KCWA General Body Meeting
Pics by: Alban D’Souza
Kuwait Sep.3: Kuwait Canara Welfare Association (KCWA) held its General Body Meeting on Friday, 1st September in Indian Public School auditorium, Salmiya. The meeting commenced at 6:30 pm with the opening prayer lead by Walter Santhumayor. President Hilary Stevan Rego heartily welcomed the gathering and expressed his gratitude towards all the members for their support, love and encouragement.
Various Reports were presented and appreciated by all. Rajesh Aranha presented Minutes of last GBM and Harry Fernandes presented the activity report. Finance, Membership and educational fund reports were presented by Anil D’Mello, Sunitha D’Silva and Alwyn Noronha respectively. Anil Fernandes briefed about SAMPADA – KCWA Education fund established at Udupi diocese and their functioning. KCWA website and Facebook updates were presented by Allan D’Souza. Cultural & Sports activity updates were presented by Orson D’Souza and Hywel Pinto respectively. Monthi Fest preparation updates were presented by Sunitha D’Silva and Jinella Rodrigues. Praveen Menezes conducted the lucky draw for the members present at the venue. Justice Mathias emerged as the lucky winner. Fr. Ivan D’Souza, visiting Priest from Mangalore, lauded the charity work of KCWA.
Rinna D’Souza proposed vote of thanks followed by closing prayer. Vice President Deepak Andrade was the moderator. Alban D’Souza captured the event through his skills in photography. Allan D’Souza facilitated power point presentation. Sound system was provided by Anand D’souza. Dinner was served by M&M confectionary & Caterers. Around 100 members and their families were present.
KCWA Managing committee would like to express their sincere gratitude to members for attending the GBM in large numbers and for their valuable suggestions and also thank the management of IPS Salmiya for providing the auditorium.