By MUKA Team Members,
Nottingham: The Annual general body meeting of the Mangalorean United Konkani Association (MUKA) was held on the 4th of April 2010, at the Bramcote Memorial Hall, Nottingham in order to elect the new office bearers for the year 2010-2011.
The new committee which was elected for the year 2010-2011 consists of following members.
President: Mr.Jeevan Menezes; Vice President: Mrs.Joyce Aranha; Secretary: Mr.John Peter Fernandes; Treasurer: Mr.Pius Rasquinha; Cultural Secretary: Mr.Stany Sequeira; Communication Coordinator: Mr.Vincent D’Souza; Liturgical Secretary: Mr.Deepak Alvares; Spiritual Animator: Fr.Olvin Veigas SJ. The additional committee members are Mr.Prakash Mendonca, Mr.Condard Aranha and Mr.Jerald Alvares
The former president Mr Sunil D’ Cunha who completed his term thanked all the members for their support and his team for all their hardwork in organizing the various events during the year. Mr.Joy Pinto presented the finance report. Mr.Sidney Pereira conducted the election. The newly elected president Mr.Jeevan Menezes thanked all those who were present and the former team under the leadership of Mr.Sunil D’ Cunha. He also sought active support from all the members and also expressed his desire to make MUKA a stronger association of Konkani families in the United Kingdom. The meeting concluded with a thanksgiving hymn.
Every year MUKA organizes several programmes for the Konkani families. Apart from a summer outing in August, the Christmas and the Easter are also celebrated with much of gusto. Even though the current active membership consists of residents from Nottingham and Mansfield, people from other cities like Leicester, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol and London also participate in the events.
If you are in the UK or visiting the UK during these times please let us know. You can contact us any of the MUKA team members or Mr.Jeevan Menezes (President) Ph: 07877179610. Mr. Vincent Dsouza (Communication Co-coordinator) Ph: 07958484433. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org you can also find us on face book!
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