Probus Club of Chennai organised the â€œInternational Elders Dayâ€ Celebrations jointly with the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) at the RCSC, Kasturi Ranga Road, Chennai-18 on 1st October, 2014. Former Supreme Court Judge and Former Chairman, Law Commission of India, Dr. AR. Lakshmanan was the Chief Guest. A book titled â€œProbus Way to Graceful Ageingâ€ was released during the function. The first copy was received by Sri S.N. Srikanth, President, Rotary Club of Madras. Mr. Mikhail Gorbatov, Director, RCSC also addressed the gathering. The book would give the senior citizens an awareness of the problems of old age and how to equip themselves for facing it happily and successfully.The Chief Guest, Dr. AR. Lakshmanan lauded the Probus Club for having sent its suggestions for consideration on the Bill, â€œThe Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act-2007â€ before the Bill is introduced in the Parliament.
The Probus Award of Excellence was awarded to Shri M. Radhakrishnan, Founder & Managing Trustee, Sri Rajeswari Radhakrishnan Charitable Trust, Nanganallur, Chennai in recognition of his exemplary services rendered to the poor and visually challenged. The Probus Club also awarded Probus Recognition Awards to two of its Past Probian Presidents, Shri R. Manickam and Sri V. Audimoolam by the President, Rotary Club of Chennai. Ms. Jyoti Agarwal, President, Inner Wheel Club distributed prizes to the winners. Shri K. Lakshmipathi, Secretary proposed a vote of thanks.For book copies and donations contact Shri B. Ranganathan, Treasurer, 9962644468 and K. Lakshmipathi on 9840706015 (or) Dr. P.P. Ramaswami on 9841280256.