Lagoon Meeting #254
The 254th meeting of Lagoon was held on the 24th Oct 2011, after the ALTTS (Additional Lagoon Table Topics Session) conducted enthusiastically by TM Mohd Rafi.
Meeting opening was done by SAA TM George Jacob who emphasized the day’s history significance, announced club mission and called the meeting to order. The presidential address was done by our past president TM Dr Balan Vijay Kumar, with a message of “take simple things in life looking deeper”and invited the newly joined three members . He handed over the podium to TMOD TM Balakrishnan Nambiar who presented the theme of the day “Challenge & Response” on his opening message inspired with Edmund Hillary’s life story and other quotes which were followed the introduction of Guests.
The word of the day was introduced by newly joined TM Hind Yousif Sahoo “DEMUR”, meaning, to express doubts, protest.
The Round Robin session on personal experience on Challenge & Response was very interesting in which all non role members and guests participated.
There were 3 prepared speeches.
P3 by TM Valerine Perreria titled “Attitude”
P3 by TM Zakir Hussain titled “Laughter best Medicine” and
P5 by MTM Wafa Al Nakhi titled “Love”
The induction of Six New Members was done by our VP Membership, TM Raham Sithara.
General Evaluator was done by TM Reghunath Nair who introduced other evaluators.
Evaluating TM Valerine Perreria was TM Dr Balan Vijay Kumar
Evaluating TM Zakir Hussain was TM Suresh S. Edavana and
Evaluating TM Wafa Al Nakhi was TM Santhosh Kumar.
The Table Topics session was conducted by TM Muraleedharan in which 5 members and 1 guest participated for the impromptu speaking. The Guest was Mr. Zahid whose participation was commendable.
The silent role players were TM Mohd Ashraf – Timer, TM Sharooq Ali – Joke Master, TM Rahim – Grammarian and TM Rohit Tharamal – Fine Timer.
Best Speaker Award winner was MTM Wafa Al Nakhi
Best Evaluator Award winner was – TM Suresh S. Edavana and
Best Table Topic speaker Award – TM Loy .
Meeting concluded at 10.00 PM.