Mumbai: AGM of Canara Konkani Association, Borivli held
Posted On: 09/10/2011 12:25 GMT
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Mumbai: The 5th Annual General Body Meeting of CANARA KONKANI ASSOCIATION ,BORIVLI was held on 6th October 2011 at 5.30 PM, at St.Francis Institutes MBA hall. The meeting began with a  prayer led by Alice Monis.

Secretary read out the minutes of 4th AGM, and Treasuerer presented the  Accounts statement and Balance Sheet for the year ended 2010 - 2011 which  were approved by the members. ice Chairman George D souza gave a welcome address.

Chairman Albert W D Souza expressed his happines over the growth of the association which induced 100 new  members to the association during the year and raised the funds by successfully organising the cultural programme. The total membership of the association is 700 he said.

He also informed that the association has met the  educational needs of six poor children. New Degree college and Medical college will be opened by Franciscan brothers from next year which will be benefitted for the  people from suburbs specially of Borivli, which will have minority quota. And he urged the members to take the advantage of the same.

Dr.(Miss) Pamela Correa, a member of the Association was felicitated for securing MD degree in the month of June 2011.

Guest of Honour Mrs.Flora D Souza, a Social worker and active  member of Konkan Taram, shared her experience, and gave tips to members of the Association how to sucessfully  manage the house,Office and the social activities.

Mr. Godfrey Quadros introduced the 6 children who were given the support to continue their studies by the association. Children gave a rose to the Chairman with grattitude for the help given by the Association.

"Turupachyo Tin Kannyo" a Konkani book written by Felix DSouza was released by Mrs Flora DSouza.

Honourable Chairman Shri Albert D souza,Vice Chairman Shri.George D Souza Secretary Charles D Cunha, Treasurer Robert Tauro and the chief guest Mrs. Flora D'Souza were present at the dais.

Mrs. Sunita D'Souza intruduced the guests. Mrs.Lynette noronha anchored the programme.  360 memebrs were present. A grand buffet dinner was served to all.

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