8th AGM

The 8th AGM was held at Kanasu, an eco-friendly, people- friendly , cafe run by Shobana, at Hotel Preethi Palace.

Braving the traffic most of the active local members turned up.

Kalyani , Roopa , Geetha , Nivishna, Jyothi, Sangeetha, Sapna, Prema, Sheela, came. Mr. B.J. Krishnan, our advisor was there to listen and commend; along with Dr.Vanaja .

New members Shalini , Desiree were welcomed. As was Karuna S, who made the effort to turn up later and contribute to the discussion.

People who had headed some of the programs of last year made their reports, gave us an idea of the expenses involved, the impact on the children and their wish to continue it for the coming year.

Geetha on the Spoken English program of TM school

Sapna on the Birthday celebrations held every two months

Jyothi on the Kutties Carnival,

Sangeetha on the program at Main Bazaar School,

Nivishna on the Wednesday Afternoon craft Class,

Kalyani on the Sports Program at the TM school

Roopa rounded it up with a comprehensive report and Power point presentation with pics to make a greater impact

Budget for the past year was presented.

Members of the next Executive committee were nominated and passed unanimously.

And then the discussions for the next year began.

Lots of ideas flowed and were discussed with pros and cons. Finally we had to break up for lunch.

A good meeting with great interaction

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AGM, 2014

The Annual General Body Meeting was held on  Saturday, 19th July , 2014 at Siragugal Library premises at 3 p.m.

The meeting was well attended and several pertinent issues were discussed.

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Rakesh, Kalyani, Dr.Sheela Nambiar, Sumathi, Sophia

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Dr.Vanaja, Sangeetha, Nikita and Nivishna
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r.Sheela discusses issues with Sumathi while Sophia chats with Dr.Vanaja

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Jyothi cuts her cake to mark the 5th anniversary of Siragugal and her birtday

Annual General Body Meet

The 4th AGM of Siragugal was held on Monday, the 3rd of June at our library premises.  It began with the admission of several new members which heralds fresh thought, ideas and hope .

A meeting devoid of much fanfare and protocol, it brought together like minded people and there was lots of healthy debate and discussion.

New members inducted today were Dr.Sheela Nambiar, Sapna, Sangeeetha Doulath, Preethi, Dr.Sindhura, Madhavi and Susan Daniel.

After an admission fee was paid, there was a small discussion on raising the fee. It was decided to keep it at this level to bring in many more new people into the fold.

Secretary Kalyani read out the report on the year’s activities which seem to have been quite a lot for an organisation of this size.

Jyothi read out the financial report and it was passed.

There was a lot of discussion on the way the next year’s activities should go.

Finally there was the election of the new executive committee and the new team will have Dr.Sheela Nambiar , Geetha Pillai, Kalyani, Sapna Parekh, Jyothi Doulath and  Anita Devaraj, a mix of the old and new.

IMG_2055President Dr.Vasantha makes a point. Seriously listening are Mr.B.J.Krishnan, Dr.Jeyaram and Dr.Vanaja Krishnan

IMG_2049Serenely smiling DrIndra Nambiar, Sumathi and Kalyani

IMG_2059Sapna, Dr.Sheela and Susan seriously consider a ratification

IMG_2056Madhavi debates with Sheela while Preethi happily look s on. Sangeetha does the hostess bit with coffee.

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New members Doulath and Dr. Sindura are absorbing new ideas while biding their time

IMG_2052The meeting gets lighter. Jyothi dissolves in bright happy  laughter.

Annual General Body Meeting

President Dr.Vasantha finishes her welcome amidst good cheer. She is flanked by BJ. Krishnan looking very dapper and new member Sharadha, with Ritu.

Sharadha, Rajsekar and Dr.Jeyaram . Everyone looks grim – maybe this was the discussion on finances.

Lalitha Mohanraj who looks as if she is pondering whether she will join the team. Sumathi is weighed down by responsibilities as new Treasurer.

Bright in blue is Dr.Indra Nambiar who joins us today .

Dr.Vanaja  and Geetha.

Krishnamurthi , a new member brought in Bobby Chemmanur of Chemmanur Jewelers, a very surprise visitor.  He was pleasant and charming, agreed to become a member and as we hoped, volunteered to make a donation.