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.

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  1. Great. looks had a nice meeting. All the best for your new role….

  2. so far we didn’t had five speeches. TMOD Murali has achieved that with an interesting theme for the current situation,GREAT!
    the first time I could see the talented face of long hair toastmaster Ravoof. WOW! through this he proved his talent of praising! Excellent message by President Chandraji. great evaluators had done a nice job under the guidance of the veteran TM Dr.Balan.
    Presence of guests added the flavour.

  3. George Jacob
    George Jacob says:

    TMOD Muralee brought up with a very relevent theme “Invest for the Future” synchronizing financial aspect and family values. Very well done. He was very cooool throught his presentation.As mentioned 5 speakers top the recent lagoons history.Another speciality we could witness a family champions in Lagoon history. Congrats TM Rafi & MTM Sithara. You put the bar high for all of us.
    I have learned many things in last meeting.

  4. Great Work. All the best.

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