Saturday, November 25, 2006

Funeral Notice - Brother Mr Mahesh Ruberu

Dear Friends,

Our former preseident and long member Mr Mahesh Ruberu's elder brother has expired.

Funeral proceedings at 3.oopm on 25th Saturday at Dodanwela family cemetrey.

By: Suminda Vithnaarachchi - The Treasurer ORSA

Monday, November 13, 2006

28th Annual General Meeting of Old Rajans Scout Association

28th Annual General Meeting of Old Rajans Scout Association was held on 12th
November 2006 at Nugawela Mansion Hotel Aladeniya.

Our member, old scout Mr. N.B. Weerakoon was the chief guest for the event. The college principal Mr. S.M Keerthirathna, the former Group Scout Leader Mr. Bandara Weerasekara were also present for the occasion.

According to the agenda, first the welcome speech was delivered by the former president Mr. Kithsiri Kulasooriya. Then the former secratary Mr Aloka Perara presented the minutes of the last annual general meeting and it was followed by the presentation of the activities performed during the last year together with a slideshow of photographs of activities.

Then the financial statements presented by the former treasurer Mr. Sumidna Vithanarachchi were approved by the members.

The next important activity that took place at the AGM was the launch of a Foreign Activity Fund which is a concept of our Member Mr. Namal Palliyaguruge. The objective of this fund is to give the financial assistance to the college scouts who will be participating to the international scout events and to encourage them.

An audio visual presentation was also prepared by Namal Palliyaguruge. All the members and non-members can contribute to this fund.

For more details visit The initial target is to accumulate a fund of LKR 250,000/=.

Then it was the time to appoint the new committee. The following is the new committee that was appointed by the members present for the 28th annual general meeting.

President : Mr. Aloka Perera

Secretary : Mr. Jagath Herath

Treasurer : Mr. Suminda Vithanarachchi

After the speeches of new President and the Secretary the AGM was concluded.

Then it was the time for lunch and fun. The kids and young members also enjoyed a swim in the swimming pool before lunch.


The Old Rajans Scouts Association (ORSA) AGM 2006- 12Nov 2006

The ORSA AGM was held at Mansion Nugawela, Kandy yesterday 12th November 2006, very successfully.

New Appointments

Hony President – Mr Aloka Perera
Hony Secretary – Mr Jagath Herath
Hony Treasurer – Mr Suminda Vithanaarachchi

Key Points

A new fund was launched to help the Dharmaraja scouts to attend International Jamborees.

More news will follow soon…

Source : Mr Suminda Vithanarachchi- Treasurer

Old Rajans Scout Association, Lake View Park International Scout Center, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Sunday, November 05, 2006

Dharmaraja Scouts On Challenge

Two Dharmaraja Scout teams will participate for the Dehigama Challenge Trophy hike competition organized by the Kingswood College Scout Group and The University Of Peradeniya Hike Competition organized by the explorers Club of University of Peradeniya today 5th Novermeber 2006.

ORSA wishes good luck for both teams.

Source: Namal Palliyaguruge ASL 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts and Executive Committee Member of ORSA

Mr Sarath Matharaarachchi- Group Scout Leader To Undergo A Training In China

Mr Sarath Matharaarachci the group scout leader of the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka will attend a scout training conducted by the Scout Association of China.

He is going to complete a Wood Badge training course for Rover Scouts and on completion will be the only Wood Badge holder for Rover Scouts in Sri Lanka.

Source : Namal Palliyaguruge ASL 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group and an Executive Committee Member of ORSA

Mr Shantha Madurawe appointed as the National Training Scout Commissioner, Sri Lanka Scouts Association

Mr Shantha Madurawe a patron of Old Rajans Scout Association of Dharmaraja Scouts, Dharmaraja College, Kandy has been appointed as the National Training Commissioner by the Sri Lanka Scouts Association.

The Old Rajans Scout Association wishes him best of luck in his new office.

The Annual Parents Day

1st KandyDharmaraja Scout Group, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Annual Scouts, Parents and Old Scouts Day

November 30th Thursday,4.00pm, Dharmaraja Auditorium, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The annual scouts day has been postponed to November 30th.

The Chief Guest will be Mr Soma Weerakoon The Chief Scout Commissioner of Sri Lanka Scouts Association.

Special Guests will be Mr Abdhulla Rasheed, The Director , Asia Pacific Scouts Association and Mr Eric Wu The President of Asia Pacific Scouts Association.

Source: Namal Palliyagrurge- ASL 1st Kandy Scouts and Executive Committee Member of Old Rajans Scout Association