Lights, Camera, Action.
It is the AGM month and 22nd July, 2016 it was the turn of our Table to raise the toast and after meeting party. Few days before have been going hectic. Each Tabler was handling a task dedicated to make the evening a success. The digital teasers were being circulated and individual invites were done. The stage was set, the banners neatly placed, the decor, the podium and the backdrop with large projector screen. The bartenders were instructed fresh with our flow so that they could take care of the tasty starters and booze. The theme for the evening was “The Kapil Sharma Show”.
The venue “Raise the Bar” truly looked like a Round Table Corporate Office and was ready to host one of the best AGMs.
As the clock struck 7 the guests started arriving. We started the meeting at 7:30 with the tablers taking seats and the heard board the dias. Outgoing Chairman Tr. Sahil called to order the meeting open.
We welcomed the emcee of the evening. Our very own Tr. Prahlad Kedia in disguise of Kapil Sharma our nation’s famed comedian.
He took over the stage and the audience cheered in excitement. After a brief stunt by our emcee the notice for convening the meeting was read by Sec. Tr Mohit and the aims and objectives were read and repeated by all. The Chairman welcomed all the national and area dignitaries,fellow tablers, circlers.
The appointment of sergeant in arms was followed by RTI song. The whole table fraternity held hands and sung the song together. The song was like a powerful mantra that surrounded each one of us with pride and honour to be part of the Tabling movement.
As per the protocol step by step proceedings took place. Apologies of absence and greetings were received. Treasurer proposed the final accounts. The outgoing chairman exchanged token of appreciation by the HT’S and Jewels for their support in the smooth running of our table. The new convenors were introduced by our new chairman. Few tablers from 227 received recognition award for their outstanding performance within the table. Annual report was unveiled by the dignitaries followed by speeches by outgoing and incoming chairman Tr. Sandeep Lalwani.
The most awaited event of the evening was ROFL (Rolling on Floor Laughing) act by our two sargeants Tr. Prahlad and Tr. Rishabh Kothari. The duo had really made the evening one of the most memorable comedy acts one has ever seen.
Finally the new Chairman Tr. Sandeep Lalwani closed the meeting with a toast and invited all the guests for dinner and fellowship. We had a full house with party going late till midnight.
Our special thanks go to National President Tr. Suman Voohra who flew all the way from Chennai to grace our event. Area Chairman Tr. Harmeet, Area Vice Chairman , Area Observer. Tablers from KSRT280 and every national and area dignitaries present along with the fellow tablers and circlers.
We were highly recognized by our outstanding performance for the year in the AAGM also. The awards that we received in the Area 4 level were:
- Certificate of Merit: Publicity.
- Certificate of Merit: Non-Fte & RTI Week
- Certificate of Merit: Extensions
- Certificate of Merit: FTE Projects
- Certificate of Merit: Best Area Convenor : Tr.Prahlad Kedia as Fellowship Convenor
- Certificate of Merit: Best Table Chairman : Tr. Sahil Saharia.
- Award for Fund Raising.
- Award for Best Floor Tabler: Tr. Prahlad Kedia
- Award for Best Sergeant.
We the tablers of KVRT 227 with the new board, vision and responsibilities with full enthusiasm and vigour continue taking Tabling movement forward to new heights.
Tr. Ankit Budhia
Blog Convenor (KVRT -227)