OLD BENS BC – 22nd AGM

From: Eric Motha

Sent: Monday, June 18, 2018, 11:05:36 PM MDT
Subject: OLD BENS-BC 22nd AGM

The following were elected to office for 2018/2019 at the AGM held on June 10,2018

PATRON: Rev.Bro.Director,St.Benedict’s College, Colombo

PRESIDENT: Eric Motha

VICE PRESIDENT: Michael Ramanaden

SECRETARY: Desmond Anthonypillai

TREASURER: Peter Vethanayagam

ASST.SECRETARY /TREASURER: Ajith Seneviratne

ASST.SECRETARY SPORTS/SOCIAL: John A Fernando

COMMITTEE: Ranjit De Vaz, Eugene Motha & Prabath Pullay

AUDITOR: Shehan Salgadoe

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Obituary – Old Benedictine Basil Jayawardana

From: Darrel Ludowyke <eludowyke1@gmail.com>

To: Ashan Stanislaus <ashanstanislaus@yahoo.com>; Ashan Stanislaus <ashan.stanislaus@colombo-law.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 3:00:24 AM PDT
Subject: Obituary – Old Benedictine Basil Jayawardana

Dear Friends,

Sad to inform the demise of Old Benedictine B
asil Jayawardana. (Past Soccer player and also Brother of Late Old Benedictine Edward Jayawardana)

Funeral arrangements as follows.

JAYAWARDANE – BASIL
JP Lions Club of Mattumagala. Beloved husband of Chandra Jayawardane,​ father of Sheerene Shihan,​ Rev. Fr. Shamindra Jayawardane OSB Conventual Prior of the Sylvestro-Benedictine Congregation in Sri Lanka,​ father-in-law of Shantha and Sumudu,​ brother of late Caxton,​ late Irene,​ late Francis,​ late Bernard,​ late Hugh,​ late Reggie, late Edward, ​late Nimal Theobald,​ Bridget and Raymond. Remains lie at 110,​ “Chandrilla”,​ Thimbirigasyaya,​ Hendala,​ Wattala. Cortege leaves residence at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday 14 June for Burial at St. Mary’s Church,​ Nayakakanda Cemetery.

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace,

Kindly circulate this sad news among the Benedictine fraternity.

Rgds,
Darrel

Annual General Meeting 2018 – Photos

From: terry de vaz (via Google Photos) <noreply-7848fe68d310a71a1fc80c29ee75d467@google.com>

Sent: Monday, June 11, 2018, 10:12:21 AM PDT
Subject: terry de vaz shared “OBA. Annual General Meeting . 2018” with you

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Annual General Meeting 2018

From: Eric Motha

Sent: Monday, June 11, 2018, 12:20:50 PM MDT
Subject: Fw: terry de vaz shared “OBA. Annual General Meeting . 2018” with you

Dear members,

Thank you for attending the 22nd AGM of the Old Bens (BC) and showing the sense of solidarity under the Green & White flag of St.Benedict’s where we were nurtured by the De La Salle Brothers in our formative years and which has made us what we are today.

My special sentiments of gratitude to the spouses too who attended the meeting and joined in fellowship ending up with a sumptuous dinner.

Eugene-your efforts in making arrangements for the meeting to be held at your amenities center in salubrious environs and transporting lots of stuff is gratefully acknowledged.

Ranjit -the accolades for delicious food are already enshrined in your finesse and expertise in providing us with an appetizing palate.THANKS SO MUCH.

Rohan-our acknowledged and much sought after Photographer has covered the AGM very well -proof of the enjoyable hours we spent in camaraderie and sliding to our roots in a moment of nostalgia with the vast majority hailing from Kotahena.

The clean -up crew Eugene,Desmond & Rohan – thanks.

Last but not least -Darrel & Karen Fernandopulle -you certainly enriched the AGM with your presence and effervescent company-hope you enjoyed the evening with the Benedictine family in BC.

FLASH: August 12 has been suggested for a BENS BBQ -will someone take the lead and form your team including me to make it happen.

With renewed thanks to all (including the 4 children).

Eric
I am cc’ing this email to the spouses whose addresses are on file.

PS: Hope none of you received a ‘ticket’ for parking beyond the stipulated time frame !!

Sydney Bens Committee 2018/2019

From: Sydney Bens <secretary.sydneybens@gmail.com>

Sent: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:16:54 PM PDT
Subject: Sydney Bens Committee 2018/2019

Gentlemen,

The 26th Annual General Meeting of St. Benedict’s College Old Boys’ Association (NSW) was held on Sunday 3rd Jun 2018 at the Blue Elephant Restaurant, Pennant Hills, Sydney.

The proceedings commenced at 11am with Holy Mass celebrated by Rev Fr. Jeevan.

AGM was followed by a fellowship lunch for members and their spouses.

Office Bearers and Committee Members elected for 2018/2019 are as follows;

Dr Camillus Pathinather Patron
Sherwell Fernando President
Yohan Pathinather Vice President
Claude Perera Treasurer
Jerome De Silva Gen. Secretary
Dilen Edirimanasinghe Asst. Secretary
Francis Constantine Sports Secretary
Harold Christie-David Social Secretary
Ronnie Almeida Committee Member
Roshan Pathinather Committee Member
Dr Sellappa Prahalath Committee Member
Eshanka Wickremaratne Committee Member
Alster Firth Committee Member
Ernest Perera Committee Member
Ralston Fernandez Committee Member
Saliya Tennekoon Editor
Anton Massillamany Auditor

Lionel Machado, and Doug Jones voluntarily stepped down after many years of excellent service to our Alma Mat

​er
and Sydney Bens community at large.

On behalf Sydney Bens community, I thank them both for all their

​ ​
​dedication, ​hard work​ and ​
commitment​ ​
over the years.

We wish ​them
both the very best!!

Best Regards,
Jerome

Secretary, Sydney Ben​s​

OBA-22 ND AGM SUNDAY JUNE 10,2018

From: Eric Motha

Sent: ‎Wednesday‎, ‎May‎ ‎30‎, ‎2018‎ ‎11‎:‎57‎:‎04‎ ‎AM‎ ‎MDT
Subject: OBA-22 ND AGM SUNDAY JUNE 10,2018

Dear member,

Thanks to members who have confirmed their attendance at the AGM and Fellowship/Dinner.

If you intend joining please email me before June 1st bearing in mind that your spouse is also invited.

Immediate Past President of Toronto Old Bens Darrel & Karen Fernandopulle will be our guests on this occasion and are known to many of us here.

So it will be a meeting of East & West in the bonds of Benedictinity !!

Eric

BENS 6TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT -JULY 08,2018

From: Eric Motha

Sent: Friday, May 11, 2018, 1:47:03 PM MDT
Subject: BENS 6TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT -JULY 08,2018

Venue: Country Meadows Golf Club
8400- No.6 Road
Richmond,BC
V6W 1E2

Tee Off: 11.03AM

Green Fees : $50
Lunch(optional) $15

Juniors:
Green Fees & Lunch $30

Awards/Fellowship/Lunch @ Residence of Mr. Vignarajah Sellathurai(Babu)
3421 Puget Drive
Vancouver,BC
V6L 2T6

Please note:

Cheques in favour of “OLD BENS-BC”

Closing Date for Entries:June 2nd,2018

Please mail to :

Eric Motha
127-15225-105 Avenue
Surrey,BC
V3R 1R9

Thanks.

Eric