Our Rotary District 5840 will be hosting a GSE team from District 3212 in India from April 10 until May 10, 2013.  At this time we are taking applications from Rotary Clubs to serve as hosts to this team. What is needed to apply is a tentative agenda including a vocational day and a list of potential host families.

If you club is interested in hosting the Team based on the tentative schedule below, please provide the following information NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 17TH

 1.       Name of Rotary Club, Club President’s contact info and GSE Club Chair’s contact info

 2.       A brief outline of activities for the team, including Rotary club meetings and/or projects as well as cultural activities

 3.       A brief outline of at least one day’s activities devoted to the vocations of the team

 4.       Verification that your club has host families available to meet the needs of the team

 Send your TENTATIVE ITINERARY by e-mail to:

 Sherri C Muniz at scmuniz@msn.com

 Your request to host will be considered and you will be notified at once if your club is selected. At that time, a full itinerary giving names, street addresses and contact information of each host family, a schedule of host families and all planned activities, specific locations of all planned activities, names and contact information for any Rotarians escorting the team, details of at least one day’s activity devoted to the vocation of each member.



April 10                 Arrive San Antonio Airport – welcome and transfer to hotel

April 11:                Rest and recuperate during day; welcome dinner in San Antonio

April 12 – 14:      San Angelo for District Conference

April 14 – 21        Hosted by clubs in area: San Angelo, Brady, Ballinger, San Saba, Junction, Fredericksburg, and/or Kerrville

April 22 – 28        Hosted by clubs in San Antonio and surroundings

April 28 -29          Mid-tour rest break in San Marcos hotel

April 29 – May 5                Hosted by clubs in area: San Marcos, New Braunfels, Seguin, Wimberley, Canyon Lake, Gonzales

May 6 – 9             Hosted by clubs in area: Uvalde, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Hondo D’Hanis, Castroville

May 9                    Farewell luncheon in San Antonio (open for a club to host)

May 10                 Departure from San Antonio Airport



Team Leader –


Madhavan Pillai



Visits to court house, police stations, jails & attorney’s offices

No special meals or housing requests

Team Member

Ms Nivedita Damodaran


Consulting Psychologist

Visits to mental health clincs

Requests housing with fellow team member Kohila Balamurugan; Is a vegetarian

Team Member

Ms Kohila Balamurugan


History Teacher

Visits to schools, universities, teacher training programs

Requests housing with fellow team member Nivedita Damodaran

Team Member

Mr. Murali Asaithambi



Visits to manufacturing businesses in fields of: fireworks, herbal products, packed food/food supplements, cosmetics, printing and packaging, logistics and clearing/forwarding agents

Requests housing with WiFi facility to keep in touch with home/work

Team Member

Mr Muthu Iyer Sankaranarayanan


Business Man - Pharmaceutical/Health Care

Requests visits to wholesale medical supplies, medical representatives, hospitals, drug store; is a vegetarian