ICYM Bantwal unit presents the Mega Event ‘Khela Mel 2K18’
Bantwal: The ICYM unit of Bantwal church hosted a grand event in association with Yuva Hitha Samithi under the name “Khela Mel 2k18” on November 25th. It was organised for uniting all the parishioners as one family. The event included various games for different age groups.
At 8:30 a.m all the parishioners gathered at the church grounds and took part in a fun game Bomb In The City after which breakfast was served.
The inaugural function began at 9:00 a.m with a prayer song led by the ICYM members. Dale D’silva welcomed the gathering. Agnes Saldanha, an international level sportswoman hailing from Agrar was the chief guest of the day. Fr Walter Dmello, Parish Priest presided over the function. Sandeep Menezes, Vice president, parish pastoral council, Richard D’souza, Secretary, Ronald Carlo, coordinator, Yuva Hitha Samithi, Sunil Lewis, Animator ICYM and Avinash D’souza, president ICYM were the other dignitaries on the dais. The dignitaries inaugurated the event by bursting the balloons.
Fr Walter D’Mello addressed the gathering and wished luck to all the participants and the organisers. Agnes Saldanha conveyed a message to the audience regarding the importance of sports and games in one’s physical and mental growth and development. Ronald Carlo proposed the vote of thanks.
Various games like needle thread race, candle relay, obstacle race, cup pyramid, three-leg race, egg catch, spot dance were conducted. The ward members took part in it with great zeal and enthusiasm.
Lunch was served in the noon to all those who were present. The valedictory programme was held at 4:00 p.m. Fr Ashwin Crasta, Asst Parish Priest, Fr Kiran Pinto, director, ICYM Bantwal Deanery, Reena, branch manager, Tirumala Tirupati Multistate Co-operative Credit Society Ltd our main sponsors addressed the gathering during the valedictory and congratulated the parishioners for their active participation and appreciated the hard work put in by the ICYM members. Anisha compered the concluding programme and conducted the prize distribution ceremony.
The event turned out to be a triumphant one with the support and participation of all. All ICYM members put in their full efforts in making the event a great success. Avinash D’Souza President kept a check over the whole programme throughout the day.