Lagoon Meeting #256
Lagoon’s 256th meeting was held on the 21st Nov 2011 @ Rayan Hotel Sharjah UAE, after the ALTTS ( Additional Lagoon Table Topics Session) conducted by TM Dr. Balan Vijay Kumar.
Meeting opening was done by SAA TM George Jacob who initiated a warm up exercise with slogan “I love UAE”, announced the club mission statement and called the meeting to order. The presidential address was done by our, VP Education, TM Praveen, with details of team building training conducted by Division J and the message was “we are leaders in all our area of life”. He handed over the podium to TMOD, TM Syed Fazlullah who presented the theme of the day “UAE National Day Celebration Continues……”. His opening message about glimpses of UAE formation and enjoying very single moment of UAE life.
This was followed the introduction of five guests.
The word of the day “ENLIVEN ” was introduced by MTM Raham Sithara, meaning, to give life, action or sprirt, etc and the word ENLIVEN was used 22 times during the meeting.
The Round Robin session, on our UAE life and National Day was very interesting in which all members and guests participated.
There were three prepared speeches. Two P1s by MTM Shurooq Al Banna and TM Mohammed Ashraf and P7 by MTM Sunitha Nair titled “Understanding my Father”.
General Evaluator was TM Loy Machedo who introduced other evaluators namely evaluating MTM Shurooq Al Banna was TM Murleedharan, evaluating TM Mohammed Ashraf was TM Balakrishnan Nambiar and MTM Sunita Nair was TM Dr. Balan Vijay Kumar.
The Table Topics session was conducted by TM Mathew P Mathews in which 4 members and 2 guests participated.
The silent role players were TM Mohammed Rafi – Timer, Grammarian – TM Biswaranjan , Ah Counter was TM Jagdish Rao and Fine Timer – TM Chandrasekar Rao.
Best Speaker Award winner was MTM Shurooq Al Banna. Best Evaluator Award TM Dr. Balan Vijay Kumar and Best Table Topic speaker Award winner was our Guest Ms Fatima.
Meeting concluded at 10 pm. After the meeting TM Loy Machedo conducted special education session on Tips of presentation & public speaking.
Photos courtesy Muraleedharan