Sunday, July 29, 2012

Kicked off Swimming camp as a part of Lions Sports Academy

Lion sports academy with the help of Adventure sports academy of Payyanur has started a free swimming coaching camp for children. Dananjaya Babu, SI of Police inaugurated the program. Lion Dr Mohan Ramdas, who's also the president of Adventure sports academy, Adv Narayanan Nair, Lion VP Ramachandran who is also the secretary of Adventure sports academy, Ln Dr K Gopinath who was instrumental in carrying on the sports academy for two years, Lion Gangadharan who first proposed the project of Lions sports academy and has been it's convener ever since, Mr Jayaram, who has coached more than 25000 children in swimming, Mr Suresh Kuttamath, brother of our Treasurer Jayaraj, who has assisted Jayaram for last 25 years, were present in the inauguration ceremony.

Attended Cabinet Installation

22 members attended District Cabinet Installation held on July 15th at Calicut. we witnessed the installation of cabinet of our Governor Lion Vineesh Vidhyadharan, by past International President Lion Ashok Mehtha. He also inaugurated the district website designed by our member Lion Dr Praveen Gopinath and congratulated him. We sponsored 5 MJFs this year, out of 37 from the whole of the district, all of whom were congratulated by the PIP, and our club president Lion V Balan too was congratulated.

Celebrated Doctors' Day

Only July 1st our members visited one of the oldest doctor of Payyanur, Dr K U Bhaskaran Nambiar, popularly known as Kuppadakkan doctor. our PDG Lion Dr K Damodaran honoured him. Dr K Gopinath, Dr S D Prabhu, Dr S Rajiv, Dr Praveen Gopinath, Ajith Shenoy, Vijayakumar Shenoy, V Balan, Jayaraj Kuttamath attended. It was quite emotional moment for the seniors, since Dr KUB Nambiar was a charter member and was quite active until recently in Lions club of Payyanur.

Installed a 'press box' at bus stand, Payyanur

We installed a board with individual mail boxes for each news paper at the old bus stand, for the public to put in their news items to the press. It was inaugurated by Municipal Chairman, K V Lalitha on 30th June.

T Jafar installed as new President

Our new team of office bearers headed by Lion V Balan, assisted by his secretary Lion Laxman shenoy MJF and treasurer Lion Jayaraj Kuttamath were installed on 28th June by VDG Lion Dr Suchitra Sudhir MJF, in a very colourful function. Ln Dr K Damodaran PDG released the club bulletin, which was beautifully released by Lion Jayaraj. 5 new members were inducted : Ajith Shenoy, Siju Nambiar, Jayaraj, Surendran and Balakrishnan.