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  • Star Hotel Dining Experience provided for Orphans

    Published on May 12, 2019

    Hyderabad: Mother’s Day so far was like any other day for these twenty orphan girls from Cherish Home from Kismathpur, Rajendranagar in Hyderabad city. But, this Mother’s Day was different for them. The twenty orphan girls, all under 15 years, indulged on Saturday at Hotel IBIS Hyderabad at Hi-tech City in love and luxury on Mother’s Day thanks to an initiative of Freemasons and IBIS Hotel Hyderabad. The event was organized as part of “Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Lodge Keys No. 297” and its theme “Be the Reason Someone Smiles”.

    IBIS Hotel Hyderabad, an international hotel chain owned by Accor Hotels and Lodge Keys No. 297, a primary unit of Global Organization Freemasonry got together to make this day different to the girls. Jointly these two organizations with the support from many likeminded individuals and organisations organized the “Star Hotel Dining Experience” for the less fortunate children on Saturday evening at IBIS Hotel, Madhapur here in the city.

    The Orphan children brought in luxury cars from Rajendranagar. On arrival, IBIS reception team and mothers(spouses of Freemasons) extended them the traditional welcome and treated them with welcome drinks.

    Then they interacted with Lodge Keys members, their spouses, guests, IBIS Hotel Staff. The parentless kids were taken on a tour of the hotel. The hotel staff accompanied by Lodge Keys members explained to the little angels how the star hotel functions. After the trip, a light entertainment program was held for them. A magic show was also performed to entertain them.

    The mothers who had already assembled were divided into three teams and grouped with the Chefs of IBIS Hotel Hyderabad to prepare evening snacks for the kids.

    Savithri, Sunitha, Sudha, Kalpana, Madhavi, Tuhina, Mrs. Raghu Raj, Jyothi, Vishala, Uma Swaminathan, Radhika, Dr. Mani Pavithra… all together twenty mothers who are spouses of Freemasons got together with Chefs of IBIS Hotel and prepared food items. The orphan kids were treated toWelcome Drink, Sweet Lassi, Mini Veg Burgers, Creamy Pasta with Vegetables, Pineapple Cake. The dishes were especially curated for them informed IBIS Hyderabad Chief Chef K. Govardhan Reddy

    They were treated with an exclusive fine dining experience informed K. Govardhan Reddy

    To seal the memory, they have also posed for a group photograph.

    Mr. Rubin Cherian, General Manager, IBIS Hyderabad graced the occasion on behalf of IBIS Hyderabad. The Masonic dignitaries Assistant Regional Grand Masters, Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India Mr. Praful K Sahgal, Mr. S. Janaradhan, Mr. John Zacharia; and G. Ashok Kumar, Worshipful Master, Lodge Keys No. 297 graced the occasion.

    Orphans had a jolly time in the lap of love and luxury on Mother’s Day. We left no stone unturned to roll out the red carpet for orphans on Mother’s Day”, informed Mr. Rubin Cherian, General Manager of IBIS Hyderabad. IBIS is committed for the noble cause like this one. It is a feel-good factor for these less fortunate girls as well as all those who associated with the event, he said.

    Spouses of Freemasons made snakcs and memories for orphans on the eve of Mother’s Day. It is a memorable day for all those who associated with this event described the three Masonic guests Assistant Regional Grand Masters, Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India Mr. Praful K Sahgal, Mr. S. Janaradhan and Mr. John Zacharia.

    Freemasons and IBIS Hotel Hyderabad gave orphans a five-star treatment. Our theme for this year is “Be the Reason Someone Smiles” informed G. Ashok, Worshipful Master, the head of the Lodge Keys No. 297.

    This is an event where members of Freemasonry, the fraternal organization showed their ‘maternal’ side and celebrated Mother’s Day with orphans, said D.Ramchandram, Secretary, Lodge Keys No. 297.

    The IBIS Hyderabad staff who made this event memorable for orphan kids include: K. Govardhan Reddy and others.

    The Freemasons who participated include P. Veerabhadrudu, Gunda Sreenivas, Manvendra Mishra, RaghjuAnantoj, D.Ramchandram, G. Ashok, Madhusudhan Bojja, B. Nagraj, SubbaRajuPericherla, Aju Abdul Karim, Arun, S. Bhaskar and other include Vijay Kumar, Ritesh, Shrikanth, and Neelima from Cherish Home others.