STCG OBA FELLOWSHIP DINNER 2008
1. The Fellowship Dinner of the STCG OBA was held at the Empire
Ballroom, Mt.Lavinia Hotel on October 17,2008. Rajiv was the
Band in Attendance. Mahen Ranasinghe Senior Vice President,
acted as Compere and Master of Ceremonies. About 275 participated
in the event. The Special Invitees who attended were the Headmaster
Rev.Marc Billimoria, Mr.Yohesan Casie Chetty Headmaster St.Thomas
Preparatory School, Kollupitiya and his wife.
2. Mr.Mahen Ranasinghe welcomed all those present with a
special Thank You to the Distinguished Guests. He thanked
members of the Ex-Co and other Old Boys who helped make the
event a success. He also thanked the Donors who had given
Gifts, the Sponsors, and also those who had contributed by
way of advertising through banners etc.,
3. The Headmaster addressing the Guests present remarked
that the numbers present was a true representation of Thomian
Traditions and reminded all that Guru was alive and well.
He wished all those present an enjoyable evening.
4. Further entertainment was provided by the Chandana Wickremasinghe
Dance Troupe who gave 04 items of Oriental Dancing with plenty
5. There was a Entrance Ticket Draw and also a Table Draw.
Pride of place was given to the very Senior Pioneer and Founder
Old Boys in drawing the Winners. They were Mr.P S Duleepkumar,
Mr.Navaz Cafoor, Mr.Sisira Nanayakkara and Mr.Bandu Wanigasekera.
The Headmaster drew the First Prize. Midaya Ceramics donated
many gifts for the winners of the two draws.
6. Mr.Gerald De Alwis was at the entrance to the hall with
his family to further his solo effort in reviving the Turf
Wicket at Gurutalawa by selling tickets for a Sing a long
7. S Kaviharan Old Boy and Master- in -Charge of IT at Gurutalawa
had been detailed to sell special Glossy Book Marks turned
out by the College depicting the unique pictorial sites at