Monday, November 05, 2007

ORSA AGM a success

The ORSA AGM which was held yesterday (Sunday 4th November 2007) at Hotel Thilanka , Buwelikada , Kandy was a very successful event.

The Key officials of the association were re elected unanimously.


Hon. President : Mr Aloka Perera

Hon. Secretary : Mr Jagatah Herath

Hon. Treasurer : Mr Suminda Vithanaarachci


More about AGM and pictures will follow.

We thank all the members and the family members who participated and the organizers for a wonderful event.


Source : Mr Suminda Vithanaarachci– Hon. Treasurer

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

ORSA AGM Scheduled

Old Rajans Scout Association AGM –

The ORSA AGM has been scheduled as follows.

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Date: Sunday, 4th November 2007

Time: 10.00am

Venue: Hotel Thilanka , Buwelikada , Kandy

Reported by : Suminda – The Treasurer

Please contact Suminda on 0777-841542 for more details

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

ORSA Day Trip 23 Sunday September 2007

23rd Sunday, September 2007

The annual day trip of the Old Rajans Scout Association which held on 23rd Sunday September 2007 was completed successfully.

Places of Visit
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Victoria Dam and Power House
Deltotota Falls
Lulkandura Falls

Key Events
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The key point of the trip was the community development project held at Deltota Sunday School. The ORSA donated books for the children.


ORSA wish to thank Mr Lalith Kothalawala who sponsored the lunch to the participants.

Source : Suminda- The Treasurer ORSA

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Former OBU President - Mr Luxman Silva Expired

Mr Luxman Silva a member of the Old Rajans Scout Association and a former President of Old Boys Union of Dharmaraja college has expired.

He was a very active Old Boy in the OBU and was the key to start up many projects including the OBU Head Quaters at Buwelika.

The funeral ceremony will be held at Gampola cemetery on 03 September 2007.

Our deepeset Sympathies.......

Monday, August 20, 2007

Everest Quest Update -up to 19th Aug

The Everest Expedition team which left on 16th August have now arrived in Delhi and doing well and on schedule.

Schedule up to Yesterday

16th Aug - Arrived at Chennai
17 Aug - Left for Delhi on tain
19Aug - Arrival at Delhi
Sight Seen in Delhi

Next days

20Aug - Sight seen in Agra Taj Mahal
Leaving to Gorakpur by train .(Gorakpur is the border cross to Nepal from India)

Source: email from the team

Rajans Flag will be on top of the Himalaya again!!!

12 Presidents’ Scouts of the College Scout Group, along with 6 Scout Leaders and Assistant Scout Leaders would be leave from here tomorrow, to scale the Langton Glacier on Himalayan mountain range. Langtang Lirung peak is a part of the Langtang National park in Nepal, which is 7248 meters in height.

This happens to be the largest team of Lankan students ever to embark on a Himalayan Expedition.

Lets all get-together and salute the heroes of mother Rajans to accomplish this mission and make it another outstanding moment of excellence in our continuous adventure.

For more information – visit www.rajanseverest.com
Best Regards
-Chandana

Monday, July 16, 2007

Well wishers for the Dharmaraja Team for the World Jamboree

Well Wishing Ceremony for Rajans 23rd July 2007

The Old Scouts Association are hosting a well wishing ceremony at college premises for the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scouts who are participating for the 21st World Jamboree to be held at Hylands Park, Chelmsford in the United Kingdom(28th July - 9th August).

26 scouts from Dharmaraja troop will take part in the contingent from Sri Lanka numbering 90.

We wish them all good luck and a very enjoyable time.

Ps: All Old Scouts please be present to give the team a moral boost, contact Suminda (0777 841542) for details..

Well Done - Rover Crew after so many years

Annual Cricket Match between Old Scouts and Rover Crew - 7th July 2007
Pallekelle Grounds

After several years of domination by the Old Scouts in the annual event, The Rover crew managed to reclaim a win on the match this year.

Congratulations Rover crew...

Source : Suminda - The Treasurer Old Scouts Association

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Annual Cricket Match

The annual cricket match of the Old Rajans Scout Association will he held on 07th July 2007 at Pallekelle, Open Prison. All Old Rajans are welcome.

Friday, May 25, 2007

Sinhala Awurudu Ulela

The annual sinhala aluth awurudu ulela was held a week after awurudu at Katawala-Leula.


Monday, April 23, 2007

Sinhala and Hindu New Year Festival - ORSA

Sunday 29th April @ Ketawala

The Annual New Year Festival of The Old Rajans Scout Association

Venue : Vocational Training center , Ketawala

Time : 9 Am onwards

Chief Guest : Mr Pathmasiri Walgama - The Managing Director - Heladiwa Collection


Please contact Suminda (0777841542) for more details

All are cordially invited.......,

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Change of place - "Pathiraja Cinama Abinandana"

The venue of Pathiraja Cinama Abinandana has been changed to the Dharmaraja College Auditoriam due to unavoidable curcumstances.

Thursday, February 08, 2007

"Dharmasena Pathiraja Cinema Abinandana" another grand Event By ORSA

The Old Rajans Scout Association(ORSA) has organized a Cinema Festival of well known film producer and Old Rajan Mr Dharmasena Pathiraja, as their major fund raising event for year 2007 in aid of the Lake View Park International Scout Center.

The Derana TV will be the official Television while Asura Fm will be the official radio of the event.

The ORSA will be pleased if you could help them with sponsoring the event by way of souvenir pages, banners, cut outs or in any other way.

You are most welcome to communicate with Mr Suminda Vithanaarachchi (077 841542) The Hony. Treasurer of ORSA if you need any further information.

Monday, February 05, 2007

3rd Committee meeting of ORSA

The 3rd committee meeting of ORSA was held on 4th February 2007 at Dunumadalawa Forest Resavior. This meeting was specially organized to congratulate and welcome the new District Commissioner of Kandy District Mr. Sarath Mataraarachchi who is the 3rd DC in a row from Dharmaraja. (Click here to view the profile of Mr. Sarath Mataraarachchi in flash).

Then the issues relating to the Mega-fund raising project which is scheduled to be held on 4th March 2007 was discussed by the committee members. To view a detailed presentation about the project click here.

Training camp of Troop number 11 scouts

A training camp was held couple of weeks back to train the scouts of Troop number 11 who are preparing to complete their presedent's badges this year. The camp was held for 3 days and the program was planned and administered by Mr. Namal Palliyaguruge and Mr. Saliya Dahanayaka.

Thursday, January 18, 2007

The Two Day Excursion of Old Scouts

14 & 15 th January 2007

The Old Rajans Scout Association members had a merry time at the annual two day excursion to Katharagama on 14 & 15th January 2007.

The bus started from Kandy first visiting Mahiyangana temple and then proceeding to Katharagama. The crowd visited the Katharagama Devalaya and Kirivehera .

On the second day they visited the Maligavila and Udaganawa and had a bath at Manik Ganga at Okkampitiya.

More details and pictures will follow.

Reported by Mr Suminda Vithanarachci – The Treasurer Old Rajans Scout Association

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Pirith and Dhana at Lake View Park

12 & 13th January 2007

The Old Rajans Scout Association and 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout group will start their annual calendar with Pirith and Dhana ceremony at lake View Park International Scout centre.

The Prith Chanting will be on 12th Night and The Dhana will be on 13th morning.

Every one is welcome to participate.

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Mr Sarath Matharaarachchi Appointed as Kandy District Scout Commissioner

The Sri Lanka Scout Association has appointed Mr Saratha Matarachi the Group Scout Leader of 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group as the Commissioner for Kandy District Scouts. He has held the position of Group Scout Leader of Dharmaraja scouts for more than 13 years.

Mr Sarath Mathaarachci is a proud Old Rajan and a well known Leader Trainer for training scout leaders in Sri Lanka. In addition he is the prefect of Games at Dharmaraja college who contributes to the betterment of Dharmaraja College sports.


We wish him all the success in his new office.

Reported by Mr suminda Vithanaarachchi – The Treasurer Old Rajans Scout Association