Highlights of District 3231A3, Region 4 Unique Lions Mela during October Service week on Sunday 3rd October 2021 at Grameen Vidyalaya, Mira Road.
With a Vision to take all Region clubs of Region 4, Region Chairperson Lion Seema Aggarwal & her Zone Chairpersons Lion Suneet Gandhi, Lion Charu Doshi & Lion Atul Chitre initiated this project.
Lions & Leos along, the planning and execution of this mela was based on the three foundations of Lionism. Service, Leadership & Fellowship.
This Mela planned all five focus areas of service Vision, Hunger, Diabetes, Child Cancer, Environment to enhance performance.
19 clubs participated including Lions, Leos District Chairpersons and NGOs supported by them. All students, parents, teachers of this Lions school were beneficiaries 400 + of them.
- Diabetes check up.
- Eye screening Digital & manual…Sight First.
- Free spectacles distribution sponsoring free cataract operations.
- Organ donation awareness and registration.
- Distribution of Anaajdan bags, School Bags, Notebooks and stationery, Towels, Mats, Cotton bags.
- Medicinal, fruit and floral plantations Child Cancer awareness and collection of funds.
- Sanitizers & masks.
- Snacks and juice, Chocolates.
- Artificial jewellery for teachers and girls,
- Fresh vegetables & so on.
Two Permanents Project of Twin Dust bins for Dry and wet waste with stand and kho kho poles, Volleyball, Basketball, Skipping ropes.. along with Stalls for children to play games managed by Leos were also present. There were also stall with Diwali savoury and hand made stuff by various Ngo’s along with artifects made by lions sold for Charity to support underprivileged.
All the stalls were well decorated, designed with banners, patakas with a mimicry artist to entertain the crowd to give a feel of a MELA – a fair. An interesting Skit on Lions Quest by Leos was staged & excellent talk to explain Lions Quest by our great senior leader PMCC Lion Santosh Shetty. All stalls were fully occupied by beneficiaries allotted coupon previously, visitors and Lions.
All stalls were fully occupied by beneficiaries allotted coupon previously, visitors and Lions.
The entire DG team led by District Governor Lion Dr. Khwaja Mudassir as Chief guest, 1stVDG Lion Hemantraj Sethia & 2nd VDG Lion Ajay S Havelia visited the camp & blessed the camp with their gracious presence as Guests of honors. The project was attended by PMCC Lion Chandrashekar Ghag, Past District Governor Lion Bharat Shah, Past District Governor Lion Dr. Ajeet Jain as observers & other dignitaries.
Arrangements were made for Water, Snacks, Cake, breakfast and Lunch for everyone along with a stall for Hot Wada pavs through the day from a stall.
Overall it was a Mela for Service with Fun, Fellowship, Leadership.
Article submitted by: Lion Seema Agarwal
Article Writer Bio– Region Chairperson, Region 4, District 3231A3