🕓 February 9, 2010
Dubai, Feb 9: Lourdes Kanajar Association of Emirates held its 9th annual general body meeting cum family day-out recently at Mushrif Park Dubai. Over 40 families attended the program which was filled with fun and frolic. Adults and kids alike took part in the group games that were ably conducted by Wilfred/Erina Mendonca and group. The highlights of the day being the relay race, bursting balloons, tug of war, general knowledge quiz, chocolate game, housie housie, delicious barbeque lunch prepared by Canara Restaurant besides an emotional farewell to one of LKAEs founder members Baptist Saldanha (JB) & his family.
LKAE's mission is to improve the livelihood of less fortunate children by
helping them financially and kindle their hope for a bright future. Currently, LKAE
has sponsored fourteen children who are pursuing studies in Engineering, B.Sc Nursing,
Gen. Nursing, and bachelor degree programs.
Elections were held for the posts of President, Vice- President, General Secretary, Treasurer and Cultural/ Sports coordinator. Soon after the nomination round, each nominee was asked to express his/her opinion about their suggested portfolios and these are the members who made it to the core group of LKAE 2010.
President: Joy D'Souza
Vice-President: Vijay Barboza
Gen. Secretary: Wilfred Mendonca
Treasurer: Thomas Saldanha
Sports Co-ordinator: Stanley D'Souza
Lawrence D'Souza, Aloysius D'Souza, Alwyn D'Souza, Austin Barboza, Frank Lobo, Thomas Sequeira, Melwyn Mendoca, Ronnie Mendonca, Benedicta Lobo, Sunilla D'Souza, Sunny D'Souza, Elsie Lobo, Nelson Machado, James D'Souza, Merwyn D'Souza.