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Lions Club sets out agenda

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CHENNAI: Blood group identification for Corporation schoolchildren, diabetic awareness and road safety are some of the programmes on the agenda of Lions Clubs International District 324 A5 for 2005-06.

K. Ramadurai, Lions district governor, gave a detailed account of the programmes at a meeting on Wednesday.

Besides blood donation camps and AIDS awareness programmes, workshops on diabetic awareness and detection camps in educational institutions would be conducted.

Traffic islands

The club's plans to set up six traffic islands in the main junctions of city roads apart from organising a human chain with one lakh children to educate people about road safety.

Aid for schools

Students of government and corporation schools would have 1,000 new and used computers donated to enable their computer literacy.

The club would also honour six eminent personalities in various fields, including sports, music and science.

Keeping in line this year's slogan, `Care and Share Everywhere', Mr. Ramadurai also highlighted the special event slated on October 8, the 100th day of the Lions Year, when 1,000 community projects would be conducted to benefit one lakh needy people.

The club's vice district governor, K. Ranganathan, and the past governor, T.J. George, took part.

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