BEPZ (Biyagama Export Processing Zone) Toastmasters had their 6th Installation Ceremony at the Dutch Burgher Union, Bambalapitiya on the 22nd August 2015. Mr. Renuka Perera the Director Strategic Planning and Finance of MAS Active (Pvt).Ltd Linea Intimo was chief guest for the event.
15 new members were installed by Division E Director TM Shantha Senerath and the executive committee for 2015/16 was installed by Area E1 Director TM Ananda Gunawardane at this ceremony. TM Darshana Gunaratne was installed as the 6th President. TM Demitha Harangala (VP Education), TM Chathura Sudharshan (VP Membership), TM Tharuka Kannangara(VP Public Relation), TM Jude Annesley (Treasurer), TM Nilanthi Chandramali (Secretary) and TM. Sugath Premathilaka (Sergeant at Arms) were the other members of the executive committee were also installed at this occasion. A felicitation award was handed over to TM. Lawrance Madapatha the Charter president and founder of BEPZ toastmasters for all the support given. All members who had completed their leadership and communication manuals were also awarded.
Within the year 2014/15 the club has boosted up and increased the number of members, they have increased their fan base on Facebook, and had much educational growth as well. BEPZ toastmasters was a Selected Distinguish club, they also received the Eight 80 Membership Development award, Smedley Award and Talk-up Toastmasters Award for the year 2014/15.
The club members and guest gathered at the event.
The executive committee for 2015/16
The Chief Guest, Mr. Renuka Perera addressing the gathering
The Master of Ceremony TM. Tharuka and TM. Nilantha in action
Installation of Executive committee- TM Dharshana, TM Demitha and TM Chathura
TM Lawrance handing over achievement award to TM Demitha