Message from Joseph John 21 Sep 2013

Dear OLs

Delighted to announce that the Class of 1982 have pledged Rs 50 lakhs to
completely renovate the Stables at Lovedale. They have already transferred Rs 21
lakhs towards this project and the balance Rs 29 lakhs will come in over the
next few months. Work is expected to start by November 2013.
With this amazing donation, we have received over Rs 243 lakhs in
donations: in receipts, in kind and in pledges since 3 June 2013…Thanks to the
following OLs who are making all this happen at Lovedale:
1. Campus wide WiFi facility enabled by 1 Dec 2013: Class of 1964
2. Two day Training for all Staff happened 31 July: MM Venky Sum76
3. All year Hockey Ground at Pichees Flats by 10 Oct: freshly
fenced/levelled/marked with new Goal Posts: Koshy Varghese Vin80
4. One High Pressure Washer donated by Farrokh/ 1982
5. Stables Renovation: work to start by Nov 2013: Class of 1982
6. New Career and Personal Counselling Room: inauguration by the Class of
1983 on 28 Sept 2013
7. Squash Courts Renovation will complete by 12 Oct: Hardeep
8. Support Staff Toilets and Housing: Recd Rs 19 lakhs from the Class of
1988 and Rs 14 lakhs from the Class of 1998 with another Rs 11 lakhs coming in
from 1998..
9. Senior School Classroom Furniture replaced completely by the Class of
1989 in July 2013
10. Sixty Four Framed Posters of Sports/Music Stars adorn all Junior/Senior
Dorms: Jayant/1989
11. Two new Synthetic Tennis Courts coming up by 1 Nov 2013 near Staff
Club: Class of 1989
12. Twenty Mountain Cycles donated by Arun Alagappan/1993 to start a new
Cycling Club in Aug 2013
13. Four 42 inch LED Televisions donated by the Class of 2005 for Senior
School Dorms in Aug 2013


Besides these, we are in active discussions with 1971 / 1984 / 1990 / 1994
/ 1999 and a few individual OLs to make many more things happen and help get our
School back among the Top Schools in the country soon…there is NO looking
Please contribute towards the United Lawrencians project of getting wooden
flooring for our Gym by donating Rs 6000 / Rs 15000 / Rs 20000 and get yourself
a fantastic Crystal Bar Set/Beer Mugs…we have collected close to Rs 10 lakhs
and need another Rs 28 lakhs…

Thanks for your support and goodwill…Never Give In.

Joseph John (Jojo)
Vindhya 1970 – 79
Consultant – Projects and Alumni Relations


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