Mangaluru, January 4: The Mangaluru Balmatta Lions Club, in association with the Roshni Nilaya School of Social Work, formed the Roshni Mangaluru Balmatta District 317D Leo Club on January 3, 2022, during which new members were inducted into the welcoming arms of Lions Clubs International. .
The meeting started with Lion President Carlo Lancy calling the meeting / event to order. It was followed by a prayer song led by the Leos.
Lion Christopher performed the Flag Greeting. The welcoming speech was delivered by President Lion Lancy Carlo who shared his youthful experience and explained the value of education that was provided at the time in a situation of lack of facilities and funds. He also spoke of the joy received in serving society which is permanent unlike that found in materialistic things.
Suman S Attavar, student president of the School of Social Work proudly called out the names of the Leos to be inducted, followed by the swearing-in ceremony where the Leos were officially sworn in by Leo Kavan Kubevoor, the Leo president of the district and have received roses. by members of the Lions Club Mangaluru Balmatta.
Newly elected members of the Leo cabinet, consisting of President Leo Vernon Chris Pinto, Vice President Leo Arnold D’Silva, Secretary Sarah Nasir Sheikh and Treasurer Leo Vikas J Nayak, were concisely introduced by Sarik Ankitha by a short and sweet introductory speech.
Lions District 317D Governor Lion Vasanth Kumar Shetty was introduced by Leo Councilor Lion Pooja Jalan. Lion Vasanth Kumar Shetty shared some motivational words on what it takes to be a righteous leader. He stressed the importance of a leader who speaks less and listens more. He then was sworn in to the newly elected Leo Cabinet while reminding them of their duties and obligations to the Leo Club and to the society itself.
The charter certificate and club banner were then presented to the newly appointed Leo firm.
The Lions along with the Leo Club Cabinet lit the lamp as a symbol of the inauguration of the new Leo Club Roshni Mangaluru Balmatta and a group photo was taken to cherish this wonderful and historic moment.
Leo Club founding president Roshni Mangaluru Balmatta shared his joy in his acceptance speech and expressed his immense gratitude for being accepted as president.
Dr Juliet CJ, the event’s main guest, shared examples of how Lions clubs have made a positive impact and served society. She also expressed her gratitude to Lions Clubs for presenting SSW Roshni Nilaya with such a character building opportunity. A moment of appreciation was presented among the dignitaries. Lion Vijay Vishnu Mayya and Lion Dr Rameela Pujary congratulated their very motivating and encouraging words.
The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks addressed to the honored guests as well as the newly inducted members by Founding Secretary Leo Sarah Nasir Sheikh.
Finally, the event was adjourned to the sound of the bell followed by the national anthem.