Friday, December 23, 2011

Special Gathering of ORSA’s Colombo Brotherhood on 20th December 2011

A special gathering of Colombo Brotherhood of ORSA held on 20th December 2011 at Cey-Nor Seafood Restaurant. The special guest of the event was Mr. Shiraz Salih, the Deputy Chief Commission of Sri Lanka Scout Association.

ORSA’s patron Mr. Sarath Matharaarachchi, Officials of ORSA , members of Colombo brotherhood were present at the occasion.

The gathering was organized to felicitate Mr. Shiraz Salih and discuss about the RISGO 2013 program.

Mr. Shiraz Salih, addressing the gathering expressed his and Sri Lanka Scouts Association’s fullest support to RISGO 2013. The gathering was also addressed by Mr. Sarath Matharaarachchi, Mr. Ananda Melpitiya, Mr. Suminda Withanaarachchi.






Special Fund Raising Project

The yearend special fund raising project to raise funds for RISGO 2013, held successfully on 17th December 2011. This was a great success as same as all the other events conducted by the ORSA during past year (2011).

Big thank to organizing committee who spend days and nights past few weeks organizing the event.

Go team go !!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Special Gathering of ORSA’s Colombo Brotherhood

A special gathering of Colombo Brotherhood of ORSA is scheduled to be held on 20th December 2011 at Cey-Nor Seafood Restaurant (No 335/A, D.R Wijewardana Mawatha, Colombo) from 7.30 P.M. onwards.
Members of ORSA are invited to be part of this event.
Special Guest for the Day : Mr. Shiraz Sali, Deputy Chief Commission of Sri Lanka Scout Association.
Please confirm your participation by 10.00 AM on 20th December 2011 to Mr. Ananda Melpitiya (ananda.melpitiya9@gmail.com , Tele - 0718146331)

Monday, December 12, 2011

Blessings for New Executive Committee for New Year

A special religious activity is organized by ORSA to receive blessings to carryout projects in year ahead on 11th December 2011 at College “Budu Medura”.

The activity is hosted by Venerable Niyangoda Vijithasiri Anu Nayake Thero of the Malwatta Maha Vihara. The event is attended by the Principal Mr. S. M. Kirithirathna, officials of ORSA and students.








Sunday, December 11, 2011

1st committee meeting of year 2011/2012

1st committee meeting of the newly elected executive committee of ORSA held on 10th December 2011 at Neits Hotel in Thalwatta.
The meeting was attended by a record number of committee members and also by their family members.

The meeting mainly focused on planning the year ahead with projects that are to be carried out and resourcing each of them.

Highlight of the day was our old scout Mr. Menikpura who he is employed in Dubai, making a donation of Rs. 50000.00 to RISGO fund.

The surprised arrival of seasonal guest Santa made everyone happy with gifts distributed among everyone.
The meeting is proceed with a brief meeting of RISGO steering committee.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Notice of Condolence - The mother in law of Dr. Rohan Wijeckoon has passed away.

We regret to inform you that the beloved mother in law of old scout Dr. Rohan Wijeckoon has passed away.

Funeral will be on Wednesday the 7th December at 6.00 pm at Rookmale cemetery in Rukmalgama.

Seth Pirith for Scouts Sitting for O/L

ORSA organized a “Seth Pirith” and Dhamma discussion to Scout group who are to sit for O/L exams this month (Dec 2011). The event was held at “Natha Devala” premises on 26th November . The event was conducted by Ven. Sagara Thero on the acceptance of invitation from Ven. Gangodavila Ariyagavershi Thero. Our sincere thanks go to both the theros for their contributions to make the event a very pleasant and meaningful experience for the scouts.

The event was participated by the scouts of Troup No: 7, parents of them and ORSA officials.

We wish all of them Good Luck in upcoming Exams.





Thursday, December 01, 2011

Press Release - 33rd Annual General Meeting of Old Rajans Scouts Association.

Kandy, November 25, 2010:  The 33rd Annual General Meeting of Old Rajans Scout Association (ORSA) was held on November 20th at Hotel Lagoon View in Pottapitiya, Kandy. ORSA member Dr. Rohan Wijekoon, Assistant Director, Department of Agriculture graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

ORSA is the first old scout association in the island which is formed in 1978, has been serving  since its inception to the Dharmaraja College scout group and the scouting in Kandy district.

At the AGM, the ORSA launched the several activity programs scheduled to implement during next year for  the centenary celebrations of Dharmaraja scouting which falls on 2013. The meeting was mainly focused on planning and review progress of events to be held in 2013.

New Office Bearers for 2012

Following office-bearers were elected at the AGM

PRESIDENT: Suminda Withanaarachchi

SECRETARY: Chaminda Somathilaka

TREASURER: Saliya Dahanayake

VICE PRESIDENTS:  Saminda Basnayake, Dr. Jagath Herath,. Arosha Gunasinghe, Namal  Palliyaguruge, Gayan Gunawardena

ASSISTANT SECRETARY: Chameera Yapa

COORDINATING SECRETARY: Shanaka Bogaswatta

AUDITOR: U.L. Weerasinghe

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Aitha Edirisuriya, Sadara Thennakoon, Kithsiri Kulasooriya, S. S. Gunawardena, Dudly Amarasinghe, Aruna Gunasinghe, Rohan Wijerathna, Samantha Dharmadasa, Jaliya Pagoda, Daya Edward, Eranda Rajapaksha, Gihan Kolamunna, Chaminda Wariyagoda, Dharshana Samararathna, Niroshan Priyantha, Tharanga Silva, Suranga Liyanage, Chinthaka Samarasinghe, Asela Wickramasinghe, Rohitha Uduwela, Malitha Fernando, Wasnatha Ekanayake, Kasun Rambukwella, Buddhi Weerakkody, Raveen Karunarathna, Lasitha Nawarathna, Pamitha Bandara, Iranda Rathnayake, Amila Withanaarachchi, Tissa Jayathilake, E. A. Jayasinghe, Prabath Amarawardena