Houston, Jun 23: Max Rasquinha was officially sworn in as the 94th President of Houston Down Town Lions Club – the Founders Club, on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 in the presence of the District dignitaries and a large gathering of Lions and their spouses at a ceremonious Banquet gathering held at the Vicenzos Italian Grill Restaurant.
“I have come a long long way to be a LION”, Max Rasquinha proclaimed with an emotional voice in his acceptance speech. “But I have known the LIONs too well too long for all their humanitarian services throughout the world, including India”. Max Rasquinha assured the audience that he shall try and be the best President that he can be. Houston Down Town Lions Club is a 94 year old Founders Club actively dedicated towards various Youth Leadership programs including the Children’s camp for the physically handicapped, the Eye Bank, and several other philanthropic activities in and around Houston, Texas. Max Rasquinha also expressed a desire that he would be happy to sponsor a Lions Club for the College Students in his home town Mangalore.
“I have several dreams relating to the needy causes of the people thru the Lions. I would like to turn those dreams into realities”, Max Rasquinha concluded.