International President will charter New Nepalese Lions Club in Berkeley California.

 corlew sanjay khetanInternational President will charter New Nepalese Lions Club in Berkeley California.

(Berkeley, July/20/2016) — A new Nepalese Lions  club will be officially chartered by International President Chancellor Bob Corlew  on July 31st   2016 in Berkeley’s at Hs. Lordship’s Georgian Ballroom With spectacular views, delectable cuisine, and outstanding service. Chancellor Bob Corlew, from Milton, Tennessee, USA, was elected to serve as president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 99th International Convention held in Fukuoka, Japan, June 24 through 28, 2016.  

On the special and Historic event, the host  Club Lions Club of Berkeley Annapurna have cordially invited all fellow lions Members, Community Leaders and all interested people to celebrate the charter night of San Leandro Manakamana and joint Installation ceremony of Berkeley Annapurna, Fremont Sagarmatha, Berkeley Makalu and Hayward Silicon Valley Indian Lions Clubs. The event will followed by some of the finest Nepali Cultural performances and Continental Buffet Dinner.

Corlew_4C_LogoDuring the ceremonies, there will be gracious presence of International President to two International International Directors Lion Howard Hudson and Lion Sanjay Khetan who is the first International Director from Nepal. According to Program coordinator and Zone Chair Lion Dhruva Thapa there will be gracious presence from the  District 4 C-3 and other districts of California including District Governors , Past International Director and most of the cabinet officers , Club Presidents and representatives from most of the clubs of the District .  

According to new Charter President Chandra Dithal there will be 48 to 50 Charter members to start the new club and we all are excited to be chartered as Centennial Club  by International President . On the occasion, almost all the club members of the sponsoring or Host club are expected to be there said Charter president and first vice District Governor Lion Rajen thapa on a special club meeting of Berkeley Annapurna last Sunday, He further said,it is the moment of pride that within three years we have chartered three new Nepalese Lions Clubs in the District so he encouraged all fellow lions   to help, encourage, motivate and set the new goal to their respective Clubs.

According to Incoming  President Lion Manil babu Shrestha “It is our great privilege to welcome our Community People into Lions club of San Leandro Manokamna and on the same  day I will be installed  as new club President . I am really lucky to start my Presidency with sponsoring a brand new Centennial Lions club to the district. So let’s support and encourage them by attending the Charter night and our Joint Installation Ceremony. Your presence will be highly appreciated.

With the growing population of Nepalese community in Bay Area, we are more concerned in our community activities and social services, so this club will be a milestone to achieve our community’s dream with the motto “We Serve”.

For nearly 100 years, Lions Clubs International’s  have served their communities with dedication and contributed to the development and well-being of millions of people around the world. To celebrate our 100th anniversary, we are asking Lions to help reach our Centennial Service Challenge goal of serving more than 100 million people by June 2018. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International,

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