Managing Committee 2016 - 17
KERALA OBA CONNECT 2016 AT MARARI BEACH RESORT, MARARI
21 - 22 /05/2016
The recently concluded Kerala OBA Connect at Marari Beach Resort on 21 st of May 2016
was well attended with 37 old boys with their family members.
Mr. Sashi Lewis and our Chapter President, Thommen Karimpanal presided over the meeting which commenced with the school song lead by Tommy Vallikappen.
A minute silence was observed in memory of our departed Josephites K C Thomas and Tom Scaria.
President Sashi Lewis in his address welcomed the Josephites to the seventh edition of the Kerala Connect and highlighted the activities of the OBA.
The major event this year was the Golf Tournament conducted in Bangalore for Josephites at Prestige Golfshire which was a roaring success and mentioned that Josephite George Ollapally was solely responsible for this event.
The president thanked all the OBA chapters for their commitment and support to the OBA and mentioned that the North American Chapter have come forward to help Josephites visiting US for higher studies, offering them assistance in the form of counselling , accommodation and financial support. Josephites looking for such assistance for themselves or their children may approach The OBA Bangalore.
Following the president’s address, all first time participants were requested to introduce themselves. A special mention was made of the K T Brothers who always attend in large numbers, Rahul Thadimala for the lovely music, Ajay Peter who comes all the way from Dubai every year and of course Widdy who has never missed a meet.
The meeting concluded with special thanks to the Josephites from Bangalore and all the others who have come from far and our appreciation to all the ladies who support us every year.
In Faith and Toil,
OBA Kerala Chapter
(6 th June 2016)