Rtn. Annamalai Veerappan, a businessman in building and industrial automation business joined as member of our Club. This is a new classification for our Club and we look forward to sharing the knowledge with Rtn. Annamalai. He was introuduced to the Club by rtn. Sathyanarayanan. Our PDG Natarajan Nagoji inducted the member in to the Club.

Maverick archer and man of multi-disciplines - karate, cinema, painting, sculpture - Shihan Hussaini addressed our meeting on 23 July on his quest to make 'Olympic medalists from India in 2020 Tokyo Olympics'. Hussaini gave an energetic talk on what keeps him confident and called him 'mind coach'. He was also the mind coach for South Korean archery team that won 6 gold medals in the world championship. His 8 disciples, each aspiring for Olympic demonstrated their skills and made the evening lively and enjoyable. Watch the video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGB6gXc4zqg. Pic caption: Shihan Hussaini demonstrates archery at the meeting.

Our Club moves in to historic milestone this Rotary year 2019-2020, stepping in to 60th year since we started in 1960. Rtn. M C Srikanth, a chartered accountant by profession, took charge as the 59th President of our Club, along with the Board of Directors. The august ceremony was held on 25 June at Hotel Savera and Rtn. G Chandramohan, District Governor Nominee was the chief guest. More than 100 members and guests attended the funcion.t

Man of infectious smile, our Past President Rtn. M V Sriprakash passed June 2, 2019 at the age of 68, following a brief illness. Known for his friendly manners, he organised the memorable 'vintage 60' international fellowship in the year 2000. Guests from many countries far and wide from Argentina to Switzerland visited us and stayed in our members' homes. He was the President of the Club during the year 2014-15. A great lover of environment, he organised 'Reciprocity Wave', a sculture competition for students using recycled materials. We miss you Sriprakash. You will always remain in our hearts.

Topic: AI is the best or the worst . The Speaker, Rtn V. Shankar demystified the threats and opportunities of AI. Hope it does not take over Rotarians as Rtn.Renjit stated.

It was a joint meeting with RC of Guindy and we had good number of Rotarians from both clubs and also members of Inner Wheel Club of Madras South attended.