Friday, August 18, 2017

Lions Club of Calicut Solitaire 2017

Tamer:                                                        Lion Anoop KS
Tail Twister:                                               Lion Jinesh TK
Directors:                                                   Lion Sajith P
                                                                    Lion Binesh Chenagala
                                                                    Lion Vinod P
                                                                    Lion Mahesh Kumar K
Vice Presidents:                                          Lion Vijeesh Kumar VK
                                                                    Lion Shybu P
Treasurer:                                                   Lion Jithesh  K
Secretary:                                                   Lion Sareesh N
Joint Secretary:                                          Lion Sarath Kumar K
President:                                                   Lion Abhilash VP
Club membership chairperson:                  Lion Baburaj
Club LCIF coordinator:                             Lion Sunil Chittadi
Club Service Chairperson:                         Lion Praveen Das VP
Club Marketing Communication Chairperson:    Lion Prabeesh P

The induction and installation of new office bears and new members happened on Thursday 13 July 2017 by Past District Governor Lion Ipe Thomas MJF at Varthakabhavan Kozhikode.
On this day we inducted two new members, Lion Manesh and Lion Vivek.
During this auspicious occasion we honored our Guiding Lions, Lion Ramesan and Lion Hassan Koya.
Also honored Lion Balakrishnan Nambiar, Lion Subash, IPP Lion Baburaj.
Honored all the cricket players and football players of our club who were active participants for the past year.

First meeting on  Thursday 27 August @ Emrald Mall

  • President Lion Abhilash, Treasurer Lion Jithesh and MCC Lion Prabeesh registered attended the Cabinet Installation on 16 July at Mahe Dental College.
  • MCC Lion Prabeesh provided one day food to the intimates of Sukrutham Girls home Narikkuni.
  • Secretary Report -Installation 
  • Treasurer Accounts- Installation,District Cabinet Installation.
  • Meeting time
  • Service project
  • Dues
  • Celebration of important days-Independence day 
 Key Decisions:
  • Decided to conduct our general body meeting on every first and third Thursday. Director Board meeting clubbed with thursday meeting (one hour before the general body meeting)
  • Family meeting once in two months.
  • Decided to celebrate the independence day at Balika Sadanam Parambil Bazar.The activities and service project is in pipeline and will be decided on 10 August by PST. 
August 3-Director board Meeting at Rameshettans office:

Key decisions:
  • Independence day celebration at Balika Sadanam.
  • Flag hoist
  • Provide one day food. 
  • Distribution of set of sports jerseys to all the intimates.

On 15 th August 2017 we celebrated independence day at Balika Sadanam Parambil Bazar and on the same day we provided food to all intimates and also distributed a set of sports jersey to all the intimates. This can be used by the students during the yoga class and sports.
Lion Xenon took a session for the students. 
 Lion Xenon taking a session to the students
General Body Meeting  on Thursdsay 17 August 2017 at Emrald Mall
General body meeting conducted on Thursday 11 August 2017.
  • Lion Augustine Francis took the orientation class to our club members.
  • Lion Xenon took one session to our members.

  • Our President Lion Abhilash Registered and attended the Presidential academy  training, Cambiare on 5 and 6 August at Paithal Resorts, Paithalmala, Kannur
    • Onam Celebration
    • Secretary Report
    • Treasurer Accounts Report
    Key Decisions:
    • Onam celebration
    • Family meeting during the ocassion of Onam

    Thursday, February 16, 2017

    DG Visit 16 February 2017

    DG Visit and Honoring of duty conscious citizen was conducted on 16 February 2017.
    Prio to this we had a board meeting.

    Guest of honor -V K Mahadev Prasad, Founder and Managing Trustee, Surkritham Girl Home Narikkuni.

    • 100% Attendance for DG Visit.
    • Inducted three new members.
    • Sponsored for a Girls complete one year Education (Sukritham girls home)
    • Donated 6000 Rs to Dharma Charitable Trust.
    • Honored Immediate Past President and Charter members.
    Meeting came to an end at 9.30PM.


    Respected Chairman of the meeting Lion Sunil Kumar Chittadi, Our Chief guest Lion CA Sivaprasad K MJF,1st Lady of the district Lion Ganga Devi, Guest of honor Mahadev Prasad and other dignitaries on the dais and off the dais and invited guest.
    This report will be split into 4 areas:
    1. Centennial Projects
    2. Legacy Projects
    3. Celebration of Important days.
    4. Our participation for District Programmes.

    We started our Programmes on 1July , the very first day of the centennial year by Honoring Dr Vankat Rahavan of Ahalia Eye Hospital.
    The new office bearers for 2016-17 of the club was installed on 13 July 2016 by Past Governor Lion Prof Varghese Vaidyan MJF.
    We started a blog for our club on 13 July 2016 and all the activities are updated on the blog.

    Lion Sareesh providing Rs 500 Per month as pension to Santhosh Chevayoor.
    Lion Praveendas providing Rs 500 to Showri Vengeri.
    Lion Prabeesh, Lion PK Baburaj, Lion Bineesh, Lion Sunil Kumar Chittadi providing pension Rs 500 to Shankunni Per month.
    Lion Anoop, Lion Shybu, Lion Mahesh, Lion Sarath providing Pension of Rs 500 to Philomina per month
    Lion Abhilash, Lion Vijeesh Providing a pension of Rs 500 per month to Malu Kotooli.

     LC Calicut Solitaire celebrated 70th Independence day, We celebrated the independence day at Mathrubandhu UP School Kakkodi and sponsored New papers to school as a part of 'Madhuram Malayalam' Project.
    Eye Camp conducted in association with Ahaliya Eye Foundation on 14 November 2016.
    ·     Rehabilitation of Blind and/or any service project to the blind.
    Donated Rs 5000 (Rs Five thousand only) to Rehabilitation Centre, Blind and Leprocy,Alappey on 11 Dec 2016.

    ·         Donated food for 25+ residents of Sukrutham Girls Home Narikkuni on 10 Sep, 8 October, 11Nov, 25 December.
    ·         On our installation day 13 July 2016, we inaugurated our tree sampling project. We distributed 50 tree sampling.
    ·         Taking initiative to do organic farming and /or herbal Plantation. On Dec 14 we distributed 100 saplings of  Neem and gooseberry (2 items in a kit).

    SFK: Our Club did send three teachers to SFK training programmed conducted at Comtrust Eye Hospital on Monday 29 August 2016

    July 13-On the installation day Lions Club of Calicut Solitaire provided financial assistance of Rs 50000 for renovating the house of a deserved poor, Santhosh from Edakkad , Kozhikode. The cheque was handed over by the Installation Officer Lion Prof Varghese Vaidyan PMJF. 

    Our club contributed towards the construction of Bus waiting shed near Puthiyangadi Calicut.


    • ·         July 4-Doctors Day- Honored Dr Venkat Rahavan Ahalia Eye Hospital
    • ·         August 15-LC Calicut Solitaire celebrated 70th Independence day, We celebrated the independence day at Mathrubandhu UP School Kakkodi and sponsored New papers to school as a part of 'Madhuram Malayalam' Project.
    • ·         September 10-Celebrated Onam celebration at Sukrutham girls Home Narikkuni. We sponsored a day to the residents.
    • ·         Oct 2-Our Club Lions Solitaire celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi on Oct 2 by cleaning the Road side near Parammel UP school.
    • ·         On October 8, Worlds Lions Service day, Our President , Secretary and Treasurer contributed one full day service to Ahalia Eye foundation by inaugurating their anniversary and helping them conduct the eye camp
    • ·         On world Diabetic day (Nov 14) Our club participated in a programme organized by Ahalia Foundation.
    • ·         Nov 14-Celebrated children’s day with the students of Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir Edakkad, Kozhikode
    • ·         Dec 25, celebrated Christmas by cutting cake and distributing sweets to the residents of Govt Old age home, Calicut.
    • ·         Jan 26- Republic day (Decided to celebrate with students of Sri Sri Ravishakar Bal Vidya Mandir Edakkad- Sponsoring smart class room and Mini Childrens Park)


    • ·         Solitaire President, Jt Secretary, Treasurer and PRO attended the PR seminar of 4th September.
    • ·         District Dues and First half of International dues Paid on time.
    • ·         Attended RLA.
    • ·         Club Tour to Alappey on 15 and 16 October
    • ·         Registration & Participated for Sargasangamam.
    • ·         Kept Hunger box in club meeting.
    • ·       Contributed to Onam-Bakrid celebration conducted by Dist: Chairperson Lion K.P Hassankoya MJF at Lions        hall calicut on 18-9-2016 inaugrated by Dist: Governor Lion CA K Shivaprasad MJF.
    • ·         Registered and participated in Cricket tournament organized on 4 December 2016. We also paid Rs 200 towards registration fee.
    • ·         Participated and contributed towards community marriage on 10 Dec 2016.
    • ·         Participated and Registered for Centennial celebrations from 7-13 Jan. and received an award from District for the Max percentage of Attendance 63%.
    • ·         Attended all the Zone Advisory meetings called by Our Zone Chairperson Lion Roy Toms MJF
    • ·         We hosted District 5s Foot Ball Tournament on 29 January 2017.

    We are prompt in reporting on the International site and on the district site.
    With this I am concluding my report.
    And Finally, Our club is at 16th Rank throughout the district and 4th in Category D with 35550 points, a club that is just 1 year and 2months old.

    Friday, September 9, 2016

    August Activities

    1. Celebrated Independence day by sponsoring 5 news paper to Mathrubandhu UP school Kakkodi.
    2. Three teachers sponsored by our club attended SFK training on 29 August held at Comtrust Eye hospital, Calicut.
    3.Family Pension continued for 5 family members.
    4.Director board and General body meetings conducted on First and Third Thursday as decided by the club committee.
    5.President of our Club Lion Sunil Kumar Chittadi attended the Presidential academy training scheduled in Goa.

    Sunday, July 17, 2016

    Installation Ceremony 2016

    Lions Clubs of Calicut Solitaire's Induction and Installation of new office bearers for 2016-17 was done on 13 July 2016 at 7.30 PM from City House Calicut at 7PM. The induction and Installation was done by Past District Governor Lion Prof Varghese Vaidyan PMJF.
    The dais was occupied by:

    • President : Lion Baburaj PK
    • RC: Lion Premkumar PMJF
    • ACS: Lion Xenon C
    • ZC: Roy Toms
    • Guiding Lions: K Ramesan MJF and Hassan Koya MJF
    • Secretary: Lion Prabeesh P
    • Treasurer: Lion Praveen Das.
    • Lion Prof Varghese Vaidyan PMJF.


    • We inducted a new member Adv Sreekanth IP, Legal Associate at HiLITE Builders and Asst. Manager (Admin&Legal) at Basim Enterprises.
    • Dr Venkat Rahavan was our invited guest.
    • On this event new office bearers were installed and new member was inducted by Past DG Lion Prof Varghese Vaidyan PMJF.

    New Office Bearers:
    • President:                      Lion Sunil Kumar Chittadi
    • 1st Vice President:        Lion Abhilash VP
    • 2nd  Vice President:      Lion Prabeesh P
    • Secretary:                    Lion Er.Sareesh N
    • Joint Secretary:            Lion Jithesh K
    • Treasurer:                    Lion Vijeesh Kumar VK
    • Directors:                    Lion Binesh C,Lion Jinesh T.K, Lion Praveen Das 
    • PRO:                           Lion Anoop K.S
    • MCC:                         Lion Shybu P
    • Tail Twister:                Lion Sharath Kumar P
    • Tamer:                        Lion Mahesh Kumar K

    Service Projects:

    • We provided financial support of Rs 50000/- to Santhosh, a resident of Edakkad Calicut for Home For Homeless Project.
    • We are continuing our Pension programme which was introduced last year which includes an amount of Rs 500 for 5 needy persons.
    • We also distributed tree samplings to the guests.

    Felicitated by:
    • Lion Xenon C
    • Lion Roy Toms
    • Lion Premkumar
    • Lion Col Mohandas
    • Lion CA G Santhosh Pai
    • Lion Krishnanunni Raja
    • Lion Dr Sanal OV
    • Dr Venkat Rahavan.

    Pleasantries and awards were distributed during the event.

    Presidents,Secretaries and Treasures of other fellow clubs attended the ceremony and made it a grant success.

    Some Pictures:

    Saturday, July 9, 2016

    About Us

    Lions Club of Calicut Solitaire

    About Us:

    Lions Club of Calicut Solitaire was installed on 3rd December 2015 at Hotel Royal Kington.
    Lions Club of Calicut Sapphire is our mother club.
    The club was installed by the District Governor Lion K Sujith MJF by inducting 24 members.
    Lion Baburaj PK was installed as Club President.
    Lion Prabeesh P was installed as  Club Secretary.
    Lion Praveen Das VP was installed as Club Treasurer.
    During the year 2015-16, Our club provided pension to 5 needy people and an amount of Rs 500/month was given as the pension amount.This service is still continuing.
    Lions Club of Calicut Solitaire also provided a wheel chair to a deserved handicapped.
    We also donated for Chennai flood victims and participated in various functions organised by the district.


    The Installation ceremony of our club is scheduled on 13 July 2016 @ 7 PM from City House Calicut. Lion Prof Varghese Vaidyan MJF will be our Chief guest and Installation officer, presided by Lion Baburaj PK.
    Please find the attached invitation letter below:

    Our Members:

    Abhilash VP

     Anoop KS
     Baburaj PK
     Binesh C
     Jinesh TK
     Jithesh K
     Prabeesh P
     Praveen Das V.P
     Sarath Kumar P.P
     Shybu P
     Sudeep Kumar M.K
     Sunil Kumar Chittadi
     Vijeesh Kumar VK
     Vinod P

    Saresh N

    Sajith Kumar

    2016-17 Activities Performed:

    • Participated in PST Schoolings on June.
    • Celebreated Doctors Day honoring Dr, Venkat Rahavan, Ophthalmologist, Ahalya Eye Foundation  Calicut. 
    • Participated in Income Tax filing Campaign organized at Lions hall on 8 July.
    • Registered for Presidential Academy Training to be held on August.
    • Celebrated Independence Day. Sponsored 5 news paper to Mathrubandhu UP School Kakkodi.
    • Our President Lion Sunil Kumar Chittadi attended the Presidential Academy on 6th and 7th August at Alore Grande, Goa.
    • Celebrated Onam celebration at Sukrutham girls Home Narikkuni. We sponsored a day to the residents on 10 September 2016.
    DATE: 06- OCTOBER 2016 @ Hotel Choice   7.30 PM

    This is our first General body meeting on October 2016.
    ·         CEP seminar was conducted by ACS Lion Xenon .
    ·         Full attendance recorded for this meeting.
    ·         Three new potential members: Lion Sajith, Lion Binu and Lion Suneesh attended the meeting.
    ·         Orientation class given by Lion Premkumar our RC.
    ·         For hunger relief programme, following members agreed to sponsor to Sukrutham Girls home:
    Lion Sajith on Oct 1
    Lion Anoop, Lion Binoy and Lion Vijeesh sponsored on October 8
    Lion Sareesh on October 20
    ·         Family meeting organized for next meeting on 20 October 2016 at Hotel Malabar Inn.
    ·         Decided to participate for Regional Lions Academy on 23 October 2016.

    DATE:20 OCTOBER 2016 @ Hotel Sastapuri   7.30 PM
    This is the most important day of our club. This meeting is a very special meeting which is followed by  Director board meeting, General body meeting and family get together and a birthday party celebration (Lenya Sareesh D/o Lion Sareesh).
    ·         There is nothing much to say, we approved all our expense reports and decided to contribute to all the legacy projects.
    ·         90% of our families attended the family meeting on 20 October 2016.

    DATE:04 NOV 2016  @ Hotel Sastapuri   7.30 PM

    First GB meeting for the month of November
    ·         Decided to participate for Sargostav that will be conducted on 27 Nov 2016
    o   Agin Babu                   M         19        Leo      Flag Salutation
    o   Nandana Mahesh         F          12        Leo      Light Music -Film song Without Karoke
    o   Lion Mahesh Kumar    M         47        Lion     Light Music -Film song Without Karoke
    o   Lion Binesh Chengala  M         44        Lion     Fancy Dress
    o   Lion Mahesh & Team  M         47        Lion     Group Song
    o   Lion Binesh C& Team M         44        Lion     Cinematic Dance
    o   Lion Saresh N  M         35        35        Lion     Flag Salutation

    ·         Contribution to Community marriage- Lion Prabeesh selected as convener for the same.
    ·         DG visit date postponed as DG is out of station on Dec 15.
    ·         Photo contest-Environment protection
    Participants: Lion Shaibu and Lion Vinod
    ·         Childrens day Programme -Nov 14
    ·         World Diabetic Day Programmed –Nov 14
    ·         Yoga Class-Nov 11
    ·         Current Point- 19150; Rank-22
    ·         Eye Camp- Nov 14
    ·         Lion Sareesh Sponsored one day food for the residents of Freebird ,Malapparamba on 3 Nov 2016
    Date 17 November 2016 @ Hotel Sastapuri   7.30 PM
    This is our clubs 1st DB meeting followed by 2nd General Body meeting.
    • Preparation for the participation for sargostav is in progress.
    • We arranged funds for contributing towards community marriage to be scheduled on 10 December.
    • PST will be participating for PST Review meeting to be held on 20 November at Hotel Royal Omar ,Kannur.
    • Decided to participate for Traffic Awareness session to be help on 20 November 2016 at Kozhikode.
    • DG visit date fixed on 16 February 2017.
    • Hunger box is kept for the meetings and this was inaugurated by our senior member Lion TP Sunil Kumar.
    • Jersey for the team is planned
    • Rs 1200 towards two waste bin contribution as a part of Swach Bharat Mission has been handed over to the responsible team.

    Date: 01/12/2016 @ Hotel Sastapuri   7.30 PM
    This is our first General Body meeting for the month of December.
    • Handed over Rs 10000 for Community Marriage scheduled on 10 December 2016 at Tali Kalyanamantapa.
    • Our member will be attending the marriage.
    • Team members finalized for participation for District Cricket match to be held on 04-Dec-2016 at Tali Ground , Calicut. Handed Rs 200 towarded the registration charges.
    • Jersey design is planned.
    • Lion Sreekanth’s Son Atmaj Krishnas Birthday is on 14 Decmeber and on this day we will inaugurate the Gooseberry and Neem sapling distribution project.

    Date 15/12/2016 @ Hotel Sastapuri   7.30 PM
    This is our 1st DB and 2nd GB meeting for the month of December
    • Appreciated our team member for qualifying the first level of Cricket match held on 4 December 2016.
    • Our members participated the occasion of Lion Srikaanths Sons Birthday and this has been classified as one of our family meeting.
    • Inaugurated the Gooseberry and Neem sapling distribution project on 14 December.
    • Obituary: Lion Srinaath’s grand mother passed away today afternoon.
    • We have decided to host 5st foot ball tournament only for Lions members of District 318E.

    This is first General Body meeting for the year 2017.
    • Discussion regarding football happened. Registration Fee is fixed at Rs 500.( Venue will be Tali Ground Calicut and Date: 29 January 2017)
    • Active participation from our club members guarantted for the Centennial weeks starting from 7 January 2017 to 13 January 2017.
    • Handed over Rs 2000 towards the centennial celebration.
    • 13 members from our club will be attending the final day of the centennial celebration on 13 January.
    • Paid Rs 6000 for this advanced registration.
    • Zone conference and family meet is on Saturday 28 January 2017.
    • Jersey work is in progress. Everyone was requested to provide their dress size to team sports, above, Kozhikode sports council.
    • Centennial Week and activities planned:
      • 7 January-Traffic Awareness (Thondayad)
      • 8 January-Vision (Eye Camp Moffusil Bustand)
      • 9 January-Hunger
      • 10 January-Pain and palliate (Medical College Pain and Palliative care)
      • 11 January-Engaging youth (REC Govt Higher secondary Shool)
      • 12 January-Environment (Beach Cleaning –Varakkal Beach Butt Road)
      • 13 January-Women Empowerment  (She Auto)
    On 22 January 2017 –Lion Vijeesh Kumar VK , treasurer sponsored one day food to the intimates of Sukrutham Ladies Home Narikkuni.