar Darshan Singh and mother Amrita Darshan, and deceased elders.
Mr. D.K. Bansal, MLA from Panchkula also presided over the camp, and many other dignitaries including former mayors Mrs. Harjinder Kaur, Mr. Pardip Chhabra, Mrs. Saroop Krishan and other functionaries of the Blood Bank Society, attended the camp.
The camp was managed by the team of doctors and staff from Rotary Blood Bank Society Resource Centre led by Dr R.S. Shah.