Lagoon Meeting #257
Lagoon’s 257th meeting was held on the 5th Dec 2011 @ Rayan Hotel Sharjah UAE, after the ALTTS (Additional Lagoon Table Topics Session) conducted by MTM Sunita Nair.
Meeting opening was done by Senior Member and our dedicated web master TM Abdul Ravoof who announced the club mission statement and called the meeting to order. The presidential address was done by our veteran, TM Chandrasekhara Rao, who is our club president by quoting Mahathma Gandhi, “Anything worth doing is going to be difficult ”. He has given an living example of famous marathon runner Mr. Fauja Singh and emphasized “Always keep playing till your end”. He handed over the podium to TMOD, TM Muraleedharan Punnamanna, who presented the theme of the day “Invest for the Future”. His opening message was on his personal experience about investing in the family, which in turn creates a feeling of Love, Affection, Security and self confidence. All throughout the meeting vibrant TOMD entertained with valuable tips on successful investments.
This was followed the introduction of six guests.
The word of the day, “LARGESSE ”, was introduced by TM Yadu S Warrier, which means, an act or quality of being generous with money and the word LARGESSE was used 6 times during the meeting.
In the Round Robin session every one shared their views on Investment of the Future. There were five prepared speeches.
Two P4s by TM George Jacob titled -“Child Curiosity” and TM Balakrishnan Nambiar on ” Final Journey”, the P6 by TM Mathew P Mathews on “Waste to Sell”. The P7 on “Magic Mirror” by MTM Raham Sitara and P8 “Be there” by TM Biswaranjan Samal
General Evaluator was done by TM Dr.Balan Vijaya Kumar who introduced other evaluators namely evaluating TM George Jacob was MTM Jessie D’Souza, TM Balakrishnan Nambiar, by TM Santhosh Kumar R , TM Mathew P Mathews by TM Moh’d. Rafi Humayun and MTM Raham Sitara by TM Rakesh Dayal and TM Biswaranjan Samal by TM Anuruth Nair.
The Table Topics session was conducted by TM Jagdish Rao in which 4 members and one guest participated.
The silent role players were TM Syed Fazlullah – Timer, Grammarian – MTM Ranjitha Warrier, Ah Counters was MTM Sunita Nair and Shoot Master was TM Shajid Koroth. Photo Master was TM Abdul Ravoof.
Best Speaker Ward winner went to MTM Raham Sitara. Best Evaluator Award to TM Moh’d. Rafi Humayun and Best Table Topic speaker Award winner was MTM Shurooq AlBanna.
Meeting concluded at 10.10 PM.