The Department of
Nursing Foundation in collaboration with Lions club Kinnigoli organised
National Youth Day as an extension activity for the students of St Lawrence
Indian School, Kinnigoli, on January 7, 2018. Over 75 students were the
beneficiaries of the programme.
The stage programme
commenced with a prayer song followed by a lamp lighting ceremony.
Sr Deepa Peter, Head of
the nursing foundation, FMCON welcomed the gathering. Lion Dony Leo Menezes,
president, Lions club-Kinnigoli was the chief guest. Dr Melwyn D’Souza,
regional ambassador for region V, VI and lion district 317 D was the guest of
honour. Fr Anil D’Sa, national coordinator of youth ministry under CCBI was the
resource person for the programme. Mr Dominic Andrade principal, St Lawrence
Indian High school and the members of Lions club-Kinnigoli were also present. Mr Abin introduced the
resource person. The Chief Guest in his speech stressed on how to minimize the
needs and live a simple life. He motivated the students, quoting Swami
Vivekananda,”Everything is easy when you are busy, nothing is easy when you are
lazy”, and urged them to take care of the resources of the earth by reusing,
recycling, and reducing.
and creative activities were conducted for the students of the school.
Prizes were distributed
to the winners of the drawing competition.